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Human Services : Social Services

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Serving people of all faiths

four stars

94.69

3501 South Lake Drive P.O. Box 070912
Milwaukee, WI 53207
tel: (414) 769-3400   Web Site
EIN: 39-0806321

Board Leadership
Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki
President

CEO
Ricardo Cisneros
Chief Operating Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Inspired by Christ's call to serve, our mission is to provide services to those in need, to advocate for justice and to call upon others to do the same.

Since 1920, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee has been helping people of all faiths throughout the ten counties of Southeast Wisconsin, providing compassionate and competent human services to people in need. The majority of our clients are low-income individuals and families, many living under the national poverty level. To date in 2015, we have served over 35,000 individuals. Our programs help individuals and families in crisis situations, addressing personal needs and aiding clients on the road to self-sufficiency and wellness.

Our programs include: Community Outreach & Case Management, Behavioral Health Counseling, Pregnancy Support Coordination, Adoption, Supported Parenting Services, In-Home Support, Adult Day Services, Refugee Resettlement, and Legal Services for Immigrants..

As a non-profit, we have an ethical obligation to our constituents and the public to conduct our activities with accountability and transparency. We wish to regularly and openly convey information to the public about our mission, activities, accomplishments and decision-making processes. Because we want this information to be easily accessible to the public with external visibility, important documentation regarding our agency's functions is shared on our website. It is listed under the Get To Know Us tab/Agency Transparency.

Inspired by Christ's call to serve, our mission is to provide services to those in need, to advocate for justice and to call upon others to do the same.

Since 1920, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee has been helping people of all faiths throughout the ten counties of Southeast Wisconsin, providing compassionate and competent human services to people in need. The majority of our clients are low-income individuals and families, many living under the national poverty level. To date in 2015, we have served over 35,000 individuals. Our programs help individuals and families in crisis situations, addressing personal needs and aiding clients on the road to self-sufficiency and wellness.

Our programs include: Community Outreach & Case Management, Behavioral Health Counseling, Pregnancy Support Coordination, Adoption, Supported Parenting Services, In-Home Support, Adult Day Services, Refugee Resettlement, and Legal Services for Immigrants..

As a non-profit, we have an ethical obligation to our constituents and the public to conduct our activities with accountability and transparency. We wish to regularly and openly convey information to the public about our mission, activities, accomplishments and decision-making processes. Because we want this information to be easily accessible to the public with external visibility, important documentation regarding our agency's functions is shared on our website. It is listed under the Get To Know Us tab/Agency Transparency.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 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)
90.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee (WI) 94.69 four stars
Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland (OH) 86.67 three stars
Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of St. Louis (MO) 93.91 four stars
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice (FL) 91.37 four stars
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas (KS) 91.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,552,825
   Federated Campaigns $1,212,570
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,302,693
Total Contributions $6,068,088
   Program Service Revenue $1,098,335
Total Primary Revenue $7,166,423
   Other Revenue $18,723
TOTAL REVENUE $7,185,146
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,409,991
   Administrative Expenses $25,395
   Fundraising Expenses $516,620
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,952,006
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $233,140
   
Net Assets $2,299,106

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
Migrant & Refugee Services $2,775,799 43.3%
Behavioral Health Systems $1,282,911 20.0%
In-Home Support Services $538,756 8.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 94.69 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.64 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.73 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 91.93 four stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 91.45 four stars
2013-12 11/01/2015 85.38 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 84.56 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 84.93 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 78.71 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 80.80 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 80.56 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 71.23 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 72.60 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 70.97 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 74.04 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 68.54 one star
2004-12 01/01/2006 68.08 one star
2003-12 02/01/2005 67.54 one star

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

EIN 39-0806321
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF MILWAUKEE INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 April, 1940
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 Compensation from Affiliates
$85,619 1.23% Ricardo Cisneros Chief Operating Officer $9,513

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee (WI) 94.69 four stars
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County (CA) 89.75 three stars
Catholic Charities Fort Worth (TX) 93.88 four stars
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada (NV) 90.58 four stars
Catholic Charities Diocese of Fresno (CA) 93.54 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee
3501 South Lake Drive
P.O. Box 070912
Milwaukee, WI 53207
tel: (414) 769-3400
fax: (414) 769-3428
EIN: 39-0806321

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Board Leadership

Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki
President

CEO

Ricardo Cisneros
Chief Operating Officer

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