CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION

Address
224 SOUTH MICHIGAN AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60604
Contact
Website: http://www.architecture.org
Phone: +1 (312) 922-3432
Nonprofit
NTEE: A40 - Visual Arts Organizations
EIN: 36-6144362

Mission

The Chicago Architecture Foundation's (CAF) mission is to inspire people to discover why design matters. CAF advances public interest and education in architecture and related design. The organization pursues this mission through a comprehensive program of architecture tours, exhibitions, lectures, special events, and youth education programs, all designed to enhance public awareness and appreciation of Chicago's outstanding architectural legacy.The VisionBecause no art other than architecture so vividly expresses what Chicago is and where it is going, the Chicago Architecture Foundation will continue to educate the public to expect the highest standards from Chicago's built environment.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1966
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area1602
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$785,621.00$711,571.00$509,733.00$476,930.00$477,068.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$1,251,333.00$1,079,193.00$867,835.00$958,396.00$802,960.00
Number of employees1081121049183
Number of people compensated >$100k76565
Number of volunteers550519524555522
Number of highly compensated contractors1010 
Personnel
, van Gordon Sauter
Title    TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person    VAN GORDON SAUTER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Andersen, Aaron
Title  CFOCFOCFO (STARTING 12/10/12)
Name of key/compensated person  AARON ANDERSENAARON ANDERSENAARON ANDERSEN
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org  $104,663.00$118,655.00$7,917.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $8,557.00$8,747.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Atwood, Diane
TitleTRUSTEE (01/01/16-06/09/16)TrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personDIANE ATWOODDiane AtwoodDIANE ATWOODDIANE ATWOODDIANE ATWOOD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Berndt, Gina
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personGINA BERNDTGina BerndtGINA BERNDT  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Biecker, Matthew
TitleCFOCFO   
Name of key/compensated personMATTHEW BIECKERMatthew Biecker   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$176,094.00$140,712.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$11,359.00$9,247.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Biziorek, Ryan
TitleEX-OFFICIO MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personRYAN BIZIOREK    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Blair, Rick
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personRICK BLAIRRick BlairRICK BLAIR  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Blaise, M
TitleTRUSTEE   TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personM MICHELLE BLAISE   M MICHELLE BLAISE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue   True
Average hours per week working for org1.00   1.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00   $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00   $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00   $0.00
Blaise, Mmichelle
Title TrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated person MMichelle BlaiseMMICHELLE BLAISEMMICHELLE BLAISE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Brandstrader, Fred
Title  EX-OFFICIO MEMBEREX-OFFICIO MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  FRED BRANDSTRADERFRED BRANDSTRADER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Brean, Tom
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personTOM BREANTom BreanTOM BREANTOM BREANTOM BREAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Carlins, Joel
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personJOEL M CARLINSJoel M CarlinsJOEL M CARLINSJOEL M CARLINSJOEL M CARLINS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chernoff, David
Title    TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person    DAVID CHERNOFF
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Coletta, Carol
Title    TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person    CAROL COLETTA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Diciurcio, John
Title   TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   JOHN DICIURCIOJOHN DICIURCIO
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Dreicer, Gregory
Title    VP OF EXHIBITIONS
Name of key/compensated person    GREGORY DREICER
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $100,347.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $11,780.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Eckenhoff, Walter
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personWALTER L ECKENHOFFWalter L EckenhoffWALTER L ECKENHOFFWALTER L ECKENHOFFWALTER L ECKENHOFF
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Ekman, Rand
Title Ex-Officio Member   
Name of key/compensated person Rand Ekman   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Enquist, Philip
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated personPHILIP J ENQUISTPhilip J EnquistPHILIP J ENQUISTPHILIP J ENQUIST 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Gand, Joan
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personJOAN BURNSTEIN GANDJoan Burnstein GandJOAN BURNSTEIN GANDJOAN BURNSTEIN GANDJOAN BURNSTEIN GAND
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gill, Gordon
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personGORDON GILLGordon GillGORDON GILLGORDON GILLGORDON GILL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Green, Delta
TitleEX-OFFICIO MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personDELTA GREEN    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Greer, Christian
Title   VP LEARNING DEPT. 
Name of key/compensated person   CHRISTIAN GREER 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   40.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $142,756.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Guthman, Jack
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personJACK GUTHMANJack GuthmanJACK GUTHMAN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Hanson, Breck
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personBRECK HANSONBreck HansonBRECK HANSONBRECK HANSONBRECK HANSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Healey, Lori
TitleTRUSTEE TRUSTEE TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personLORI T HEALEY LORI T HEALEY LORI HEALEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue True True
Average hours per week working for org1.00 1.00 1.00
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
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Helton, Sandra
TitleTREASURERTreasurerTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personSANDRA HELTONSandra HeltonSANDRA HELTONSANDRA HELTONSANDRA HELTON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Hightman, Carrie
TitleTRUSTEETrustee   
Name of key/compensated personCARRIE J HIGHTMANCarrie J Hightman   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Hoag, Mary
TitleTRUSTEE (01/01/16-06/09/16)Ex-Officio MemberEX-OFFICIO MEMBEREX-OFFICIO MEMBEREX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personMARY JO HOAGMary Jo HoagMARY JO HOAGMARY JO HOAGMARY JO HOAG
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Jackson, Marilyn
TitleVP OF MARKETINGVP of MarketingVP MARKETINGVP MARKETINGVP MARKETING
Name of key/compensated personMARILYN JACKSONMarilyn JacksonMARILYN JACKSONMARILYN JACKSONMARILYN JACKSON
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$145,571.00$163,681.00$145,799.00$133,955.00$131,637.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Jacobson, Julie
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personJULIE JACOBSONJulie JacobsonJULIE JACOBSON  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Johns, Will
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated personWILL JOHNSWill JohnsWILL JOHNSWILL JOHNS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Julmy, Camille
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personCAMILLE JULMYCamille JulmyCAMILLE JULMY  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Karnatz, Kurt
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personKURT KARNATZKurt KarnatzKURT KARNATZKURT KARNATZKURT KARNATZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Katz, Alvin
TitleSECRETARYSecretarySECRETARYSECRETARYTRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personALVIN KATZAlvin KatzALVIN KATZALVIN KATZALVIN KATZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Kerwin, Thomas
Title   TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   THOMAS KERWINTHOMAS KERWIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Leiserowitz, Nila
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personNILA R LEISEROWITZNila R LeiserowitzNILA R LEISEROWITZ  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Lyon, Gabrielle
TitleVP OF EDUCATIONVP Education   
Name of key/compensated personGABRIELLE LYONGabrielle Lyon   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$135,632.00$126,964.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$10,319.00$9,576.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Malak, Michael
TitleVP OF OPERATIONS & BUSINESS STRATEGYVP of OperationsVP RETAIL & TOURSVP RETAIL & TOURS 
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL MALAKMichael MalakMICHAEL MALAKMICHAEL MALAK 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$174,023.00$164,202.00$141,437.00$107,688.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$4,574.00$4,487.00$4,327.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Martinez, Carlos
Title   TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   CARLOS MARTINEZCARLOS MARTINEZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Massey, Shari
Title    CFO (THROUGH 9/7/12)
Name of key/compensated person    SHARI MASSEY
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $105,466.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $3,878.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
McCarthy, Brian
Title   TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   BRIAN A MCCARTHYBRIAN A MCCARTHY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
McClung, Lisa
Title    TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person    LISA MCCLUNG
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
McCown, Robin
Title   TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   ROBIN MCCOWNROBIN MCCOWN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
McWhorter, Dorri
Title   TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   DORRI MCWHORTERDORRI MCWHORTER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
McWilliams, Heather
TitleTRUSTEE (01/01/16-06/09/16)Ex-Officio MemberEX-OFFICIO MEMBEREX-OFFICIO MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personHEATHER MCWILLIAMSHeather McwilliamsHEATHER MCWILLIAMSHEATHER MCWILLIAMS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Murray, Rick
Title   TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   RICK MURRAYRICK MURRAY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Odelbo, Catherine
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personCATHERINE ODELBOCatherine OdelboCATHERINE ODELBOCATHERINE ODELBOCATHERINE ODELBO
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Olsen, Richard
Title   TRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated person   RICHARD OLSEN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Osmond, Lynn
TitlePRESIDENT/CEOCEO & PresidentCEOCEOCEO
Name of key/compensated personLYNN J OSMONDLynn OsmondLYNN OSMONDLYNN OSMONDLYNN OSMOND
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$399,114.00$356,562.00$343,523.00$329,067.00$328,087.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$20,457.00$22,639.00$20,411.00$20,461.00$15,308.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Parsons, James
TitleTRUSTEETrustee   
Name of key/compensated personJAMES D PARSONSJames D Parsons   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Patterson, Devon
Title    EX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    DEVON PATTERSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Pintozzi, John
TitleCHAIRMAN OF THE BOARDChairman of the BoardCHAIRMAN OF THE BOARDCHAIRMAN OF THE BOARDCHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Name of key/compensated personJOHN C PINTOZZIJohn C PintozziJOHN C PINTOZZIJOHN C PINTOZZIJOHN C PINTOZZI
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Porter, Jay
TitleTRUSTEE    
Name of key/compensated personJAY PORTER    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Rappe, Scott
TitleEX-OFFICIO MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personSCOTT RAPPE    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Renwick, Scott
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personSCOTT RENWICKScott RenwickSCOTT RENWICK  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Ruparell, Rajen
Title   TRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated person   RAJEN RUPARELL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Rutledge, John
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personJOHN W RUTLEDGEJohn W RutledgeJOHN W RUTLEDGE  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Shubart, Ellen
TitleEX-OFFICIO MEMBEREx-Officio MemberEX-OFFICIO MEMBEREX-OFFICIO MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personELLEN SHUBARTEllen ShubartELLEN SHUBARTELLEN SHUBART 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Soto, Sonia
TitleDIRECTOR OF IT    
Name of key/compensated personSONIA SOTO    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$108,266.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$9,261.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Stasch, Julia
Title   TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   JULIA STASCHJULIA STASCH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Stein, Steven
TitleTRUSTEE (01/01/16-06/09/16)TrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personSTEVEN GM STEINSteven GM SteinSTEVEN GM STEINSTEVEN GM STEINSTEVEN GM STEIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Street, Walter
Title    EX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    WALTER D STREET
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Syvertsen, John
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personJOHN SYVERTSENJohn SyvertsenJOHN SYVERTSENJOHN SYVERTSENJOHN SYVERTSEN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Tajbl, Tracy
TitleVP OF DEVELOPMENT    
Name of key/compensated personTRACY TAJBL    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$112,633.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$4,381.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Tanz, Jill
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEEEX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personJILL TANZJill TanzJILL TANZJILL TANZJILL TANZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Thompson, Ann
TitleTRUSTEETrustee   
Name of key/compensated personANN THOMPSONAnn Thompson   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Tolva, John
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personJOHN TOLVAJohn TolvaJOHN TOLVAJOHN TOLVAJOHN TOLVA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Toolis, Michael
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL A TOOLISMichael A ToolisMICHAEL A TOOLISMICHAEL A TOOLISMICHAEL A TOOLIS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Twete, Marcy
TitleTRUSTEETrusteeTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personMARCY TWETEMarcy TweteMARCY TWETE  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Vanvalkenburg, Jennifer
Title    VP OF DEVELOPMENT
Name of key/compensated person    JENNIFER VANVALKENBURG
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $129,506.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $11,113.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Waeghe, Steve
Title   TRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated person   STEVE WAEGHE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Walsh, Daniel
Title   TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   DANIEL WALSHDANIEL WALSH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Willer, Kevin
Title    TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person    KEVIN WILLER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Wimer, Ross
Title   TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   ROSS WIMERROSS WIMER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
van Valkenburg, Jennifer
Title VP of DevelopmentVP DEVELOPMENTVP DEVELOPMENT 
Name of key/compensated person Jennifer Van ValkenburgJENNIFER VAN VALKENBURGJENNIFER VAN VALKENBURG 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org $127,072.00$132,413.00$126,275.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $15,438.00$7,957.00$12,978.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesADVANCE PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE AND APPRECIATION OF ARCHITECTURE. SEE SCHEDULE O.The Chicago Architecture Foundation's (CAF) mission is to inspire people to discover why design matters. CAF advances public interest and education in architecture and design, which the organization pursues through architecture tours, exhibitions, lectures, special events, as well as adult, youth and family programs. Programs enhance appreciation of Chicago's architectural legacy, and promote understanding and encourage dialogue about how the built environment shapes the city's future.ADVANCE PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE AND APPRECIATION OF ARCHITECTURE. SEE SCHEDULE O.The Chicago Architecture Foundation's (CAF) mission is to inspire people to discover why design matters. CAF advances public interest and education in architecture and design, which the organization pursues through architecture tours, exhibitions, lectures, special events, as well as adult, youth and family programs. Programs enhance appreciation of Chicago's architectural legacy, and promote understanding and encourage dialogue about how the built environment shapes the city's future.ADVANCE PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE AND APPRECIATION OF ARCHITECTURE. SEE SCHEDULE O.THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION'S (CAF) MISSION IS TO INSPIRE PEOPLE TO DISCOVER WHY DESIGN MATTERS. CAF ADVANCES PUBLIC INTEREST AND EDUCATION IN ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, WHICH THE ORGANIZATION PURSUES THROUGH ARCHITECTURE TOURS, EXHIBITIONS, LECTURES, SPECIAL EVENTS, AS WELL AS ADULT, YOUTH AND FAMILY PROGRAMS. PROGRAMS ENHANCE APPRECIATION OF CHICAGO'S ARCHITECTURAL LEGACY, AND PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING AND ENCOURAGE DIALOGUE ABOUT HOW THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT SHAPES THE CITY'S FUTURE.ADVANCE PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE AND APPRECIATION OF ARCHITECTURE. SEE SCHEDULE O.THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION'S (CAF) MISSION IS TO INSPIRE PEOPLE TO DISCOVER WHY DESIGN MATTERS. CAF ADVANCES PUBLIC INTEREST AND EDUCATION IN ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, WHICH THE ORGANIZATION PURSUES THROUGH ARCHITECTURE TOURS, EXHIBITIONS, LECTURES, SPECIAL EVENTS, AS WELL AS ADULT, YOUTH AND FAMILY PROGRAMS. PROGRAMS ENHANCE APPRECIATION OF CHICAGO'S ARCHITECTURAL LEGACY, AND PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING AND ENCOURAGE DIALOGUE ABOUT HOW THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT SHAPES THE CITY'S FUTURE.ADVANCE PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE AND APPRECIATION OF ARCHITECTURE. SEE SCHEDULE O.THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION'S (CAF) MISSION IS TO INSPIRE PEOPLE TO DISCOVER WHY DESIGN MATTERS. CAF ADVANCES PUBLIC INTEREST AND EDUCATION IN ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, WHICH THE ORGANIZATION PURSUES THROUGH ARCHITECTURE TOURS, EXHIBITIONS, LECTURES, SPECIAL EVENTS, AS WELL AS ADULT, YOUTH AND FAMILY PROGRAMS. PROGRAMS ENHANCE APPRECIATION OF CHICAGO'S ARCHITECTURAL LEGACY, AND PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING AND ENCOURAGE DIALOGUE ABOUT HOW THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT SHAPES THE CITY'S FUTURE.
Program service expenses, total$16,036,120.00$14,607,430.00$12,939,955.00$11,358,893.00$9,551,553.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
CAF OFFERS EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT. IN 2016, MORE THAN 100,000 PEOPLE SAW OUR EXHIBITIONS AND 4,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON SUBJECTS SUCH AS SUSTAINABILITY, PRESERVATION, PLANNING AND DESIGN. THE CHICAGO WEEKEND ATTRACTED NEW AUDIENCES TO CAF WHO WERE ENTICED BY FREE, BEHIND THE SCENES PUBLIC ACCESS TO OVER 200 UNIQUE LOCATIONS ACROSS 19 CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOODS AND DOWNTOWN. MORE THAN 100,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED FROM EVERY U.S. STATE AND 90 COUNTRIES.
Program expenses$821,896.00$872,658.00$1,361,859.00$1,245,562.00$558,083.00
Program revenue$78,790.00$75,705.00$40,189.00$34,012.00$42,590.00
Program descriptionCAF OFFERS EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT. IN 2016, MORE THAN 100,000 PEOPLE SAW OUR EXHIBITIONS AND 4,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON SUBJECTS SUCH AS SUSTAINABILITY, PRESERVATION, PLANNING AND DESIGN. THE CHICAGO WEEKEND ATTRACTED NEW AUDIENCES TO CAF WHO WERE ENTICED BY FREE, BEHIND THE SCENES PUBLIC ACCESS TO OVER 200 UNIQUE LOCATIONS ACROSS 19 CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOODS AND DOWNTOWN. MORE THAN 100,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED FROM EVERY U.S. STATE AND 90 COUNTRIES.CAF OFFERS EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT. IN 2015, MORE THAN 100,000 PEOPLE SAW OUR EXHIBITIONS AND 3,249 PEOPLE ATTENDED PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON SUBJECTS SUCH AS SUSTAINABILITY, PRESERVATION, PLANNING AND DESIGN. CAF OFFERED 40 PROGRAMS IN 2015. THE FIFTH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO WEEKEND ATTRACTED NEW AUDIENCES TO CAF WHO WERE ENTICED BY FREE, BEHIND THE SCENES PUBLIC ACCESS TO 204 UNIQUE LOCATIONS ACROSS 19 CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOODS AND DOWNTOWN. CAF EXTENDED BEYOND CHICAGO FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2015 BY INCLUDING LOCATIONS IN EVANSTON, IL. MORE THAN 85,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED FROM EVERY U.S. STATE AND 90 COUNTRIES.CAF OFFERS EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT. IN 2014, MORE THAN 100,614 PEOPLE SAW OUR EXHIBITIONS AND MORE THAN 5,696 PEOPLE ATTENDED PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON SUBJECTS SUCH AS SUSTAINABILITY, PRESERVATION, PLANNING AND DESIGN. THERE WERE MORE THAN 68 PROGRAMS OFFERED IN 2014. NEW IN 2014 CAF'S 1ST ANNUAL SCAVENGER HUNT. THIS EVENT DREW 335 PARTIPANTS TO A ONE DAY TEAM BASED EVENT THAT REQUIRED PARTICIPANTS TO SOLVE CLUES AT 20 UNIQUE BUILDINGS IN THE CHICAGO'S LOOP. THE FOUTH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO WEEKEND ATTRACTED NEW AUDIENCES TO CAF WHO WERE ENTICED BY FREE, BEHIND THE SCENES PUBLIC ACCESS TO MORE THAN 167 UNIQUE LOCATIONS ACROSS 18 CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOODS AND DOWNTOWN. MORE THAN 75,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED FROM EVERY U.S. STATE AND 91 COUNTRIES.CAF OFFERS EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT. IN 2013, MORE THAN 127,000 PEOPLE SAW OUR EXHIBITIONS AND MORE THAN 4,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON SUBJECTS SUCH AS SUSTAINABILITY, PRESERVATION, PLANNING AND DESIGN. THERE WERE MORE THAN 56 PROGRAMS OFFERED IN 2013 AND OF THESE PROGRAMS, AT LEAST 40 WERE FREE. THE THIRD ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO WEEKEND ATTRACTED NEW AUDIENCES TO CAF WHO WERE ENTICED BY FREE, BEHIND THE SCENES PUBLIC ACCESS TO MORE THAN 150 UNIQUE LOCATIONS ACROSS 15 CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOODS AND DOWNTOWN. MORE THAN 55,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED FROM EVERY U.S. STATE AND 71 COUNTRIES.CAF OFFERS EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT. IN 2012, MORE THAN 160,000 PEOPLE SAW OUR EXHIBITIONS AND A TOTAL OF 6,075 PEOPLE ATTENDED PUBLIC PROGRAMS ON SUBJECTS SUCH AS SUSTAINABILITY, PRESERVATION, PLANNING AND DESIGN. THERE WERE MORE THAN 60 PROGRAMS OFFERED IN 2012 AND OF THESE PROGRAMS, ATLEAST 40 WERE FREE (67%). CAF CONTINUED TO DEVELOP THE NEIGHBORHOOD VOICES PROGRAM, WHICH ENGAGES RESIDENTS IN CHICAGO'S NEIGHBORHOODS IN CREATING TOURS THAT PROMOTE THEIR COMMUNITIES. THE SECOND ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO WEEKEND ATTRACTED NEW AUDIENCES TO CAF WHO WERE ENTICED BY FREE, BEHIND THE SCENES PUBLIC ACCESS TO MORE THAN 193 UNIQUE LOCATIONS ACROSS 12 CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOODS AND DOWNTOWN. NEARLY 40,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED FROM EVERY U.S. STATE AND 56 COUNTRIES. 86% OF ATTENDEES WERE RESIDENTS OF THE CHICAGO METROPOLITAN REGION AND 50% OF ALL ATTENDEES WERE ENTIRELY NEW TO CAF.
THE CAF YOUTH INITIATIVES AND CAF TEEN PROGRAMS PROVIDE PROGRAMMING AND TOURS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT, COVERING "STEAM" CURRICULUM SUBJECTS OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS & MATHEMATICS, FOR K-12 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS. CAF DIRECTLY SERVED 19,421 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS THROUGH FIELD TRIPS, WORKSHOPS, COMPETITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS. 2014 WAS THE 32ND YEAR OF THE NEWHOUSE ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN COMPETITION, ENGAGING 19 CHICAGO AREA SCHOOLS AND 561 STUDENTS. 8 STUDENTS RECEIVED PAID INTERNSHIPS TO CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE AND CONTRUCTION FIRMS. 2 STUDENTS PARTICIPATED IN SUMMER DESIGN EXPERIENCE PROGRAMS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN AND THE ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGTY, AND 6 STUDENTS EXPERIENCED TALIESIN, AN INTENSIVE WEEKLONG ARCHITECTURAL STUDIO PROGRAM AT THE FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE.
Program expenses  $858,688.00$968,411.00$711,746.00
Program revenue  $42,645.00$44,292.00$69,068.00
Program description  THE CAF YOUTH INITIATIVES AND CAF TEEN PROGRAMS PROVIDE PROGRAMMING AND TOURS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT, COVERING "STEAM" CURRICULUM SUBJECTS OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS & MATHEMATICS, FOR K-12 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS. CAF DIRECTLY SERVED 19,421 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS THROUGH FIELD TRIPS, WORKSHOPS, COMPETITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS. 2014 WAS THE 32ND YEAR OF THE NEWHOUSE ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN COMPETITION, ENGAGING 19 CHICAGO AREA SCHOOLS AND 561 STUDENTS. 8 STUDENTS RECEIVED PAID INTERNSHIPS TO CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE AND CONTRUCTION FIRMS. 2 STUDENTS PARTICIPATED IN SUMMER DESIGN EXPERIENCE PROGRAMS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN AND THE ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGTY, AND 6 STUDENTS EXPERIENCED TALIESIN, AN INTENSIVE WEEKLONG ARCHITECTURAL STUDIO PROGRAM AT THE FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE.THE CAF YOUTH INITIATIVES AND CAF TEEN PROGRAMS PROVIDE PROGRAMMING AND TOURS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT, COVERING "STEAM" CURRICULUM SUBJECTS OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS & MATHEMATICS, FOR K-12 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS. CAF DIRECTLY SERVED 5,233 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS THROUGH FIELD TRIPS, WORKSHOPS, COMPETITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS, AND INDIRECTLY SERVED OVER 40,000 STUDENTS THROUGH PRINTED AND ONLINE CURRICULA FOR A TOTAL REACH OF OVER 45,000 PEOPLE. 2013 WAS THE 31ST YEAR OF THE NEWHOUSE ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN COMPETITION, ENGAGING 26 CHICAGO AREA SCHOOLS AND 850 STUDENTS. 12 STUDENTS RECEIVED PAID INTERNSHIPS TO CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE AND CONTRUCTION FIRMS. 6 STUDENTS EXPERIENCED TALIESIN, AN INTENSIVE WEEKLONG ARCHITECTURAL STUDIO PROGRAM AT THE FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE.THE CAF YOUTH INITIATIVES AND CAF TEEN PROGRAMS PROVIDE PROGRAMMING AND TOURS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT, COVERING CURRICULUM SUBJECTS OF SCIENCE, MATH AND ART, FOR K-12 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS. CAF DIRECTLY SERVED 6,382 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS THROUGH FIELD TRIPS, WORKSHOPS, COMPETITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS, AND INDIRECTLY SERVED 38,658 STUDENTS THROUGH PRINTED AND ONLINE CURRICULA FOR A TOTAL REACH OF 45,040 PEOPLE. 2012 WAS THE 30TH YEAR OF THE NEWHOUSE ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN COMPETITION, ENGAGING 22 CHICAGO AREA SCHOOLS AND 697 STUDENTS. 12 STUDENTS RECEIVED PAID INTERNSHIPS TO CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE AND CONTRUCTION FIRMS. 6 STUDENTS EXPERIENCED TALIESIN, AN INTENSIVE WEEKLONG ARCHITECTURAL STUDIO PROGRAM AT THE FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE.
THE CAF YOUTH INITIATIVES AND CAF TEEN PROGRAMS PROVIDE PROGRAMMING AND TOURS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT, COVERING "STEM" CURRICULUM SUBJECTS OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS & MATHEMATICS, FOR K-12 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS. CAFDIRECTLY SERVED NEARLY 28,000 STUDENTS, FAMILY AND TEACHERS THROUGH FIELD TRIPS, WORKSHOPS, COMPETITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS. 2016 WAS THE 34th YEAR OF THE NEWHOUSE ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN COMPETITION, ENGAGING 23 CHICAGO AREA SCHOOLS AND 523 STUDENTS. CAF PILOTED SUMMER MINECRAFT CAMPS FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. IN ADDITION, CAF WORKED WITH 15 ROGERS TEEN FELLOWS. CAF ALSO COMPLETED A FULL REDESIGN OF OUR DISCOVER DESIGN WEBSITE AND COMPETITION PLATFORM.
Program expenses$1,335,621.00$1,004,500.00   
Program revenue$116,893.00$44,914.00   
Program descriptionTHE CAF YOUTH INITIATIVES AND CAF TEEN PROGRAMS PROVIDE PROGRAMMING AND TOURS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT, COVERING "STEM" CURRICULUM SUBJECTS OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS & MATHEMATICS, FOR K-12 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS. CAFDIRECTLY SERVED NEARLY 28,000 STUDENTS, FAMILY AND TEACHERS THROUGH FIELD TRIPS, WORKSHOPS, COMPETITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS. 2016 WAS THE 34th YEAR OF THE NEWHOUSE ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN COMPETITION, ENGAGING 23 CHICAGO AREA SCHOOLS AND 523 STUDENTS. CAF PILOTED SUMMER MINECRAFT CAMPS FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. IN ADDITION, CAF WORKED WITH 15 ROGERS TEEN FELLOWS. CAF ALSO COMPLETED A FULL REDESIGN OF OUR DISCOVER DESIGN WEBSITE AND COMPETITION PLATFORM.THE CAF YOUTH INITIATIVES AND CAF TEEN PROGRAMS PROVIDE PROGRAMMING AND TOURS ON THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT, COVERING "STEM" CURRICULUM SUBJECTS OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS & MATHEMATICS, FOR K-12 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS. CAFDIRECTLY SERVED 39,467 STUDENTS, FAMILY AND TEACHERS THROUGH FIELD TRIPS, WORKSHOPS, COMPETITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS. 2015 WAS THE 33RD YEAR OF THE NEWHOUSE ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN COMPETITION, ENGAGING 19 CHICAGO AREA SCHOOLS AND 518 STUDENTS. CAF SERVED AS THE SIGNATURE PARTNER AND OFFICIAL EDUCATION PARTNER OF THE INAUGURAL CHICAGO ARCHITECTUREAL BIENNIAL AND SERVED MORE THAN 10,000 STUDENTS THROUGH TOURS AND COMPETITIONS. CAF PILOTED SUMMER MINECRAFT CAMPS FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. IN ADDITION, CAF WORKED WITH 13 ROGERS TEEN FELLOWS TO DESIGN AND LAUNCH A NEW THREE-YEAR FELLOWS PROGRAM.   
TOURS ARE THE HALLMARK OF THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION, DRAWING 433,000 VISITORS FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE BY OFFERING INSIGHTS INTO CHICAGO'S BUILDINGS, NEIGHBORHOODS, AND ENVIRONMENTS. CAF'S TOURS ARE KNOWN FOR THE HIGH QUALITY EXPERIENCE WITH 450 EXTENSIVELY TRAINED VOLUNTEER DOCENTS. ALL OF CAF'S TOURS ARE CONCEPTUALIZED, RESEARCHED, AND WRITTEN BY DOCENTS, WITH NEW OFFERINGS EACH YEAR. TOURS INCLUDE MORE THAN 85 DISTINCT WALKING, BOAT, BUS, EL AND BICYCLE TOURS AND ARE CONDUCTED 363 DAYS OF THE YEAR.
Program expenses$10,756,009.00$9,978,316.00$8,548,768.00$6,997,400.00$5,873,235.00
Program revenue$15,616,207.00$14,359,514.00$12,132,314.00$9,880,532.00$8,688,843.00
Program descriptionTOURS ARE THE HALLMARK OF THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION, DRAWING 433,000 VISITORS FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE BY OFFERING INSIGHTS INTO CHICAGO'S BUILDINGS, NEIGHBORHOODS, AND ENVIRONMENTS. CAF'S TOURS ARE KNOWN FOR THE HIGH QUALITY EXPERIENCE WITH 450 EXTENSIVELY TRAINED VOLUNTEER DOCENTS. ALL OF CAF'S TOURS ARE CONCEPTUALIZED, RESEARCHED, AND WRITTEN BY DOCENTS, WITH NEW OFFERINGS EACH YEAR. TOURS INCLUDE MORE THAN 85 DISTINCT WALKING, BOAT, BUS, EL AND BICYCLE TOURS AND ARE CONDUCTED 363 DAYS OF THE YEAR.TOURS ARE THE HALLMARK OF THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION, DRAWING 415,000 VISITORS FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE BY OFFERING INSIGHTS INTO CHICAGO'S BUILDINGS, NEIGHBORHOODS, AND ENVIRONMENTS. CAF'S TOURS ARE KNOWN FOR THE HIGH QUALITY EXPERIENCE WITH 450 EXTENSIVELY TRAINED VOLUNTEER DOCENTS. ALL OF CAF'S TOURS ARE CONCEPTUALIZED, RESEARCHED, AND WRITTEN BY DOCENTS, WITH NEW OFFERINGS EACH YEAR. TOURS INCLUDE MORE THAN 90 DISTINCT WALKING, BOAT, BUS, EL AND BICYCLE TOURS AND ARE CONDUCTED 363 DAYS OF THE YEAR.TOURS ARE THE HALLMARK OF THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION, DRAWING 380,000 VISITORS FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE BY OFFERING INSIGHTS INTO CHICAGO'S BUILDINGS, NEIGHBORHOODS, AND ENVIRONMENTS. CAF'S TOURS ARE KNOWN FOR THE HIGH QUALITY EXPERIENCE WITH 450 EXTENSIVELY TRAINED VOLUNTEER DOCENTS. ALL OF CAF'S TOURS ARE CONCEPTUALIZED, RESEARCHED, AND WRITTEN BY DOCENTS, WITH NEW OFFERINGS EACH YEAR. TOURS INCLUDE MORE THAN 90 DISTINCT WALKING, BOAT, BUS, EL AND BICYCLE TOURS AND ARE CONDUCTED 363 DAYS OF THE YEAR.TOURS ARE THE HALLMARK OF THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION, DRAWING 320,000 VISITORS FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE BY OFFERING INSIGHTS INTO CHICAGO'S BUILDINGS, NEIGHBORHOODS, AND ENVIRONMENTS. CAF'S TOURS ARE KNOWN FOR THE HIGH QUALITY EXPERIENCE WITH 450 EXTENSIVELY TRAINED VOLUNTEER DOCENTS. ALL OF CAF'S TOURS ARE CONCEPTUALIZED, RESEARCHED, AND WRITTEN BY DOCENTS, WITH NEW OFFERINGS EACH YEAR. TOURS INCLUDE MORE THAN 90 DISTINCT WALKING, BOAT, BUS, EL AND BICYCLE TOURS AND ARE CONDUCTED 363 DAYS OF THE YEAR.TOURS ARE THE HALLMARK OF THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION, DRAWING 292,919 VISITORS FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE BY OFFERING INSIGHTS INTO CHICAGO'S BUILDINGS, NEIGHBORHOODS, AND ENVIRONMENTS. CAF'S TOURS ARE KNOWN FOR THE HIGH QUALITY EXPERIENCE WITH 450 EXTENSIVELY TRAINED VOLUNTEER DOCENTS. ALL OF CAF'S TOURS ARE CONCEPTUALIZED, RESEARCHED, AND WRITTEN BY DOCENTS, WITH NEW OFFERINGS EACH YEAR. TOURS INCLUDE 94 DISTINCT WALKING, BOAT, BUS, EL AND BICYCLE TOURS AND ARE CONDUCTED 363 DAYS OF THE YEAR.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$20,084,154.00$18,435,966.00$15,938,848.00$13,748,694.00$12,198,963.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$2,447,092.00$2,350,985.00$2,269,157.00$2,428,849.00$1,953,971.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$10,412.00$55,334.00$21,231.00$54,379.00$4,774.00
Investment income, current yr$7,111.00$3,025.00$12,006.00$27,376.00$45,969.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$2,447,092.00$2,350,985.00$2,269,157.00$2,428,849.00$1,953,971.00
Total unrelated business revenue$107,154.00$110,982.00$107,136.00$140,289.00$161,238.00
Other revenue, current yr$1,464,579.00$1,329,417.00$1,336,145.00$1,223,770.00$1,286,129.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue-$34,919.00-$20,651.00-$8,420.00$9,549.00$11,306.00
Program service revenue (total)$16,165,372.00$14,752,539.00$12,321,540.00$10,068,699.00$8,912,894.00
Gross receipts$21,351,732.00$20,395,866.00$18,922,135.00$15,422,058.00$13,971,552.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$928,731.00$809,037.00$763,404.00$701,965.00$553,663.00
Revenue from fundraising events$85,200.00$42,410.00$39,475.00$106,745.00$85,300.00
Revenue from gov't grants$387,900.00$25,000.00$322,131.00$544,230.00$284,426.00
Revenue from all other contributions$1,045,261.00$1,474,538.00$1,144,147.00$1,075,909.00$1,030,582.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$6,012.00$4,892.00$9,053.00$7,010.00$4,592.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$2,185.00  $10,000.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$6,834.00$2,844.00$11,546.00$21,709.00$25,637.00
Net rental income$11,687.00$11,682.00$9,229.00$8,062.00$23,202.00
Net income from fundraising events$388,618.00$300,814.00$307,436.00$147,729.00$200,440.00
Net inventory sales (total)$1,056,077.00$1,012,029.00$1,010,427.00$1,050,969.00$1,057,895.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$19,027,497.00$17,614,443.00$15,682,095.00$13,857,622.00$11,985,518.00
Total functional expenses: program service $16,036,120.00$14,607,430.00$12,939,955.00$11,358,893.00$9,551,553.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$2,007,811.00$1,962,274.00$1,673,102.00$1,708,027.00$1,440,857.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$983,566.00$1,044,739.00$1,069,038.00$790,702.00$993,108.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$7,554,849.00$6,604,745.00$5,779,781.00$5,761,579.00$5,594,154.00
Total assets, beginning of year$6,604,745.00$5,779,781.00$5,761,579.00$5,594,154.00$5,470,347.00
Total liabilities$543,681.00$653,918.00$649,036.00$892,542.00$580,271.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$653,918.00$649,036.00$892,542.00$580,271.00$584,361.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$1,011,065.00$972,052.00$1,185,081.00$1,273,162.00$1,341,362.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$4,744,148.00$3,972,887.00$3,400,225.00$2,846,675.00$2,999,519.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$2,223,885.00$1,937,305.00$1,692,385.00$1,986,227.00$1,980,229.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$43,135.00$40,635.00$38,135.00$36,135.00$34,135.00
Net assets$7,011,168.00$5,950,827.00$5,130,745.00$4,869,037.00$5,013,883.00
Net assets, beginning of year$5,950,827.00$5,130,745.00$4,869,037.00$5,013,883.00$4,885,986.00
Other liabilities$6,685.00$14,913.00$72,320.00$120,738.00$164,927.00
Other assets$720,698.00$720,698.00$720,698.00$720,698.00$720,698.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$74,808.00$130,227.00$62,667.00$1,223,944.00$1,382,805.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$2,985,383.00$2,258,018.00$94,678.00$211,983.00$145,083.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$2,258,018.00$94,678.00$211,983.00$145,083.00$251,827.00
Grants payable    $0.00
Inventories for sale or use$524,860.00$376,545.00$449,313.00$366,112.00$352,117.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$1,056,657.00$821,523.00$256,753.00-$108,928.00$213,445.00
Advertising (total)$618,441.00$445,120.00$283,911.00$249,669.00$207,131.00
Savings & temp cash investment$961,885.00$957,963.00$1,803,380.00$571,124.00$481,884.00
Accounts receivable, net$99,459.00$90,577.00$139,287.00$224,845.00$97,099.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$230,013.00$126,021.00$257,837.00$189,526.00$115,551.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$456,492.00$537,230.00$454,900.00$648,938.00$360,340.00
Deferred revenue$80,504.00$101,775.00$121,816.00$122,866.00$55,004.00
Total net assets or fund balances$7,011,168.00$5,950,827.00$5,130,745.00$4,869,037.00$5,013,883.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$321,604.00$285,899.00$261,135.00$224,448.00$200,758.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members3633333737
Number of independent voting members3633333737
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-12-052017-01-202016-02-042014-11-242013-12-26
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201722799349300802201632879349300753201533169349301843201413009349301136201333169349304003
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