EIN 48-0547688

United Way of the Plains

IRS 501(c) type
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United Way of the Plains advances education, health, financial stability & basic needs in South Central Kansas via community fund grants & a donation program.
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Program areas at United Way of the Plains

Grants awarded from the community fund along with donor designation to agencies. For the grant awards from the community fund, panels of community volunteers evaluated applications for funding from agencies, resulting in funding to 79 area nonprofit agencies through our funding cycles for "opportunity on the Plains," "impact on the Plains," "promise on the plains,cowley county funding cycles.
Give items of value program (giv): warehouse location used to receive and distribute donated products such as office furniture/supplies, linens, paper goods, and other various items from area businesses and national retailers. Product is distributed to area non-profits at no cost, thereby allowing the receiving agency to spend more of their dollars on their respective mission. During 2022, 96 local companies and national retailers donated items with an estimated fair market value of almost $2.5 million. These donations benefited 232 agencies in our community during the year.
Collective impact, planning and administration of grants received: perform research and collaborations with community groups toward solutions to community needs, including grant-funded projects, and various projects that benefit the community in the areas of education, health, financial stability, and basic needs. See schedule o for continuation and specific accomplishments.

Grants made by United Way of the Plains

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Rainbows UnitedGrant Awards and Designations$711,677
Center of HopeGrant Awards and Designations$629,235
The Pando InitiativeGrant Awards and Designations$480,656
...and 81 more grants made totalling $7,531,653

Who funds United Way of the Plains

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Textron Aviation Employees Uplift FundGeneral Support$1,471,498
Good Neighbor FundCritical Services$1,200,000
Textron Charitable Trust DTD 122353General Support To Civic Agency$500,000
...and 64 more grants received totalling $5,236,127

Personnel at United Way of the Plains

Najera PeterBoard Secretary and President and Chief Executive Officer$301,700
Pete NajerapresidentChief Executive Officer
Peter F NajeraPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Minks DarrenChief Financial Officer$123,312
Abel FredericVice President of Community Impact
...and 14 more key personnel

Financials for United Way of the Plains

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$14,252,809
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$261,270
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$176,039
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$12,903
Total revenues$14,703,021

Form 990s for United Way of the Plains

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-13990View PDF
2021-122022-11-14990View PDF
2020-122021-11-10990View PDF
2019-122021-02-24990View PDF
2018-122020-01-27990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Daniel J Taylor Family Charitable Foundation
January 18, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 11, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 14 new grant, including a grant for $105,000 from Kansas Health Foundation (KHF)
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $1,471,498 from Textron Aviation Employees Uplift Fund
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsFamily service centersCharities
Community improvement
Provides grantsLobbyingState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
245 N Water St
Wichita, KS 67202
Metro area
Wichita, KS
Sedgwick County, KS
Website URL
(316) 267-1321
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T00: Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations: General
NAICS code, primary
624190: Individual and Family Services
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