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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way Blackhawk Region

Live United

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Impact Information is available from our partner, GuideStar

four stars

90.06

205 North Main Street Suite 101
Janesville, WI 53545
tel: (608) 757-3040   Web Site
EIN: 39-6006734

Board Leadership
Jonathan Schlemmer
Chair

CEO
Mary Fanning-Penny
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.06 four stars
  Financial 88.45 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way Blackhawk Region's work is focused on the building blocks for a good life: Education, income and health. Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help all of us. We are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, when people are healthy. United Way's goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of these problems. Living united means being a part of the change. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future. Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED.

United Way Blackhawk Region's work is focused on the building blocks for a good life: Education, income and health. Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help all of us. We are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, when people are healthy. United Way's goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of these problems. Living united means being a part of the change. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future. Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Average number of dollars received per donor
223
Number of programs documented
62
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This impact information is current as of January 2019, 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

three stars

88.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.17
  Program Expenses Growth -6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way Blackhawk Region on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way Blackhawk Region on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way Blackhawk Region (WI) 90.06 four stars
United Way of Mower County (MN) 87.05 three stars
United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley (GA) 88.24 three stars
United Way of Jackson County (MI) 86.84 three stars
United Way of Greater Lorain County (OH) 93.19 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,483,990
   Federated Campaigns $187,330
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,000
Total Contributions $2,680,320
   Program Service Revenue $21,723
Total Primary Revenue $2,702,043
   Other Revenue $89,101
TOTAL REVENUE $2,791,144
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,750,649
   Administrative Expenses $226,177
   Fundraising Expenses $218,760
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,195,586
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $595,558
   
Net Assets $6,056,194

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
Basic Needs $740,504 42.3%
Education $514,304 29.4%
Health $358,007 20.4%

Ratings History
United Way Blackhawk Region has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 90.06 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.42 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 94.00 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.21 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 95.96 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 95.92 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 85.37 three 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 39-6006734
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY BLACKHAWK REGION 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 (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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 June, 1963
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$93,840 4.27% Mary Fanning-Penny President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way Blackhawk Region (WI) 90.06 four stars
United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut (CT) 87.85 three stars
United Way of Northwest Georgia (GA) 95.04 four stars
United Way of Laramie County (WY) 87.20 three stars
United Way of Charlotte County (FL) 92.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way Blackhawk Region
205 North Main Street
Suite 101
Janesville, WI 53545
tel: (608) 757-3040
fax: (608) 757-3055
EIN: 39-6006734

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Board Leadership

Jonathan Schlemmer
Chair

CEO

Mary Fanning-Penny
President & CEO

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