EIN 36-6009226

National Kidney Foundation of Illinois (NKF)

IRS 501(c) type
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The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois improves the health and well-being of people at risk for or affected by kidney disease through prevention, education and empowerment.
Related structure
NKF is child organization, under the parent exemption from National Kidney Foundation (NKF).
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Program areas at NKF

Community services and public education - the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois (nkfi) provides prevention screenings for diabetes, high blood pressure and Kidney disease as well as education, healthcare referral and follow up to medically underserved communities across the state of Illinois through its kidneymobile program. The nkfi also partners with organizations across the state to promote and bring a greater awareness to organ donation. The nkfi also offers a variety of educational materials and resources, both in print and on their website. The nkfi conducts various activities throughout the community to educate people about and help prevent Kidney disease.
Professional education-the nkfi provides continuing education for primary care physicians, nephrologists, transpant surgeons, nurses, dietitians, and social workers.
Patient services - the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois (nkfi) offers educational seminars and workshops for individuals and their families throughout the year on topics related to the management and treatment of Kidney disease and its co-morbidities. The nkfi also offers one-on-one phone consultation and educational material to anyone living in Illinois interested in receiving more information about Kidney disease and its two leading causes, diabetes and high blood pressure.
Research - the National Kidney Foundation of illinoi (nkfi) provides grant funding for medical research to young investigators in the areas of nephrology and Kidney transplantation in an attempt to increase the understanding of Kidney diseases, improve clinical management and treatment of these diseases and ultimately find a cure. The nfki also shares a portion of its revenue to support National programs and initiatives of the National Kidney Foundation.

Grants made by NKF

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The Board of Trustees of the University of IllinoisGeneral Research$95,000
Northwestern UniversityGeneral Research$60,000

Who funds National Kidney Foundation of Illinois (NKF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$17,350
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)Research- Subaward$16,097
Advocate Health CareSponsor Events$15,965
...and 64 more grants received totalling $120,151

Personnel at NKF

Jacqueline Burgess-bishopChief Executive Officer$114,241
Dr. Tipu PuriPresident$0
Brian O'DeaTreasurer$0
Jim EasterbrookSecretary$0
Jill SchaafPresident$0
...and 1 more key personnel

Financials for NKF

RevenuesFYE 03/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,480,942
Program services$593,645
Investment income and dividends$147,186
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$36,907
Net income from fundraising events$-115,674
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,143,006

Form 990s for NKF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-032021-02-22990View PDF
2019-032020-08-19990View PDF
2018-032019-04-15990View PDF
2017-032018-01-19990View PDF
2016-032017-04-15990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $16,097 from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)
October 20, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $15,965 from Advocate Health Care
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsDisease research fundraisersMedical research organizationsChapter / child organizationsCharities
HealthDiseases and disorders
Conducts researchFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
215 West Illinois St No 1C
Chicago, IL 60654
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Website URL
(312) 321-1500
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
H00: Medical Research: General
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
Parent/child status
Child within group exemption
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