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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

BUILD, Inc.

Changing Lives Since 1969!

93.07

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

Board Leadership
Siobhan L. Sanders
Board Chair

CEO
Adam M. Alonso
Chief Executive Officer

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.07
  Financial 90.67
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

As a mission, BUILD inspires hope and offers opportunities so youth facing systemic obstacles can achieve positive futures. Since 1969, BUILD has been a second family for the Chicago's marginalized youth, helping thousands of young people facing the steepest challenges-like poverty, involvement in the justice system, and chronic exposure to gun violence and other sources of trauma-become leaders in safer, stronger communities. BUILD's holistic, long-term, relationship-based approach targets the challenges youth face and works to mitigate them, with each program designed to address a different set of youth needs, and wraparound services and individualized support for youth people and their families from caring adult mentors who have walked in their shoes. BUILD now reaches reaching 5,000+ youth and families annually in seven neighborhoods on Chicago's West and South Sides: Austin, East and West Garfield Park, Humboldt Park, Hermosa, Belmont Cragin, and Fuller Park.

As a mission, BUILD inspires hope and offers opportunities so youth facing systemic obstacles can achieve positive futures. Since 1969, BUILD has been a second family for the Chicago's marginalized youth, helping thousands of young people facing the steepest challenges-like poverty, involvement in the justice system, and chronic exposure to gun violence and other sources of trauma-become leaders in safer, stronger communities. BUILD's holistic, long-term, relationship-based approach targets the challenges youth face and works to mitigate them, with each program designed to address a different set of youth needs, and wraparound services and individualized support for youth people and their families from caring adult mentors who have walked in their shoes. BUILD now reaches reaching 5,000+ youth and families annually in seven neighborhoods on Chicago's West and South Sides: Austin, East and West Garfield Park, Humboldt Park, Hermosa, Belmont Cragin, and Fuller Park.

Financial

90.67

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.91
  Program Expenses Growth 27.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.6%
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

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,490,394
   Federated Campaigns $153,485
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $738,047
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,515,412
Total Contributions $8,897,338
   Program Service Revenue $7,358
Total Primary Revenue $8,904,696
   Other Revenue $370,714
TOTAL REVENUE $9,275,410
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,940,504
   Administrative Expenses $969,978
   Fundraising Expenses $502,956
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,413,438
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,861,972
   
Net Assets $4,573,242

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
BUILD, Inc. has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 12/01/2021 93.07
2019-06 11/01/2020 95.79
2018-06 09/03/2019 93.91
2017-06 08/01/2018 93.96
2016-06 02/01/2018 96.23
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.09
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.69
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2015 86.13
2013-06 11/01/2014 88.79
2013-06 10/01/2014 88.59
2012-06 09/01/2013 90.43
2011-06 12/01/2012 88.83

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$152,389 2.37% Adam Alonso Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Siobhan L. Sanders
Board Chair

CEO

Adam M. Alonso
Chief Executive Officer

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