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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Gift of Adoption Fund

Filling the void that separates child from family

three stars

89.68

2001 Waukegan Road Techny, IL 60082
tel: (877) 905-2367   Web Site
EIN: 39-1863217

Board Leadership
Meg Gibson Revord
President

CEO
Pam Devereux
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.68 three stars
  Financial 85.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1996, the mission of Gift of Adoption is to provide grants to complete the adoptions of vulnerable children-giving them permanent families and a chance to thrive.

Established in 1996, the mission of Gift of Adoption is to provide grants to complete the adoptions of vulnerable children-giving them permanent families and a chance to thrive.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of volunteers
236
Number of children adopted with aid of our grant program
365
Number of families receiving grant assistance to complete the adoptions of vulnerable children
280
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 17.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gift of Adoption Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gift of Adoption Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gift of Adoption Fund (IL) 89.68 three stars
Christian Alliance for Orphans (VA) 88.81 three stars
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (OH) 96.51 four stars
The Mockingbird Society (WA) 88.04 three stars
Lifesong for Orphans (IL) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $988,736
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $673,706
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,662,442
   Program Service Revenue $26,564
Total Primary Revenue $1,689,006
   Other Revenue $188,425
TOTAL REVENUE $1,877,431
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,379,264
   Administrative Expenses $116,217
   Fundraising Expenses $236,242
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,731,723
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $145,708
   
Net Assets $1,045,185

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
Adoption Assistance Grants $1,379,264 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 89.68 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 89.66 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 39-1863217
Name in IRS Master File GIFT OF ADOPTION FUND INC
NTEE Code P31
NTEE Classification Adoption
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name GIFT OF ADOPTION FUND INC
Ruling Date November, 2003
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
$81,040 4.67% Pam Devereux CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$104,479 6.03% Brian Murphy CFO & COO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gift of Adoption Fund (IL) 89.68 three stars
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (OH) 96.51 four stars
My Stuff Bags Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars
The Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers (ME) 92.02 four stars
Amara (WA) 92.08 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Gift of Adoption Fund
2001 Waukegan Road
Techny, IL 60082
tel: (877) 905-2367
fax: (847) 205-2925
EIN: 39-1863217

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 567
Techny, IL 60082

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Board Leadership

Meg Gibson Revord
President

CEO

Pam Devereux
CEO

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