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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City

Bringing social and economic equality to impoverished citizens in our community

three stars

86.99

3900 North Martin Luther King Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73111
tel: (405) 424-5243   Web Site
EIN: 73-0590037

Board Leadership
Cathy Blevins
Board Chair

CEO
Valerie Thompson
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.99 three stars
  Financial 85.26 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City was established in 1946 as an affiliate of the National Urban League and a United Way Partner Agency. Today, the Urban League serves more than 10,000 clients annually. Our mission is to assist African Americans, other minorities and the poor achieve social and economic equality. We work to accomplish this mission through advocacy, research and program services in five major areas: employment & training, children & families, entrepreneurship, urban health and affordable housing.

The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City was established in 1946 as an affiliate of the National Urban League and a United Way Partner Agency. Today, the Urban League serves more than 10,000 clients annually. Our mission is to assist African Americans, other minorities and the poor achieve social and economic equality. We work to accomplish this mission through advocacy, research and program services in five major areas: employment & training, children & families, entrepreneurship, urban health and affordable housing.

Financial

three stars

85.26

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
81.0%
  Administrative Expenses 16.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City (OK) 86.99 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $295,252
   Federated Campaigns $388,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $532,176
Total Contributions $1,215,428
   Program Service Revenue $42,449
Total Primary Revenue $1,257,877
   Other Revenue $140,743
TOTAL REVENUE $1,398,620
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,265,290
   Administrative Expenses $268,055
   Fundraising Expenses $21,671
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,555,016
   
Payments to Affiliates $10,100
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-156,396
   
Net Assets $858,986

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
Children and Families Programs $674,815 53.3%
Employment and Training Programs $358,762 28.3%
Entrepreneurship Programs $63,153 5.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 86.99 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 86.19 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 88.24 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.90 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.83 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 90.78 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 73-0590037
Name in IRS Master File URBAN LEAGUE OF GREATER OKLAHOMA CITY INC
NTEE Code P22
NTEE Classification Urban League
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(59) Other school related activities
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
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, 1948
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
$94,250 6.06% Valerie Thompson President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City (OK) 86.99 three stars
National Urban League (NY) 88.27 three stars
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (DC) 91.90 four stars
Highlander Research and Education Center (TN) 91.35 four stars
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation (DC) 97.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City
3900 North Martin Luther King Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
tel: (405) 424-5243
fax: (405) 424-3382
EIN: 73-0590037

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Board Leadership

Cathy Blevins
Board Chair

CEO

Valerie Thompson
President & CEO

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