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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Capital Area United Way, Michigan

Live united

four stars

92.53

330 Marshall Street Suite 203
Lansing, MI 48912
tel: (517) 203-5000   Web Site
EIN: 38-1363572

Board Leadership
L. Robert McConnell
Chair

CEO
Teresa Kmetz
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.53 four stars
  Financial 90.23 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1919, Capital Area United Way's mission is to unite people and resources to solve defined problems and improve the quality of life for individuals and families in our communities. United Way exists for one reason - to strengthen our community through individual and family well-being. Community volunteers from all walks of life identify critical needs in our community and addresses them with collective focus and action through three priority areas: healthy, caring communities; safe, stable households; and learning from youth to young adult. United Way also engages community leaders, businesses and governmental agencies to work together to make our community a better place for everyone.

Founded in 1919, Capital Area United Way's mission is to unite people and resources to solve defined problems and improve the quality of life for individuals and families in our communities. United Way exists for one reason - to strengthen our community through individual and family well-being. Community volunteers from all walks of life identify critical needs in our community and addresses them with collective focus and action through three priority areas: healthy, caring communities; safe, stable households; and learning from youth to young adult. United Way also engages community leaders, businesses and governmental agencies to work together to make our community a better place for everyone.

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Financial

four stars

90.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Capital Area United Way, Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Capital Area United Way, Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Capital Area United Way, Michigan (MI) 92.53 four stars
United Way of the Eastern Panhandle (WV) 90.91 four stars
United Way of the Mid-South (TN) 88.22 three stars
United Way of Central Maryland (MD) 87.07 three stars
United Way of the Ohio Valley (KY) 88.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,610,915
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $175,274
Total Contributions $3,786,189
   Program Service Revenue $191,322
Total Primary Revenue $3,977,511
   Other Revenue $201,205
TOTAL REVENUE $4,178,716
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,338,045
   Administrative Expenses $376,070
   Fundraising Expenses $354,288
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,068,403
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $110,313
   
Net Assets $3,539,459

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
Community Outcome Measurement Training $3,150,975 94.4%
Capital Area College Access $172,515 5.2%
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance $14,555 0.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 92.53 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 87.94 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 89.23 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 89.11 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.31 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 88.74 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 81.46 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 84.03 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 80.23 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.20 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 68.39 one star
2008-06 08/01/2009 75.89 two stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 72.73 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 72.19 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 70.95 two stars
2003-12 01/01/2006 76.25 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 38-1363572
Name in IRS Master File CAPITAL AREA UNITED WAY 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 that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 November, 1951
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,437 2.71% Teresa Kmetz President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Capital Area United Way, Michigan (MI) 92.53 four stars
United Way of Decatur and Mid Illinois (IL) 90.35 four stars
Valley of the Sun United Way (AZ) 95.12 four stars
United Way of York County, Pennsylvania (PA) 96.11 four stars
United Way of the Inland Valleys (CA) 87.08 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Capital Area United Way, Michigan
330 Marshall Street
Suite 203
Lansing, MI 48912
tel: (517) 203-5000
fax: (517) 203-5001
EIN: 38-1363572

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Board Leadership

L. Robert McConnell
Chair

CEO

Teresa Kmetz
President

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