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United Way Worldwide
701 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (703) 836-7112
EIN: 13-1635294

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Board Leadership

John Lechleiter
Chairman of the Board


Brian Gallagher
President & CEO

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Community Development : Fundraising

United Way Worldwide


(out of 100)
Overall 83.46 3 stars
  Financial 76.61 2 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 12/22/2015 using data for FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2014 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Primary Revenue Growth -2.2%
  Program Expenses Growth -3.3%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way Worldwide on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $52,426,564
   Federated Campaigns $52,088
   Membership Dues $2,558,227
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $55,036,879
   Program Service Revenue $32,111,080
Total Primary Revenue $87,147,959
   Other Revenue $2,159,956
TOTAL REVENUE $89,307,915
   Program Expenses $73,478,441
   Administrative Expenses $4,298,547
   Fundraising Expenses $2,452,561
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,078,366
Net Assets $38,643,010


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$1,136,619 1.41% Brian A. Gallagher President, CEO


United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good. We think every child in every country should have a good education. Every citizen should feel financially stable. Every community should be healthy and strong.

We're not alone. Two million volunteers and 9.6 million donors around the world are with us. Together, we raise $5 billion every year to create community solutions that improve life for everyone. Together, we impact the lives of millions of people every year.

United Way is the world's largest privately-funded nonprofit. We're engaging people from all walks of life in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide. What we do we may look different in Dubuque than in Dubai, but together we're creating lasting change. Our partners include global, national and local businesses, nonprofits, civic and faith organizations, labor, health organizations, educators, government and more.

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