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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Bartholomew County

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four stars

97.89

1531 Thirteenth Street Suite 1100
Columbus, IN 47201
tel: (812) 376-3001   Web Site
EIN: 35-1132860

Board Leadership
Paul Malone
Chair

CEO
Mark Stewart
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.89 four stars
  Financial 97.02 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

The mission of United Way of Bartholomew County is to encourage and lead the people of our community to care for each other and share resources in order to meet human needs and to create lasting changes. United Way of Bartholomew County invests its resources in four focus areas to make the greatest impact and improve lives: developing children and youth, strengthening families, providing emergency services and serving seniors and those with special needs. United Way of Bartholomew County supports 29 different agencies that provide various services and programs to those in need.

The mission of United Way of Bartholomew County is to encourage and lead the people of our community to care for each other and share resources in order to meet human needs and to create lasting changes. United Way of Bartholomew County invests its resources in four focus areas to make the greatest impact and improve lives: developing children and youth, strengthening families, providing emergency services and serving seniors and those with special needs. United Way of Bartholomew County supports 29 different agencies that provide various services and programs to those in need.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of children supported inside and outside the classroom
8,814
Number of people who received basic needs of food, clothing or shelter
6,380
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

97.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.97
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Bartholomew County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Bartholomew County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Bartholomew County (IN) 97.89 four stars
United Way of Northern Arizona (AZ) 90.58 four stars
Inland Empire United Way (CA) 94.40 four stars
United Way of Acadiana (LA) 96.46 four stars
United Way of Blount County (TN) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,064,104
   Federated Campaigns $305,936
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $138,364
Total Contributions $3,508,404
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,508,404
   Other Revenue $-108,865
TOTAL REVENUE $3,399,539
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,972,834
   Administrative Expenses $204,951
   Fundraising Expenses $250,251
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,428,036
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-28,497
   
Net Assets $6,807,124

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
Grants and Support $2,483,081 83.5%
United in 16 $290,520 9.8%
211 $199,233 6.7%

Ratings History
United Way of Bartholomew County has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 08/01/2019 97.89 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 97.00 four stars
2014-12 12/01/2016 93.67 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.47 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2014 83.27 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 92.06 four stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 78.43 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.99 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 90.27 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 74.56 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 73.48 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 74.69 two stars
2005-12 06/01/2007 81.70 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 35-1132860
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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 July, 1967
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,779 3.43% Mark Stewart President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Bartholomew County (IN) 97.89 four stars
Shelby County United Way (OH) 93.21 four stars
Great Rivers United Way (WI) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Greater Houston (TX) 100.00 four stars
United Way of Marion County (FL) 95.36 four stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • United Way of Bartholomew County
  • United Way Center of Bartholomew (26-4407840)

Charity Contact Info

United Way of Bartholomew County
1531 Thirteenth Street
Suite 1100
Columbus, IN 47201
tel: (812) 376-3001
fax: (812) 376-0019
EIN: 35-1132860

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Board Leadership

Paul Malone
Chair

CEO

Mark Stewart
President

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