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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Urban League of Greater Cleveland

Empowering Communities - Changing Lives

one star

67.77

2930 Prospect Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115
tel: (216) 622-0999   Web Site
EIN: 34-0720563

Board Leadership
Bennett Gaines
Chair

CEO
Marsha A. Mockabee
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 67.77 one star
  Financial 74.85 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 62.00 one star
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Urban League of Greater Cleveland (ULGC), a community based nonprofit organization was established in 1917, in response to the needs of families migrating from the South to urban cities in the North. Leveraging its assets as advocate and service provider, the ULGC helped to mitigate the issues of housing discrimination, limited access to employment, and poor landlord-tenant relations. In its 96-year history, the ULGC has delivered upon its mission to enable African Americans and other minority members to develop and exercise their potential on par with all other Americans through education, research, advocacy and provision of services.

The Urban League of Greater Cleveland (ULGC), a community based nonprofit organization was established in 1917, in response to the needs of families migrating from the South to urban cities in the North. Leveraging its assets as advocate and service provider, the ULGC helped to mitigate the issues of housing discrimination, limited access to employment, and poor landlord-tenant relations. In its 96-year history, the ULGC has delivered upon its mission to enable African Americans and other minority members to develop and exercise their potential on par with all other Americans through education, research, advocacy and provision of services.

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Financial

two stars

74.85

Accountability & Transparency

one star

62.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth -3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 76.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban League of Greater Cleveland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban League of Greater Cleveland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban League of Greater Cleveland (OH) 67.77 one star
Electronic Frontier Foundation (CA) 94.15 four stars
Centurion Ministries (NJ) 93.53 four stars
Advancement Project (CA) 86.74 three stars
American Humanist Association (DC) 92.67 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $516,591
   Federated Campaigns $70,000
   Membership Dues $12,431
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $644,456
Total Contributions $1,243,478
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,243,478
   Other Revenue $166,114
TOTAL REVENUE $1,409,592
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,193,933
   Administrative Expenses $241,407
   Fundraising Expenses $4,426
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,439,766
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-30,174
   
Net Assets $69,198

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
Entrepreneurship Center $830,363 69.5%
Job Training & Placement $203,072 17.0%
Education Fund $160,498 13.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 67.77 one star
2017-12 04/01/2019 75.97 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 73.26 two stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 73.26 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 72.09 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 76.32 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 76.27 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 34-0720563
Name in IRS Master File URBAN LEAGUE OF CLEVELAND
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 (431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
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 May, 1956
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,572 6.98% Marsha A. Mockabee President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban League of Greater Cleveland (OH) 67.77 one star
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FAIR Federation for American Immigration Reform (DC) 97.76 four stars
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American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California (CA) 91.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Urban League of Greater Cleveland
2930 Prospect Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
tel: (216) 622-0999
fax: (216) 622-0997
EIN: 34-0720563

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Board Leadership

Bennett Gaines
Chair

CEO

Marsha A. Mockabee
President, CEO

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