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Education : Education Policy and Reform

Illinois Network of Charter Schools

Improving the quality of public education

91.06

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 91.06
  Financial 88.02
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

88.02

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.65
  Program Expenses Growth -6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
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) 91.06
New Profit (MA) 90.29
The Southern Education Foundation (GA) 92.55
Healthy Schools Campaign (IL) 87.37
Colorado Education Initiative (CO) 86.84

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,990,109
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $514,469
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,504,578
   Program Service Revenue $194,074
Total Primary Revenue $2,698,652
   Other Revenue $137,547
TOTAL REVENUE $2,836,199
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,873,581
   Administrative Expenses $322,796
   Fundraising Expenses $180,544
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,376,921
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $459,278
   
Net Assets $6,807,770

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 $1,873,581 100.0%

Ratings History
Illinois Network of Charter Schools has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 91.06
2018-12 09/01/2020 91.71
2018-12 05/01/2020 88.63
2017-12 10/01/2019 90.89
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.60
2015-12 08/01/2017 91.97
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.14
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.18
2012-12 10/01/2014 86.50

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
$283,345 11.92% Andrew Broy President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Illinois Network of Charter Schools (IL) 91.06
Intercollegiate Studies Institute (DE) 94.92
Advance Illinois (IL) 90.58
Research for Action (PA) 87.41
New Profit (MA) 90.29

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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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