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The Chicago Community Trust

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

The Chicago Community Trust is a community foundation based in Chicago, IL that was founded in 1915. As of 2018 they had $697 million in revenue and $3.1 billion in assets.

Provides grants and other resources to improve the community; addresses community challenges; and promotes philanthropy by informing donors about philanthropic opportunities. Building on 100 years of commitment to the chicago region, the chicago commu...

The Chicago Community Trust makes grants to other organizations, such as $14,620,000 to Monterey Bay Aquarium for "Ocean Conservation Program"; $13,000,000 to Chicago CRED for "General Operating Support"; $9,105,370 to Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Rights for "Support of Readi Chicago and Accepted Per the Terms of the Grant Agreement Signed By Heartland Alliance on 6.15.17"; $8,560,000 to Long Beach Education Foundation for "General Operating Support"; and $8,205,000 to Tides Center for "General Operating Support".

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Form 990s for The Chicago Community Trust

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Oct 21, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Aug 23, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Aug 26, 2016990View PDF
2014-09Sep 10, 2015990View PDF
...and eight more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Chicago Community Trust

Total grants, contributions, etc.$497,627,981
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$48,006,015
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$45,000
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$148,599,364
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,931,666
Total revenues$697,210,026

Vendors for The Chicago Community Trust

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceCRM software2020-06-15
█████████Content management system software2020-06-15
█████████ ████████Software2020-03-17
███ ██ ███Tax accounting2019-10-21
██████ ██████████ ██ ███████Consulting Services$361,4072018-09-01
███████ ████████ █████████ ███ ███████████Consulting Services$752,9092018-09-01
████████ █████Record Keeping Advisory Services$646,4132018-09-01
██████ █████████████ █████████ █████Record Keeping Services$1,310,9962018-09-01
...and two more vendors

Personnel at The Chicago Community Trust

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Helene GaylePresident and Chief Executive Officer$97,862Sept. 30, 2018
Andrea SaenzChief Operating Officer$0Sept. 30, 2018
███████ ███████████Chief Financial Officer$0Oct. 21, 2019
██████ ███Chief Marketing Officer$210,934Sept. 30, 2018
███ ██████Chief Information Officer for-Sept. 16, 2017
█████ █████Vice President Community Impact$237,311Sept. 30, 2018
██████ █ ██████Vice President Information Technology$205,304Sept. 30, 2018
█████ █████████Vice President Philanthropic Services$227,225Sept. 30, 2018
█████████ ██████Executive Director Get in Chicago$265,283Sept. 30, 2018
█████ █ ██████Executive Director Ada$168,935Sept. 30, 2018
...and 14 more key personnel

Peer community foundations

1California Community Foundation501(c)(3)$279 millionLos Angeles, CA
2Foundation for the Carolinas501(c)(3)$662 millionCharlotte, NC
3The Columbus Foundation501(c)(3)$255 millionColumbus, OH
4University of Colorado Foundation501(c)(3)$288 millionDenver, CO
5Greater Kansas City Community Foundation501(c)(3)$357 millionKansas City, MO
6American Endowment Foundation (AEF)501(c)(3)$726 millionHudson, OH
7Fidelity Foundation501(c)(3)$196 millionBoston, MA
8National Christian Charitable Foundation (NCF)501(c)(3)$1.5 billionAlpharetta, GA
9Lilly Endowment501(c)(3)$831 millionIndianapolis, IN
10Walton Family Foundation501(c)(3)$1.0 billionBentonville, AR
11Gavi the Vaccine Alliance (GAVI)501(c)(3)$708 millionSwitzerland,
12American Kidney Fund (AKF)501(c)(3)$301 millionRockville, MD
13Ohio State University Foundation (OSUF)501(c)(3)$261 millionColumbus, OH
14The Assistance Fund501(c)(3)$213 millionOrlando, FL
15Bank of America Charitable Gift Fund501(c)(3)$608 millionProvidence, RI
16Feeding America501(c)(3)$2.8 billionChicago, IL
17Howard G Buffett Foundation (HGBF)501(c)(3)$188 millionDecatur, IL
18Big Ten Conference (B1G)501(c)(3)$758 millionRosemont, IL
19Christian Healthcare Ministries (CHM)501(c)(3)$339 millionBarberton, OH
20CareSource Indiana501(c)(3)$795 millionIndianapolis, IN
21New York State Industries for the Disabled (NYSID)501(c)(3)$249 millionAlbany, NY
22UCare Minnesota501(c)(3)$3.4 billionMinneapolis, MN
23Good360501(c)(3)$325 millionAlexandria, VA
24Richard King Mellon Foundation501(c)(3)$181 millionLigonier, PA
25The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation501(c)(3)$511 millionOmaha, NE