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Center on Halsted

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four stars

93.19

3656 North Halsted Chicago, IL 60613
tel: (773) 472-6469   Web Site
EIN: 51-0178807

Board Leadership
Angela Barnes
Chair

CEO
Modesto Tico Valle
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.19 four stars
  Financial 90.37 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Chicago has long been the center of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the greater Midwest, and in 2001 a dedicated group of community leaders came together and shared a vision to create a united front and a focal point for this burgeoning community. Through their vision and dedication, Center on Halsted became a reality in 2007, bringing a wide array of LGBT organizations and resources in the city together to collaborate, share resources and extend their reach. As the most comprehensive LGBT community center in the Midwest, our mission is simple: In a safe and nurturing environment, the Center on Halsted serves as a catalyst for the LGBT community that links and provides community resources and enriches life experiences.

Chicago has long been the center of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the greater Midwest, and in 2001 a dedicated group of community leaders came together and shared a vision to create a united front and a focal point for this burgeoning community. Through their vision and dedication, Center on Halsted became a reality in 2007, bringing a wide array of LGBT organizations and resources in the city together to collaborate, share resources and extend their reach. As the most comprehensive LGBT community center in the Midwest, our mission is simple: In a safe and nurturing environment, the Center on Halsted serves as a catalyst for the LGBT community that links and provides community resources and enriches life experiences.

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Financial

four stars

90.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.14
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center on Halsted on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center on Halsted on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center on Halsted (IL) 93.19 four stars
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (NY) 93.72 four stars
Keshet (MA) 94.18 four stars
SAGE (NY) 91.03 four stars
The Trevor Project (CA) 93.84 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,590,095
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $240,400
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,541,455
Total Contributions $5,371,950
   Program Service Revenue $445,113
Total Primary Revenue $5,817,063
   Other Revenue $887,927
TOTAL REVENUE $6,704,990
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,215,900
   Administrative Expenses $1,149,906
   Fundraising Expenses $284,744
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,650,550
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $54,440
   
Net Assets $19,859,608

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
HIV Services $1,154,800 22.1%
Youth Services $870,983 16.7%
Senior Services $766,598 14.7%

Ratings History
Center on Halsted has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 93.19 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 97.46 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 96.69 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 92.24 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.18 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.62 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 98.60 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 96.15 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 89.28 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 90.94 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.40 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 87.38 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 51-0178807
Name in IRS Master File CENTER ON HALSTED
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (154) Health clinic
(349) Other youth organization or activities
(429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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 September, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$220,455 3.31% Modesto Valle Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center on Halsted (IL) 93.19 four stars
The Trevor Project (CA) 93.84 four stars
Keshet (MA) 94.18 four stars
Equality Florida Institute (FL) 92.03 four stars
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (NY) 93.72 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center on Halsted
3656 North Halsted
Chicago, IL 60613
tel: (773) 472-6469
fax: (773) 472-6643
TTY: (773) 472-1277
EIN: 51-0178807

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Board Leadership

Angela Barnes
Chair

CEO

Modesto Tico Valle
Chief Executive Officer

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