EIN 20-0058563

GiGi's Playhouse

IRS 501(c) type
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To change the way the world views Down syndrome through national campaigns, educational programs, and by empowering individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community.
Related structure
GiGi's Playhouse is a parent organization to a group of 45 other organizations.
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Program areas at GiGi's Playhouse

Gigi's at home program provides access for the families for the critical programming and support they need. This program is offered online, including videos and live programs that help create opportunities for individuals with down syndrome and their families to engage with other participants as well as instructors and Gigi's staff. All other programs offered by Gigi's Playhouse, such as literacy & math, speech program, gigi prep, gigi university, gigi professional, and gigi file were conducted through Gigi's at home program.
Hugs & mus is a service retail, specialty coffee and gelato cafe run by adult interns with down syndrome who have graduated from gigi prep and gigi university and have received 12 weeks of individualized hands-on career training designed to help them achieve their personal best.

Grants made by GiGi's Playhouse

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC)To Support Another Organization With A Similar Mission To Gigi'gigis's Playhouse.$10,000

Who funds GiGi's Playhouse

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Foglia Family FoundationGeneral Charitable Purposes$500,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$274,450
Amina Grace Memorial FundProvide Financial Support To the Amina Grace Speech and Laguage Program at Gigi's. This Program Provides A 1 on 1 Licensed SLP To Work.$120,000
...and 37 more grants received totalling $1,507,512

Personnel at GiGi's Playhouse

Nancy GianniChief Executive Officer$111,850
Troy CowdreyTreasurer / Board Member$0
Paul GianniPresident$0
Kevin WeverSecretary$0
Randy R AllenVice President$0

Financials for GiGi's Playhouse

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,739,835
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$16,092
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$9,647
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$329,703
Miscellaneous revenues$775,170
Total revenues$3,870,447

Form 990s for GiGi's Playhouse

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-09-10990View PDF
2019-122020-08-25990View PDF
2018-122019-10-12990View PDF
2017-122018-10-16990View PDF
2016-122018-03-14990View PDF
...and 13 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $120,000 from Amina Grace Memorial Fund
July 21, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
December 16, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
October 1, 2021
Received grants
Identified 17 new grant, including a grant for $105,976 from American Online Giving Foundation
May 25, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
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HealthEducationDiseases and disorders
Conducts researchFundraising eventsPeer-to-peer fundraisingNational levelCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
2350 W Higgins Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Cook County, IL
Website URL
(847) 885-6149
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
G20: Birth Defects and Genetic Diseases
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Parent of group exemption
Subordinate organization
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