COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT FUND

CHICAGO, IL | Cook County
Community Services

Overview

COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT FUND
27-0428981
1227 N AVERS AVE # 1
CHICAGO, IL 60651
Cook County
(919) 200-0233

Mission Statement info

TO CULTIVATE OPPORTUNITIES, ASSETS AND COMMUNITIES THAT SUPPORT THE ALLEVIATION OF HOMELESSNESS AND POVERTY.

Founded info
2010
Total Employees info
37
Total Volunteers info
249
CRA Category info
  • Community Services
Nonprofit location info
  • LMI Census Tract
  • Majority Minority Census Tract
Awards & Certifications info
  • This nonprofit has not received any CRA awards or certifications.
Nonprofit Classification (NTEE Code) info
S20

S - Community Improvement, Capacity Building

Community & Neighborhood Development

Organizations that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of an urban community or neighborhood. Use this code for community and neighborhood improvement organizations other than those specified below.

IRS Activity Codes info
-
Not reported
-
Not reported
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Not reported
Standard Business Classification (NAICS Code) info
813410
Civic and Social Organizations

CRA Alignment

CRA Category info
Community Services
Social services and other support for low- and moderate-income, homeless or at-risk individuals.
CRA Certification info
Has not applied.
Awards & Certifications info
Community Development Financial Institution info
Community Development Financial Institution Award Recipient info
New Market Tax Credit Recipient info
HUD Counseling Agency info
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Recipient info

IRS Summary

Income
$671.8K
Revenue
$671.8K
Assets
$678.5K
Exempt Ruling Date info
2011-07
Deductibility Status info
Deductible
Tax Filing Year info
2018
Organization Type info
Corporation
Organization Tax Filing Status info
990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Foundation Tax Filing Status info
990-PF not required by IRS
Affiliation Classification info
Independent Organization
States Where Tax Return is Filed info
Not reported
Basis for Foundation/Public Charity Status info
Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
IRS Reported Activities info
Provides Credit Counseling
Conducts Gaming Activities
Engages in Lobbying Activities
Engages in Political Activities
Makes Grants to Individuals
Makes Grants to Organizations

Nonprofit Location

Physical Address info
1227 N AVERS AVE # 1
CHICAGO, IL 60651
Cook County
FIPS Geocoded Address info
16980
MSA/CBSA info
17
State info
031
County info
0114.00
Tract info
Upper
Income Level info
Core-Based Statistical Area info
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Combined Statistical Area info
Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI
Metropolitan Division info
Chicago-Naperville-Evanston, IL
Area Type info
Metropolitan Statistical Area
Located In info
Low- or Moderate-Income Census Tract info
Opportunity Zone info
Majority Minority Census Tract info 16.22%
Designated Distressed Census Tract info
Underserved Census Tract info

Market Data

Census Tract County
0114.00 Cook County
Population
Total Population 4,113 144,836
Total Households 1,469 53,376
Income
Median Family Income (Census*) $142,656 $71,723
Median Family Income (2019 FFIEC) $78,700 N/A
Tract Income Percentage 204.26% N/A
Below Poverty Level 48.5% 13.7%
Unemployment Level 2.3% 3.5%
Housing
Total Housing Units 1,632 58,256
Total Owner-Occupied Units 27.6% 62.6%
Total Renter-Occupied Units 62.4% 37.4%
Total Vacant Units 10.0% 6.3%
* Census tract income based on 2019 Census estimated data; County income based on 2019 American Community Survey data.
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Management

14
Total Voting Members
in Governing Body
info
14
Independent Voting Members
in Governing Body
info
Tax Filing Signatory info
Jessie Maxwell
Treasurer
Principal Officer info
Eric Breit
Key Policies & Documents info
Written Conflict of Interest Policy
Written Document Retention & Destruction Policy
Written Wistleblower Policy
CEO Compensation Review Process
Written Minutes of Board Meetings
Financial Statements & Reporting info
Compiled or Reviewed by an Independent Accountant
Audited by an Independent Accountant
Included in Consolidated Financial Statements
Internal Audit Committee Review
Federal Grant Audit Required
Federal Grand Audit Performed

"NA" in this section indicates that the information was not available in the nonprofit's most recent IRS tax filing.

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