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Misericordia

Heart of mercy

four stars

94.36

6300 North Ridge Avenue Chicago, IL 60660
tel: (773) 973-6300   Web Site
EIN: 36-2170153

Board Leadership
Father Michael Boland
President

CEO
Sister Rosemary Connelly
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.36 four stars
  Financial 96.19 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Misericordia is to support individuals with developmental disabilities in maximizing their level of independence and self-determination within an environment that fosters spirituality, dignity, respect and enhancement of quality of life. We promote development of natural family and community support, community awareness, education and advocacy. Misericordia has been providing services for persons in need since 1921. Today, Misericordia is proud to support 550 children and adults with mild to profound developmental disabilities. Misericordia has a wide range of programs, including: residential placement and day-to-day support; job training and employment opportunities; physical, occupational and speech therapy; fitness and healthy living guidance; social and recreational outings; and opportunities for spiritual growth.

The mission of Misericordia is to support individuals with developmental disabilities in maximizing their level of independence and self-determination within an environment that fosters spirituality, dignity, respect and enhancement of quality of life. We promote development of natural family and community support, community awareness, education and advocacy. Misericordia has been providing services for persons in need since 1921. Today, Misericordia is proud to support 550 children and adults with mild to profound developmental disabilities. Misericordia has a wide range of programs, including: residential placement and day-to-day support; job training and employment opportunities; physical, occupational and speech therapy; fitness and healthy living guidance; social and recreational outings; and opportunities for spiritual growth.

Financial

four stars

96.19

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.98
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Misericordia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Misericordia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Misericordia (IL) 94.36 four stars
Variety - the Children's Charity of Iowa (IA) 86.84 three stars
Providence Children's Health Foundation (OR) 95.05 four stars
Camphill Village Kimberton Hills (PA) 91.26 four stars
Pine Tree Society (ME) 91.49 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $31,705,123
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,475,355
   Related Organizations $1,447,690
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $37,628,168
   Program Service Revenue $52,726,007
Total Primary Revenue $90,354,175
   Other Revenue $23,612,651
TOTAL REVENUE $113,966,826
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $68,650,823
   Administrative Expenses $6,736,113
   Fundraising Expenses $2,601,533
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $77,988,469
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $35,978,357
   
Net Assets $753,773,475

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
Network of Disability Services $68,650,823 100.0%

Ratings History
Misericordia has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 94.36 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 94.16 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 94.47 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 94.43 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 94.41 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.53 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 85.52 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 88.69 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 82.63 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 87.59 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.74 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 81.97 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 89.20 three stars
2007-06 05/01/2009 83.65 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2008 88.99 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 91.00 four stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 92.54 four stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 95.64 four stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 96.43 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 98.97 four 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 36-2170153
Name in IRS Master File MISERICORDIA HOME
NTEE Code P82
NTEE Classification Developmentally Disabled Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (1) Church, synagogue, etc
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(150) Hospital
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$79,764 0.10% Sister Rosemary Connelly Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$168,884 0.21% Kevin Connelly Chief Financial Officer
$159,235 0.20% Mary Pat O'Brien Assistant Executive Director
$155,021 0.19% Lois Catinella-Gates Assistant Executive Director
$141,367 0.18% Denise Tigges Administrator
$123,764 0.15% Mary Krackenberger Administrator
$120,867 0.15% Peter Cullen-Conway Development Director
$100,830 0.12% Jack Clair Associate Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Misericordia (IL) 94.36 four stars
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The Arc Davidson County & Greater Nashville (TN) 86.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Misericordia
6300 North Ridge Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660
tel: (773) 973-6300
fax: (773) 973-4292
EIN: 36-2170153

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Board Leadership

Father Michael Boland
President

CEO

Sister Rosemary Connelly
Executive Director

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