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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Woodlawn Community Development Corporation

6040 South Harper Avenue Chicago, IL 60637

EIN: 36-2747743

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On September 6, 2019, The Chicago Sun-Times reported on the charges of improper conduct allegedly taking place at Woodlawn Community Development Corporation in an article titled, "REV. LEON FINNEY JR.’S FREE FALL." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory as the allegations have yet to be confirmed. For more information regarding this matter, please see The Chicago Sun-Times article.


This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 36-2747743
Name in IRS Master File WOODLAWN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
NTEE Code S20
NTEE Classification Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (General)
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (922) Endowment fund or financial services
(921) Loans or credit reporting
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 June, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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Charity Contact Info

Woodlawn Community Development Corporation
6040 South Harper Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
EIN: 36-2747743


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