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Education : Education Policy and Reform

Illinois Network of Charter Schools

Improving the quality of public education

four stars

90.60

150 North Michigan Avenue Suite 430
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 629-2063   Web Site
EIN: 14-1862409

Board Leadership
David A. Weinberg
Chair

CEO
Andrew Broy
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.60 four stars
  Financial 92.56 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) brings together students, parents, educators and administrators who all share a common goal: to improve the quality of public education by promoting and strengthening charter schools throughout the State of Illinois. At INCS, we believe strong charter schools help create a better public school system for everyone. Some of the benefits charter schools deliver include: Student Outcomes; Parent and Community Empowerment; and Innovation.

The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) brings together students, parents, educators and administrators who all share a common goal: to improve the quality of public education by promoting and strengthening charter schools throughout the State of Illinois. At INCS, we believe strong charter schools help create a better public school system for everyone. Some of the benefits charter schools deliver include: Student Outcomes; Parent and Community Empowerment; and Innovation.

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Financial

four stars

92.56

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.81
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Illinois Network of Charter Schools on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Illinois Network of Charter Schools on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Illinois Network of Charter Schools (IL) 90.60 four stars
Healthy Schools Campaign (IL) 86.73 three stars
Houston A+ Challenge (TX) 90.95 four stars
National College Access Network (DC) 91.45 four stars
New Profit (MA) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,221,431
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $264,409
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $726,816
Total Contributions $2,212,656
   Program Service Revenue $294,274
Total Primary Revenue $2,506,930
   Other Revenue $6,320
TOTAL REVENUE $2,513,250
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,272,614
   Administrative Expenses $343,994
   Fundraising Expenses $176,809
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,793,417
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-280,167
   
Net Assets $5,036,342

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
Advocates for Charter Schools $2,272,614 100.0%

Ratings History
Illinois Network of Charter Schools has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.60 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 91.97 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.14 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.18 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2014 86.50 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 14-1862409
Name in IRS Master File ILLINOIS NETWORK OF CHARTER SCHOOLS
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 March, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$248,923 8.91% Andrew Broy President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Illinois Network of Charter Schools (IL) 90.60 four stars
Council of Independent Colleges (DC) 86.56 three stars
Afterschool Alliance (DC) 91.45 four stars
Houston A+ Challenge (TX) 90.95 four stars
Center for Education Reform (DC) 88.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Illinois Network of Charter Schools
150 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 430
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 629-2063
fax: (312) 629-2064
EIN: 14-1862409

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Board Leadership

David A. Weinberg
Chair

CEO

Andrew Broy
President

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