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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Lake County, IL

Education Changes Everything

four stars

90.67

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

Board Leadership
Andrew Warrington
Chairman of Board

CEO
Kristi Long
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.67 four stars
  Financial 87.44 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

87.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.87
  Program Expenses Growth -3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.9%
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) 90.67 four stars
Capital Area United Way, Louisiana (LA) 89.92 three stars
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (CT) 91.16 four stars
United Way of Greater Atlanta (GA) 90.53 four stars
United Way of Kitsap County (WA) 85.00 three stars

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Our mission is to unite leadership and resources to create lasting change that will improve lives in Lake County. United Way of Lake County pursues this mission by preparing our children to succeed in a changing world by focusing on education and building safe and stable families. Education changes everything - putting our children and families on a pathway of success to build a stronger Lake County community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,962,167
   Federated Campaigns $183,029
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,145,196
   Program Service Revenue $7,951
Total Primary Revenue $7,153,147
   Other Revenue $165,206
TOTAL REVENUE $7,318,353
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,131,822
   Administrative Expenses $450,013
   Fundraising Expenses $662,267
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,244,102
   
Payments to Affiliates $84,016
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $74,251
   
Net Assets $8,687,392

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
Distributing Designated Funds $3,826,190 62.4%
Community Goal - Children $912,403 14.9%
Community Goal - Families $779,568 12.7%

Ratings History
United Way of Lake County, IL has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$153,775 2.12% Kristi Long President, CEO

Our mission is to unite leadership and resources to create lasting change that will improve lives in Lake County. United Way of Lake County pursues this mission by preparing our children to succeed in a changing world by focusing on education and building safe and stable families. Education changes everything - putting our children and families on a pathway of success to build a stronger Lake County community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Lake County, IL (IL) 90.67 four stars
United Way of the Lowcountry (SC) 87.85 three stars
United Way of Southern Cameron County (TX) 89.39 three stars
United Way of Tompkins County (NY) 88.67 three stars
United Way of Northern New Jersey (NJ) 86.48 three 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

Andrew Warrington
Chairman of Board

CEO

Kristi Long
President, CEO

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