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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Champaign County

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in Champaign County.

three stars

89.42

5 Dunlap Court Savoy, IL 61874
tel: (888) 865-9903   Web Site
EIN: 37-0662519

Board Leadership
Greg Anderson

CEO
Sue Grey
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.42 three stars
  Financial 85.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Champaign County's mission is to bring people and resources together to create positive change and lasting impact for our community. We fight to improve the education, health and financial stability of every person in our community. Our commitment is to help your gift through United Way's Community Impact Fund make the biggest impact in Champaign County where we work and live.

United Way of Champaign County's mission is to bring people and resources together to create positive change and lasting impact for our community. We fight to improve the education, health and financial stability of every person in our community. Our commitment is to help your gift through United Way's Community Impact Fund make the biggest impact in Champaign County where we work and live.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of students who exhibit kindergarten readiness
3,183
Number of program participants who obtain a job within 3 months of program completion
470
Number of health outcomes improved
10,604
Number of clients who were formerly credit invisible who now have an established credit score
269
Number of graduates enrolled in higher learning, university, or technical/vocational training
622
Hours of volunteer service
1,130
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

85.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth -4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Champaign County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Champaign County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person)
How is the organization using feedback?
To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, It is difficult to get honest feedback from our clients
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Note: This organization did not answer this question
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Champaign County (IL) 89.42 three stars
United Way of Greater St. Louis (MO) 95.47 four stars
Arrowhead United Way (CA) 90.58 four stars
United Way of Greater New Bedford (MA) 92.74 four stars
United Way of Clallam County (WA) 85.41 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,447,346
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,447,346
   Program Service Revenue $99,693
Total Primary Revenue $4,547,039
   Other Revenue $126,201
TOTAL REVENUE $4,673,240
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,794,207
   Administrative Expenses $189,580
   Fundraising Expenses $391,665
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,375,452
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,297,788
   
Net Assets $4,444,593

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
Community Impact/Community Organizer $2,794,207 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 89.42 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 92.39 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 92.10 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 88.54 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 86.85 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.75 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 95.46 four stars
2014-06 08/01/2015 94.65 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 91.95 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 37-0662519
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF CHAMPAIGN COUNTY ILLINOIS 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 (59) Other school related activities
(318) Other recreational activities
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 October, 1971
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$95,600 2.83% Sue Grey President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Champaign County (IL) 89.42 three stars
United Way of Odessa (TX) 88.03 three stars
United Way of Southern Kentucky (KY) 88.10 three stars
United Way of Union County (OH) 91.48 four stars
United Way of Kern County (CA) 86.00 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Champaign County
5 Dunlap Court
Savoy, IL 61874
tel: (888) 865-9903
TTY: (309) 829-9027
EIN: 37-0662519

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Board Leadership

Greg Anderson

CEO

Sue Grey
President & CEO

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