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Human Services : Homeless Services

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Fighting for the human right to housing since 1980

four stars

94.30

70 E. Lake Street Suite 720
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 641-4140   Web Site
EIN: 36-3292607

Board Leadership
Bernard S. Dyme
Board President

CEO
Doug Schenkelberg
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.30 four stars
  Financial 91.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

91.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chicago Coalition for the Homeless on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chicago Coalition for the Homeless on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (IL) 94.30 four stars
National Alliance to End Homelessness (DC) 91.16 four stars
One Family (MA) 91.21 four stars
Shelter Partnership (CA) 97.17 four stars
Coalition for the Homeless (NY) 92.78 four stars

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Community organizers, public policy specialists and legal aid attorneys advocate for and with people hurt by homelessness - including mothers with children, unaccompanied youth, low-wage workers and ex-offenders. Together, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) advocates for a shelter safety net, affordable housing, jobs with fair wages, and access to quality public schools. A new campaign, HomeWorks, advocates with Chicago housing providers for more family housing and organizes homeless families to push for better school services. Regular outreach at 30 shelter and street programs reaches 7,000 youths and adults a year. A Statewide Network organizes in nine communities, focused on Aurora, Rockford and Waukegan. The Speakers Bureau reaches 4,500 people a year and organizes students to advocate with CCH. The Law Project and its mobile legal aid clinic, Youth Futures, close more than 400 cases a year, 93% on behalf of homeless students or youth with civil legal needs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,367,483
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $28,319
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,395,802
   Program Service Revenue $28,861
Total Primary Revenue $2,424,663
   Other Revenue $226,489
TOTAL REVENUE $2,651,152
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,029,159
   Administrative Expenses $85,256
   Fundraising Expenses $245,194
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,359,609
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $291,543
   
Net Assets $2,121,348

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
The Law Project $359,978 17.7%
Housing Campaign $328,101 16.2%
Youth Futures $282,906 13.9%

Ratings History
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 94.30 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.41 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 89.72 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 89.34 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 85.94 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 93.96 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 88.21 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.23 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 86.19 three stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 91.97 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 93.43 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 81.65 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 90.58 four stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 69.71 one star
2004-06 05/01/2005 73.62 two stars
2003-06 01/05/2005 69.99 one star

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

EIN 36-3292607
Name in IRS Master File CHICAGO COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS
NTEE Code L00
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(399) Other housing 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 May, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,903 4.53% Ed Shurna Executive Director

Community organizers, public policy specialists and legal aid attorneys advocate for and with people hurt by homelessness - including mothers with children, unaccompanied youth, low-wage workers and ex-offenders. Together, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) advocates for a shelter safety net, affordable housing, jobs with fair wages, and access to quality public schools. A new campaign, HomeWorks, advocates with Chicago housing providers for more family housing and organizes homeless families to push for better school services. Regular outreach at 30 shelter and street programs reaches 7,000 youths and adults a year. A Statewide Network organizes in nine communities, focused on Aurora, Rockford and Waukegan. The Speakers Bureau reaches 4,500 people a year and organizes students to advocate with CCH. The Law Project and its mobile legal aid clinic, Youth Futures, close more than 400 cases a year, 93% on behalf of homeless students or youth with civil legal needs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (IL) 94.30 four stars
Coalition for the Homeless (NY) 92.78 four stars
National Alliance to End Homelessness (DC) 91.16 four stars
One Family (MA) 91.21 four stars
Shelter Partnership (CA) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
70 E. Lake Street
Suite 720
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 641-4140
fax: (312) 641-4144
EIN: 36-3292607

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Board Leadership

Bernard S. Dyme
Board President

CEO

Doug Schenkelberg
Executive Director

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