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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Urban Ventures Leadership Foundation

Dedicated to serving the communities in South Minneapolis

three stars

84.54

2924 Fourth Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55408
tel: (612) 638-1000   Web Site
EIN: 36-3558710

Board Leadership
Kathryn Graves Unger
Board Chair

CEO
David Hawn
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.54 three stars
  Financial 78.15 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Urban Ventures Leadership Foundation opened in 1993 as a faith-based, community development organization dedicated to serving the communities in South Minneapolis. The mission of Urban Ventures is to build successful community within the city by: developing youth leadership; strengthening families; and creating meaningful work opportunities. The programs of Urban Ventures serve more than 2,500 youth and adults each year. Urban Ventures' comprehensive approach to healing the community is woven into all of our programs. It is our goal to touch the head, the heart, and the hurt of each individual who walks through our doors. Our holistic efforts take the form of educational programs, empowerment groups, mentoring, and other important collaborations with community partners.

Urban Ventures Leadership Foundation opened in 1993 as a faith-based, community development organization dedicated to serving the communities in South Minneapolis. The mission of Urban Ventures is to build successful community within the city by: developing youth leadership; strengthening families; and creating meaningful work opportunities. The programs of Urban Ventures serve more than 2,500 youth and adults each year. Urban Ventures' comprehensive approach to healing the community is woven into all of our programs. It is our goal to touch the head, the heart, and the hurt of each individual who walks through our doors. Our holistic efforts take the form of educational programs, empowerment groups, mentoring, and other important collaborations with community partners.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of groups/individuals benefiting from tools/resources/education materials provided
1,756
Number of first-entry undergraduate program students who identify themselves as 'visible minorities'or 'non-white'
160
Number of employer partners offering jobs to clients
53
Number of students receiving personal instruction and feedback about their performance
143
Number of students who receive scholarship funds and/or tuition assistance
127
Number of youth served in youth programs.
1,055
Number of families served on a weekly basis.
234
Pounds of produce distributed
12,688
Number of rallies/events/conferences/lectures held to further mission
319
Number of nonproft and community organizations with a cross-referral partnership.
81
Number of volunteers
494
Number of athletic teams.
31
Total number of students participating in private lessons
1,267
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

78.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
69.8%
  Administrative Expenses 20.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.70
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban Ventures Leadership Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban Ventures Leadership Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban Ventures Leadership Foundation (MN) 84.54 three stars
Downtown Cleveland Alliance (OH) 88.41 three stars
Family Independence Initiative (CA) 87.80 three stars
ULI Foundation (DC) 95.47 four stars
Leadership Memphis (TN) 86.80 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,038,573
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $75,060
   Related Organizations $20,000
   Government Grants $70,396
Total Contributions $3,204,029
   Program Service Revenue $177,725
Total Primary Revenue $3,381,754
   Other Revenue $1,000,252
TOTAL REVENUE $4,382,006
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,253,617
   Administrative Expenses $889,200
   Fundraising Expenses $688,294
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,831,111
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-449,105
   
Net Assets $15,579,912

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Youth Programs $1,333,069 41.0%
Farm, Nutrition, CKE $775,291 23.8%
Family Programming $759,997 23.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 84.54 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 89.28 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 87.14 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 95.17 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 94.29 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 87.68 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 89.74 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 87.54 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 77.23 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 80.94 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.42 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 77.77 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 88.30 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 95.13 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 89.77 three stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 82.46 three stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 79.94 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-3558710
Name in IRS Master File URBAN VENTURES LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (403) Attracting new industry or retaining industry in an area
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,581 2.18% David Hawn CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban Ventures Leadership Foundation (MN) 84.54 three stars
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KABOOM! (DC) 91.44 four stars
Liberty Hill Foundation (CA) 94.02 four stars
University City District (PA) 91.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Urban Ventures Leadership Foundation
2924 Fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408
tel: (612) 638-1000
fax: (612) 823-4141
EIN: 36-3558710

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Board Leadership

Kathryn Graves Unger
Board Chair

CEO

David Hawn
Chief Executive Officer

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