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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Kenosha County

Live United.

four stars

93.22

5500 Sixth Avenue Suite 210
Kenosha, WI 53140
tel: (262) 658-4104   Web Site
EIN: 39-0806285

Board Leadership
JP Moran
Board President

CEO
Tara M. Panasewicz
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.22 four stars
  Financial 93.45 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The United Way of Kenosha County's mission is to mobilize the caring power of our community to advance the common good. We believe in maximizing community impact by pooling individual contributors and working in concert with local agency partners to make a critical difference in our community. We envision a community where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, financial stability, and healthy lives.

The United Way of Kenosha County's mission is to mobilize the caring power of our community to advance the common good. We believe in maximizing community impact by pooling individual contributors and working in concert with local agency partners to make a critical difference in our community. We envision a community where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, financial stability, and healthy lives.

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Financial

four stars

93.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.80
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Kenosha County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Kenosha County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Community meetings or town halls
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Kenosha County (WI) 93.22 four stars
United Way of Portage County, WI (WI) 99.57 four stars
United Way for Jackson & George Counties, MS (MS) 93.29 four stars
United Way of Kosciusko County (IN) 90.52 four stars
Greater Twin Cities United Way (MN) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,016,740
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $32,250
Total Contributions $1,048,990
   Program Service Revenue $30,552
Total Primary Revenue $1,079,542
   Other Revenue $23,831
TOTAL REVENUE $1,103,373
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $834,960
   Administrative Expenses $151,040
   Fundraising Expenses $83,758
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,069,758
   
Payments to Affiliates $11,472
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $33,615
   
Net Assets $1,755,469

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 Impact $443,009 53.1%
Building Our Future Initiative $306,331 36.7%
Donor Designated Funds $73,443 8.8%

Ratings History
United Way of Kenosha County has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 93.22 four stars
2018-06 04/01/2020 95.69 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 39-0806285
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF KENOSHA 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 (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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 June, 1971
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
$84,082 7.85% Tara Panasewicz Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Kenosha County (WI) 93.22 four stars
United Way of Southwest Virginia (VA) 96.46 four stars
United Way of the Coastal Bend (TX) 99.20 four stars
Bergen County's United Way (NJ) 91.16 four stars
United Way of the Ocoee Region (TN) 93.68 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Kenosha County
5500 Sixth Avenue
Suite 210
Kenosha, WI 53140
tel: (262) 658-4104
EIN: 39-0806285

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Board Leadership

JP Moran
Board President

CEO

Tara M. Panasewicz
Chief Executive Officer

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