International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Bringing Chicago's ideas and opinions to the world

four stars

91.64

180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 1400 Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 726-3860   Web Site
EIN: 36-2181969

Board Leadership
Samuel C. Scott III and Leah Joy Zell
Co-Chairs

CEO
Ivo H. Daalder
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.64 four stars
  Financial 88.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, founded in 1922 as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, is a leading independent, nonpartisan organization committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership dialogue, and public learning. The Chicago Council brings the world to Chicago by hosting public programs and private events featuring world leaders and experts with diverse views on a wide range of global topics. Through task forces, conferences, studies, and leadership dialogue, the Council brings Chicago's ideas and opinions to the world.

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, founded in 1922 as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, is a leading independent, nonpartisan organization committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership dialogue, and public learning. The Chicago Council brings the world to Chicago by hosting public programs and private events featuring world leaders and experts with diverse views on a wide range of global topics. Through task forces, conferences, studies, and leadership dialogue, the Council brings Chicago's ideas and opinions to the world.

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Financial

three stars

88.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
75.5%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.36
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,582,470
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,604,025
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,186,495
   Program Service Revenue $862,832
Total Primary Revenue $20,049,327
   Other Revenue $929,601
TOTAL REVENUE $20,978,928
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,863,002
   Administrative Expenses $2,360,954
   Fundraising Expenses $1,649,140
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,873,096
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,105,832
   
Net Assets $25,617,771

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$541,298 3.20% Ivo Daddler President

Mission

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, founded in 1922 as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, is a leading independent, nonpartisan organization committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership dialogue, and public learning. The Chicago Council brings the world to Chicago by hosting public programs and private events featuring world leaders and experts with diverse views on a wide range of global topics. Through task forces, conferences, studies, and leadership dialogue, the Council brings Chicago's ideas and opinions to the world.

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The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 91.64 four stars
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (DC) 92.44 four stars
Middle East Institute (DC) 97.12 four stars
Americas Society (NY) 87.88 three stars
Asia Society Texas Center (TX) 85.71 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 726-3860
fax: (312) 821-7555
EIN: 36-2181969

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Board Leadership

Samuel C. Scott III and Leah Joy Zell
Co-Chairs

CEO

Ivo H. Daalder
President