CHICAGO UNITED

Address
300 E RANDOLPH STREET NO CL920
CHICAGO, IL 60601
Contact
Website: http://www.chicago-united.org
Phone: +1 (312) 977-3060
Nonprofit
NTEE: T70 - Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
EIN: 36-2770509

Mission

TO ACHIEVE PARITY IN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR BY ADVANCING MULTI RACIAL LEADERSHIP IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANAGEMENT, AND BUSINESS DIVERSITY.
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1973
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Metropolitan statistical area1602
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$647,336.00 $232,958.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$647,336.00$466,177.00$357,187.00
Number of employees12148
Number of people compensated >$100k432
Number of volunteers161615
Number of highly compensated contractors100
Personnel
Aguilar, Robert
Title TREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated person ROBERT AGUILARROBERT AGUILAR
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Arrigo, Gail
TitleDIR. OF OPERATIONS  
Name of key/compensated personGAIL ARRIGO  
Average hours per week working for org40.00  
Reportable compensation from org$129,047.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$2,358.00  
PositionHighly compensated employee  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Brookins, Kevin
Title DIRECTORVICE CHAIRMAN
Name of key/compensated person KEVIN BROOKINSKEVIN BROOKINS
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Burciaga, George
TitleTREASURERDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personGEORGE BURCIAGAGEORGE BURCIAGA 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Castillo, Gloria
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personGLORIA CASTILLOGLORIA CASTILLOGLORIA CASTILLO
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0037.50
Reportable compensation from org$259,188.00$231,314.00$232,958.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$4,013.00$8,128.00$2,905.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Daniels, John
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJOHN W DANIELS JRJOHN W DANIELS JRJOHN W DANIELS JR
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Deans, Stan
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person STAN DEANSSTAN DEANS
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Desantiago, Michael
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  MICHAEL F DESANTIAGO
Average hours per week working for org  2.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Ford, Kathy
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  KATHY FORD
Average hours per week working for org  2.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Furlong, Mark
TitleIMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRIMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRCHAIR
Name of key/compensated personMARK F FURLONGMARK F FURLONGMARK F FURLONG
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Grace, Albert
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personALBERT GRACEALBERT GRACEALBERT GRACE
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Grant, Maurice
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMAURICE GRANTMAURICE GRANT 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Hackett, Darrel
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personDARREL HACKETT  
Average hours per week working for org2.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Hall, Patricia
Title  IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Name of key/compensated person  PATRICIA HEMINGWAY HALL
Average hours per week working for org  2.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Hamilton, Berlon
Title DIR. OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
Name of key/compensated person BERLON HAMILTON 
Average hours per week working for org 40.00 
Reportable compensation from org $107,254.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $1,590.00 
Position Highly compensated employee 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 
Imonti, Linda
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personLINDA IMONTI  
Average hours per week working for org2.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Ivy, Parrish
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personPARRISH IVY  
Average hours per week working for org2.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Kelley, Kip
TitleVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIRSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personKIP KELLEYKIP KELLEYKIP KELLEY
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Kolar, Jim
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJIM KOLARJIM KOLAR 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Morton, Tameka
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personTAMEKA MORTONTAMEKA MORTONTAMEKA MORTON
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Owens, Nicole
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personNICOLE OWENS  
Average hours per week working for org2.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Pramaggiore, Anne
TitleCHAIRCHAIR 
Name of key/compensated personANNE R PRAMAGGIOREANNE R PRAMAGGIORE 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Robak, John
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJOHN C ROBAKJOHN C ROBAKJOHN C ROBAK
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Salomon, Doris
TitleDIR. OF PROGRAMS  
Name of key/compensated personDORIS SALOMON  
Average hours per week working for org40.00  
Reportable compensation from org$133,649.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionHighly compensated employee  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Santulli, Bill
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personBILL SANTULLIBILL SANTULLIBILL SANTULLI
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Sarna, Teresa
TitleDIR. OF PROJECT MGMT.DIR. OF PROJECT MGMT.DIR. OF PROJECT MGMT.
Name of key/compensated personTERESA SARNATERESA SARNATERESA SARNA
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0037.50
Reportable compensation from org$125,452.00$127,609.00$124,229.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$2,344.00$666.00$2,130.00
PositionHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Skogsberg, James
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  JAMES H SKOGSBERG
Average hours per week working for org  2.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Smith, Maurice
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMAURICE SMITHMAURICE SMITH 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Walker, Monica
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person MONICA WALKERMONICA WALKER
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Werkema, Gordon
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  GORDON WERKEMA
Average hours per week working for org  2.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO ACHIEVE PARITY IN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR BY ADVANCING MULTI RACIAL LEADERSHIP IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANAGEMENT, AND BUSINESS DIVERSITY.TO ACHIEVE PARITY IN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR BY ADVANCING MULTI RACIAL LEADERSHIP IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANAGEMENT, AND BUSINESS DIVERSITY.TO ENABLE CORPORATE CEOS THE OPPORTUNITY TO WORK TOGETHER WITH MINORITY ENTERPRISE CEOS TO EXPLORE KEY ISSUES IN THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT THAT ENHANCE THE VALUE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN THIER OWN ORGANIZATIONS AND GENERATE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE LOCAL SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL STRUCTURES IN WHICH THEIR BUSINESSES OPERATE AND THRIVE. AS THE THOUGHT LEADERS THAT DEVELOP THE ADVOCACY POSITIONS AND PROGRAMS OF CHICAGO UNITED, OUR MEMBERS FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE DIVERSITY IN THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY AS A WAY TO IMPROVE THE ECONOMIC FABRIC OF THE CHICAGO REGION AND OUR NATION.
Program expenses (total)$1,765,141.00$1,591,011.00$1,460,650.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
ADVOCACYTHE CHICAGO UNITED ADDRESSES THE CHALLENGE CORPORATIONS FACE IN CREATING A DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE CULTURE AND DRIVING THE VALUE OF INCLUSION AT MULTIPLE LEVELS WITHIN THEIR ORGANIZATIONS. CHICAGO UNITED CREATED TRANSFORMATIVE INCLUSION MEMBER FORUMS, CEO COUNCIL MEETINGS, DIVERSITY OFFICER ROUNDTABLES, LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEETINGS AND OTHER EXCLUSIVE PROGRAMS TO EXPAND OUR COGNITIVE UNDERSTANDING, LEADERSHIP CAPABILITIES, AND GROWTH POTENTIAL AS CONTINUOUS BENEFITS TO CHICAGO UNITED MEMBERS. CHICAGO UNTIED ALSO PRODUCES VARIOUS COMMUNICATION VEHICLES FOR PRINT OR ON-LINE MARKETING TO COMMUNICATE OUR MISSION TO PROMOTE MULTIRACIAL LEADERSHIP IN GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT, AND BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS TO ADVANCE PARITY IN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY.
Program expenses$473,341.00$463,669.00$311,334.00
Program descriptionADVOCACYTHE CHICAGO UNITED ADDRESSES THE CHALLENGE CORPORATIONS FACE IN CREATING A DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE CULTURE AND DRIVING THE VALUE OF INCLUSION AT MULTIPLE LEVELS WITHIN THEIR ORGANIZATIONS. CHICAGO UNITED CREATED TRANSFORMATIVE INCLUSION MEMBER FORUMS, CEO COUNCIL MEETINGS, DIVERSITY OFFICER ROUNDTABLES, LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEETINGS AND OTHER EXCLUSIVE PROGRAMS TO EXPAND OUR COGNITIVE UNDERSTANDING, LEADERSHIP CAPABILITIES, AND GROWTH POTENTIAL AS CONTINUOUS BENEFITS TO CHICAGO UNITED MEMBERS. CHICAGO UNTIED ALSO PRODUCES VARIOUS COMMUNICATION VEHICLES FOR PRINT OR ON-LINE MARKETING TO COMMUNICATE OUR MISSION TO PROMOTE MULTIRACIAL LEADERSHIP IN GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT, AND BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS TO ADVANCE PARITY IN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY.ADVOCACYTHE CHICAGO UNITED ADDRESSES THE CHALLENGE CORPORATIONS FACE IN CREATING A DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE CULTURE AND DRIVING THE VALUE OF INCLUSION AT MULTIPLE LEVELS WITHIN THEIR ORGANIZATIONS. CHICAGO UNITED CREATED TRANSFORMATIVE INCLUSION MEMBER FORUMS, CEO COUNCIL MEETINGS, DIVERSITY OFFICER ROUNDTABLES, LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEETINGS AND OTHER EXCLUSIVE PROGRAMS TO EXPAND OUR COGNITIVE UNDERSTANDING, LEADERSHIP CAPABILITIES, AND GROWTH POTENTIAL AS CONTINUOUS BENEFITS TO CHICAGO UNITED MEMBERS. CHICAGO UNTIED ALSO PRODUCES VARIOUS COMMUNICATION VEHICLES FOR PRINT OR ON-LINE MARKETING TO COMMUNICATE OUR MISSION TO PROMOTE MULTIRACIAL LEADERSHIP IN GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT, AND BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS TO ADVANCE PARITY IN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY.ADVOCACYTHE CHICAGO UNITED ADDRESSES THE CHALLENGE CORPORATIONS FACE IN CREATING A DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE CULTURE AND DRIVING THE VALUE OF INCLUSION AT MULTIPLE LEVELS WITHIN THEIR ORGANIZATIONS. CHICAGO UNITED CREATED TRANSFORMATIVE INCLUSION MEMBER FORUMS, CEO COUNCIL MEETINGS, DIVERSITY OFFICER ROUNDTABLES, LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEETINGS AND OTHER EXCLUSIVE PROGRAMS TO EXPAND OUR COGNITIVE UNDERSTANDING, LEADERSHIP CAPABILITIES, AND GROWTH POTENTIAL AS CONTINUOUS BENEFITS TO CHICAGO UNITED MEMBERS. CHICAGO UNTIED ALSO PRODUCES VARIOUS COMMUNICATION VEHICLES FOR PRINT OR ON-LINE MARKETING TO COMMUNICATE OUR MISSION TO PROMOTE MULTIRACIAL LEADERSHIP IN GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT, AND BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS TO ADVANCE PARITY IN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY.
LEADERSHIP INITIATIVESTHE CHICAGO UNITED CORPORATE DIVERSITY PROFILE IS A BI-ANNUAL SURVEY THAT MEASURES RACIAL DIVERSITY SPECIFICALLY IN THE LEADERSHIP RANKS OF LARGE CORPORATIONS, ON CORPORATE BOARDS AND IN EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANAGEMENT. IT SERVES AS AS BENCHMARK FOR CORPORATIONS TO MEASURE THEIR PROGRESS IN THIS AREA. LARGE CORPORATIONS HAVE GROWN INCREASINGLY SUCCESSFUL AT DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION WITHIN THEIR EMPLOYMENT RANKS. YET, DESPITE MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND CORPORATE DIVERSITY INITIATIVES, ACCESS TO THE C-SUITE IS STILL ELUSIVE AND SEASONED, DIVERSE PROFESSIONALS CONTINUE TO BE UNDER-UTILZED IN U.S. CORPORATIONS. THE BUSINESS LEADERS OF COLOR PUBLICATIONS FEATURE VIABLE CANDIDATES FOR FORTUNE 1000 COMPANIES' BOARDS OF DIRECTORS. THESE DEMOSTRATED LEADERS HAVE ACHIEVED PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS THROUGH A TRACK RECORD OF BALANCED DECISION MAKING; AND A RESPECT FOR DIVERSE POINTS OF VIEW AND VARIED WAYS TO APPROACH ISSUES AND TOPICS. WHILE ACHIEVING PERSONAL SUCCESS, EACH HAS CONTRIBUTED TO THE CULTURAL, CIVIC AND EDUCATIONAL LIFE OF THE CHICAGO REGION. THESE INDIVIDUALS SERVE AS INSPIRATION FOR THOSE SEEKING TO INCREASE INCLUSION OF DIVERSE CANDIDATES IN THEIR BOARDROOMS AND RESPRESENT A SMALL SAMPLE OF THE EXTRAORDINARY TALENT IN THE CHICAGO REGION.
Program expenses$314,955.00$212,658.00$280,708.00
Program descriptionLEADERSHIP INITIATIVESTHE CHICAGO UNITED CORPORATE DIVERSITY PROFILE IS A BI-ANNUAL SURVEY THAT MEASURES RACIAL DIVERSITY SPECIFICALLY IN THE LEADERSHIP RANKS OF LARGE CORPORATIONS, ON CORPORATE BOARDS AND IN EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANAGEMENT. IT SERVES AS AS BENCHMARK FOR CORPORATIONS TO MEASURE THEIR PROGRESS IN THIS AREA. LARGE CORPORATIONS HAVE GROWN INCREASINGLY SUCCESSFUL AT DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION WITHIN THEIR EMPLOYMENT RANKS. YET, DESPITE MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND CORPORATE DIVERSITY INITIATIVES, ACCESS TO THE C-SUITE IS STILL ELUSIVE AND SEASONED, DIVERSE PROFESSIONALS CONTINUE TO BE UNDER-UTILZED IN U.S. CORPORATIONS. THE BUSINESS LEADERS OF COLOR PUBLICATIONS FEATURE VIABLE CANDIDATES FOR FORTUNE 1000 COMPANIES' BOARDS OF DIRECTORS. THESE DEMOSTRATED LEADERS HAVE ACHIEVED PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS THROUGH A TRACK RECORD OF BALANCED DECISION MAKING; AND A RESPECT FOR DIVERSE POINTS OF VIEW AND VARIED WAYS TO APPROACH ISSUES AND TOPICS. WHILE ACHIEVING PERSONAL SUCCESS, EACH HAS CONTRIBUTED TO THE CULTURAL, CIVIC AND EDUCATIONAL LIFE OF THE CHICAGO REGION. THESE INDIVIDUALS SERVE AS INSPIRATION FOR THOSE SEEKING TO INCREASE INCLUSION OF DIVERSE CANDIDATES IN THEIR BOARDROOMS AND RESPRESENT A SMALL SAMPLE OF THE EXTRAORDINARY TALENT IN THE CHICAGO REGION.LEADERSHIP INITIATIVESTHE CHICAGO UNITED CORPORATE DIVERSITY PROFILE IS A BI-ANNUAL SURVEY THAT MEASURES RACIAL DIVERSITY SPECIFICALLY IN THE LEADERSHIP RANKS OF LARGE CORPORATIONS, ON CORPORATE BOARDS AND IN EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANAGEMENT. IT SERVES AS AS BENCHMARK FOR CORPORATIONS TO MEASURE THEIR PROGRESS IN THIS AREA. LARGE CORPORATIONS HAVE GROWN INCREASINGLY SUCCESSFUL AT DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION WITHIN THEIR EMPLOYMENT RANKS. YET, DESPITE MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND CORPORATE DIVERSITY INITIATIVES, ACCESS TO THE C-SUITE IS STILL ELUSIVE AND SEASONED, DIVERSE PROFESSIONALS CONTINUE TO BE UNDER-UTILZED IN U.S. CORPORATIONS. THE BUSINESS LEADERS OF COLOR PUBLICATIONS FEATURE VIABLE CANDIDATES FOR FORTUNE 1000 COMPANIES' BOARDS OF DIRECTORS. THESE DEMOSTRATED LEADERS HAVE ACHIEVED PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS THROUGH A TRACK RECORD OF BALANCED DECISION MAKING; AND A RESPECT FOR DIVERSE POINTS OF VIEW AND VARIED WAYS TO APPROACH ISSUES AND TOPICS. WHILE ACHIEVING PERSONAL SUCCESS, EACH HAS CONTRIBUTED TO THE CULTURAL, CIVIC AND EDUCATIONAL LIFE OF THE CHICAGO REGION. THESE INDIVIDUALS SERVE AS INSPIRATION FOR THOSE SEEKING TO INCREASE INCLUSION OF DIVERSE CANDIDATES IN THEIR BOARDROOMS AND RESPRESENT A SMALL SAMPLE OF THE EXTRAORDINARY TALENT IN THE CHICAGO REGION.BOARDLINK IS AN ELECTRONIC REFERRAL SOURCE THAT PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMERGING LEADERS OF COLOR TO ADVANCE THEIR CAREERS BY EHANCING THEIR SKILLD AND BUILDING THEIR BUSINESS NETWORKS AND NON-PROFT ORGANIZATIONS TO IDENTIFY LEADERS OF COLOR WHO CAN IMPACT THEIR ORGANIZATION'S MISSION. LEADERS OF COLOR LOOOKING FOR BOARD OPPORTUNITIES AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN SEARCH OF RACIALLY/ETHNICALLY DIVERSE BOARD MEMBERS POST THEIR INTERESTS AND AVAILABILITY, SEARCH LISTIINGS, SHARE INFORMATION, AND MAKE A CONNECTION. THERE IS CURRENTLY NO SIMILAR REFERRAL SOURCE AVAILABLE TO THE CITY'S NON-PROFIT SECTOR.LEADERSHIP INITIATIVESTHE CHICAGO UNITED CORPORATE DIVERSITY PROFILE IS A BI-ANNUAL SURVEY THAT MEASURES RACIAL DIVERSITY SPECIFICALLY IN THE LEADERSHIP RANKS OF LARGE CORPORATIONS, ON CORPORATE BOARDS AND IN EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANAGEMENT. IT SERVES AS AS BENCHMARK FOR CORPORATIONS TO MEASURE THEIR PROGRESS IN THIS AREA. LARGE CORPORATIONS HAVE GROWN INCREASINGLY SUCCESSFUL AT DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION WITHIN THEIR EMPLOYMENT RANKS. YET, DESPITE MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND CORPORATE DIVERSITY INITIATIVES, ACCESS TO THE C-SUITE IS STILL ELUSIVE AND SEASONED, DIVERSE PROFESSIONALS CONTINUE TO BE UNDER-UTILZED IN U.S. CORPORATIONS. THE BUSINESS LEADERS OF COLOR PUBLICATIONS FEATURE VIABLE CANDIDATES FOR FORTUNE 1000 COMPANIES' BOARDS OF DIRECTORS. THESE DEMOSTRATED LEADERS HAVE ACHIEVED PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS THROUGH A TRACK RECORD OF BALANCED DECISION MAKING; AND A RESPECT FOR DIVERSE POINTS OF VIEW AND VARIED WAYS TO APPROACH ISSUES AND TOPICS. WHILE ACHIEVING PERSONAL SUCCESS, EACH HAS CONTRIBUTED TO THE CULTURAL, CIVIC AND EDUCATIONAL LIFE OF THE CHICAGO REGION. THESE INDIVIDUALS SERVE AS INSPIRATION FOR THOSE SEEKING TO INCREASE INCLUSION OF DIVERSE CANDIDATES IN THEIR BOARDROOMS AND RESPRESENT A SMALL SAMPLE OF THE EXTRAORDINARY TALENT IN THE CHICAGO REGION.BOARDLINK IS AN ELECTRONIC REFERRAL SOURCE THAT PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMERGING LEADERS OF COLOR TO ADVANCE THEIR CAREERS BY EHANCING THEIR SKILLD AND BUILDING THEIR BUSINESS NETWORKS AND NON-PROFT ORGANIZATIONS TO IDENTIFY LEADERS OF COLOR WHO CAN IMPACT THEIR ORGANIZATION'S MISSION. LEADERS OF COLOR LOOOKING FOR BOARD OPPORTUNITIES AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN SEARCH OF RACIALLY/ETHNICALLY DIVERSE BOARD MEMBERS POST THEIR INTERESTS AND AVAILABILITY, SEARCH LISTIINGS, SHARE INFORMATION, AND MAKE A CONNECTION. THERE IS CURRENTLY NO SIMILAR REFERRAL SOURCE AVAILABLE TO THE CITY'S NON-PROFIT SECTOR.
TRANSFORMATIVE INCLUSION SERIES AND BRIDGE AWARDS DINNERAT THIS UNIQUE EVENT, NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED LEADERS AND EXPERTS IN THE FIELD OF DIVERSITY EXPLORE THE MOST CURRENT TRENDS AND BEST PRACTICES FOR CREATING SYSTEMIC CHANGE WITHIN A CORPORATION AT DYNAMIC SYMPOSIUMS.THE BRIDGE AWARD REPRESENTS THE FIRST NATIONAL AWARD THAT HONORS A CEO WHO IS AN ADVOCATE FOR MULTIRACIAL DIVERSITY IN CORPORTATE GOVERNANCE AND EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANANGEMENT. THIS AWARD BRINGS VISIBILITY TO THOSE WHO HAVE DRIVEN CHANGE AND INSPIRES OTHERS TO FOLLOW IN CHICAGO AND THROUGHOUT THE NATION.
Program expenses$605,115.00$591,778.00$617,909.00
Program descriptionTRANSFORMATIVE INCLUSION SERIES AND BRIDGE AWARDS DINNERAT THIS UNIQUE EVENT, NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED LEADERS AND EXPERTS IN THE FIELD OF DIVERSITY EXPLORE THE MOST CURRENT TRENDS AND BEST PRACTICES FOR CREATING SYSTEMIC CHANGE WITHIN A CORPORATION AT DYNAMIC SYMPOSIUMS.THE BRIDGE AWARD REPRESENTS THE FIRST NATIONAL AWARD THAT HONORS A CEO WHO IS AN ADVOCATE FOR MULTIRACIAL DIVERSITY IN CORPORTATE GOVERNANCE AND EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANANGEMENT. THIS AWARD BRINGS VISIBILITY TO THOSE WHO HAVE DRIVEN CHANGE AND INSPIRES OTHERS TO FOLLOW IN CHICAGO AND THROUGHOUT THE NATION.LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AND BRIDGE AWARDS DINNERAT THIS UNIQUE EVENT, NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED LEADERS AND EXPERTS IN THE FIELD OF DIVERSITY EXPLORE THE MOST CURRENT TRENDS AND BEST PRACTICES FOR CREATING SYSTEMIC CHANGE WITHIN A CORPORATION AT DYNAMIC SYMPOSIUMS.THE BRIDGE AWARD REPRESENTS THE FIRST NATIONAL AWARD THAT HONORS A CEO WHO IS AN ADVOCATE FOR MULTIRACIAL DIVERSITY IN CORPORTATE GOVERNANCE AND EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANANGEMENT. THIS AWARD BRINGS VISIBILITY TO THOSE WHO HAVE DRIVEN CHANGE AND INSPIRES OTHERS TO FOLLOW IN CHICAGO AND THROUGHOUT THE NATION.LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AND BRIDGE AWARDS DINNERAT THIS UNIQUE EVENT, NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED LEADERS AND EXPERTS IN THE FIELD OF DIVERSITY EXPLORE THE MOST CURRENT TRENDS AND BEST PRACTICES FOR CREATING SYSTEMIC CHANGE WITHIN A CORPORATION AT DYNAMIC SYMPOSIUMS.THE BRIDGE AWARD REPRESENTS THE FIRST NATIONAL AWARD THAT HONORS A CEO WHO IS AN ADVOCATE FOR MULTIRACIAL DIVERSITY IN CORPORTATE GOVERNANCE AND EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANANGEMENT. THIS AWARD BRINGS VISIBILITY TO THOSE WHO HAVE DRIVEN CHANGE AND INSPIRES OTHERS TO FOLLOW IN CHICAGO AND THROUGHOUT THE NATION.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$1,913,957.00$1,770,379.00$1,615,420.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$1,765,141.00$1,591,011.00$1,460,650.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$148,816.00$179,368.00$154,770.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Revenue
Total revenue$1,989,734.00$1,882,357.00$1,913,348.00
Program service revenue (total)$903,500.00$799,000.00$852,500.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,069,894.00$1,068,359.00$1,013,081.00
Investment income$16,340.00$14,998.00$45,981.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$1,786.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,069,894.00$1,068,359.00$1,013,081.00
Gross receipts$1,989,734.00$1,882,408.00$2,416,483.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$804,394.00$828,100.00$780,600.00
Revenue from all other contributions$265,500.00$240,259.00$232,481.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)  $1,786.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$15,997.00$15,049.00$16,041.00
Net rental income  $0.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$292,650.00$209,061.00$164,742.00
Accounting service fees (total)$7,570.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,902,466.00$1,944,287.00$1,680,513.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,944,287.00$1,680,513.00$1,392,228.00
Total liabilities$113,631.00$266,100.00$128,906.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$266,100.00$128,906.00$95,880.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$56,250.00  
Temporarily restricted net assets$179,154.00$130,370.00$135,835.00
Net assets$1,788,835.00$1,678,187.00$1,551,607.00
Net assets, beginning of year$1,678,187.00$1,551,607.00$1,296,348.00
Other assets$23,800.00  
Investments: other securities$943,614.00$908,888.00$864,064.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$687,054.00$681,004.00$575,092.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$681,004.00$575,092.00$428,124.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$75,777.00$111,978.00$297,928.00
Accounts receivable, net$134,961.00$249,917.00$162,750.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$4,679.00$33,856.00$33,315.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$82,403.00$150,565.00$81,906.00
Deferred revenue$2,000.00$79,000.00$47,000.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$29,228.00$36,535.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$1,788,835.00$1,678,187.00$1,551,607.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$19,374.00$21,148.00$17,471.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members161615
Number of independent voting members161615
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Accounting methodAccrualAccrualAccrual
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-10-102017-09-152016-12-13
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.1
Filing identifier201822219349301417201741669349300419201632089349300448
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