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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Douglas County

Advance the common good

four stars

91.14

2518 Ridge Court Room 200
Lawrence, KS 66046
tel: (785) 843-6626   Web Site
EIN: 48-0796320

Board Leadership
Peggy Johnson
Chair

CEO
Jannette Taylor
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.14 four stars
  Financial 94.02 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986, the mission of the United Way of Douglas County is to address human service needs by mobilizing community resources and building partnerships. United Way of Douglas County's Center for Human Services provides a campus-like atmosphere for the 20 nonprofit organizations that occupy its low-cost offices. The organizations thrive by being able to share resources, office equipment, conference rooms, storage space, and information, and it is through this kind of collaboration that the United Way of Douglas County takes another step towards strengthening local human services.

Founded in 1986, the mission of the United Way of Douglas County is to address human service needs by mobilizing community resources and building partnerships. United Way of Douglas County's Center for Human Services provides a campus-like atmosphere for the 20 nonprofit organizations that occupy its low-cost offices. The organizations thrive by being able to share resources, office equipment, conference rooms, storage space, and information, and it is through this kind of collaboration that the United Way of Douglas County takes another step towards strengthening local human services.

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Financial

four stars

94.02

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.07
  Program Expenses Growth -4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Douglas County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Douglas County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Douglas County (KS) 91.14 four stars
United Way of Forsyth County - GA (GA) 90.52 four stars
United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area (MT) 89.81 three stars
United Way of Union County (OH) 91.39 four stars
United Way of Mercer County (PA) 85.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,289,539
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $325,172
Total Contributions $1,614,711
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,614,711
   Other Revenue $11,855
TOTAL REVENUE $1,626,566
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,512,341
   Administrative Expenses $75,522
   Fundraising Expenses $110,099
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,697,962
   
Payments to Affiliates $16,226
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-71,396
   
Net Assets $2,014,680

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
Health Goal $752,369 49.7%
Financial Stability $409,397 27.1%
Educational Goal $350,575 23.2%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 91.14 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.36 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 92.38 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.26 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 88.68 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 90.95 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 97.70 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 48-0796320
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF DOUGLAS COUNTY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
(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 August, 1973
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$31,380 1.84% Janette Taylor Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Douglas County (KS) 91.14 four stars
United Way Fox Cities (WI) 93.98 four stars
United Way of the Plains (KS) 95.54 four stars
Orange County United Way (CA) 88.09 three stars
United Way of Northeast Georgia (GA) 86.25 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Douglas County
2518 Ridge Court
Room 200
Lawrence, KS 66046
tel: (785) 843-6626
fax: (785) 843-3728
EIN: 48-0796320

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Board Leadership

Peggy Johnson
Chair

CEO

Jannette Taylor
President & CEO

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