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Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago

aka EFGC   |   Chicago, IL   |  http://www.epilepsychicago.org

Mission

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure, and overcome challenges created by epilepsy.

Ruling year info

1946

President & CEO

Mr. Bryan Anderson

Main address

17 North State Street Suite 650

Chicago, IL 60602 USA

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EIN

36-2317619

NTEE code info

Epilepsy (G54)

Brain Disorders (G48)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

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Case Management

EFGC addresses the need for information, and education for people with epilepsy, their caregivers and medical professionals. EFGC provides counseling for people with epilepsy provides education programs for individuals, schools, businesses and social organizations. EFGC has an employment program to help people with epilepsy prepare for and find jobs. EFGC advocates for people with epilepsy at a local, state and federal level.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth
Ethnic and racial groups
Caregivers
Families

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Population(s) Served

Where we work

Awards

Affiliate of the Year 2004

Epilepsy Foundation of America

Top-Rated Award 2012

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Affiliations & memberships

Community Health Charities 1995

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome challenges created by epilepsy.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago

Board of directors
as of 09/20/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Howard Zwirn

TRC

Steve Corda

Pat Callaghan

Wells Fargo

Roxane DeVos Tyssen

USG

Peter Babilla

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Stephan Schuele

Northwestern Medical Center

Howard Zwirn

TRC

Maxwell Rovner, M.D.

The University of Chicago Medical Center

Sarah Carlson

Mike Adamle

NBC 5 Chicago, WMAQ-TV

Lisa Ahern

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Nancy Iida

Henry's Heroes Foundation

Matt McInerney

CH Robinson

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No