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Illinois Action for Children

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Illinois Action for Children is a day care center based in Chicago, IL that was founded in 1971. As of 2018 they had $47 million in revenue and $11 million in assets.

Supporting children by supporting families is a proven and effective means to address overarching issues of endemic poverty.

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Program areas at Illinois Action for Children

Provider services/provider resources - Illinois action for children works with licensed and license-exempt child care providers to support them through educational and professional development opportunities, as well as technical assistance and other valuable supports that help to enhance the care they provide. Illinois action for children and its community partners had more than 21,000 participants in nearly 1,000 trainings and workshops during the fiscal year ended june 30, 2018. Our early learning programs make early education available to young children so that they will be ready to succeed when they start school. Our programs have created a national model for providing preschool to children in home child care who would otherwise not have access to early education, and for training providers to become a child's first teacher.

Parent services/child care resource and referral services - as the child care resource and referral agency for cook county, Illinois action for children connects children and families with vital resources like child care referrals, health services, and community support. In fiscal year ended june 30, 2018, almost 14,000 children and families received referrals while thousands more under-served children also had access to literacy, mental health, and nutrition resources as a result of Illinois action for children's work. Illinois action for children was in the 3rd year of a 5 year head start grant from the united states department of health and human services (usdhhs) during fiscal year 2018. Illinois action for children's head start and early head start locations utilize evidence-based approaches to serving low-income children and families in a respectful, understanding partnership with them. Children receive services that promote child development across many areas. In fiscal year 2018 we ...

Certificate/family resources - Illinois action for children administers the child care assistance program (ccap) for the Illinois department of human services (idhs) in cook county. Ccap helps low-income families pay for child care that allows parents to work or go to school. During the fiscal year ended june 30, 2018, more than 59,400 families and nearly 106,000 children were served by the ccap in cook county.

Form 990s for Illinois Action for Children

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Nov 8, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Sep 12, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 25, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jul 16, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Illinois Action for Children

Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,196,867
Program services$39,026,471
Investment income and dividends$146,268
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-56,989
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$19,935
Total revenues$47,332,552

Vendors for Illinois Action for Children

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceMarketing software; CRM software2020-06-20
█████████Content management system software2020-06-20
██████ █████Content management system software2020-06-20
█████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2020-03-16
████ ████████ ██████Child Care Resource$345,4102018-06-01
███████ ███ ███ ████████Child Care Resource$216,0852018-06-01
██████████ ████ ███ ███Child Care Resource$193,6262018-06-01
██████ █████████ ██████Child Care Resource$173,6222018-06-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at Illinois Action for Children

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Maria WhelanPresident and Chief Executive Officer$299,466Nov. 8, 2019
Julia GrayChief Operating Officer$216,780June 30, 2018
██████████ ███████Chief Financial Officer$140,656Feb. 7, 2019
███████ █████Chief Information Officer$120,045June 30, 2018
█████ █████████Senior Vice President , Strategic Planning and Execution$186,247June 30, 2018
███████ ██████Senior Vice President of Policy and Innovation$160,198June 30, 2018
█████ ██████Senior Vice President , Programs$175,296June 30, 2018
█████ ██████Vice President of Early Learning Head Start$113,340June 30, 2018
██████ ████████Vice President Organizational Advancement and External Relations$155,892June 30, 2018
████ ████Treasurer$0Aug. 8, 2019
...and six more key personnel

Peer child daycare centers

1Child Development Resources of Ventura County (CDR)501(c)(3)$41 millionOxnard, CA
2Early Learning Indiana (ELI)501(c)(3)$28 millionIndianapolis, IN
3Child Care Resource and Referral501(c)(3)$15 millionRochester, MN
4Skip-a-Long Family and Community Services501(c)(3)$11 millionMoline, IL
5Episcopal Children's Services501(c)(3)$64 millionJacksonville, FL
6Quality Care for Children (QCC)501(c)(3)$15 millionAtlanta, GA
7Wu Yee Children's Services501(c)(3)$30 millionSan Francisco, CA
8One Hope United501(c)(3)$52 millionChicago, IL
9Miami Valley Child Development Centers501(c)(3)$36 millionDayton, OH
10Continuing Development (CDI)501(c)(3)$58 millionMorgan Hill, CA
11Westchester Community Opportunity Program501(c)(3)$35 millionElmsford, NY
12Bradford Child Care Services501(c)(3)$22 millionBridgeville, PA
13Rolling Plains Management Corporation501(c)(3)$17 millionCrowell, TX
14Cape Cod Child Development Program (CCCDP)501(c)(3)$12 millionHyannis, MA
15Child Start501(c)(3)$14 millionNapa, CA
16Highbridge Advisory Council Family Services (HAC)501(c)(3)$15 millionBronx, NY
17International Institute of Los Angeles501(c)(3)$15 millionLos Angeles, CA
18Friends of Crown Heights Educational Centers (FOCH)501(c)(3)$37 millionBrooklyn, NY
19Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County (CAP)501(c)(3)$38 millionLancaster, PA
20Jefferson Hills Corporation501(c)(3)$15 millionLakewood, CO
21Child Development Centers (CDC)501(c)(3)$34 millionMorgan Hill, CA
22Lehigh Valley Children's Centers501(c)(3)$12 millionAllentown, PA
23Guilford Child Development (GCD)501(c)(3)$23 millionGreensboro, NC
24Montgomery Early Learning Centers (MELC)501(c)(3)$12 millionNarberth, PA
25Nurtury501(c)(3)$17 millionRoxbury, MA