Better Business Bureau Report for
Tutoring Chicago

Better Business Bureau Report issued February 2016
Better Business Bureau Report expires February 2018

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Tutoring Chicago
Address: 2145 N Halsted St.
  Chicago , IL 60614
Phone: (312) 397-9119
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated:
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Mission: Tutoring Chicago develops a foundation for life-long learning by providing free one-to-one tutoring and mentoring to economically disadvantaged children.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Tutoring Chicago meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Tutoring Chicago provides free one-to-one tutoring for economically disadvantaged students. Each week, we bring over 500 trained and well-educated adult volunteers directly to our child-friendly centers to provide critical supplemental educational services along with developmental experiences and relationships for children in grades 1 through 6.

For the fiscal year ended July 31, 2015, Tutoring ChicagoTutoring Chicago 's program expenses were:

Program Services 324,800
Total Program Expenses: $324,800
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Chief Executive : Erin McPartlin, Executive Director

Highest Paid Executive: Erin McPartlin,Executive Director
Compensation*: $85,000

Chair of the Board: Peggy Scanlan, Board President
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Director of Marketing, American Hospital Association

Board Size: 17

Paid Staff Size: 10

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 7% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,632,162, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The following information is based on Tutoring Chicago's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2015.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 1,581,336
Fundraising events, net 50,826
Other Income 1,163
Interest Income 645
Total Income $1,633,970


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 66%  Fund Raising: 23%  Administrative: 11% 

Total income $1,633,970
Program expenses $324,800
Fund raising expenses 109,308
Administrative expenses 50,990
Total expenses $485,098
Income in Excess of Expenses 1,148,872
Beginning net assets 590,914
Other Changes in Net Assets 1,148,872
Ending net assets 1,739,786
Total liabilities 39,857
Total assets $1,779,643

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