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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Denton County

GIVE. ADVOCATE. VOLUNTEER. LIVE UNITED

three stars

88.19

1314 Teasley Lane Denton, TX 76205
tel: (940) 566-5851   Web Site
EIN: 75-1251128

Board Leadership
Brandon McCleskey
Board Chair

CEO
Gary Henderson
President & Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.19 three stars
  Financial 83.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of United Way of Denton County is to improve lives in Denton County.

Established in 1951, United Way of Denton County strives to be the leader in identifying community assets and needs to provide solutions - making Denton County a better place to live and work.

Armed with the data and narrative identified by our Community Needs Assessment, United Way of Denton County follows a dual strategy in order to accomplish our mission of improving lives in Denton County. Where services already exist, we partner with existing agencies to amplify their effects through smart, targeted investments in our Partner Agencies. Where services don't already exist, we draw community stakeholders to the table as equals in Collective Impact Initiatives, collaborative efforts where United Way of Denton County serves as the backbone of a community effort to create positive change.

The mission of United Way of Denton County is to improve lives in Denton County.

Established in 1951, United Way of Denton County strives to be the leader in identifying community assets and needs to provide solutions - making Denton County a better place to live and work.

Armed with the data and narrative identified by our Community Needs Assessment, United Way of Denton County follows a dual strategy in order to accomplish our mission of improving lives in Denton County. Where services already exist, we partner with existing agencies to amplify their effects through smart, targeted investments in our Partner Agencies. Where services don't already exist, we draw community stakeholders to the table as equals in Collective Impact Initiatives, collaborative efforts where United Way of Denton County serves as the backbone of a community effort to create positive change.

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Financial

three stars

83.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 68.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Denton County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Denton County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Denton County (TX) 88.19 three stars
United Way St. Croix Valley (WI) 86.71 three stars
United Way of Summit County (OH) 88.41 three stars
United Way of West Tennessee (TN) 85.33 three stars
United Way of Central Minnesota (MN) 89.42 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,011,449
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,011,449
   Program Service Revenue $3,162
Total Primary Revenue $2,014,611
   Other Revenue $-23,268
TOTAL REVENUE $1,991,343
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,086,915
   Administrative Expenses $195,413
   Fundraising Expenses $395,357
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,677,685
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-686,342
   
Net Assets $1,810,044

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 Investments $1,291,914 61.9%
Community Capacity $611,101 29.3%
Community Education $163,336 7.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 12/01/2019 88.19 three stars
2018-03 02/01/2019 93.92 four stars
2017-03 03/01/2018 92.79 four stars
2016-03 03/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 97.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 12/22/2015 96.49 four stars
2014-03 07/01/2015 91.44 four stars
2013-03 02/01/2014 83.36 three stars
2012-03 03/01/2013 82.53 three stars
2011-03 08/01/2012 89.50 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 75-1251128
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF DENTON 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 (927) Fundraising
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(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 January, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,989 4.07% Gary Henderson CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Denton County (TX) 88.19 three stars
United Way of the Inland Valleys (CA) 89.68 three stars
United Way of Greater New Bedford (MA) 92.74 four stars
United Way of Central New York (NY) 89.17 three stars
United Way of Laramie County (WY) 85.89 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Denton County
1314 Teasley Lane
Denton, TX 76205
tel: (940) 566-5851
fax: (940) 898-8976
EIN: 75-1251128

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Board Leadership

Brandon McCleskey
Board Chair

CEO

Gary Henderson
President & Chief Executive Officer

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