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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way for Southeastern Michigan

Live United

four stars

95.87

3011 West Grand Boulevard Suite 500
Detroit, MI 48202
tel: (313) 226-9200   Web Site
EIN: 20-3099071

Board Leadership
David Foltyn
Chair

CEO
Darianne Driver Hudson
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.87 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to mobilize the caring power of Detroit and Southeastern Michigan to improve communities and individual lives in measurable and lasting ways.

We're improving lives and empowering every family to succeed by uniting around education, economic prosperity and health - the cornerstones of a strong, equitable community.

Our mission is to mobilize the caring power of Detroit and Southeastern Michigan to improve communities and individual lives in measurable and lasting ways.

We're improving lives and empowering every family to succeed by uniting around education, economic prosperity and health - the cornerstones of a strong, equitable community.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way for Southeastern Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way for Southeastern Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way for Southeastern Michigan (MI) 95.87 four stars
United Way of Greater Lorain County (OH) 88.33 three stars
United Way of the Lakeshore (MI) 90.37 four stars
United Way of Bucks County (PA) 91.44 four stars
United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee (FL) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $46,686,707
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,764,617
Total Contributions $58,451,324
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $58,451,324
   Other Revenue $2,630,664
TOTAL REVENUE $61,081,988
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $55,101,544
   Administrative Expenses $4,066,829
   Fundraising Expenses $4,602,834
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $63,771,207
   
Payments to Affiliates $700,231
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,689,219
   
Net Assets $47,205,233

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
Basic Needs $28,305,836 51.4%
Education $16,246,906 29.5%
Economic Prosperity $3,734,805 6.8%

Ratings History
United Way for Southeastern Michigan has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 95.87 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 95.36 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 96.46 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2017 91.16 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 90.71 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.46 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 84.09 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 92.61 four stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 90.94 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.47 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 73.02 two stars
2008-03 09/01/2009 81.75 three stars
2007-03 05/01/2008 80.86 three stars
2005-03 07/01/2007 85.74 three stars
2004-03 05/01/2005 75.56 two stars
2003-03 06/01/2004 82.43 three stars
2002-03 04/15/2003 92.78 four stars
2001-03 10/15/2002 89.21 three 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 20-3099071
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY FOR SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN
NTEE Code M20
NTEE Classification Disaster Preparedness and Relief Services
NTEE Type Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 October, 2005
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$164,268 0.25% Darienne Driver Hudson President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$310,546 0.48% Tanya Heidelberg-Yopp COO
$230,714 0.36% Christopher Perry Vice President
$205,873 0.32% Susan E. Duncan-Murphy Vice President
$199,981 0.31% Gloria Larkins CFO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way for Southeastern Michigan (MI) 95.87 four stars
United Way of Central Oklahoma (OK) 90.43 four stars
United Way of Gaston County (NC) 88.32 three stars
United Way of St. Lucie County (FL) 93.72 four stars
United Way of Genesee County (MI) 91.39 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way for Southeastern Michigan
3011 West Grand Boulevard
Suite 500
Detroit, MI 48202
tel: (313) 226-9200
EIN: 20-3099071

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Board Leadership

David Foltyn
Chair

CEO

Darianne Driver Hudson
President and CEO

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