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International : Development and Relief Services

UCP Wheels for Humanity

increasing access to mobility for those in need

three stars

88.31

9509 Vassar Avenue Suite A
Chatsworth, CA 91311
tel: (818) 255-0100   Web Site
EIN: 95-4581144

Board Leadership
Matthew Johnson
Chairman

CEO
Ronald S. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.31 three stars
  Financial 93.06 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

According to the World Health Organization, there are at least 59 million people in the world who need a wheelchair but don't have one. Founded in 1996, UCP Wheels for Humanity (UCP Wheels) provides appropriately fitted wheelchairs and quality of life services to children and adults with physical disabilities in developing countries. The organization also serves as an advocate and capacity-building partner to local organizations, so we can build sustainable, community-based systems that create long-term change. Over the course of its 20-year history UCP Wheels has worked in over 70 countries and touched the lives of more than 313,300 people.

UCP Wheels also benefits from the efforts of more than 300 volunteers annually, and in addition to monetary contributions, gratefully accepts used wheelchairs and other mobility equipment.

According to the World Health Organization, there are at least 59 million people in the world who need a wheelchair but don't have one. Founded in 1996, UCP Wheels for Humanity (UCP Wheels) provides appropriately fitted wheelchairs and quality of life services to children and adults with physical disabilities in developing countries. The organization also serves as an advocate and capacity-building partner to local organizations, so we can build sustainable, community-based systems that create long-term change. Over the course of its 20-year history UCP Wheels has worked in over 70 countries and touched the lives of more than 313,300 people.

UCP Wheels also benefits from the efforts of more than 300 volunteers annually, and in addition to monetary contributions, gratefully accepts used wheelchairs and other mobility equipment.

Financial

four stars

93.06

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by UCP Wheels for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by UCP Wheels for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
UCP Wheels for Humanity (CA) 88.31 three stars
Cooperative for Education (OH) 91.38 four stars
Global Hope Network International (FL) 89.58 three stars
Worldwide Orphans Foundation (NJ) 86.59 three stars
Fund for Armenian Relief (NY) 88.89 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,078,147
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,558,573
Total Contributions $3,636,720
   Program Service Revenue $785,557
Total Primary Revenue $4,422,277
   Other Revenue $304,368
TOTAL REVENUE $4,726,645
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,358,643
   Administrative Expenses $659,055
   Fundraising Expenses $68,564
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,086,262
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,359,617
   
Net Assets $3,534,095

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 88.31 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 88.81 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 81.13 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 90.91 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.57 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 95.08 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 92.58 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 95.03 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 92.21 four stars
2010-06 02/01/2012 92.20 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 83.68 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 03/01/2011 97.10 four 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 95-4581144
Name in IRS Master File WHEELS FOR HUMANITY
NTEE Code E50
NTEE Classification Rehabilitative Medical Services
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 August, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,612 2.40% Michael Allen Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
UCP Wheels for Humanity (CA) 88.31 three stars
WaterAid America (NY) 87.71 three stars
Seva Foundation (CA) 92.27 four stars
Malaria No More Fund (WA) 92.14 four stars
Himalayan Cataract Project (VT) 94.07 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

UCP Wheels for Humanity
9509 Vassar Avenue
Suite A
Chatsworth, CA 91311
tel: (818) 255-0100
fax: (818) 886-8936
EIN: 95-4581144

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Board Leadership

Matthew Johnson
Chairman

CEO

Ronald S. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

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