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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

Head of the Lakes United Way

Live united

three stars

89.78

424 West Superior Street Suite 402
Duluth, MN 55802
tel: (218) 726-4770   Web Site
EIN: 41-0857077

Board Leadership
Cindy Theien
Chair

CEO
Matt Hunter
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.78 three stars
  Financial 90.64 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Greater Duluth (UWGD) works to lead a united effort to strengthen our community by mobilizing resource to improve people's lives. UWGD carries out its mission by convening, facilitating and building community partnerships; assessing health and human service needs; and developing high-impact strategies and mobilizing resources for effective and efficient solutions. UWGD addresses the human service needs of Greater Duluth by engaging the whole community in fundraising and providing donors the opportunity to invest in community change.

United Way of Greater Duluth (UWGD) works to lead a united effort to strengthen our community by mobilizing resource to improve people's lives. UWGD carries out its mission by convening, facilitating and building community partnerships; assessing health and human service needs; and developing high-impact strategies and mobilizing resources for effective and efficient solutions. UWGD addresses the human service needs of Greater Duluth by engaging the whole community in fundraising and providing donors the opportunity to invest in community change.

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Financial

four stars

90.64

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Head of the Lakes United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Head of the Lakes United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Head of the Lakes United Way (MN) 89.78 three stars
United Way of Mower County (MN) 87.05 three stars
United Way of Greater Plymouth County (MA) 85.22 three stars
United Way for Southeastern Michigan (MI) 96.46 four stars
United Way of Northeast Georgia (GA) 86.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,181,070
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,181,070
   Program Service Revenue $115,897
Total Primary Revenue $2,296,967
   Other Revenue $27,040
TOTAL REVENUE $2,324,007
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,912,133
   Administrative Expenses $186,764
   Fundraising Expenses $282,068
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,380,965
   
Payments to Affiliates $21,657
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-56,958
   
Net Assets $6,085,469

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
Community Investment $1,400,768 73.3%
Community Impact $219,822 11.5%
United Way 2-1-1 $187,048 9.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 89.78 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 87.90 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 83.34 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 82.64 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.89 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 75.27 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 80.07 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 78.96 two 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 41-0857077
Name in IRS Master File HEAD OF THE LAKES UNITED WAY
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.
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(179) Other health services
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 August, 1962
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,410 3.96% Matthew Hunter President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Head of the Lakes United Way (MN) 89.78 three stars
United Way of Douglas County (KS) 91.14 four stars
United Way of Pierce County (WA) 90.09 four stars
United Way of York County, Maine (ME) 87.92 three stars
United Way of Miami-Dade (FL) 92.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Head of the Lakes United Way
424 West Superior Street
Suite 402
Duluth, MN 55802
tel: (218) 726-4770
fax: (218) 726-4778
EIN: 41-0857077

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Board Leadership

Cindy Theien
Chair

CEO

Matt Hunter
President

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