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Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago

The positive place for kids

three stars

82.66

550 West Van Buren Street Suite 350
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 235-8000   Web Site
EIN: 36-2166997

Board Leadership
Bartlett J, McCartin III
Chairman

CEO
Mimi LeClair
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.66 three stars
  Financial 80.61 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1902, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago (BGCC) works to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. BGCC serves more than 13,840 young people per year after school, and during the summer through 32 Clubs and three child care locations throughout the Chicago area. Boys & Girls Clubs provides a safe environment for young people to have fun and learn. Each Club is supervised by caring and trained professionals who engage kids in more than 200 activities each year.

Incorporated in 1902, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago (BGCC) works to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. BGCC serves more than 13,840 young people per year after school, and during the summer through 32 Clubs and three child care locations throughout the Chicago area. Boys & Girls Clubs provides a safe environment for young people to have fun and learn. Each Club is supervised by caring and trained professionals who engage kids in more than 200 activities each year.

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Financial

three stars

80.61

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago (IL) 82.66 three stars
Mass Mentoring Partnership (MA) 87.97 three stars
KIDS HOPE USA (MI) 85.26 three stars
Red Hook Initiative (NY) 89.94 three stars
National 4-H Council (MD) 85.15 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,485,928
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,099
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,057,845
Total Contributions $7,544,872
   Program Service Revenue $294,536
Total Primary Revenue $7,839,408
   Other Revenue $4,266,300
TOTAL REVENUE $12,105,708
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,858,292
   Administrative Expenses $1,593,811
   Fundraising Expenses $1,162,100
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,614,203
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $491,505
   
Net Assets $20,881,699

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
Physical & Social Development $4,740,184 53.5%
Supplementary Education $2,977,061 33.6%
Community Development $677,172 7.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/01/2018 82.66 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 86.52 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 85.58 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.46 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.74 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 82.93 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 83.02 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 81.75 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.04 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 67.46 one star
2008-06 12/01/2009 72.93 two stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 77.09 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 77.36 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 75.89 two stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 75.69 two stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 84.67 three stars
2002-06 11/01/2003 82.81 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 36-2166997
Name in IRS Master File BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF CHICAGO INC
NTEE Code O23
NTEE Classification Boys and Girls Clubs (Combined)
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(324) YMCA, YWCA, YMCA, etc.
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 February, 1923
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
$226,265 1.94% Mimi Leclar President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$225,379 1.94% Michael R. Clark Interim President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago (IL) 82.66 three stars
Girl Scouts of Greater New York (NY) 95.00 four stars
W.D. Boyce Council Boy Scouts of America (IL) 86.68 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (MA) 91.28 four stars
Kentucky 4-H Foundation (KY) 88.38 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago
550 West Van Buren Street
Suite 350
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 235-8000
fax: (312) 427-4110
EIN: 36-2166997

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Board Leadership

Bartlett J, McCartin III
Chairman

CEO

Mimi LeClair
President and Chief Executive Officer

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