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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Mesa United Way

Live United

four stars

95.47

137 East University Drive Mesa, AZ 85201
tel: (480) 834-2121   Web Site
EIN: 86-0198599

Board Leadership
Brian Allen
Board Chair

CEO
Mark Young
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mesa United Way's mission is to increase the ability of the people of our community to care for one another, and to ensure that core services for children, the disabled, the elderly and the needy are available in our community. We pursue our mission in concert with our schools, city government, businesses, faith organizations and non-governmental agencies to create the fabric of a healthy and livable community. Contributions are invested carefully in programs proven to work. Mesa United Way focuses on five areas of need: food, shelter and safety, growing strong children, special needs and disabilities, caring for the elderly, and safe and stable neighborhoods.

Mesa United Way's mission is to increase the ability of the people of our community to care for one another, and to ensure that core services for children, the disabled, the elderly and the needy are available in our community. We pursue our mission in concert with our schools, city government, businesses, faith organizations and non-governmental agencies to create the fabric of a healthy and livable community. Contributions are invested carefully in programs proven to work. Mesa United Way focuses on five areas of need: food, shelter and safety, growing strong children, special needs and disabilities, caring for the elderly, and safe and stable neighborhoods.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mesa United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mesa United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mesa United Way (AZ) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Lebanon County (PA) 88.65 three stars
United Way of Northwest Arkansas (AR) 85.85 three stars
United Way of Etowah County Alabama (AL) 88.05 three stars
United Way of the Coastal Bend (TX) 99.20 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,786,127
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,786,127
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,786,127
   Other Revenue $121,730
TOTAL REVENUE $3,907,857
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,564,152
   Administrative Expenses $210,789
   Fundraising Expenses $253,991
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,028,932
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-121,075
   
Net Assets $3,432,823

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
Agency Allocations $2,386,557 67.0%
Community Impact $308,646 8.6%
Community Awareness $151,698 4.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/01/2018 95.47 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 87.23 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 89.39 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.50 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.21 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 95.55 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 89.50 three stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 82.91 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 82.21 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.28 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 73.78 two stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 91.70 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 77.04 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 78.53 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 86-0198599
Name in IRS Master File MESA 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 (927) Fundraising
(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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 2014
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$71,174 1.76% Mark Young President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$54,750 1.35% Claudia R. Walters Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mesa United Way (AZ) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Central Florida (FL) 93.83 four stars
United Way of Washington County East (MN) 86.58 three stars
United Way of St. Lucie County (FL) 95.97 four stars
United Way of the Coastal Bend (TX) 99.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mesa United Way
137 East University Drive
Mesa, AZ 85201
tel: (480) 834-2121
fax: (480) 834-8184
EIN: 86-0198599

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Board Leadership

Brian Allen
Board Chair

CEO

Mark Young
President and CEO

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