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United Way of the Ozarks

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three stars

86.85

320 North Jefferson Springfield, MO 65806
tel: (417) 863-7700   Web Site
EIN: 44-0552047

Board Leadership
Eric Bilyeu
Chairman

CEO
Greg Burris
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.85 three stars
  Financial 81.66 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of the Ozarks improves lives by raising funds and uniting support around our communities' critical needs and red flags.

United Way of the Ozarks improves lives by raising funds and uniting support around our communities' critical needs and red flags.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
513,422
Number of volunteers
22,230
Number of clients served
276,773
Number of organizational partners
22
Number of clients referred to other services as part of their support strategy
8,290
Number of people who received clinical mental health care
11,846
Number of children received literacy and mentoring support
4,370
Number of at-risk high school seniors who have graduated
244
Number of women received crisis pregnancy services
365
Number of people within the organization's service area accessing food aid
19,285
Total number of clients experiencing homelessness
483
Number of children and youth who have received access to stable housing
24
Number of foster youth with housing arrangements
368
Number of people no longer living in unsafe or substandard housing as a result of the nonprofit's efforts
155
Number of youth and families for whom the treatment and support plan is implemented as specified by the therapist
1,496
Number of children with a source of ongoing care
3,300
Number of students with good social and leadership skills and self-discipline
7,915
Number of nights of safe housing provided to families of domestic violence
32,378
Number of clients who report a greater sense of purpose and improved overall wellness
50,276
This impact information is current as of September 2019, 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

three stars

81.66

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth -3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Ozarks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Ozarks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Ozarks (MO) 86.85 three stars
United Way of Central Georgia (GA) 90.42 four stars
United Way of Dane County (WI) 97.86 four stars
United Way of Allen County (IN) 90.68 four stars
United Way of Douglas County (KS) 91.14 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,467,163
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,467,163
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,467,163
   Other Revenue $2,396,305
TOTAL REVENUE $4,863,468
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,078,319
   Administrative Expenses $481,026
   Fundraising Expenses $323,383
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,882,728
   
Payments to Affiliates $42,679
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-19,260
   
Net Assets $1,262,996

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
Support of Community Safety Net $3,981,071 97.6%
Initiative Support $97,248 2.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 86.85 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 87.62 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 82.09 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.11 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 81.12 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.92 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 92.58 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 91.45 four stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 91.20 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 44-0552047
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE OZARKS
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 (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 December, 1967
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,997 2.12% Debi Meeds President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Ozarks (MO) 86.85 three stars
Cedar Valley United Way (IA) 90.12 four stars
United Way of Fairfield County (OH) 95.14 four stars
United Way of Will County (IL) 94.20 four stars
Heart of Florida United Way (FL) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Ozarks
320 North Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65806
tel: (417) 863-7700
fax: (417) 863-9102
EIN: 44-0552047

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Board Leadership

Eric Bilyeu
Chairman

CEO

Greg Burris
President, CEO

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