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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

Heartland United Way

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four stars

92.38

1441 North Webb Road Grand Island, NE 68803
tel: (308) 382-2675   Web Site
EIN: 47-0469492

Board Leadership
Mark Moravec
Chair

CEO
Karen Rathke
President & Chief Professional Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1947, Heartland United Way is a local community impact and fundraising organization that aims to improve lives and create possibilities for people in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties. Heartland United Way achieves its mission through advocacy, leadership, and support for non-profit organizations that help individuals and families gain access to educational, economic, and health opportunities. With the help of diverse community partners who serve as board members, impact council members, and volunteers, Heartland United Way advances the common good by building opportunities for individuals and families to live independent, successful lives. Heartland United Way thrives on the generosity of its donors, and all donor dollars are wisely invested locally by dedicated community volunteers into high-performing programs.

Founded in 1947, Heartland United Way is a local community impact and fundraising organization that aims to improve lives and create possibilities for people in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties. Heartland United Way achieves its mission through advocacy, leadership, and support for non-profit organizations that help individuals and families gain access to educational, economic, and health opportunities. With the help of diverse community partners who serve as board members, impact council members, and volunteers, Heartland United Way advances the common good by building opportunities for individuals and families to live independent, successful lives. Heartland United Way thrives on the generosity of its donors, and all donor dollars are wisely invested locally by dedicated community volunteers into high-performing programs.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of organizations applying for grants
17
Number of children who have access to books when they receive a free book every month in the mail.
3,100
Number of referrals to resources offered
740
Number of volunteers mobilized to have an impact
1,148
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

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90.00

Accountability & Transparency

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96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
88.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 53.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heartland United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heartland United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heartland United Way (NE) 92.38 four stars
United Way of Southern Chautauqua County (NY) 98.23 four stars
United Way of Delaware (DE) 88.33 three stars
United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley (OR) 86.32 three stars
United Way of Kennebec Valley (ME) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,047,281
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,047,281
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,047,281
   Other Revenue $72,652
TOTAL REVENUE $2,119,933
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,886,533
   Administrative Expenses $108,526
   Fundraising Expenses $144,371
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,139,430
   
Payments to Affiliates $20,081
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-19,497
   
Net Assets $1,466,797

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
Heartland United Way has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 92.38 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 92.38 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 90.98 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.83 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 47-0469492
Name in IRS Master File HEARTLAND UNITED WAY INC
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
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.
(927) Fundraising
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, 1963
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heartland United Way (NE) 92.38 four stars
United Way of Johnson County (IN) 87.38 three stars
United Way of South Hampton Roads (VA) 91.57 four stars
United Way of Escambia County (FL) 90.04 four stars
United Way for Southeastern Michigan (MI) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Heartland United Way
1441 North Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68803
tel: (308) 382-2675
fax: (308) 382-2679
EIN: 47-0469492

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Board Leadership

Mark Moravec
Chair

CEO

Karen Rathke
President & Chief Professional Officer

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