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The Center for Enriched Living

A community of friends, a world of opportunities.

three stars

85.78

280 Saunders Road Riverwoods, IL 60015
tel: (847) 948-7001   Web Site
EIN: 36-3339009

Board Leadership
Joan Cannon
President

CEO
Harriet Levy
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.78 three stars
  Financial 79.90 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1968, The Center for Enriched Living exists so that people with developmental disabilities can be fully included in the community, achieve personal success, and enjoy a good quality of life. We see a future where every person with a developmental disability is an equal, valued and contributing member of the community. At CEL, we provide opportunities for our members - the people who come to CEL - to make new friends, have fun, and acquire new skills for social inclusion, employment, and independent living. And because 84% of our members are at or below the federal poverty level, we keep our fees low and offer scholarships for all programs!

Founded in 1968, The Center for Enriched Living exists so that people with developmental disabilities can be fully included in the community, achieve personal success, and enjoy a good quality of life. We see a future where every person with a developmental disability is an equal, valued and contributing member of the community. At CEL, we provide opportunities for our members - the people who come to CEL - to make new friends, have fun, and acquire new skills for social inclusion, employment, and independent living. And because 84% of our members are at or below the federal poverty level, we keep our fees low and offer scholarships for all programs!

Financial

two stars

79.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
71.8%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.58
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center for Enriched Living on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center for Enriched Living on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Center for Enriched Living (IL) 85.78 three stars
Pine Tree Society (ME) 91.49 four stars
Best Buddies International (FL) 88.00 three stars
The Arc Davidson County & Greater Nashville (TN) 86.85 three stars
Providence Children's Health Foundation (OR) 95.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,121,327
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $770,257
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $18,793
Total Contributions $1,910,377
   Program Service Revenue $1,163,868
Total Primary Revenue $3,074,245
   Other Revenue $214,996
TOTAL REVENUE $3,289,241
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,552,529
   Administrative Expenses $729,154
   Fundraising Expenses $487,838
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,769,521
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-480,280
   
Net Assets $5,476,213

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
Adult Day Programs $1,404,658 55.0%
Adult Social and Employment Programs $836,854 32.8%
After-School and Youth Programs $311,017 12.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 85.78 three stars
2018-06 05/01/2019 90.56 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 92.20 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.29 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 93.64 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 93.04 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.96 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 90.28 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 94.17 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 91.08 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 88.16 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 86.61 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 36-3339009
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR ENRICHED LIVING
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related 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 April, 1985
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$168,105 4.45% Harriet Levy Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Center for Enriched Living (IL) 85.78 three stars
Achievement Centers for Children (OH) 91.93 four stars
Providence Children's Health Foundation (OR) 95.05 four stars
Rainbow Acres (AZ) 85.58 three stars
Variety the Children's Charity of Southern California (CA) 95.09 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Center for Enriched Living
280 Saunders Road
Riverwoods, IL 60015
tel: (847) 948-7001
fax: (847) 948-7621
EIN: 36-3339009

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Board Leadership

Joan Cannon
President

CEO

Harriet Levy
Executive Director

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