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    Rappahannock United Way

    Rappahannock United Way


    ...Is this your nonprofit?

    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    ...3310 SHANNON PARK DR
    Fredericksbrg VA 22408-2379


    Fredericksbrg VA | IRS ruling year: 1973 | EIN: 54-6042936  


    Founded in 1939, Rappahannock United Way is a local nonprofit organization serving the city of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. Our mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community.

    Rappahannock United Way works hard to build a community that is hopeful, resilient, and self-sufficient through programs in Education, Financial Stability, and Healthy Living. These are the building blocks for a good quality of life - a quality education leads to a stable job, enough income leads to a financially stable family, and a community of healthy living leads to a healthy life. We strive to create long-lasting change that prevents problems from arising in the first place.

    By giving to Rappahannock United Way each year, you are using local dollars to provide local services. All contributions stay in the city of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 97%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 90% Accountability & Finance, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Accountability & Finance


    Rappahannock United Way has earned a 96% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2021, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 18.09% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 0.74 years - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.06 - 10/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 8.40% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 7.00% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 84.40% - 9.82/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 22.62% - 10/10 pts

    Unscored Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available

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