Civic Federation

Civic Federation

Chicago, IL 60602
Tax ID36-2170124

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The Civic Federation provides objective research to improve government efficiency.


The Civic Federation provides objective, non-partisan information and advocates for improvements in government efficiency and tax policy through research, information and action. The Civic Federation challenges elected leaders of Illinois as well as local governments to adopt rational tax policies and improve government efficiency, effectiveness and accountability. The Civic Federation's efforts are focused on identifying and eliminating inefficient expenditures of public funds and offering cost saving alternatives. The Civic Federation provides its research, analysis and recommendations to government leaders, news media and the general public.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

The filing reveals the mission of the non-profit as “The civic federation provides objective research and recommendations to improve government efficiency, transparency and accountability and to educate policymakers and the public.”.

When detailing its functions, they were listed as: “The civic federation provides objective research to improve government efficiency.”.

  • According to the law, the state where the non-profit operates has been reported as IL.
  • The filing specifies that the non-profit's address in 2020 was 10 N DEARBORN STREET NO 800, CHICAGO, IL, 60602.
  • As of 2020, the non-profit's form shows they have a total of 14 employees.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $386,627.
  • The organization has 98 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1932.
  • The organization pays $1,496,973 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $263,961 in fundraising expenses.

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