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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Louisville Urban League

Empowering People. Changing Lives.

three stars

83.91

1535 West Broadway Lousiville, KY 40203
tel: (502) 585-4622   Web Site
EIN: 61-0444771

Board Leadership
Lorri Lee
Board Chair

CEO
Sadiqa N. Reynolds, Esq.
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.91 three stars
  Financial 78.70 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

As an active partner, leader and catalyst, the Louisville Urban League assists African Americans, other minority groups, and the disadvantaged to attain social and economic equality and stability through direct services and advocacy. Through the years, the League has sought to create and implement programs to improve the socioeconomic conditions of minority-group and low-income individuals; to create an interaction with community leaders, public officials, other agencies, and the business sector; and to assume an advocacy and bridge-building role to promote understanding and greater racial harmony.

As an active partner, leader and catalyst, the Louisville Urban League assists African Americans, other minority groups, and the disadvantaged to attain social and economic equality and stability through direct services and advocacy. Through the years, the League has sought to create and implement programs to improve the socioeconomic conditions of minority-group and low-income individuals; to create an interaction with community leaders, public officials, other agencies, and the business sector; and to assume an advocacy and bridge-building role to promote understanding and greater racial harmony.

Financial

two stars

78.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
68.2%
  Administrative Expenses 21.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Louisville Urban League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Louisville Urban League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Louisville Urban League (KY) 83.91 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,443,098
   Federated Campaigns $132,450
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $86,090
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,751,406
Total Contributions $3,413,044
   Program Service Revenue $880,044
Total Primary Revenue $4,293,088
   Other Revenue $80,371
TOTAL REVENUE $4,373,459
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,268,073
   Administrative Expenses $832,615
   Fundraising Expenses $800,683
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,901,371
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-527,912
   
Net Assets $2,556,997

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
Employment Services Program $1,810,171 55.4%
Youth Development & Education Programs $509,118 15.6%
Center for Housing & Economic Empowerment $477,288 14.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 83.91 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 84.20 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 93.11 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 90.18 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 91.76 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 61-0444771
Name in IRS Master File LOUISVILLE URBAN LEAGUE
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 (59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(349) Other youth organization or 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 April, 1963
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$210,250 4.28% Sadiqa Reynolds CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Louisville Urban League
1535 West Broadway
Lousiville, KY 40203
tel: (502) 585-4622
fax: (502) 585-2335
EIN: 61-0444771

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Board Leadership

Lorri Lee
Board Chair

CEO

Sadiqa N. Reynolds, Esq.
President and CEO

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