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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

BUILD, Inc.

Creating impact since 1969!

four stars

91.09

5100 West Harrison Chicago, IL 60644
tel: (773) 227-2880   Web Site
EIN: 23-7022085

Board Leadership
Howard "Bud" Schwarzbach
Chairman

CEO
Adam M. Alonso
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.09 four stars
  Financial 89.53 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over 45 years, BUILD has worked in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods to stem the violence that takes away the positive potential - and, far too often, the very lives - of our youth. In 1969, BUILD started working with fewer than 200 gang-affiliated teens in one neighborhood and today BUILD serves nearly 3,000 youth annually, offering targeted services to enhance our impact in four priority communities - Austin, East Garfield Park, Humboldt Park and Logan Square - while continuing to provide support in other Chicago neighborhoods and throughout Cook County.

BUILD's programs are designed to meet both the immediate problem of preventing at-risk youth from joining gangs as well as working with gang-involved youth to develop alternatives to this destructive lifestyle. Our service population also includes youth who have come in contact with the justice system to prevent and/or provide alternatives to detention and assist with successful re-entry into their communities.

For over 45 years, BUILD has worked in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods to stem the violence that takes away the positive potential - and, far too often, the very lives - of our youth. In 1969, BUILD started working with fewer than 200 gang-affiliated teens in one neighborhood and today BUILD serves nearly 3,000 youth annually, offering targeted services to enhance our impact in four priority communities - Austin, East Garfield Park, Humboldt Park and Logan Square - while continuing to provide support in other Chicago neighborhoods and throughout Cook County.

BUILD's programs are designed to meet both the immediate problem of preventing at-risk youth from joining gangs as well as working with gang-involved youth to develop alternatives to this destructive lifestyle. Our service population also includes youth who have come in contact with the justice system to prevent and/or provide alternatives to detention and assist with successful re-entry into their communities.

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Financial

three stars

89.53

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.59
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BUILD, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BUILD, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BUILD, Inc. (IL) 91.09 four stars
United Friends of the Children (CA) 95.88 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne (WY) 89.99 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine (ME) 93.42 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County (CA) 93.19 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,164,729
   Federated Campaigns $160,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $529,503
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $661,120
Total Contributions $2,515,352
   Program Service Revenue $62,195
Total Primary Revenue $2,577,547
   Other Revenue $-88,890
TOTAL REVENUE $2,488,657
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,076,648
   Administrative Expenses $294,450
   Fundraising Expenses $97,665
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,468,763
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $19,894
   
Net Assets $1,370,928

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.09 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.69 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2015 86.13 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 88.79 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 88.59 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 90.43 four stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 88.83 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 23-7022085
Name in IRS Master File B U I L D INCORPORATED
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 June, 1969
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
Not compensated -- Adam Alonso Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$108,710 4.40% Roslind Blasingame Buford Former Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BUILD, Inc. (IL) 91.09 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (NY) 88.81 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Coronado Area Council (KS) 91.50 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area (OR) 91.82 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence (MA) 88.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

BUILD, Inc.
5100 West Harrison
Chicago, IL 60644
tel: (773) 227-2880
fax: (773) 227-3012
EIN: 23-7022085

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Board Leadership

Howard "Bud" Schwarzbach
Chairman

CEO

Adam M. Alonso
Executive Director

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