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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the Quad Cities

Helping Quad Citizens live their best possible life.

three stars

88.84

852 Middle Road Suite 401
Bettendorf, IA 52722
tel: (563) 355-4310   Web Site
EIN: 36-2725960

Board Leadership
Linda Bowers
Chair

CEO
Rene Gellerman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.84 three stars
  Financial 84.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of the Quad Cities Area's mission is mobilizing people and resources to improve lives in our community. We are committed to creating a stronger region where kids succeed in school and life, adults achieve quality jobs and income and families are happy and healthy - the building blocks of a quality life. We believe every Quad Citizen deserves the opportunity to live their best possible life. These opportunities happen by involving people in volunteerism, advocacy and giving. The result is a mobilized community creating the conditions that improve individual lives and strengthen the Quad Cities.

United Way of the Quad Cities Area's mission is mobilizing people and resources to improve lives in our community. We are committed to creating a stronger region where kids succeed in school and life, adults achieve quality jobs and income and families are happy and healthy - the building blocks of a quality life. We believe every Quad Citizen deserves the opportunity to live their best possible life. These opportunities happen by involving people in volunteerism, advocacy and giving. The result is a mobilized community creating the conditions that improve individual lives and strengthen the Quad Cities.

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Financial

three stars

84.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth -10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Quad Cities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Quad Cities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Quad Cities (IA) 88.84 three stars
Fox Valley United Way (IL) 88.42 three stars
United Way of Addison County (VT) 96.60 four stars
Wiregrass United Way (AL) 87.69 three stars
Lubbock Area United Way (TX) 98.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,063,495
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,063,495
   Program Service Revenue $730,935
Total Primary Revenue $6,794,430
   Other Revenue $216,240
TOTAL REVENUE $7,010,670
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,572,902
   Administrative Expenses $613,968
   Fundraising Expenses $588,454
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,775,324
   
Payments to Affiliates $77,513
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $235,346
   
Net Assets $7,476,720

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
Community Investment and Initiatives $5,199,921 93.3%
Resource Development and Major Gifts $260,316 4.7%
Labor $61,606 1.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 88.84 three stars
2018-06 05/01/2019 87.05 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 90.00 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 83.58 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 79.76 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 88.38 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 90.11 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 94.23 four stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 92.54 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.05 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 86.56 three stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 82.33 three stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 81.01 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 81.44 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 91.21 four stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 91.04 four stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 91.10 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 36-2725960
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY THE QUAD CITIES AREA
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.
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 August, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$24,948 0.36% Rene Gellerman President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$99,509 1.46% Scott Crane Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Quad Cities (IA) 88.84 three stars
United Way of Medina County (OH) 90.05 four stars
United Way of Licking County (OH) 87.08 three stars
Capital Area United Way, Michigan (MI) 92.53 four stars
United Way of Coastal Fairfield County (CT) 89.11 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Quad Cities
852 Middle Road
Suite 401
Bettendorf, IA 52722
tel: (563) 355-4310
fax: (563) 355-3308
EIN: 36-2725960

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Board Leadership

Linda Bowers
Chair

CEO

Rene Gellerman
President

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