Chicago Cares, Inc.

Chicago Cares, Inc.

Chicago, IL 60609
Tax ID36-3777709

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About this organization






Chicago Cares mobilizes volunteers to build a stronger, more unified Chicago.


Volunteer engagement to engage, empower, and educate thousands of volunteers annually through the organization's unique model of place-based service; the organization brings diverse people together through hands-on volunteer projects, completed on site in the neighborhood they benefit; the Stanford Social Innovation Review (Fall 2016) defines this type of volunteering as not only about pursuing discrete projects but also about creating social capital, increasing social cohesion, and connecting service to a larger strategy of citizen engagement; ' The organization offers: ongoing volunteer service projects that are open to the public, offer ease, accessibility, and a low barrier of service, and can be found on our website, www.chicagocares.org; corporate volunteer service projects that are similarly designed to engage corporate employees in service and achieve corporate social responsibility goals.

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

The filing clearly states the mission of the non-profit as “Chicago cares mobilizes volunteers to build a stronger, more unified chicago.”.

When detailing its duties, they were outlined as: “Since 1991, the organization has mobilized over 600,000 volunteers, completed 50,000 volunteer projects, and helped 1,000 local non-profits and schools deliver on their mission.”.

  • In compliance with legal regulations, the non-profit has reported their state of operation as IL.
  • The filing records the non-profit's address for 2019 as 2 N RIVERSIDE PLAZA NO 1800, CHICAGO, IL, 60606.
  • The non-profit's form for the year 2019 reports a total of 54 employees on their payroll.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $50,978.
  • The organization has 20 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1991.
  • The organization pays $2,120,564 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $232,753 in fundraising expenses.

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