Better Business Bureau Report for
Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health

Better Business Bureau Report issued November 2013
Better Business Bureau Report expires November 2015

Does not meet one or more standards
This charity does not meet one or more of the 20 standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health
Address: 28 E. Jackson Suite 710
  Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-427-4460
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1977, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: ICAH is a network of empowered youth and allied adults who transform public consciousness and increase the capacity of family, school, and healthcare systems to support the sexual health, rights, and identities of youth.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health does not meet the following Standard for Charity Accountability.

Standard 17: Web Site Disclosures - Include on any charity websites that solicit contributions, the same information that is recommended for annual reports, as well as the mailing address of the charity and electronic access to its most recent IRS Form 990.

Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health meets the remaining 19 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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ICAH promotes youth-led community reproductive health projects and youth leadership development opportunities to transform public consciousness and increase capacity of systems to support the sexual health, identity and rights of youth. Through leadership development, mobilization, advocacy, and new media engagement we strengthen our core sexual health initiatives and explore new ways to leverage our coalitions in the reproductive justice movement locally, statewide, and beyond.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health's program expenses were:

Training & Outreach 406,537
Grassroots Organizing 254,952
Policy & Advocacy 118,003
Total Program Expenses: $779,492
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Chief Executive : Yamani Hernandez, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Whitney Walsh
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: IBTI Senior Operations Manager

Board Size: 8

Paid Staff Size: 13

*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, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $775,344, 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 Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Unrestricted Contributions and grants 642,844
Program fees-honorarium 134,185
Contributions and grants 132,500
Miscellaneous 21,026
Rental Income 375
Total Income $930,930


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 88%  Fund Raising: 5%  Administrative: 7% 

Total income $930,930
Program expenses $779,492
Fund raising expenses 42,593
Administrative expenses 62,390
Total expenses $884,475
Income in Excess of Expenses 46,455
Beginning net assets 345,075
Ending net assets 391,530
Total liabilities 25,482
Total assets $417,012

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