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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Central Illinois

Live United

four stars

95.82

1999 Wabash Avenue Suite 107
Springfield, IL 62704
tel: (217) 726-7000   Web Site
EIN: 37-0716060

Board Leadership
Robert Scott
Board Chair

CEO
John P. Kelker
President, and CPO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.82 four stars
  Financial 94.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1922, United Way of Central Illinois creates a better life for us by advancing the common good. Our focus is on protecting services vital to the immediate basic needs of the most vulnerable members of our community; while making long term investments in education, financial stability and health, because these are the building blocks for a good quality of life. We bring together people and organizations from all across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done.

Founded in 1922, United Way of Central Illinois creates a better life for us by advancing the common good. Our focus is on protecting services vital to the immediate basic needs of the most vulnerable members of our community; while making long term investments in education, financial stability and health, because these are the building blocks for a good quality of life. We bring together people and organizations from all across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done.

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Financial

four stars

94.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.35
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Illinois on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Illinois on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Illinois (IL) 95.82 four stars
United Way of Hall County (GA) 87.00 three stars
United Way of Forsyth County - GA (GA) 90.52 four stars
United Way of York County, South Carolina (SC) 90.05 four stars
United Way of South Texas (TX) 90.19 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,865,554
   Federated Campaigns $129,154
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,994,708
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,994,708
   Other Revenue $330,280
TOTAL REVENUE $3,324,988
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,710,304
   Administrative Expenses $265,730
   Fundraising Expenses $184,817
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,160,851
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $164,137
   
Net Assets $7,315,292

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
Education $686,078 25.3%
Basic Needs $321,665 11.9%
Health $271,852 10.0%

Ratings History
United Way of Central Illinois has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 95.82 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 91.96 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 87.72 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.47 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.09 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 86.02 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 88.78 three stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 83.03 three 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 37-0716060
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS 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.
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 March, 1942
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$118,987 3.76% John P. Kelker President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Illinois (IL) 95.82 four stars
United Way of Sheboygan County (WI) 90.50 four stars
United Way of Wyandotte County (KS) 92.42 four stars
Heartland United Way (NE) 92.38 four stars
United Way of Odessa (TX) 93.04 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Central Illinois
1999 Wabash Avenue
Suite 107
Springfield, IL 62704
tel: (217) 726-7000
fax: (217) 726-9690
EIN: 37-0716060

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Board Leadership

Robert Scott
Board Chair

CEO

John P. Kelker
President, and CPO

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