EIN 36-2769801


IRS 501(c) type
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Everyone has the right to be treated with respect, to participate in community life, to develop and exercise personal competence, to have family and friends, and to make decisions in their lives.
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Program areas at Milestone

Residential facilities - Milestone has 31 residential group homes for adults with developmental disabilities throughout the greater rockford area. Each individual actively takes part in the day to day activities of cleaning, cooking, shopping, along with a wide variety of recreational activities. Milestone also operates a residential facility for children between the ages of 6 and 21 with a developmental disability as a primary diagnosis. This environment provides a comfortable homelike atmosphere combining highly specialized services with around the clock supervision and nursing care. Individuals are given the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of home and community activities designed to prepare them for adult life. Programs range from daily living skills to personal care, safety and physical well-being with music and art therapy programs. Lastly, Milestone operates a residential facility for 74 adult individuals who are physically and developmentally disabled and medically fragile. These individuals are provided with a comfortable homelike atmosphere combining highly specialized services with around the clock medical care. Personalized attention and training is provided to help the individual develop daily living skills.
Dental program- provides comprehensive preventative and general dentistry individually designed for each adult and child with developmental disabilities from 32 counties in Illinois. Individuals of any age with developmental disabilities are eligible for services. Only individuals with developmental disabilities will be eligible to become patients.
Training centers facilities which provides educational, vocational and recreational activities for the residents. Milestone provides developmental training ranging from self-care and social skills to educational and vocational skills to adults with both physical and developmental disabilities. The goal is to teach the individual the skills necessary to achieve community inclusion while enhancing self-esteem. Volunteering in the community is an important part of the program. Mtc individuals have helped easter seals, the rockford park district, the salvation army, the venetian club and many other organizations.

Who funds Milestone

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Schwab Charitable FundHuman Services$17,000
Helen Brach FoundationTo Help Offset Cost of Delivering Dental Care To People Not Covered By Insurance and Procedures Not Covered By Il Public Aid/medicaid$15,000
Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation (ILCHF)Post Covid-19 Dental Clinic Air Purification Project Phase 2$13,000
...and 10 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentSUPPORTIVE HOUSING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES$2,751,100
Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentSECTION 8 HOUSING ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS PROGRAM$277,342
Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentSUPPORTIVE HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY$175,488
...and 4 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Milestone

Mshawn WayChief Executive Officer
Shawn WayPresident and Chief Executive Officer$192,983
Lisa MunsonBoard Member$117,409
Terese McKnightSenior Vice President for Human Resources
William GrahnSenior Vice President , Program Services$146,091
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for Milestone

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$32,710,167
Program services$2,990,099
Investment income and dividends$18,086
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$10,131
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$279,850
Net income from fundraising events$-11,037
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$717,662
Total revenues$36,714,958

Form 990s for Milestone

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-01-24990View PDF
2021-062021-12-22990View PDF
2020-062021-04-06990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s
Data update history
June 20, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 8, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
June 7, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
May 26, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
May 9, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $8,400 from The Kjellstrom Family Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Human service organizationsDevelopmentally disabled centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
HealthHuman servicesDiseases and disordersDevelopmentally disabled
Fundraising eventsReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
4060 Mcfarland Rd
Loves Park, IL 61111
Metro area
Rockford, IL
Winnebago County, IL
Website URL
(815) 654-6100
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P82: Developmentally Disabled Centers and Services
NAICS code, primary
623210: Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
Parent/child status
Central organization
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