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Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations

Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association

Let no one sit on the sidelines

82.41

27864 Irma Lee Circle #101
Lake Forest, IL 60045
tel: (847) 283-0908   Web Site
EIN: 36-4285965

Board Leadership
Jason Sfire
President

CEO
Cindy Housner
Executive Director, Founder

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.41
  Financial 90.56
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) strives to ‘Let No One Sit on the Sidelines’ and operates under a mission to promote and support the optimal development and well-being of youth, adults and military veterans who have a physical or visual disability through the provision of inclusive recreation, fitness and competitive sports activities. GLASA offers opportunities for empowerment through education, leadership and training in collaboration with community-based organizations. GLASA is still run by the same Executive Director, Cindy Housner, who founded the agency in 1999 in order to provide health and wellness programming to a segment of the population that was not being served in traditional physical activity and health promotion programs.

Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) strives to ‘Let No One Sit on the Sidelines’ and operates under a mission to promote and support the optimal development and well-being of youth, adults and military veterans who have a physical or visual disability through the provision of inclusive recreation, fitness and competitive sports activities. GLASA offers opportunities for empowerment through education, leadership and training in collaboration with community-based organizations. GLASA is still run by the same Executive Director, Cindy Housner, who founded the agency in 1999 in order to provide health and wellness programming to a segment of the population that was not being served in traditional physical activity and health promotion programs.

Financial

90.56

Accountability & Transparency

77.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (IL) 82.41
Riversport Foundation (OK) 91.62
The Armory Foundation (NY) 94.34
Maccabi USA (PA) 91.16
Israel Tennis & Education Centers Foundation (NY) 89.40

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $790,125
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $790,125
   Program Service Revenue $63,574
Total Primary Revenue $853,699
   Other Revenue $241,003
TOTAL REVENUE $1,094,702
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $995,664
   Administrative Expenses $71,803
   Fundraising Expenses $77,378
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,144,845
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-50,143
   
Net Assets $444,894

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
Sports Activities $995,664 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-04 06/01/2020 82.41
2018-04 04/01/2020 81.82

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-4285965
Name in IRS Master File GREAT LAKES ADAPTIVE SPORTS ASSOC
NTEE Code E86
NTEE Classification Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 July, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • April, 2018
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$74,382 6.49% Cindy Housner Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (IL) 82.41
The Armory Foundation (NY) 94.34
New York Road Runners (NY) 91.11
PeacePlayers International (DC) 97.17
National Rowing Foundation (MA) 89.94

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Charity Contact Info

Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association
27864 Irma Lee Circle
#101
Lake Forest, IL 60045
tel: (847) 283-0908
fax: (224) 513-5077
EIN: 36-4285965

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Board Leadership

Jason Sfire
President

CEO

Cindy Housner
Executive Director, Founder

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