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Human Services : Social Services

Cincinnati Works

Employing communities. Restoring lives.

four stars

91.37

708 Walnut Street Floor 2
Cincinnati, OH 45202
tel: (513) 744-9675   Web Site
EIN: 31-1656186

Board Leadership
David Herche
Chair

CEO
Peggy Zink
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.37 four stars
  Financial 88.47 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1999, Cincinnati Works partners with willing and capable people living in poverty to assist them in advancing to economic self-sufficiency through employment. Using a holistic approach, we offer access to area employers while providing comprehensive support services. We serve two clients: those individuals in the community who are currently unemployed or underemployed (i.e. the working poor) and employers who have entry- & mid-level positions.

Founded in 1999, Cincinnati Works partners with willing and capable people living in poverty to assist them in advancing to economic self-sufficiency through employment. Using a holistic approach, we offer access to area employers while providing comprehensive support services. We serve two clients: those individuals in the community who are currently unemployed or underemployed (i.e. the working poor) and employers who have entry- & mid-level positions.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of job skills training courses/workshops conducted
260
Number of participants who gain employment
461
Number of participants engaged in programs
1,102
This impact information is current as of September 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

88.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
70.9%
  Administrative Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.31
  Program Expenses Growth 14.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cincinnati Works on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cincinnati Works on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cincinnati Works (OH) 91.37 four stars
Dress for Success Houston (TX) 94.63 four stars
The Cara Program (IL) 90.78 four stars
Prison Entrepreneurship Program (TX) 93.82 four stars
San Diego Second Chance Program (CA) 90.08 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,026,274
   Federated Campaigns $294,400
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $637,240
Total Contributions $2,957,914
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,957,914
   Other Revenue $263,874
TOTAL REVENUE $3,221,788
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,386,405
   Administrative Expenses $600,843
   Fundraising Expenses $338,835
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,326,083
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-104,295
   
Net Assets $4,127,850

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
Workforce Development $1,763,299 73.9%
Workforce Connection $421,254 17.7%
The Network $201,852 8.5%

Ratings History
Cincinnati Works has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 91.37 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 90.28 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 88.66 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 91.08 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 92.03 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 92.27 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 88.16 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2014 85.38 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 31-1656186
Name in IRS Master File CINCINNATI WORKS INC
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 August, 1999
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,884 4.08% Peggy Zink President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cincinnati Works (OH) 91.37 four stars
Goodwill of Silicon Valley (CA) 90.74 four stars
MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries (MO) 88.08 three stars
The HOPE Program (NY) 90.36 four stars
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.51 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cincinnati Works
708 Walnut Street
Floor 2
Cincinnati, OH 45202
tel: (513) 744-9675
fax: (513) 744-9045
EIN: 31-1656186

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Board Leadership

David Herche
Chair

CEO

Peggy Zink
Chief Executive Officer

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