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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Urban Gateways

Creating Art, Inspiring Change.

three stars

83.74

1637 N Ashland Ave Ste 1 Chicago, IL 60622
tel: (312) 922-0440   Web Site
EIN: 36-6083080

Board Leadership
Mick Thompson
President

CEO
Eric Delli Bovi
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.74 three stars
  Financial 77.01 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Urban Gateways engages young people in arts experiences to inspire creativity and impact social change.

Our programs are delivered by experienced professional artists and staff who guide program participants through music, dance, theater, multimedia, literary, and visual arts experiences - engaging young people, their teachers, families, and communities with the power of creativity and the arts. Our youth media arts center, Street Level, encourages young people to tell their stories and express themselves through multimedia arts forms, amplifying youth voices which are often underrepresented in the media. In 2018 we launched Teen Arts Pass, which gives anyone ages 13-19 the opportunity to experience performances with our arts partners all around Chicago for only $5.

During our 2018-19 program year, Urban Gateways provided arts experiences for over 95,000 program participants across the Chicago area.

Urban Gateways engages young people in arts experiences to inspire creativity and impact social change.

Our programs are delivered by experienced professional artists and staff who guide program participants through music, dance, theater, multimedia, literary, and visual arts experiences - engaging young people, their teachers, families, and communities with the power of creativity and the arts. Our youth media arts center, Street Level, encourages young people to tell their stories and express themselves through multimedia arts forms, amplifying youth voices which are often underrepresented in the media. In 2018 we launched Teen Arts Pass, which gives anyone ages 13-19 the opportunity to experience performances with our arts partners all around Chicago for only $5.

During our 2018-19 program year, Urban Gateways provided arts experiences for over 95,000 program participants across the Chicago area.

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Financial

two stars

77.01

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
72.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban Gateways on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban Gateways on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban Gateways (IL) 83.74 three stars
The Wooden Floor (CA) 89.99 three stars
Midori & Friends (NY) 91.65 four stars
Marwen (IL) 87.32 three stars
Baltimore Clayworks (MD) 85.27 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,561,483
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $102,085
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $109,182
Total Contributions $1,772,750
   Program Service Revenue $652,672
Total Primary Revenue $2,425,422
   Other Revenue $46,055
TOTAL REVENUE $2,471,477
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,956,438
   Administrative Expenses $291,034
   Fundraising Expenses $424,917
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,672,389
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-200,912
   
Net Assets $810,838

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
In-school Residencies $1,405,767 71.9%
School Assembly Programs $487,722 24.9%
Out-of-school Programs $62,949 3.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 07/01/2020 83.74 three stars
2018-08 07/01/2019 83.00 three stars
2017-08 08/01/2018 80.21 three stars
2016-08 11/01/2017 78.87 two stars
2016-08 10/01/2017 78.29 two stars
2015-08 10/01/2016 79.88 two stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 79.28 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/22/2015 73.99 two stars
2014-08 11/01/2015 73.83 two stars
2013-08 10/01/2014 73.17 two stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 78.03 two stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 77.84 two stars
2011-08 10/01/2012 78.05 two stars
2010-08 12/01/2011 88.35 three stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 86.64 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 11/01/2010 82.05 three stars
2008-08 10/01/2009 89.77 three stars
2007-08 12/01/2008 79.73 two stars
2006-08 10/01/2007 70.58 two stars
2005-08 07/01/2006 71.70 two 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 36-6083080
Name in IRS Master File URBAN GATEWAYS
NTEE Code A25
NTEE Classification Arts Education
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
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 January, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$151,227 5.65% Eric Delli Bovi Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban Gateways (IL) 83.74 three stars
Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy (NY) 85.96 three stars
ETM-LA (CA) 93.98 four stars
Arts for Learning (FL) 89.95 three stars
The Wooden Floor (CA) 89.99 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Urban Gateways
1637 N Ashland Ave Ste 1
Chicago, IL 60622
tel: (312) 922-0440
EIN: 36-6083080

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Board Leadership

Mick Thompson
President

CEO

Eric Delli Bovi
President & CEO

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