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Community Development : United Ways

United Way of Porter County

Live United

four stars

92.38

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

Board Leadership
Ron Donahue
Board Chair

CEO
Kim Olesker
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Porter County fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community. We work to lead community collaboration, unite residents and inspire action to improve lives in Northwest Indiana. Annually, we provide more than $2.3 million in community resources via our United Way Network of more than 200 social service organizations.

United Way of Porter County fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community. We work to lead community collaboration, unite residents and inspire action to improve lives in Northwest Indiana. Annually, we provide more than $2.3 million in community resources via our United Way Network of more than 200 social service organizations.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of organizational partners
500
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
89.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth -7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
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) 92.38 four stars
Head of the Lakes United Way (MN) 89.78 three stars
United Way of Northeast Florida (FL) 95.04 four stars
United Way of the Cape Fear Area (NC) 90.81 four stars
United Way of Brazoria County (TX) 97.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $724,797
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $54,393
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $884,890
Total Contributions $1,664,080
   Program Service Revenue $89,614
Total Primary Revenue $1,753,694
   Other Revenue $-22,883
TOTAL REVENUE $1,730,811
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,793,726
   Administrative Expenses $102,249
   Fundraising Expenses $96,248
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,992,223
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-261,412
   
Net Assets $2,657,917

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 $984,356 54.9%
Regional Volunteer Center $368,162 20.5%
AmeriCorps $250,783 14.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 92.38 four stars
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
$96,475 4.84% Kim Olesker President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Porter County (IN) 92.38 four stars
Aloha United Way (HI) 92.07 four stars
Allegan County United Way (MI) 88.57 three stars
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (PA) 87.90 three stars
United Way of the Black Hills (SD) 91.48 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
EIN: 35-6006484

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Board Leadership

Ron Donahue
Board Chair

CEO

Kim Olesker
President

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