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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of the Plains

Live united

four stars

96.84

245 North Water Wichita, KS 67202
tel: (316) 267-1321   Web Site
EIN: 48-0547688

Board Leadership
Rich Kerschen
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Patrick J. Hanrahan
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.84 four stars
  Financial 98.02 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of the Plains is a local, volunteer-driven organization. United Way brings the community together to address critical issues such as care for the elderly, youth at risk, disaster relief, and more. United Way of the Plains serves Sedgwick and surrounding counties in south Central Kansas. United Way raises funds each year to support 90 programs at local nonprofits and to provide direct community services. Funding supports programs in these impact areas: strengthening children and families; assisting the elderly; meeting basic needs; and fostering health and independence.

United Way of the Plains is a local, volunteer-driven organization. United Way brings the community together to address critical issues such as care for the elderly, youth at risk, disaster relief, and more. United Way of the Plains serves Sedgwick and surrounding counties in south Central Kansas. United Way raises funds each year to support 90 programs at local nonprofits and to provide direct community services. Funding supports programs in these impact areas: strengthening children and families; assisting the elderly; meeting basic needs; and fostering health and independence.

Financial

four stars

98.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Plains on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Plains on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Plains (KS) 96.84 four stars
United Way of Greater Toledo (OH) 87.49 three stars
United Way Blackhawk Region (WI) 90.42 four stars
United Way of Marion County (FL) 86.14 three stars
United Way of Santa Fe County (NM) 89.26 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,934,366
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $888,102
Total Contributions $14,822,468
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,822,468
   Other Revenue $220,988
TOTAL REVENUE $15,043,456
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,287,136
   Administrative Expenses $1,024,072
   Fundraising Expenses $1,497,512
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,808,720
   
Payments to Affiliates $166,673
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,765,264
   
Net Assets $25,186,572

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
Allocations $10,909,886 71.4%
Community Planning and Resources $2,746,072 18.0%
Give Items of Value Program $989,345 6.5%

Ratings History
United Way of the Plains has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 96.84 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 91.36 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.58 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 88.08 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 86.65 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 91.21 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 89.54 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 89.94 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.12 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 93.16 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 90.14 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 88.75 three stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 86.99 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 80.89 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 82.42 three stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 81.73 three stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 89.56 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 90.44 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 48-0547688
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE PLAINS
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 September, 1961
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$228,910 1.28% Patrick J. Hanrahan President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Plains (KS) 96.84 four stars
United Way of Southwest Louisiana (LA) 89.84 three stars
Centre County United Way (PA) 91.78 four stars
United Way Of Alamance County (NC) 92.67 four stars
United Way of the Mid-South (TN) 85.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Plains
245 North Water
Wichita, KS 67202
tel: (316) 267-1321
fax: (316) 267-0937
EIN: 48-0547688

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Board Leadership

Rich Kerschen
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Patrick J. Hanrahan
President and CEO

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