The Chicago Law Foundation in Chicago, Illinois (IL)

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The Chicago Law Foundation
Employer Identification Number (EIN)363059654
Name of OrganizationThe Chicago Law Foundation
Address1111 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637-2776
ActivitiesPublic interest litigation activities, Other school related activities
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date12/1982
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period03/2014
Assets$25,000 to $99,999
Income$25,000 to $99,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$69,471
Amount of Income$99,351
Form 990 Revenue Amount$85,821
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Crime, Legal-Related: Public Interest Law, Litigation

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Amount of income in 2014: $99,351 (it was $80,721 in 2013)
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Assets in 2014: $69,471 (it was $75,591 in 2013)
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Expenses in 2014: $78,130
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Income to expenses ratio in 2014: 1.3
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Grants share in income in 2014: 87.6%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2014

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$63,238$90,893$68,255$85,821
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$62,467$89,071$65,261$75,164
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$0$0$0$0
Membership dues and assessments$0$0$0$0
Investment income$28$0$0$0
Gain/Loss from sale of assets other than inventory$0$0$0$0
Net income/loss from gaming and fundraising events$0$0$0$0
Gross profit/loss from sales of inventory$743$1,822$2,994$10,656
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$8,078$3,933$15,460$24,186
Less: cost of goods sold$7,335$2,110$12,466$13,530
Other revenue$0$0$0$0
Total expenses$111,806$67,170$69,828$78,130
Total net assets$53,441$77,164$75,591$69,471
Excess/Deficit for the year$-48,478$23,723$-1,573$7,691
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$101,919$53,441$77,164$69,210
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$0$0$0$-7,430
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$75,591$77,162
Balance Sheets
Total assets$53,441$77,164$75,591$69,471
Total liabilities$0$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances$53,441$77,164$75,591$69,471
Other Information
Did the organization engage in any significant activity not previously reported to the IRS?NoNo
Were any significant changes made to the organizing or governing documents?NoNo
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year from business activitiesNoNoNoNo
Has the organization filed a Form 990-T for the year?NoNo
Did the organization undergo a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or significant disposition of net assets during the year?NoNo
Amount of political expenditures, direct or indirect$0$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?NoNo
Did the organization borrow from, or make any loans to, any officer, director, trustee, or key employee or were any such loans made in a prior year and still outstanding at the end of the tax year covered by this return?NoNo
Total amount involved$0$0
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0$0$0$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0$0$0$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year, or did it engage in an excess benefit transaction in a prior year that has not been reported on any of its prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ?NoNo
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?NoNo
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2014)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Number of organizations supported0
Sum of amounts of support$0
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Number of organizations performing similar types of work
District of Columbia3
New Hampshire1
New Jersey1
New Mexico2
New York17
South Dakota1
West Virginia4
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