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Education : Education Policy and Reform

Illinois Network of Charter Schools

Improving the quality of public education

four stars

90.89

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 90.89 four stars
  Financial 89.20 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Illinois Network of Charter Schools advocates for the improvement of public education by leveraging the charter school model as a catalyst to transform lives and communities. As the voice of Illinois charter schools, INCS engages a diverse coalition of policymakers, school leaders, parents, and community members to create systemic change and secure high-quality schools for underserved communities.

The Illinois Network of Charter Schools advocates for the improvement of public education by leveraging the charter school model as a catalyst to transform lives and communities. As the voice of Illinois charter schools, INCS engages a diverse coalition of policymakers, school leaders, parents, and community members to create systemic change and secure high-quality schools for underserved communities.

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Financial

three stars

89.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.08
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.3%
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) 90.89 four stars
Houston A+ Challenge (TX) 88.20 three stars
Advance Illinois (IL) 86.89 three stars
Council of Independent Colleges (DC) 86.56 three stars
Excelencia in Education (DC) 87.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,215,585
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $282,745
   Fundraising Events $1,301,129
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $777,612
Total Contributions $3,577,071
   Program Service Revenue $84,758
Total Primary Revenue $3,661,829
   Other Revenue $-69,016
TOTAL REVENUE $3,592,813
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,203,777
   Administrative Expenses $283,374
   Fundraising Expenses $308,914
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,796,065
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $796,748
   
Net Assets $5,833,090

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 $2,203,777 100.0%

Ratings History
Illinois Network of Charter Schools has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 90.89 four stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$310,796 11.11% Andrew Broy President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Illinois Network of Charter Schools (IL) 90.89 four stars
Colorado Education Initiative (CO) 86.84 three stars
National Association of Scholars (NY) 92.11 four stars
Education Writers Association (DC) 92.02 four stars
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (IL) 90.09 four 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
EIN: 14-1862409

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Board Leadership

David A. Weinberg
Chair

CEO

Andrew Broy
President

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