Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

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four stars

92.46

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

Board Leadership
Linda E. Benfield
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Amy Lindner
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.46 four stars
  Financial 90.13 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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

90.13

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
88.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth -1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.1%
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 $54,968,885
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $64,800
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,216,209
Total Contributions $56,249,894
   Program Service Revenue $857,622
Total Primary Revenue $57,107,516
   Other Revenue $1,036,992
TOTAL REVENUE $58,144,508
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $52,327,367
   Administrative Expenses $2,444,732
   Fundraising Expenses $4,401,856
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $59,173,955
   
Payments to Affiliates $581,509
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,029,447
   
Net Assets $30,414,595

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$312,219 0.52% 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) 92.46 four stars
United Way of Santa Barbara County (CA) 91.20 four stars
United Way of the Lakeshore (MI) 90.37 four stars
United Way of Southeast Missouri (MO) 87.07 three stars
United Way of Greater Lafayette (IN) 95.93 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

Linda E. Benfield
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Amy Lindner
President, CEO