Club Management Documents

The Harvard Club of Chicago Purpose, By-Laws, and annual IRS tax returns

Founded in 1857, The Harvard Club of Chicago is incorporated in the State of Illinois as a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation.  It is exempt from both Federal and State "income taxes," but not State "sales tax."  Membership dues and contributions are tax deductible under the law.

The Club's FEIN is 36-6110239.


As set forth in the Articles of Incorporation dated June 23, 1947, and Amended on November 29, 1955, and August 11, 2004, under the Illinois General Not for Profit Corporation Act.

"The purpose or purposes for which the corporation is organized are these:  To promote the interests of Harvard University in the Chicago area; to interest students in the secondary schools in the Chicago area in attending Harvard College and to encourage college students in the Chicago area to attend the Harvard Graduate Schools; to hold meetings and seminars; to grant scholarships to deserving students in the Chicago area and elsewhere in the states of  Illinois and Indiana to attend Harvard College or the Harvard Graduate Schools; to award prize books and other prizes to students in the secondary schools with a view to stimulating interest in Harvard College; to interest the heads of secondary schools and colleges and other prominent persons in Harvard University and to solicit their support for Harvard University; to promote and engage in educational and community service activities; and generally to engage in any and all activities incidental to the foregoing purposes."


    By-Laws - as amended through December 8, 2010


    IRS Tax Return for FY17 (July 1, 2016 through  June 30, 2017)

    IRS Tax Return for FY16 (July 1, 2015 through  June 30, 2016)

    IRS Tax Return for FY15 (July 1, 2014 through  June 30, 2015)

    IRS Tax Return for FY14 (July 1, 2013 through  June 30, 2014)

    IRS Tax Return for FY13 (July 1, 2012 through  June 30, 2013)

    IRS Tax Return for FY12 (July 1, 2011 through  June 30, 2012)

    IRS Tax Return for FY11 (July 1, 2010 through  June 30, 2011)

    IRS Tax Return for FY10 (July 1, 2009 through  June 30, 2010)