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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Great Rivers United Way

Live United.

four stars

95.47

1855 E. Main Street Onalaska, WI 54650
tel: (608) 796-1400   Web Site
EIN: 39-0848188

Board Leadership
Eric Erickson
Board Chair

CEO
Mary Kay Wolf
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Great Rivers United Way is working to advance the common good to create opportunities for a better life for all. Great Rivers United Way focuses on the building blocks for a good life: health, education, financial stability, and community basics. Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help all of us. We are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, when people are healthy. United Way's goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of these problems.

Great Rivers United Way is working to advance the common good to create opportunities for a better life for all. Great Rivers United Way focuses on the building blocks for a good life: health, education, financial stability, and community basics. Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help all of us. We are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, when people are healthy. United Way's goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of these problems.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Great Rivers United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Great Rivers United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Great Rivers United Way (WI) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Coastal Fairfield County (CT) 89.02 three stars
United Way of Fairfield County (OH) 95.14 four stars
United Way of Cleveland County (NC) 85.05 three stars
United Way of West Tennessee (TN) 86.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,502,676
   Federated Campaigns $7,742
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $24,272
Total Contributions $2,534,690
   Program Service Revenue $159,215
Total Primary Revenue $2,693,905
   Other Revenue $27,721
TOTAL REVENUE $2,721,626
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,086,890
   Administrative Expenses $87,881
   Fundraising Expenses $210,996
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,385,767
   
Payments to Affiliates $24,432
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $335,859
   
Net Assets $2,109,494

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
Fund Distribution Program $1,638,603 78.5%
Better Together $169,724 8.1%
Community Building Program $146,771 7.0%
Great Rivers Hub $131,792 6.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 95.47 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.45 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 87.51 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.20 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.31 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 87.59 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 92.75 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 91.35 four stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 91.12 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 39-0848188
Name in IRS Master File GREAT RIVERS UNITED WAY INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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 December, 1954
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$84,837 3.55% Mary Kay Wolf Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Great Rivers United Way (WI) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Union County (OH) 88.26 three stars
United Way of Mower County (MN) 88.22 three stars
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (TX) 93.33 four stars
United Way of Tompkins County (NY) 91.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Great Rivers United Way
1855 E. Main Street
Onalaska, WI 54650
tel: (608) 796-1400
fax: (608) 796-1410
EIN: 39-0848188

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Board Leadership

Eric Erickson
Board Chair

CEO

Mary Kay Wolf
Executive Director

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