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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Union County

Live United

four stars

91.48

648 Clymer Road Suite 313
Marysville, OH 43040
tel: (937) 644-8381   Web Site
EIN: 31-0682004

Board Leadership
Phil Atkins
Board Chair

CEO
Shari Marsh
Operations Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.48 four stars
  Financial 90.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1958, United Way of Union County works to bring neighbors together to improve lives. Together with our Member Agencies and other community partners, we're working to meet the basic needs of our neighbors and to enhance the quality of life for all in Union County. More than just a fundraiser, United Way collaborates with local businesses, government, non-profits, and individuals to solve pressing social service issues - large and small. From working to establish a safety net for those in danger of losing their housing to ensuring that children have the opportunity to participate in recreational activities, United Way is at the forefront of making an impact in areas that need it the most.

Founded in 1958, United Way of Union County works to bring neighbors together to improve lives. Together with our Member Agencies and other community partners, we're working to meet the basic needs of our neighbors and to enhance the quality of life for all in Union County. More than just a fundraiser, United Way collaborates with local businesses, government, non-profits, and individuals to solve pressing social service issues - large and small. From working to establish a safety net for those in danger of losing their housing to ensuring that children have the opportunity to participate in recreational activities, United Way is at the forefront of making an impact in areas that need it the most.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of organizations applying for grants
25
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

90.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.98
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Union County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Union County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Union County (OH) 91.48 four stars
United Way of Summit County (OH) 88.41 three stars
United Way of Lane County (OR) 94.69 four stars
North Texas Area United Way (TX) 87.38 three stars
United Way of Kenosha County (WI) 93.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $849,364
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $849,364
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $849,364
   Other Revenue $6,715
TOTAL REVENUE $856,079
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $751,146
   Administrative Expenses $57,230
   Fundraising Expenses $123,787
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $932,163
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-76,084
   
Net Assets $891,647

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
Investing in the Community $706,493 94.1%
Grant Funds $44,653 5.9%

Ratings History
United Way of Union County has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 91.48 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.39 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 88.26 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.72 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 90.30 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.18 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.53 three stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 84.72 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.21 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2014 89.41 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 87.76 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 83.59 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 80.82 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.26 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 86.28 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 79.74 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 80.08 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 82.75 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 92.84 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 95.84 four 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 31-0682004
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF UNION 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 April, 1960
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$68,866 7.38% Shari Marsh Operations Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Union County (OH) 91.48 four stars
Orange County United Way (CA) 88.09 three stars
United Way of Western Connecticut (CT) 93.43 four stars
United Way of Williamson County, TX (TX) 93.41 four stars
The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley (OH) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Union County
648 Clymer Road
Suite 313
Marysville, OH 43040
tel: (937) 644-8381
fax: (937) 303-4168
EIN: 31-0682004

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Board Leadership

Phil Atkins
Board Chair

CEO

Shari Marsh
Operations Director

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