Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

Live United

four stars

96.26

225 West Vine Street Milwaukee, WI 53212
tel: (414) 263-8100   Web Site
EIN: 39-0806190

Board Leadership
Cory L. Nettles
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Amy Lindner
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.26 four stars
  Financial 96.56 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1909, United Way of Greater Milwaukee is committed to improving lives in our community. We provide for people's basic needs, we strengthen families, children and youth, and help individuals become self-sufficient. We also focus on the root causes of our community's most critical problems to break the cycle of poverty - the key to lasting change. United Way supports a safety net of services that provides people with the support and tools they need to build a better life while also focusing on the underlying causes of problems by investing in programs that address: early education, healthy girls, job training and retention, and asset building.

Founded in 1909, United Way of Greater Milwaukee is committed to improving lives in our community. We provide for people's basic needs, we strengthen families, children and youth, and help individuals become self-sufficient. We also focus on the root causes of our community's most critical problems to break the cycle of poverty - the key to lasting change. United Way supports a safety net of services that provides people with the support and tools they need to build a better life while also focusing on the underlying causes of problems by investing in programs that address: early education, healthy girls, job training and retention, and asset building.

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Financial

four stars

96.56

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
89.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $53,572,080
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $65,050
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,308,496
Total Contributions $54,945,626
   Program Service Revenue $479,215
Total Primary Revenue $55,424,841
   Other Revenue $895,804
TOTAL REVENUE $56,320,645
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $48,758,320
   Administrative Expenses $2,085,877
   Fundraising Expenses $4,509,820
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $55,354,017
   
Payments to Affiliates $574,159
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $966,628
   
Net Assets $32,665,448

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$307,502 0.55% Mary Lou Young CEO

Mission

Founded in 1909, United Way of Greater Milwaukee is committed to improving lives in our community. We provide for people's basic needs, we strengthen families, children and youth, and help individuals become self-sufficient. We also focus on the root causes of our community's most critical problems to break the cycle of poverty - the key to lasting change. United Way supports a safety net of services that provides people with the support and tools they need to build a better life while also focusing on the underlying causes of problems by investing in programs that address: early education, healthy girls, job training and retention, and asset building.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County (WI) 96.26 four stars
United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties (PA) 97.87 four stars
Greater Ottawa County United Way (MI) 91.47 four stars
Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico (PR) 97.31 four stars
United Way of Addison County (VT) 96.60 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County
225 West Vine Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
tel: (414) 263-8100
EIN: 39-0806190

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Board Leadership

Cory L. Nettles
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Amy Lindner
President, CEO