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Human Services : Homeless Services

WINGS Program, Inc.

Giving Flight to Hopes and Dreams

four stars

92.42

PO Box 95615 Palatine, IL 60095
tel: (847) 519-7820   Web Site
EIN: 36-3456061

Board Leadership
Rita Canning
Chair

CEO
Rebecca Darr
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.42 four stars
  Financial 89.72 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of WINGS Program, Inc. is to provide housing, integrated services, education and advocacy to end domestic violence. Vision: WINGS Program, Inc. will help create a society in which every domestic violence survivor has a voice and the resources to break the cycle of domestic violence. WINGS provides safe, secure living environments, through transitional and permanent housing and emergency shelter, in residential neighborhoods that allow women to go to school, work, and achieve financial and emotional independence. Our residents are women and children who are victims of domestic violence and need temporary safe shelter or who become homeless due to other extreme hardships. Comprehensive support services include life skills development, safety counseling, budget planning, children and family services, support groups, crisis management, volunteer mentoring, access to vocational counseling and follow-up services. In addition, we provide outreach counseling to women and men.

The mission of WINGS Program, Inc. is to provide housing, integrated services, education and advocacy to end domestic violence. Vision: WINGS Program, Inc. will help create a society in which every domestic violence survivor has a voice and the resources to break the cycle of domestic violence. WINGS provides safe, secure living environments, through transitional and permanent housing and emergency shelter, in residential neighborhoods that allow women to go to school, work, and achieve financial and emotional independence. Our residents are women and children who are victims of domestic violence and need temporary safe shelter or who become homeless due to other extreme hardships. Comprehensive support services include life skills development, safety counseling, budget planning, children and family services, support groups, crisis management, volunteer mentoring, access to vocational counseling and follow-up services. In addition, we provide outreach counseling to women and men.

Financial

three stars

89.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.48
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WINGS Program, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WINGS Program, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WINGS Program, Inc. (IL) 92.42 four stars
Homeless Connections (WI) 92.24 four stars
United Methodist Open Door (KS) 87.52 three stars
Dégagé Ministries (MI) 86.64 three stars
Sulzbacher Center (FL) 92.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,261,208
   Federated Campaigns $106,554
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,455,828
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,161,170
Total Contributions $4,984,760
   Program Service Revenue $633,083
Total Primary Revenue $5,617,843
   Other Revenue $258,230
TOTAL REVENUE $5,876,073
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,513,454
   Administrative Expenses $458,633
   Fundraising Expenses $700,433
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,672,520
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,203,553
   
Net Assets $13,002,377

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Safehouse Shelter $1,639,448 46.7%
Transitional and Permanent Supportive Housing $1,590,234 45.3%
Counseling & Mentoring Program $283,772 8.1%

Ratings History
WINGS Program, Inc. has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 07/01/2017 92.42 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 90.77 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.40 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 90.18 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 89.49 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 83.78 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-3456061
Name in IRS Master File WINGS PROGRAM INC
NTEE Code L40
NTEE Classification Low-Cost Temporary Housing
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$140,305 3.00% Rebecca Darr Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WINGS Program, Inc. (IL) 92.42 four stars
Our House, Arkansas (AR) 89.39 three stars
Homeless Solutions, Inc. (NJ) 93.13 four stars
Calvary Women's Services (DC) 87.60 three stars
The Midnight Mission (CA) 96.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

WINGS Program, Inc.
PO Box 95615
Palatine, IL 60095
tel: (847) 519-7820
fax: (847) 519-7821
EIN: 36-3456061

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Board Leadership

Rita Canning
Chair

CEO

Rebecca Darr
CEO

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