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United Way of Northwest Michigan

Live united

four stars

93.57

202 East Grandview Parkway Traverse City, MI 49684
tel: (231) 947-3200   Web Site
EIN: 38-1679060

Board Leadership
Robin Wybenga
President

CEO
Seth Johnson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.57 four stars
  Financial 90.92 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Northwest Michigan believes that to truly improve lives in our region we must act collectively to impact the critical issues affecting residents of Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanau counties. We are committed to bringing together partners across all sectors in order to address community concerns before they become problems. In so doing, we create sustainable community change. Our mission is to efficiently raise and effectively distribute both financial and volunteer resources to support community-determined initiatives that improve the lives of community members.

United Way of Northwest Michigan believes that to truly improve lives in our region we must act collectively to impact the critical issues affecting residents of Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanau counties. We are committed to bringing together partners across all sectors in order to address community concerns before they become problems. In so doing, we create sustainable community change. Our mission is to efficiently raise and effectively distribute both financial and volunteer resources to support community-determined initiatives that improve the lives of community members.

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Financial

four stars

90.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.77
  Program Expenses Growth 10.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northwest Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northwest Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northwest Michigan (MI) 93.57 four stars
United Way of Santa Fe County (NM) 93.63 four stars
United Way of Central Jersey (NJ) 91.16 four stars
Mesa United Way (AZ) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Eastern Maine (ME) 89.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $41,570
   Federated Campaigns $508,369
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $85,500
Total Contributions $635,439
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $635,439
   Other Revenue $525,520
TOTAL REVENUE $1,160,959
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $491,310
   Administrative Expenses $30,519
   Fundraising Expenses $73,906
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $595,735
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $565,224
   
Net Assets $1,015,858

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
Various Community Initiatives $237,174 48.3%
Community Impact Grants $131,350 26.7%
Advocacy Initiatives $91,258 18.6%
Donor Designations $31,528 6.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 93.57 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2020 81.98 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 80.64 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 72.66 two stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 74.26 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.02 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 68.52 one star
2013-12 07/01/2015 67.66 one star
2012-12 02/01/2014 73.64 two stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 74.85 two stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 70.27 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 38-1679060
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF NORTHWEST MICHIGAN
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 June, 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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$68,652 11.52% Ranae McCauley Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northwest Michigan (MI) 93.57 four stars
United Way of Greater St. Joseph (MO) 91.02 four stars
Brown County United Way (WI) 89.02 three stars
United Way of Greater Lorain County (OH) 91.33 four stars
United Way of Northern Utah (UT) 95.05 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Northwest Michigan
202 East Grandview Parkway
Traverse City, MI 49684
tel: (231) 947-3200
fax: (231) 947-3201
EIN: 38-1679060

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Board Leadership

Robin Wybenga
President

CEO

Seth Johnson
Executive Director

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