Financial Accountability

Demonstrating financial accountability to our community is a core value at The Chicago Lighthouse. Read our annual reports, browse our audited financial statements and learn more about our four-star rating from Charity Navigator.

Charity Navigator

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For the sixth year in a row, The Chicago Lighthouse has earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities, for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

We are proud to announce The Chicago Lighthouse has earned our sixth consecutive 4-star rating. This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that The Chicago Lighthouse exceeds industry standards and outperforms most
charities in your area of work. Only 10% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 6 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that The Chicago Lighthouse outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets The Chicago Lighthouse apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.

Michael Thatcher
President and CEO | Charity Navigator


Annual Reports

Annual Report FY2020

Annual Report FY2019

Annual Report FY2018

Annual Report FY2017

Annual Report FY2016

Annual Report FY2015


Audited Financial Statements

Audit FY2020

Audit FY2019

Audit FY2018

Audit FY2017

Audit FY2016


IRS Form 990

990 FY2019

990 FY2018

990 FY2017

990 FY2016

990 FY2015

990 FY2014


IRS Form 990T

990T FY2018

990T FY2017

990T FY2016

990T FY2015


IRS Form AG990

AG990 FY2017


Chicago Lighthouse Industries

990 FY2019

990 FY2018

990 FY2017

AG990 FY17

990-EZ FY2016

For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Miller
Chief Development Officer, Financial Development
(312) 997-3643
Email Jennifer

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