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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

89.88

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

Board Leadership
Jim Vint
President

CEO
Pam Devereux
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.88 three stars
  Financial 85.70 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

85.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 15.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.7%
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.

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Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Community meetings or town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email
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To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
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We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gift of Adoption Fund (IL) 89.88 three stars
Treehouse, Washington (WA) 92.08 four stars
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services (TX) 97.66 four stars
The Adoption Exchange (CO) 88.32 three stars
Smoky Mountain Children's Home (TN) 87.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,321,447
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $787,253
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,108,700
   Program Service Revenue $31,945
Total Primary Revenue $2,140,645
   Other Revenue $286,588
TOTAL REVENUE $2,427,233
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,587,693
   Administrative Expenses $216,648
   Fundraising Expenses $206,316
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,010,657
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $416,576
   
Net Assets $1,466,509

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 $1,587,693 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 89.88 three stars
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
$81,771 4.06% Pam Devereux CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$101,204 5.03% Brian Murphy CFO & COO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gift of Adoption Fund (IL) 89.88 three stars
Boys and Girls Home of North Carolina (NC) 91.35 four stars
FosterAll (CA) 86.25 three stars
Boys & Girls Aid (OR) 87.25 three stars
Lifesong for Orphans (IL) 99.48 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

Jim Vint
President

CEO

Pam Devereux
CEO

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