EIN 36-2167000

The Chicago Community Trust

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
126
Year formed
1915
Most recent tax filings
2019-09
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...

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.

Form 990s for The Chicago Community Trust

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-092020-09-22990View PDF
2018-092019-10-21990View PDF
2017-092018-11-15990View PDF
2016-092017-08-23990View PDF
2015-092016-08-26990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

Who funds The Chicago Community Trust

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)General Nonprofit Support$100,705,810
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...and 46 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of CommerceBROADBAND TECHNOLOGY OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM$5,230,969
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...and 1 more federal grants / contracts

Grants made by The Chicago Community Trust

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Chicago CREDFund Operations and Programming$23,565,000
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...and 960 more grants made

Financials for The Chicago Community Trust

RevenuesFYE 09/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$462,263,453
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$58,067,123
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$45,054
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$41,681,852
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,156,545
Total revenues$564,214,027

Personnel at The Chicago Community Trust

NameTitleCompensation
Helene GaylePresident and Chief Executive Officer$542,813
Andrea SaenzChief Operating Officer$120,324
Jessica StrausbaughChief Financial Officer$140,480
 Subscribe to viewVice President Community Impact$246,897
 Subscribe to viewVice President Information Technology$211,389
...and 10 more key personnel

Organizations like The Chicago Community Trust

OrganizationLocationRevenue
California Community FoundationLos Angeles, CA$440,080,131
The Community Foundation for Greater AtlantaAtlanta, GA$182,835,333
Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)Mountain View, CA$1,710,513,215
Foundation for the CarolinasCharlotte, NC$289,696,942
Greater Houston Community FoundationHouston, TX$205,503,819
Greater Kansas City Community FoundationKansas City, MO$372,296,655
Community Foundation of Greater MemphisMemphis, TN$514,967,342
ImpactAssetsBethesda, MD$734,781,486
Raymond James Charitable Endowment FundSt Petersburg, FL$235,982,155
Ohio State University Foundation (OSUF)Columbus, OH$357,145,506
Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF)Chicago, IL$206,142,297
Charities Aid Foundation of AmericaAlexandria, VA$280,028,065
Gavi the Vaccine Alliance (GAVI)Switzerland, $708,136,605
Blue Meridian PartnersNew York, NY$194,934,237
Aga Khan Foundation UsaWashington, DC$173,497,175
University of Colorado FoundationDenver, CO$259,096,557
ASU FoundationTempe, AZ$234,163,963
American Kidney Fund (AKF)Rockville, MD$321,282,066
George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF)Tulsa, OK$369,032,460
American Endowment FoundationHudson, OH$959,495,885
William Penn FoundationPhiladelphia, PA$217,591,629
Lilly EndowmentIndianapolis, IN$831,510,429
Gateway Economic Development Corporation of Greater ClevelandCleveland, OH$173,873,362
Fidelity FoundationBoston, MA$196,337,015
Novo FoundationBrooklyn, NY$204,494,962
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$564,214,027
2019
Yearly growth
-19.1%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$370,211,400
2019
Yearly growth
-3.5%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$3,248,271,849
2019
Yearly growth
3.5%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
126
2019
Yearly growth
-5.3%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
225 N Michigan Avenue No 2200
Chicago, IL 60601
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
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