United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc

United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc Overview

United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc is located in Chicago, IL. The organization was established in 2004. According to its NTEE Classification (T70) the organization is classified as: Federated Giving Programs, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. As of 06/2020, United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc employed 114 individuals. This organization is a parent organization of an affiliated group for tax-exemption purposes.

For the year ending 06/2020, United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc generated $94.3m in total revenue. This organization has experienced exceptional growth, as over the past 5 years, it has increased revenue by an average of 12.8% each year . All expenses for the organization totaled $67.9m during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 5.2% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2015, United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc has awarded 1,975 individual grants totaling $155,296,888. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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UNITED WAY OF METROPOLITAN CHICAGO IMPROVES LIVES BY MOBILINZING CARING PEOPLE TO INVEST IN THE COMMUNITY WHERE THEIR RESOURCES ARE NEEDED MOST.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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COMMUNITY FUND:FOR NEARLY 90 YEARS, UNITED WAY OF METRO CHICAGO HAS MOBILIZED CARING PEOPLE TO INVEST IN THE COMMUNITIES WHERE RESOURCES ARE NEEDED MOST. WE PARTNER WITH COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS AND ORGANIZATIONS TO HARNESS RESOURCES TO SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES IN FOUR KEY ISSUE AREAS: EDUCATION, FINANCIAL STABILITY, HEALTH, AND SAFETY NET SERVICES, WHICH WE BELIEVE ARE ESSENTIAL TO BUILDING STRONG HOUSEHOLDS AND STRONG NEIGHBORHOODS. MORE THAN $12 MILLION DOLLARS WAS INVESTED TO SUPPORT THESE STRATEGIES IN THE CHICAGO REGION.EDUCATIONUWMC INVESTS IN PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES THAT PREPARE CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES TO MAKE TWO CRUCIAL TRANSITIONS SUCCESSFUL: THE EARLY YEARS OF A CHILD'S LIFE, BEFORE AND LEADING UP TO FORMAL SCHOOLING; AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL YEARS, IN PREPARATION FOR ENTERING THE CRITICAL YEARS OF HIGH SCHOOL. O SOME MAJOR OUTCOMES: #1 5,197 INFANTS/TODDLERS/CHILDREN SHOWING GROWTH ACROSS DEVELOPMENTAL DOMAINS; #2 6,003 PARENTS/CAREGIVERS REPORT MORE POSITIVE INTERACTIONS WITH THEIR INFANTS/TODDLERS; #3 10,288 MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS PROMOTED TO THE NEXT GRADE ON-TIMEFINANCIAL STABILITY INCOMEUWMC INVESTS IN PROGRAMS THAT HELP UNEMPLOYED AND INCUMBENT WORKERS ACCESS QUALITY TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT PATHWAYS; EDUCATE CLIENTS ON HOW TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE DEBT OR CREDIT, INCREASE SAVINGS OR ASSETS, AND IMPROVE FINANCIAL RESILIENCE; AND PROVIDE NO-COST TAX PREPARATION SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS. O SOME MAJOR OUTCOMES: #1 4,606 INDIVIDUALS PLACED IN JOBS; #2 3,248 PARTICIPANTS IMPROVING FINANCIAL POSITION; #3 $25,842,005 OF TAX REFUNDS RECEIVED BY FREE TAX PREP RECIPIENTS HEALTH & WELLNESSUWMC INVESTS IN PROVIDERS OF MENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES THAT WORK WITH CLIENTS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN; SUPPORT HEALTHY LIVING INITIATIVES ACROSS THE LIFESPAN IN MULTIPLE VENUES (SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY CENTERS, PLACES OF WORSHIP) THAT INCREASE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND FRUIT AND VEGETABLE CONSUMPTION IN YOUTH AND FAMILIES; AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS THAT ENHANCE HEALTH ACCESS AND LITERACY; AND CONNECT THOSE WHO MAY NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR INSURANCE TO AVAILABLE HEALTH CARE. O SOME MAJOR OUTCOMES: #1 76,023 BEHAVIORAL AND MENTAL HEALTH SCREENINGS/REFERRALS TO TREATMENT; #2 3,071 YOUTH CONSUMED MORE SERVINGS OF FRUITS & VEGETABLES PER DAY; #3 49,765 PEOPLE CONNECTED TO A HEALTH PROVIDER/PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN/REGULAR CARESAFETY NET SERVICESUWMC SUPPORTS PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE FOR ONE'S MOST INNATE NEEDS - HOUSING, FOOD, SAFETY - AND HELP THEIR CLIENTS ON TO A PATH WHICH PREVENTS FUTURE CRISIS. O SOME MAJOR OUTCOMES: #1 14,295 PEOPLE RECEIVED HOUSING ASSISTANCE; #2 24,038 INDIVIDUALS ACCESSED SAFETY FROM ABUSE SERVICES; #3 12,578 PEOPLE RECEIVED EXTENDED LEGAL REPRESENTATION


NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORKS:NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORKS ARE COALITIONS OF PARTNERS PROVIDING NEIGHBORHOOD-SPECIFIC SOLUTIONS TO UNIQUE LOCAL CHALLENGES. NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORKS ARE AIMED AT CREATING A SINGLE TABLE WHERE NEIGHBORHOOD STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES CAN BE EVALUATED, AND DECISIONS MADE REGARDING THE ALLOCATION OF RESOURCES MOST LIKELY TO ADDRESS NEIGHBORHOOD NEEDS AND CREATE SUSTAINABLE FUTURES. IN EACH NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK, UWMC DELIVERS FUNDING, RESOURCES, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, AND KNOWLEDGE TO BRING COMMUNITY-DRIVEN GOALS TO LIFE. UNITED WAY CURRENTLY WORKS IN 10 NEIGHBORHOODS: CICERO, WEST CHICAGO, EVANSTON, BLUE ISLAND/ROBBINS, AUBURN GRESHAM, SOUTH CHICAGO, BRONZEVILLE, LITTLE VILLAGE, BRIGHTON PARK, AUSTIN.O SOME MAJOR OUTCOMES: #1 AUBURN GRESHAM WINS THE 2020 PRITZKER TRAUBERT FOUNDATION CHICAGO PRIZE AND WAS AWARDED A $10 MILLION GRANT TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY-LED, INVESTMENT-READY INITIATIVES THAT WILL CREATE A BETTER ECONOMIC FUTURE FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS. #2 SEVERAL NETWORKS LAUNCHED COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE COMMUNITY HUB, PROVIDING IMMEDIATE AND DIRECT RELIEF VIA CASH ASSISTANCE, FOOD DISTRIBUTION, AND PPE SUPPLIES. #3 FOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORKS WERE SELECTED AS PART OF MAYOR LIGHTFOOT'S INVEST SOUTH/WEST INITIATIVE, AN UNPRECEDENTED COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE THAT MARSHALS RESOURCES OF MULTIPLE CITY DEPARTMENTS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND CORPORATE AND PHILANTHROPIC PARTNERS


THE CRITICAL WORK OF UWMC REQUIRES SIGNIFICANT RESOURCES. SUPPORT IS RAISED THROUGH A DIVERSIFIED REVENUE MODEL. UWMC CONDUCTS WORKPLACE GIVING CAMPAIGNS, RECEIVES INDIVIDUAL AND MAJOR GIFTS, IS AWARDED GRANTS FROM PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS AND THE STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. STRATEGIC EFFORTS ARE IN PLACE TO FURTHER GROW SIGNIFICANT REVENUE FROM GRANTS AND INDIVIDUAL GIVING. OTHER PROGRAM SERVICE ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE DESIGNATIONS BY DONORS TO OTHER 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATIONS.


CHICAGO COMMUNITY COVID RELIEF FUNDIN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST AND UNITED WAY OF METRO CHICAGO ESTABLISHED THE CHICAGO COMMUNITY COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND (CCCRF). IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY OF CHICAGO, CHICAGO PHILANTHROPY, BUSINESS LEADERS, AND GENEROUS DONORS, THE FUND WILL RAPIDLY DEPLOY RESOURCES TO LOCAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS SERVING OUR MOST VULNERABLE RESIDENTS IN THE CHICAGO REGION AS A RESULT OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF COVID-19. CCCRF WILL PROVIDE FLEXIBLE RESOURCES TO LOCAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS ACROSS METROPOLITAN CHICAGO TO SUPPLY ESSENTIAL RESOURCES TO THE INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS WHO ARE MOST IMPACTED BY THE EPIDEMIC. THOSE RESOURCES CURRENTLY INCLUDE ACCESS TO EMERGENCY FOOD AND BASIC SUPPLIES, RENT AND MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE AND UTILITY ASSISTANCE. THE FUND WILL BE DESIGNED TO BE FLEXIBLE SO IT CAN DEPLOY RESOURCES TO ADDRESS POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL AREAS OF COMMUNITY NEED AS THEY DEVELOP. THE FUND WAS STARTED IN MARCH 2020 AND BY FISCAL EOY, $21,740,000 WAS DISTRIBUTED.SOME MAJOR OUTCOMES: #1 MORE THAN 300 UNIQUE ORGANIZATIONS WERE AWARDED GRANTS; #2 $4.5M INVESTED IN HEALTHCARE ACCESS SERVICES, $4.9M INVESTED IN HOUSING AND SHELTER SERVICES, #3 30 MILLION MEALS SERVED.


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United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc Board, Officers & Key Employees

United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Grant Thornton
Audit & Consulting
$124,675
Upic Solutions
Technology
$117,327
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$203,215
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$431,430
Related organizations$0
Government grants $1,498,372
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$90,954,580
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $969,846
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$93,087,597
Total Program Service Revenue$485,283
Investment income $224,763
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $80,525
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $262,497
Net Income from Fundraising Events $129,799
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $94,270,464

United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc has awarded $46,034,846 in support to 513 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

UW-MCCORMICK PARTNERSHIP

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Chicago, IL

PURPOSE: PROGRAM SUPPORT

$3,333,833

METROPOLITAN FAMILY SERVICES

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Chicago, IL

PURPOSE: PROGRAM SUPPORT

$2,590,097

CATHOLIC CHARITIES ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO

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Washington, DC

PURPOSE: PROGRAM SUPPORT

$1,732,312

BRIGHTON PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL

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Chicago, IL

PURPOSE: PROGRAM SUPPORT

$1,356,417

AUSTIN COMING TOGETHER

Org PageRecipient Profile

Chicago, IL

PURPOSE: PROGRAM SUPPORT

$941,806

JEWISH FEDERATION OF METROPOLITAN CHICAGO

Org PageRecipient Profile

Chicago, IL

PURPOSE: PROGRAM SUPPORT

$878,884
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United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 66 grants that United Way Of Metropolitan Chicago Inc has recieved totaling $2,289,267.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
American Online Giving Foundation Inc

Newark, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$966,059
United Way Of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Inc

Milwaukee, WI

PURPOSE: DONOR DESIGNATION PLEDGE PAYMENTS

$246,353
Fifth Third Bank Chicagoland Foundation

Rosemont, IL

PURPOSE: COMMUNITY SERVICE

$176,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$125,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$125,000
The United Way Of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA

PURPOSE: Donor Designation PR

$76,124
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$7,261,794
Earnings$329
Other Expense$276,000
Ending Balance$6,986,123

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