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Human Services : Social Services

Misericordia

Heart of mercy

94.60

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

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.60
  Financial 96.97
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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

96.97

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
87.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.42
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
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

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,520,878
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,854,634
   Related Organizations $1,642,450
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $33,017,962
   Program Service Revenue $59,790,171
Total Primary Revenue $92,808,133
   Other Revenue $19,944,201
TOTAL REVENUE $112,752,334
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $73,695,591
   Administrative Expenses $7,513,493
   Fundraising Expenses $2,837,832
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $84,046,916
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $28,705,418
   
Net Assets $760,427,224

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 $73,695,591 100.0%

Ratings History
Misericordia has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 10/01/2021 94.60
2019-06 09/01/2020 94.36
2018-06 07/01/2019 94.16
2017-06 07/01/2018 94.47
2016-06 10/01/2017 94.43
2015-06 10/01/2016 94.41
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.53
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 85.52
2013-06 10/01/2014 88.69
2012-06 06/01/2013 82.63
2011-06 05/01/2012 87.59
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.74
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 81.97
2008-06 11/01/2009 89.20
2007-06 05/01/2009 83.65
2006-06 05/01/2008 88.99
2005-06 09/01/2006 91.00
2004-06 08/01/2005 92.54
2003-06 08/01/2004 95.64
2002-06 09/01/2003 96.43

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
$58,848 0.07% Sister Rosemary Connelly Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$189,745 0.22% Kevin Connelly Chief Financial Officer
$181,997 0.21% Mary Pat O'Brien Assistant Executive Director
$174,848 0.20% Lois Gates Assistant Executive Director
$154,364 0.18% Denise Tigges Administrator

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Misericordia (IL) 94.60
Jewish Foundation for Group Homes (MD) 92.95
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Kostopulos Dream Foundation (UT) 91.61
American Friends of Shalva Israel (NY) 85.78

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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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