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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Lake County, IL

Education Changes Everything

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four stars

95.30

330 South Greenleaf Street Gurnee, IL 60031
tel: (847) 775-1000   Web Site
EIN: 36-2167949

Board Leadership
Carla Zuniga
Chairman of Board

CEO
Kristi Long
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.30 four stars
  Financial 94.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our Mission: Uniting leadership and resources to create lasting change that will improve lives in Lake County, IL.

Our Vision: Lake County children and families are successful in school, work and life.

Our Mission: Uniting leadership and resources to create lasting change that will improve lives in Lake County, IL.

Our Vision: Lake County children and families are successful in school, work and life.

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Financial

four stars

94.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth -3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Lake County, IL on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Lake County, IL on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Lake County, IL (IL) 95.30 four stars
United Way of Licking County (OH) 87.08 three stars
United Way of Southwest Colorado (CO) 85.32 three stars
United Way of Williamson County (TN) 97.15 four stars
United Way of Broome County (NY) 91.96 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,538,523
   Federated Campaigns $133,016
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,671,539
   Program Service Revenue $10,581
Total Primary Revenue $6,682,120
   Other Revenue $214,438
TOTAL REVENUE $6,896,558
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,647,513
   Administrative Expenses $552,334
   Fundraising Expenses $600,078
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,799,925
   
Payments to Affiliates $67,267
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $96,633
   
Net Assets $9,115,969

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
Other Program Achievements $3,685,893 65.3%
Success by Six $832,615 14.7%
Safe and Stable Families $692,957 12.3%

Ratings History
United Way of Lake County, IL has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 95.30 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 93.54 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.67 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.18 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.72 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 84.49 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 85.44 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 92.28 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 84.58 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.86 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 84.83 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 74.90 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 86.16 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 93.84 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 90.66 four stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 77.42 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 36-2167949
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF LAKE COUNTY INC
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 May, 1947
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$161,720 2.37% Kristi Long President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Lake County, IL (IL) 95.30 four stars
United Way of Escambia County (FL) 90.04 four stars
United Way of Central Indiana (IN) 99.95 four stars
Greater Gallatin United Way (MT) 92.24 four stars
United Way of Southwest Michigan (MI) 95.84 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Lake County, IL
330 South Greenleaf Street
Gurnee, IL 60031
tel: (847) 775-1000
fax: (847) 775-1001
EIN: 36-2167949

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Board Leadership

Carla Zuniga
Chairman of Board

CEO

Kristi Long
President, CEO

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