Disable all preview features

Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

Greater Mankato Area United Way

LIVE UNITED

three stars

86.84

127 South Second Street Suite 190
Mankato, MN 56001
tel: (507) 345-4551   Web Site
EIN: 41-6008819

Board Leadership
Kay Wallerich
Chair

CEO
Barb Kaus
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.84 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Mankato Area United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Mankato Area United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Mankato Area United Way (MN) 86.84 three stars
United Way of Kennebec Valley (ME) 89.03 three stars
United Way of Fairfield County (OH) 94.32 four stars
United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina (SC) 90.73 four stars
United Way of Miami-Dade (FL) 85.06 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Founded in 1931, the Greater Mankato Area United Way's mission is to unite the community to secure and invest resources to improve people's lives. By connecting people to resources and preventing problems, we help our entire community to thrive. Greater Mankato Area United Way's work is focused in three areas: Basic Needs, Education & Health. We identify the most critical needs in our community and then bring the people and resources together to develop the best solution. We unite the entire community's resources by conducting an annual fund drive, and then allocate those to best fulfill our local community needs. We allocate funds to 60 programs administered by 40 United Way partner agencies.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,393,050
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $17,960
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,411,010
   Program Service Revenue $9,078
Total Primary Revenue $2,420,088
   Other Revenue $120,931
TOTAL REVENUE $2,541,019
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,967,146
   Administrative Expenses $161,945
   Fundraising Expenses $174,732
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,303,823
   
Payments to Affiliates $19,965
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $237,196
   
Net Assets $2,243,671

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
Annual Campaign $1,081,311 55.0%
Health $491,905 25.0%
Basic Needs $393,930 20.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 86.84 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 80.85 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.00 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 91.76 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 91.78 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.81 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.61 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 91.51 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 96.58 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 91.25 four stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 94.58 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2008 76.48 two stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 75.73 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 41-6008819
Name in IRS Master File GREATER MANKATO AREA UNITED WAY 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.
(349) Other youth organization or activities
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, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

We invite you to share your opinions, thoughts, experiences, and stories about this charity here to help inform the decisions of other donors.  
Need more help getting started? Check out our FAQs.
 
This tool is not for questions about Charity Navigator, such as how we derived this charity’s rating. We will happily answer those questions if you contact us directly. Likewise, if you have questions for this charity, then we encourage you to contact the charity directly (we include the charity’s contact information in the upper left-hand corner of this page) since few charities regularly monitor this commenting tool.

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$83,514 3.62% Barb Kaus CEO

Founded in 1931, the Greater Mankato Area United Way's mission is to unite the community to secure and invest resources to improve people's lives. By connecting people to resources and preventing problems, we help our entire community to thrive. Greater Mankato Area United Way's work is focused in three areas: Basic Needs, Education & Health. We identify the most critical needs in our community and then bring the people and resources together to develop the best solution. We unite the entire community's resources by conducting an annual fund drive, and then allocate those to best fulfill our local community needs. We allocate funds to 60 programs administered by 40 United Way partner agencies.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Mankato Area United Way (MN) 86.84 three stars
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (PA) 88.98 three stars
United Way of Mower County (MN) 87.92 three stars
United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton, Inc. (MA) 85.96 three stars
United Way of Central Illinois (IL) 87.72 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

Greater Mankato Area United Way
127 South Second Street
Suite 190
Mankato, MN 56001
tel: (507) 345-4551
fax: (507) 345-3724
EIN: 41-6008819

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Kay Wallerich
Chair

CEO

Barb Kaus
President

Did You Know We’re a Charity Too?

Charity Navigator has a wonderful community of nearly 7 million givers. Together we’ve been able to:

  • Continually provide new and updated charity ratings
  • Increase charity transparency and awareness
  • Support the long-term missions of charities through our encouragement of informed giving

Whether you’re a first-time giver or a long-time user, we love having you in our community. Your gift of any size is appreciated!

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.

Help Center