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Girls in the Game

Empowering all girls to be gamechangers

three stars

81.31

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

Board Leadership
Melissa Robbins
Board Chair

CEO
Meghan Morgan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.31 three stars
  Financial 73.88 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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 ready to lead. And that given the opportunity they're capable of changing their lives and their communities. Unfortunately, girls lack enrichment opportunities. So in 1995, our founders set out to level the playing field for all girls. Girls in the Game has empowered over 50,000 girls ages 7 to 18 in and beyond Chicago through sports, health, and leadership programming proven to increase physical activity, self-confidence, and leadership skills.

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 ready to lead. And that given the opportunity they're capable of changing their lives and their communities. Unfortunately, girls lack enrichment opportunities. So in 1995, our founders set out to level the playing field for all girls. Girls in the Game has empowered over 50,000 girls ages 7 to 18 in and beyond Chicago through sports, health, and leadership programming proven to increase physical activity, self-confidence, and leadership skills.

Financial

two stars

73.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
77.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  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) 81.31 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Burlington (VT) 86.39 three stars
Operation Shoestring (MS) 95.85 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County (OK) 91.87 four stars
Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida (FL) 91.39 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $952,487
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $193,940
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,146,427
   Program Service Revenue $82,802
Total Primary Revenue $1,229,229
   Other Revenue $136,585
TOTAL REVENUE $1,365,814
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $949,517
   Administrative Expenses $90,270
   Fundraising Expenses $230,561
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,270,348
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $95,466
   
Net Assets $772,221

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 $449,678 47.3%
Teen Programs $208,025 21.9%
School-Break Programs $184,912 19.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 81.31 three stars
2019-06 03/01/2021 80.68 three stars
2019-06 12/01/2020 79.95 two stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 87.11 three stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,115 7.88% Meghan Morgan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girls in the Game (IL) 81.31 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (TX) 86.88 three stars
The 52nd Street Project (NY) 91.60 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego (CA) 91.82 four stars
Friends of the Children, Portland (OR) 91.12 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Melissa Robbins
Board Chair

CEO

Meghan Morgan
Executive Director

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