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Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation

Educating Leaders for Church and Society

four stars

97.52

2247 West Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60622
tel: (773) 235-8462   Web Site
EIN: 36-4126296

Board Leadership
Taras Szmagala, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Joseph Solimini
Chief Operating Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.52 four stars
  Financial 96.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation (UCEF) was founded in 1997 to support and fund the growth and operations of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv, Ukraine. As the only Catholic university in the vast territory of the former Soviet Union, UCU is at the forefront of building a civil society in Ukraine, educating its students to be ethical and moral leaders of a new Ukraine. Through its fundraising activities in the United States, UCEF assists UCU in meeting its educational and financial challenges and supports its successes as the premier Catholic educational institution in Ukraine.

The Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation (UCEF) was founded in 1997 to support and fund the growth and operations of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv, Ukraine. As the only Catholic university in the vast territory of the former Soviet Union, UCU is at the forefront of building a civil society in Ukraine, educating its students to be ethical and moral leaders of a new Ukraine. Through its fundraising activities in the United States, UCEF assists UCU in meeting its educational and financial challenges and supports its successes as the premier Catholic educational institution in Ukraine.

Financial

four stars

96.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.37
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation (IL) 97.52 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,655,143
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $344,477
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,999,620
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,999,620
   Other Revenue $1,205,228
TOTAL REVENUE $6,204,848
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,180,463
   Administrative Expenses $795,815
   Fundraising Expenses $412,227
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,388,505
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $816,343
   
Net Assets $13,356,050

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 97.52 four stars
2018-12 06/01/2020 94.55 four stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 91.89 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 91.78 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 87.09 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 87.95 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.78 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 89.20 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 82.49 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 71.79 two stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 85.89 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 84.33 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.73 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 88.98 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 98.55 four stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 98.55 four stars
2006-12 08/01/2008 95.95 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 95.55 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 98.49 four stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 81.79 three 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 36-4126296
Name in IRS Master File UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing 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 August, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,538 1.64% Joseph Solimini Chief Operating Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation (IL) 97.52 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation
2247 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
tel: (773) 235-8462
fax: (773) 235-8464
EIN: 36-4126296

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Board Leadership

Taras Szmagala, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Joseph Solimini
Chief Operating Officer

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