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Girls in the Game

Empowering all girls to be gamechangers

three stars

84.42

Douglas Park Cultural Center 1401 South Sacramento Drive
Chicago, IL 60623
tel: (312) 633-4263   Web Site
EIN: 36-4024533

Board Leadership
Janette Outlaw
Board Chair

CEO
Meghan Morgan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.42 three stars
  Financial 80.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

At Girls in the Game every girl finds her voice, discovers her strength and leads with confidence through fun and active sports, health and leadership programs. Girls in the Game empowers all girls to be gamechangers. Girls in the Game knows that girls are strong. And that given the opportunity they're capable of changing their lives and their communities. All they need is a chance. Unfortunately, research tells us that, compared to boys, they aren't always given those opportunities. So in 1995, our founders set out to level the playing field for all girls. Over 20 years later, Girls in the Game has empowered more than 40,000 girls, helping them to grow up happy, healthy and strong.

At Girls in the Game every girl finds her voice, discovers her strength and leads with confidence through fun and active sports, health and leadership programs. Girls in the Game empowers all girls to be gamechangers. Girls in the Game knows that girls are strong. And that given the opportunity they're capable of changing their lives and their communities. All they need is a chance. Unfortunately, research tells us that, compared to boys, they aren't always given those opportunities. So in 1995, our founders set out to level the playing field for all girls. Over 20 years later, Girls in the Game has empowered more than 40,000 girls, helping them to grow up happy, healthy and strong.

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Financial

three stars

80.92

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girls in the Game on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girls in the Game on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girls in the Game (IL) 84.42 three stars
DREAM (NY) 91.42 four stars
Girls on the Run International (NC) 87.43 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Mason-Dixon Council (MD) 89.09 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis (OR) 88.63 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $900,639
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $181,740
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $18,997
Total Contributions $1,101,376
   Program Service Revenue $212,173
Total Primary Revenue $1,313,549
   Other Revenue $131,151
TOTAL REVENUE $1,444,700
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,019,967
   Administrative Expenses $94,063
   Fundraising Expenses $181,926
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,295,956
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $148,744
   
Net Assets $661,901

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
After School Program $442,548 43.4%
Camps and Clinics $230,083 22.6%
Teen Programs $196,501 19.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 84.42 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 76.71 two 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 36-4024533
Name in IRS Master File GIRLS IN THE GAME NFP
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(149) Other instruction and training
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 October, 1995
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,720 6.30% Michelle Sperzel Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$93,380 7.20% Meghan Morgan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girls in the Game (IL) 84.42 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast (FL) 94.00 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Indian Nations Council (OK) 85.10 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (AZ) 86.00 three stars
Girls on the Run International (NC) 87.43 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Girls in the Game
Douglas Park Cultural Center
1401 South Sacramento Drive
Chicago, IL 60623
tel: (312) 633-4263
fax: (773) 542-1168
EIN: 36-4024533

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Board Leadership

Janette Outlaw
Board Chair

CEO

Meghan Morgan
Executive Director

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