EIN 36-2167000

The Chicago Community Trust

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
138
Year formed
1915
Most recent tax filings
2020-09-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
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...
Total revenues
$862,303,171
2020
Total expenses
$606,459,499
2020
Total assets
$3,602,504,724
2020
Num. employees
138
2020

Program areas at The Chicago Community Trust

See schedule f and schedule i for list of grants made. See schedule o for most significant program accomplishments.

Grants made by The Chicago Community Trust

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Hampton University (HU)General Operating Support$30,000,000
Morehouse CollegeTo Support Stamps Scholars and General Operating Support$20,203,225
Duke UniversityTo Support Trinity College, the Nasher Museum of Art, the Sanford School of Public Policy, the Marine Lab, Nicholas School for the Environment and General Operating Support$20,081,300
...and 968 more grants made totalling $526,902,657

Who funds The Chicago Community Trust

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)General Nonprofit Support$100,705,810
The Rhoades FoundationCivic & Social$13,228,162
Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund (GSPF)Community & Human Services$8,000,000
...and 58 more grants received totalling $141,595,812
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of CommerceBROADBAND TECHNOLOGY OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM$5,230,969
Department of LaborUS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR EMPLOYEMENT AND TRAINING$279,612
Department of LaborPROGRAM OF COMPETITIVE GRANTS FOR WORKER TRAINING$215,329
...and 1 more federal grant or contract

Personnel at The Chicago Community Trust

NameTitleCompensation
Helene GaylePresident and Chief Executive Officer$559,944
Andrea SaenzChief Operating Officer$223,650
Jessica StrausbaughChief Financial Officer$274,106
Peggy DavisVice President Community Impact$255,099
Thomas L IrvineVice President Information Technology$217,068
...and 11 more key personnel

Financials for The Chicago Community Trust

RevenuesFYE 09/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$706,731,477
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$53,670,903
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$80,036
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$100,388,185
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,432,570
Total revenues$862,303,171

Form 990s for The Chicago Community Trust

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-092021-08-11990View PDF
2019-092020-09-22990View PDF
2018-092019-10-21990View PDF
2017-092018-11-15990View PDF
2016-092017-08-23990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s

Organizations like The Chicago Community Trust

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)Mountain View, CA$1,710,513,215
Greater Kansas City Community FoundationKansas City, MO$372,296,655
Tides FoundationSan Francisco, CA$1,066,458,024
Community Foundation of Greater MemphisMemphis, TN$514,967,342
Jewish Communal FundNew York, NY$678,565,660
Gavi the Vaccine Alliance (GAVI)Switzerland, $2,331,168,273
Greater HorizonsKansas City, MO$361,566,026
ImpactAssetsBethesda, MD$734,781,486
The US Charitable Gift TrustBoston, MA$244,430,823
University of Colorado FoundationDenver, CO$259,096,557
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 19 new grant, including a grant for $3,259,622 from The Bessemer Giving Fund
August 1, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
July 22, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
July 22, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
October 2, 2021
Received grants
Identified 23 new grant, including a grant for $100,705,810 from Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsSocial advocacy organizationsCharities
Issues
Community improvement
Characteristics
Political advocacyOperates donor advised fundsProvides grantsLobbyingOperates internationallyState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportTax deductible donations
General information
Address
225 N Michigan Ave No 2200
Chicago, IL 60601
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
County
Cook County, IL
Website URL
cct.org/ 
Phone
(312) 616-8000
Facebook page
thechicagocommunitytrust 
Twitter profile
@chitrust 
IRS details
EIN
36-2167000
Fiscal year end
September
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1915
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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