Chicago Wilderness Trust in Chicago, Illinois (IL)

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Chicago Wilderness Trust
Employer Identification Number (EIN)364479642
Name of OrganizationChicago Wilderness Trust
Address8 S Michigan Ave Ste 900, Chicago, IL 60603-3456
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date06/2002
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 Period04/2012
Assets$500,000 to $999,999
Income$500,000 to $999,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$629,491
Amount of Income$791,791
Form 990 Revenue Amount$791,791
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Human Services - Multipurpose and Other: Children's, Youth Services

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Amount of income in 2012: $791,791 (it was $1,014,208 in 2011)
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Assets in 2012: $629,491 (it was $570,773 in 2011)
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2012

Functional expenses for 2012

Support schedule

Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance (for 2012)
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year?No
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities $0
Gross income from members or shareholders$0
Gross income from other sources$0
Statement of Revenue (for 2012)
Total revenue$791,791
Contributions, Gifts, Grants and Other Similar Amounts$611,286
Program Service Revenue$179,921
Other Revenue
Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)$223
Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sales of assets other than inventory$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous Revenue$361
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2012)
Total functional expenses$843,465
Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$102,235
Other salaries and wages$321,353
Payroll taxes$31,834
Professional fundraising services$0
Balance Sheet (for 2012)
Total assets$629,491
Total liabilities$196,928
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$0
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$0
Total net assets or fund balances$432,563
Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds$0
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2012)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:A community trust described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (for 2012)
2008 - 2012 Total
Total Support$3,849,251
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$3,830,030
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$19,221
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$173,126
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