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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Northwest Georgia

Live united

four stars

92.22

P.O. Box 566 816 South Thornton Avenue
Dalton, GA 30722
tel: (706) 226-4357   Web Site
EIN: 58-0905881

Board Leadership
Kim Thames
Board Chair

CEO
Amanda Burt
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Northwest Georgia works to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities in Northwest Georgia. Our vision is to be the preferred organization investing in programs to meet people's needs based on community priorities. United Way has evolved from a force in fundraising, to a community solutions provider - offering information and referral to residents of Northwest Georgia through their 2-1-1 Help Line.

United Way of Northwest Georgia works to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities in Northwest Georgia. Our vision is to be the preferred organization investing in programs to meet people's needs based on community priorities. United Way has evolved from a force in fundraising, to a community solutions provider - offering information and referral to residents of Northwest Georgia through their 2-1-1 Help Line.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
89.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.12
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northwest Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northwest Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northwest Georgia (GA) 92.22 four stars
United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County (PA) 93.84 four stars
United Way of Delaware County (OH) 89.06 three stars
United Way of York County, South Carolina (SC) 88.91 three stars
United Way of Hall County (GA) 90.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,485,034
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,485,034
   Program Service Revenue $53,851
Total Primary Revenue $4,538,885
   Other Revenue $-170,205
TOTAL REVENUE $4,368,680
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,564,243
   Administrative Expenses $127,815
   Fundraising Expenses $251,169
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,943,227
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $425,453
   
Net Assets $9,746,078

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
Education Basic Needs $2,940,000 82.5%
Information Services $231,275 6.5%
Community Awareness $223,814 6.3%

Ratings History
United Way of Northwest Georgia has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 92.22 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 95.04 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.40 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 93.89 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.05 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 94.86 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 94.99 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.34 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 86.89 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 85.03 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 93.14 four stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 91.07 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 58-0905881
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA 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
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 August, 1971
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
$120,000 3.04% Amanda Burt President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northwest Georgia (GA) 92.22 four stars
United Way of St. Clair County (MI) 88.55 three stars
United Way of St. Lucie County (FL) 95.97 four stars
United Way of Western Connecticut (CT) 93.43 four stars
United Way of Mower County (MN) 87.05 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Northwest Georgia
P.O. Box 566
816 South Thornton Avenue
Dalton, GA 30722
tel: (706) 226-4357
fax: (706) 226-1029
EIN: 58-0905881

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Board Leadership

Kim Thames
Board Chair

CEO

Amanda Burt
President

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