CHICAGO LITERACY ALLIANCE

Address
641 W LAKE STREET NO 200
CHICAGO, IL 60661
Contact
Website: http://www.chicagoliteracyalliance.org
Phone: +1 (312) 690-4227
Nonprofit
NTEE: B92 - Remedial Reading, Reading Encouragement
EIN: 45-5134751

Mission

SEE SCHEDULE O
 201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2012
Metropolitan statistical area1602
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$80,716.00$75,070.00$25,000.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$79,600.00$81,250.00$18,750.00
Number of employees061
Number of people compensated >$100k000
Number of volunteers60250
Number of highly compensated contractors000
Personnel
Androes, Karl
TitleSECRETARY - PASTSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personKARL ANDROESKARL ANDROESKARL ANDROES
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrue
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
Ban, Michael
TitleVICE CHAIR & PAST EXEC. DIRECTORVICE CHAIR 
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL BANMICHAEL BAN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$50,000.00$81,250.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$622.00$69.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Ban, Mike
Title  VICE CHAIR
Name of key/compensated person  MIKE BAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True
Current officer  True
Average hours per week working for org  40.00
Reportable compensation from org  $18,750.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Bryant, Vaughn
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - NEW  
Name of key/compensated personVAUGHN BRYANT  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue  
Average hours per week working for org40.00  
Reportable compensation from org$29,600.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$494.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Dean, Michael
TitleTREASURER - NEW  
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL DEAN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Current officerTrue  
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  
Freeman, Jamie
TitleDIRECTOR - NEW  
Name of key/compensated personJAMIE POWERS FREEMAN  
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  
Georgi, Evan
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  EVAN GEORGI
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
Grikis, Linas
TitleCHAIR - NEWDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personLINAS GRIKISLINAS GRIKISLINAS GRIKIS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrue  
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
Kim, Katherine
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personKATHERINE KIMKATHERINE KIM 
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 
McIlvain, Kate
TitleDIRECTOR - PASTDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personKATE MCILVAINKATE MCILVAINKATE MCILVAIN
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
Myers, Jenne
TitleDIRECTOR - PASTDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJENNE MYERSJENNE MYERSJENNE MYERS
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
O'Connell, Nicole
TitleDIRECTOR - PASTDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personNICOLE O'CONNELLNICOLE O'CONNELLNICOLE O'CONNELL
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
Palm, Brenda
TitleTREASURER - PASTTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personBRENDA PALMBRENDA PALMBRENDA PALM
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrue
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
Ratner, Stacy
TitleCHAIR - PASTCHAIRCHAIR
Name of key/compensated personSTACY RATNERSTACY RATNERSTACY RATNER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org15.0015.0015.00
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
Raymond, Rebecca
TitleDIRECTOR - PASTDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personREBECCA RAYMONDREBECCA RAYMONDREBECCA RAYMOND
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
Suchsland, Michael
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL SUCHSLANDMICHAEL SUCHSLAND 
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 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO INCREASE THE COMBINED IMPACT OF THE CHICAGO AREA'S LITERACY AGENCIES.TO INCREASE THE COMBINED IMPACT OF THE CHICAGO AREA'S LITERACY AGENCIES.TO INCREASE THE COMBINED IMPACT OF THE CHICAGO AREA'S LITERACY AGENCIES.
Program service expenses, total$1,536,799.00$1,029,311.00$37,301.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
LITERACENTER - A NON-PROFIT SHARED WORKSPACE EXCLUSIVELY FOR LITERACY ORGANIZATIONS IN ALL STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT, WITH A FULL SLATE OF EVENTS WHERE MEMBERS CAN CONNECT WITH EXPERTS AND EACH OTHER. SHARED AMENITIES INCLUDE 41,000 SQ. FT. OF SHARED WORKSPACE, TECH-ENABLED MEETING FACILITIES, CONFERENCE ROOMS AND CLASSROOMS CAPABLE OF HOLDING FROM 2-100 PEOPLE, SIGNIFICANT SOCIAL/EVENT SPACE FOR CELEBRATIONS AND FUNDRAISERS, FULL OFFICE RESOURCES AND SUPPORT, AND ACCESS TO A BROAD NETWORK OF PARTNER PROVIDERS FOR RELATED SERVICES.
Program expenses$1,536,799.00$1,029,311.00$16,136.00
Program revenue$443,803.00$135,990.00 
Program descriptionLITERACENTER - A NON-PROFIT SHARED WORKSPACE EXCLUSIVELY FOR LITERACY ORGANIZATIONS IN ALL STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT, WITH A FULL SLATE OF EVENTS WHERE MEMBERS CAN CONNECT WITH EXPERTS AND EACH OTHER. SHARED AMENITIES INCLUDE 41,000 SQ. FT. OF SHARED WORKSPACE, TECH-ENABLED MEETING FACILITIES, CONFERENCE ROOMS AND CLASSROOMS CAPABLE OF HOLDING FROM 2-100 PEOPLE, SIGNIFICANT SOCIAL/EVENT SPACE FOR CELEBRATIONS AND FUNDRAISERS, FULL OFFICE RESOURCES AND SUPPORT, AND ACCESS TO A BROAD NETWORK OF PARTNER PROVIDERS FOR RELATED SERVICES.LITERACENTER - A NON-PROFIT SHARED WORKSPACE EXCLUSIVELY FOR LITERACY ORGANIZATIONS IN ALL STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT, WITH A FULL SLATE OF EVENTS WHERE MEMBERS CAN CONNECT WITH EXPERTS AND EACH OTHER. SHARED AMENITIES INCLUDE 41,000 SQ. FT. OF SHARED WORKSPACE, TECH-ENABLED MEETING FACILITIES, CONFERENCE ROOMS AND CLASSROOMS CAPABLE OF HOLDING FROM 2-100 PEOPLE, SIGNIFICANT SOCIAL/EVENT SPACE FOR CELEBRATIONS AND FUNDRAISERS, FULL OFFICE RESOURCES AND SUPPORT, AND ACCESS TO A BROAD NETWORK OF PARTNER PROVIDERS FOR RELATED SERVICES.LITERACENTER - A NON-PROFIT SHARED WORKSPACE EXCLUSIVELY FOR LITERACY ORGANIZATIONS IN ALL STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT, WITH A FULL SLATE OF EVENTS WHERE MEMBERS CAN CONNECT WITH EXPERTS AND EACH OTHER. SHARED AMENITIES INCLUDE 22,000 SQ. FT. OF SHARED WORKSPACE, TECH-ENABLED MEETING FACILITIES, CONFERENCE ROOMS AND CLASSROOMS CAPABLE OF HOLDING FROM 2-100 PEOPLE, SIGNIFICANT SOCIAL/EVENT SPACE FOR CELEBRATIONS AND FUNDRAISERS, FULL OFFICE RESOURCES AND SUPPORT, AND ACCESS TO A BROAD NETWORK OF PARTNER PROVIDERS FOR RELATED SERVICES.
LITERASEEK - AN ON-LINE DATAMAP SHOWING WHERE LITERACY ORGANIZATIONS ARE PROVIDING THEIR SERVICES, FOR WHOM THE SERVICES ARE BENEFICIAL, AND THE SPECIFIC NATURE OF THOSE SERVICES.
Program expenses  $21,165.00
Program revenue  $3,197.00
Program description  LITERASEEK - AN ON-LINE DATAMAP SHOWING WHERE LITERACY ORGANIZATIONS ARE PROVIDING THEIR SERVICES, FOR WHOM THE SERVICES ARE BENEFICIAL, AND THE SPECIFIC NATURE OF THOSE SERVICES.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,325,591.00$285,224.00$1,063,663.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$890,243.00$160,139.00$1,059,552.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$4,200.00$49,285.00 
Investment income, current yr$121.00$156.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$890,243.00$160,139.00$1,059,552.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr-$8,576.00-$11,061.00$914.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$443,803.00$135,990.00$3,197.00
Gross receipts$1,340,298.00$302,364.00$1,064,829.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$49,247.00$12,720.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$840,996.00$147,419.00$1,059,552.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$121.00$156.00 
Net rental income $0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events-$8,576.00-$11,061.00$914.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$1,897,158.00$1,236,221.00$66,070.00
Total functional expenses: program service $1,536,799.00$1,029,311.00$37,301.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$271,164.00$147,370.00$6,954.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$89,195.00$59,540.00$21,815.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$689,563.00$990,169.00$1,033,414.00
Total assets, beginning of year$990,169.00$1,033,414.00$20,093.00
Total liabilities$1,194,441.00$923,480.00$15,728.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$923,480.00$15,728.00$0.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net  $1,017,467.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr-$547,516.00$66,689.00$219.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$42,638.00$0.00$1,017,467.00
Net assets-$504,878.00$66,689.00$1,017,686.00
Net assets, beginning of year$66,689.00$1,017,686.00$20,093.00
Other liabilities$778,435.00$538,435.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$107,546.00$172,065.00$1,951.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$172,065.00$1,951.00$20,093.00
Loans and other payables to key persons  $1,000.00
Inventories for sale or use$5,388.00$1,254.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$571,567.00-$950,997.00$997,593.00
Advertising (total)$10,470.00$8,281.00$5,925.00
Savings & temp cash investment$241.00$100,129.00 
Accounts receivable, net$5,006.00$13,896.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$1,065.00$74,957.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$8,697.00$2,709.00$14,728.00
Deferred revenue$52,969.00$46,001.00 
Secured mortgages and notes payable$354,340.00$336,335.00 
Total net assets or fund balances-$504,878.00$66,689.00$1,017,686.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$80,131.00$43,333.00$2,799.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members81110
Number of independent voting members7109
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Outstanding loan to key person or disqualified person TrueTrue
Business transaction with entity ownerTrueTrue 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990
Reason for form submission
Address change  True
Date e-filing submitted2017-10-132016-11-022015-08-27
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0
Filing identifier201722289349301312201602029349300935201532159349300963
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