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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Douglas County

Advance the common good

four stars

91.36

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

Board Leadership
Robert Day
President

CEO
Jeanette Taylor
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.36 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
88.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth -2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
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) 91.36 four stars
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (OR) 85.48 three stars
Trident United Way (SC) 89.08 three stars
United Way of Portage County, WI (WI) 95.44 four stars
United Way of the Greater Capital Region (NY) 85.21 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,382,540
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $327,059
Total Contributions $1,709,599
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,709,599
   Other Revenue $37,909
TOTAL REVENUE $1,747,508
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,545,924
   Administrative Expenses $85,168
   Fundraising Expenses $116,025
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,747,117
   
Payments to Affiliates $17,924
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $391
   
Net Assets $2,046,939

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 $875,329 56.6%
Educational Goal $341,367 22.1%
Self Sufficiency $329,228 21.3%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Robert J. Mackey Interim President
Other Salaries of Note
$66,259 3.79% Erika Dvorske Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Douglas County (KS) 91.36 four stars
United Way for Greater Austin (TX) 88.60 three stars
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (MN) 90.71 four stars
United Way of Marathon County (WI) 90.51 four stars
Lubbock Area United Way (TX) 88.81 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

Robert Day
President

CEO

Jeanette Taylor
President & CEO

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