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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Greater Kansas City

Live united

three stars

89.86

801 West 47th Street Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64105
tel: (816) 472-4289   Web Site
EIN: 44-0545812

Board Leadership
W. Russell Welsh
Chair

CEO
Brent Stewart
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.86 three stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The United Way of Greater Kansas City (UWGKC) was created in July 2007 by the merger of the Bi-County United Way of Cass and Jackson, Heart of America United Way (including Northland United Way Services) and United Way of Johnson County. UWGKC continues to maintain local offices representing Eastern Jackson and Cass Counties, Kansas City, MO, the Northland and Johnson County. The offices work to nurture relationships with local donors, companies and partner agencies while embracing a regional approach to service delivery and problem solving. UWKGC's mission is to improve people's lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community.

The United Way of Greater Kansas City (UWGKC) was created in July 2007 by the merger of the Bi-County United Way of Cass and Jackson, Heart of America United Way (including Northland United Way Services) and United Way of Johnson County. UWGKC continues to maintain local offices representing Eastern Jackson and Cass Counties, Kansas City, MO, the Northland and Johnson County. The offices work to nurture relationships with local donors, companies and partner agencies while embracing a regional approach to service delivery and problem solving. UWKGC's mission is to improve people's lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
87.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Kansas City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Kansas City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Kansas City (MO) 89.86 three stars
United Way of Odessa (TX) 93.04 four stars
United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley (OR) 88.47 three stars
United Way of Roanoke Valley (VA) 86.19 three stars
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (MN) 94.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $31,150,907
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $8,295
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $133,409
Total Contributions $31,292,611
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $31,292,611
   Other Revenue $335,366
TOTAL REVENUE $31,627,977
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $26,261,287
   Administrative Expenses $1,445,703
   Fundraising Expenses $2,999,901
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,706,891
   
Payments to Affiliates $333,974
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $921,086
   
Net Assets $15,001,275

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
Funding for Education, Income, Health Programs $25,073,075 95.5%
2-1-1 $983,359 3.7%
Citizen Assist Program $204,853 0.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-04 08/01/2018 89.86 three stars
2016-04 12/01/2017 84.09 three stars
2015-04 10/01/2016 85.82 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 12/01/2015 81.14 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 87.95 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 86.97 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 88.82 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 89.93 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 88.35 three stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 91.08 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 05/01/2010 87.76 three stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 85.26 three stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 73.60 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 70.89 two stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 72.40 two stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 73.26 two stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 78.23 two 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 44-0545812
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF GREATER KANSAS CITY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 December, 1947
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
  • December, 2013

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
$273,308 0.89% Brent Stewart President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Kansas City (MO) 89.86 three stars
United Way of Denton County (TX) 92.79 four stars
United Way of Long Island (NY) 88.33 three stars
Tulsa Area United Way (OK) 85.70 three stars
United Way of Porter County (IN) 96.97 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater Kansas City
801 West 47th Street
Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64105
tel: (816) 472-4289
EIN: 44-0545812

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Board Leadership

W. Russell Welsh
Chair

CEO

Brent Stewart
President, CEO

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