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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Greater Lima

Live united

three stars

87.83

616 South Collett Street Lima, OH 45805
tel: (419) 227-6341   Web Site
EIN: 34-4466356

Board Leadership
Bob Meredith Jim Reber
Board Chair

CEO
Carol Braden-Clarke
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.83 three stars
  Financial 86.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

86.78

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.65
  Program Expenses Growth -2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Lima on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Lima on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Lima (OH) 87.83 three stars
United Way of Greater Topeka (KS) 88.67 three stars
United Way of Westchester and Putnam (NY) 89.02 three stars
United Way Of Alamance County (NC) 88.61 three stars
United Way of McLean County (IL) 89.50 three stars

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With roots tracing back to 1884, it is the purpose of the United Way of Greater Lima to mobilize and stimulate the interest and participation of the citizens of Greater Lima on behalf of worthy nonprofit charitable, health, welfare, or allied purpose organizations. The United Way of Greater Lima solicits, receives, and distributes contributions for partner agencies based on a volunteer review of programs, finances, performance, and the improvement of lives in Allen County. The United Way works in collaboration with government, business and community partners to better the lives of children and families, and to raise awareness of community needs and available services.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,634,806
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,634,806
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,634,806
   Other Revenue $216,515
TOTAL REVENUE $1,851,321
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,566,790
   Administrative Expenses $164,071
   Fundraising Expenses $176,919
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,907,780
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-56,459
   
Net Assets $4,270,020

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
Education $642,904 41.0%
Income and Safety $387,224 24.7%
211 $35,000 2.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 87.83 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.99 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.82 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 87.51 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 90.36 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 86.71 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.15 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 79.17 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 77.52 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 74.96 two stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 78.72 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 77.43 two 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 34-4466356
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF GREATER LIMA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 February, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$28,350 1.48% Carol Braden-Clarke Director

With roots tracing back to 1884, it is the purpose of the United Way of Greater Lima to mobilize and stimulate the interest and participation of the citizens of Greater Lima on behalf of worthy nonprofit charitable, health, welfare, or allied purpose organizations. The United Way of Greater Lima solicits, receives, and distributes contributions for partner agencies based on a volunteer review of programs, finances, performance, and the improvement of lives in Allen County. The United Way works in collaboration with government, business and community partners to better the lives of children and families, and to raise awareness of community needs and available services.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Lima (OH) 87.83 three stars
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County (WI) 93.69 four stars
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville (TN) 89.00 three stars
Livingston County United Way (MI) 88.71 three stars
United Way of Central Iowa (IA) 92.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater Lima
616 South Collett Street
Lima, OH 45805
tel: (419) 227-6341
fax: (419) 222-2479
EIN: 34-4466356

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Board Leadership

Bob Meredith Jim Reber
Board Chair

CEO

Carol Braden-Clarke
President, CEO

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