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Gilda's Club Chicago

Free cancer support for the whole family, the whole time

90.11

537 North Wells Street Chicago, IL 60654
tel: (312) 464-9900   Web Site
EIN: 36-4115144

Board Leadership
David Selby
Chairman

CEO
LauraJane Hyde
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.11
  Financial 86.61
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

86.61

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.38
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gilda's Club Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gilda's Club Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Gilda's Club Chicago is a free cancer support community for anyone - men, women, teens and children, as well as their family and friends - whose lives have been impacted by any kind of cancer. Our innovative program, including more than 350 free activities each month, is an essential complement to medical care and includes healthy lifestyle workshops, educational lectures, social opportunities, support and networking groups, and resource referrals. We also have volunteer opportunities at the Clubhouse on Wells Street, as well as in the community. Gilda's Club Chicago is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is funded through donations from individuals, businesses, foundations and special events. Our mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. We do that by providing free cancer support for the whole family, the whole time - including caregivers.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $822,624
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $103,381
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $926,005
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $926,005
   Other Revenue $531,713
TOTAL REVENUE $1,457,718
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,350,620
   Administrative Expenses $89,049
   Fundraising Expenses $327,669
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,767,338
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-309,620
   
Net Assets $2,297,837

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 07/01/2016 90.11
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.74
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 90.88
2012-12 07/01/2014 90.81
2012-12 06/01/2014 89.58
2011-12 11/01/2013 91.04
2011-12 05/01/2013 87.32
2010-12 08/01/2012 80.84

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

EIN 36-4115144
Name in IRS Master File GILDAS CLUB CHICAGO
NTEE Code F60
NTEE Classification Counseling, Support Groups
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(179) Other health services
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 April, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$112,476 6.36% LauraJane Hyde Chief Executive Officer

Gilda's Club Chicago is a free cancer support community for anyone - men, women, teens and children, as well as their family and friends - whose lives have been impacted by any kind of cancer. Our innovative program, including more than 350 free activities each month, is an essential complement to medical care and includes healthy lifestyle workshops, educational lectures, social opportunities, support and networking groups, and resource referrals. We also have volunteer opportunities at the Clubhouse on Wells Street, as well as in the community. Gilda's Club Chicago is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is funded through donations from individuals, businesses, foundations and special events. Our mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. We do that by providing free cancer support for the whole family, the whole time - including caregivers.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gilda's Club Chicago (IL) 90.11
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Official Charity Response

Unfortunately, our 2014 990 contained an auditor's error that we didn't discover until we were informed that we had lost our four-star rating - a rating that is very important to us and something in which we take great pride.  Once Charity Navigator received our amended return, our four-star rating was returned.

Charity Contact Info

Gilda's Club Chicago
537 North Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60654
tel: (312) 464-9900
fax: (312) 464-1487
EIN: 36-4115144

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Board Leadership

David Selby
Chairman

CEO

LauraJane Hyde
Chief Executive Officer

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