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Community Development : United Ways

Fox Valley United Way

Live United.

90.21

44 East Galena Boulevard Aurora, IL 60505
tel: (630) 896-4636   Web Site
EIN: 36-2195467

Board Leadership
Stacey Ries
Board Chair

CEO
Deborah Rudel
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.21
  Financial 86.76
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Together with concerned citizens, Fox Valley United Way fights for the Health, Education and Financial Stability of every person in our community. We win by LIVING UNITED! By forging partnerships to find new solutions to old problems. By mobilizing the best resources and inspiring individuals to join the fight to help their neighbors in need.

Together with concerned citizens, Fox Valley United Way fights for the Health, Education and Financial Stability of every person in our community. We win by LIVING UNITED! By forging partnerships to find new solutions to old problems. By mobilizing the best resources and inspiring individuals to join the fight to help their neighbors in need.

Financial

86.76

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fox Valley United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fox Valley United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fox Valley United Way (IL) 90.21
Tulsa Area United Way (OK) 90.22
United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties (WA) 86.67
United Way of York County, Pennsylvania (PA) 96.11
United Way of Dutchess-Orange Region (NY) 95.50

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,374,941
   Federated Campaigns $89,210
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $10,750
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $57,491
Total Contributions $1,532,392
   Program Service Revenue $8,212
Total Primary Revenue $1,540,604
   Other Revenue $5,487
TOTAL REVENUE $1,546,091
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,199,806
   Administrative Expenses $138,165
   Fundraising Expenses $204,949
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,542,920
   
Payments to Affiliates $8,991
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,171
   
Net Assets $716,433

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 Services and Grants $880,030 73.3%
The Spark Early Childhood Collaboration $315,748 26.3%
Facilitation of Volunteer Opportunities $4,028 0.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 12/23/2021 90.21
2019-06 12/01/2020 84.02
2018-06 03/01/2020 88.42

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-2195467
Name in IRS Master File FOX VALLEY UNITED WAY
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 March, 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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,327 6.89% Michael Meyer Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fox Valley United Way (IL) 90.21
United Way of York County, South Carolina (SC) 91.80
United Way of Sheboygan County (WI) 89.03
United Way of Larimer County (CO) 91.52
United Way of Mower County (MN) 92.38

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Charity Contact Info

Fox Valley United Way
44 East Galena Boulevard
Aurora, IL 60505
tel: (630) 896-4636
fax: (630) 896-4680
EIN: 36-2195467

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Board Leadership

Stacey Ries
Board Chair

CEO

Deborah Rudel
Chief Executive Officer

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