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Community Development : United Ways

United Way of Porter County

Live United

four stars

96.88

951 Eastport Centre Drive Valparaiso, IN 46383
tel: (219) 464-3583   Web Site
EIN: 35-6006484

Board Leadership
Randy Zromkoski
Board Chair

CEO
Kim Olesker
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.88 four stars
  Financial 95.59 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Porter County will lead, unite and inspire our community to improve lives. Our main goals are to improve education, help people achieve financial stability and promote healthy lives.

United Way of Porter County will lead, unite and inspire our community to improve lives. Our main goals are to improve education, help people achieve financial stability and promote healthy lives.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of students who exhibit kindergarten readiness
1,064
This impact information is current as of October 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

four stars

95.59

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
88.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.23
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Porter County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Porter County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Porter County (IN) 96.88 four stars
United Way of Kennebec Valley (ME) 96.66 four stars
United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area (VA) 96.11 four stars
United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties (WA) 93.66 four stars
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (TX) 93.33 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $990,020
   Federated Campaigns $4,537
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $37,469
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $391,952
Total Contributions $1,423,978
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,423,978
   Other Revenue $14,588
TOTAL REVENUE $1,438,566
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,902,188
   Administrative Expenses $162,027
   Fundraising Expenses $88,785
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,153,000
   
Payments to Affiliates $24,574
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-714,434
   
Net Assets $2,919,329

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
Funding Member Agency Programs $1,255,931 66.0%
AmeriCorps $302,402 15.9%
Early Childhood School Readiness Program $118,183 6.2%

Ratings History
United Way of Porter County has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 96.88 four stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 98.91 four stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 96.97 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2018 93.04 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 91.46 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 89.56 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 89.50 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.21 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 87.52 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 92.18 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 91.18 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 35-6006484
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF PORTER COUNTY 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 (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 September, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,242 4.37% Kim Olesker President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Porter County (IN) 96.88 four stars
United Way of Midland County (MI) 91.66 four stars
United Way of the Ocoee Region (TN) 93.68 four stars
United Way of Northern Arizona (AZ) 90.58 four stars
Heartland United Way (NE) 92.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Porter County
951 Eastport Centre Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383
tel: (219) 464-3583
fax: (219) 477-5845
EIN: 35-6006484

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Board Leadership

Randy Zromkoski
Board Chair

CEO

Kim Olesker
President

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