THE JOHN UPDIKE SOCIETY

Address
1504 PADDINGTON DR
BLOOMINGTON, IL 61704
Contact
Website: httpblogs.iwu.edu/johnupdikesociety/
Phone: +1 (309) 828-4452
Nonprofit
NTEE: B90 - Educational Services and Schools - Other
EIN: 45-1584125

Mission

TO AWAKEN AND SUSTAIN READER INTEREST IN THE LITERATURE AND LIFE OF JOHN UPDIKE, ONE OF AMERICAS GREATEST WRITERS OF THE 20TH CENTURY
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2009
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Metropolitan statistical area1040
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00 
Number of employees00 
Number of volunteers2424 
Personnel
Bailey, Peter
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated personPETER BAILEYPETER BAILEY 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00 
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 
Boswell, Marshall
TitleTREASURERTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personMARSHALL BOSWELLMARSHALL BOSWELL 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00 
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 
Dojcinovic, Biljana
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personBILJANA DOJCINOVICBILJANA DOJCINOVIC 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00 
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 
Greiner, Donald
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personDONALD GREINERDONALD GREINER 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00 
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 
Luscher, Robert
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personROBERT LUSCHERROBERT LUSCHER 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00 
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 
Mathe, Sylvie
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personSYLVIE MATHESYLVIE MATHE 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00 
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 
Plath, James
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personJAMES PLATHJAMES PLATH 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00 
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 
Schiff, James
TitleVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personJAMES SCHIFFJAMES SCHIFF 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00 
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 
Shipe, Matthew
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMATTHEW SHIPEMATTHEW SHIPE 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00 
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 
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO AWAKEN AND SUSTAIN READER INTEREST IN THE LITERATURE AND LIFE OF JOHN UPDIKE, BOUGHT THE JOHN UPDIKE HOME IN SHILLINGTON PA AND CREATED A LITERARY LANDMARK FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSESTO AWAKEN AND SUSTAIN READER INTEREST IN THE LITERATURE AND LIFE OF JOHN UPDIKE, BOUGHT THE JOHN UPDIKE HOME IN SHILLINGTON PA AND CREATED A LITERARY LANDMARK FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES 
Program expenses (total)$54,358.00$43,625.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
ACQUISTION OF JOHN UPDIKE MEMORABILIA
Program expenses$20,818.00$22,289.00 
Program descriptionACQUISTION OF JOHN UPDIKE MEMORABILIAANNUAL CONFERENCE FOR EDUCATION OF MEMBERS AND ACQUISTION OF JOHN UPDIKE MEMORABILIA 
RESTORING AND MAINTAINING THE HOME OF JOHN UPDIKE IN SHILLINGTON PA
Program expenses$33,540.00$21,336.00 
Program descriptionRESTORING AND MAINTAINING THE HOME OF JOHN UPDIKE IN SHILLINGTON PARESTORING AND MAINTAINING THE HOME OF JOHN UPDIKE IN SHILLINGTON PA 
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$55,068.00$43,900.00 
Program services (total functional expenses)$54,358.00$43,625.00 
Management & general (total functional expenses)$710.00$275.00 
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$0.00$0.00 
Revenue
Total revenue$224,144.00$414,572.00 
Program service revenue (total)  $0.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$218,634.00$411,460.00$224,537.00
Investment income$510.00$112.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$5,000.00$3,000.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$218,634.00$411,460.00 
Gross receipts$224,144.00$414,572.00 
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$4,529.00$20,740.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$214,105.00$390,720.00 
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$510.00$112.00 
Net rental income$5,000.00$3,000.00$6,000.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00 
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00 
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00 
Accounting service fees (total)$250.00$250.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,142,115.00$973,039.00$602,367.00
Total assets, beginning of year$973,039.00$602,367.00 
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net assets$1,142,115.00$973,039.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$973,039.00$602,367.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$320,529.00$324,553.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$324,553.00$346,948.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$169,076.00$370,672.00 
Advertising (total)$0.00$0.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$70,931.00$20,421.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$1,142,115.00$973,039.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$16,681.00$6,365.00 
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members99 
Number of independent voting members99 
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-01 
Tax year end date2017-12-312016-12-31 
Accounting methodCashCash 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990 
Date e-filing submitted2018-10-152017-09-28 
IRS schema version2017v2.32016v3.0 
Filing identifier201801359349308635201711359349303081 
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