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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Will County

Live united

four stars

95.89

54 North Ottawa Street Suite 300
Joliet, IL 60432
tel: (815) 723-2500   Web Site
EIN: 36-2515625

Board Leadership
Tom Hernandez
Board Chair

CEO
Sarah Oprzedek
Interim President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.89 four stars
  Financial 94.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Will County has been a change-agent in our community for over 75 years, creating measureable results in the areas of youth, family, health, and community. Together United Way of Will County and our 45 partners help our children and youth succeed. We help Will County families and individuals achieve self-sufficiency. We strengthen our neighborhoods and we maintain a safety net of essential health and human care services for all in Will County.

United Way of Will County has been a change-agent in our community for over 75 years, creating measureable results in the areas of youth, family, health, and community. Together United Way of Will County and our 45 partners help our children and youth succeed. We help Will County families and individuals achieve self-sufficiency. We strengthen our neighborhoods and we maintain a safety net of essential health and human care services for all in Will County.

Financial

four stars

94.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
93.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth -0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Will County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Will County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Will County (IL) 95.89 four stars
United Way of the Piedmont (SC) 92.94 four stars
Arrowhead United Way (CA) 91.35 four stars
United Way of Greater New Haven (CT) 89.90 three stars
United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties (PA) 96.76 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,732,944
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,732,944
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,732,944
   Other Revenue $50,104
TOTAL REVENUE $2,783,048
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,834,172
   Administrative Expenses $73,007
   Fundraising Expenses $170,709
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,077,888
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-294,840
   
Net Assets $2,383,166

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
United Way of Will County has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 95.89 four stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 94.20 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 95.13 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 91.16 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.18 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 93.58 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.99 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 87.81 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 36-2515625
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF WILL COUNTY
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 September, 1965
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
$143,306 4.65% Michael Hennessy President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Will County (IL) 95.89 four stars
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (OR) 96.57 four stars
United Way of Greater Lima (OH) 85.86 three stars
United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties (PA) 96.76 four stars
United Way of Northwest Vermont (VT) 90.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Will County
54 North Ottawa Street
Suite 300
Joliet, IL 60432
tel: (815) 723-2500
fax: (815) 723-2814
EIN: 36-2515625

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Board Leadership

Tom Hernandez
Board Chair

CEO

Sarah Oprzedek
Interim President & CEO

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