Better Business Bureau Report for
IMPACT Chicago Self-Defense

Better Business Bureau Report issued September 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires September 2017


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Charity Contact Information

Name: IMPACT Chicago Self-Defense
Address: 4057 North Damen Avenue
  Chicago, IL 60618
Phone: 312-971-7119
Web Address: www.impactchicago.org
Also known as:IMPACT Chicago
IMPACT Self-defense
IMPACT
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Formerly known as:Self-Empowerment Group
Model Mugging

Year, State Incorporated: 1987, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: IMPACT Chicago is committed to ending violence and building a non-violent world in which all people can live safely and with dignity. By teaching self-defense, we provide women and girls with the tools they need to prevent, minimize, and stop violence. With that, IMPACT Chicago is committed to making its programs accessible to people of all economic, racial/ethnic, and social groups. IMPACT Chicago encourages the personal growth of people within the organization and supports their creative efforts to end violence and build a non-violent world.

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Evaluation Conclusions

              

IMPACT Chicago Self-Defense meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Programs

              

IMPACT Chicago is committed to ending violence and building a non-violent world in which all people can live safely and with dignity. By teaching self-defense, we provide women and girls with the tools they need to prevent, minimize, and stop violence. With that, IMPACT Chicago is committed to making its programs accessible to people of all economic, racial/ethnic, and social groups. IMPACT Chicago encourages the personal growth of people within the organization and supports their creative efforts to end violence and build a non-violent world.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, IMPACT Chicago Self-Defense's program expenses were:

  
Total Program Expenses: $
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Governance

              

Chief Executive :
Compensation*: 
$

Highest Paid Executive: n/a,n/a
Compensation*: $

Chair of the Board: Debborah Harp
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Development

Board Size: 7

Paid Staff Size: 3

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising

              

Method(s) Used:

direct mail, internet
Fund raising costs were 24% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $18,546, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status

              

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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Financial

              

The following information is based on IMPACT Chicago Self-Defense's IRS Form 990-EZ for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

Source of Funds  
program income 39,858
direct public support 18,546
misc. revenue 1,970
merchandise sales 636
Total Income $61,010


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Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 89%  Fund Raising: 8%  Administrative: 3% 

Total income $61,010
Program expenses $48,370
Fund raising expenses 4,411
Administrative expenses 1,847
Total expenses $54,628
Income in Excess of Expenses 6,382
Beginning net assets 62,412
Ending net assets 61,866
Total liabilities 0
Total assets $0


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