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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the Greater Capital Region

Live United.

three stars

82.83

One United Way P.O. Box 13865
Albany, NY 12212
tel: (518) 456-2200   Web Site
EIN: 14-1364505

Board Leadership
Brian O'Grady
Board Chair

CEO
Peter Gannon
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.83 three stars
  Financial 75.72 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of the Greater Capital Region brings people and resources together to advance the common good. We partner with local nonprofits, businesses, government and human service agencies to address the region's most pressing issues in the areas of basic needs, education, income and health. These are the building blocks everyone needs for a good life and they are the cornerstones of a strong community. United Way expresses its mission through fundraising and grant making to a network of nearly 100 carefully-selected human service programs, and by aligning partners around a common mission to tackle issues such as poverty and hunger that are beyond the capacity of an individual or single agency to solve alone.

United Way of the Greater Capital Region brings people and resources together to advance the common good. We partner with local nonprofits, businesses, government and human service agencies to address the region's most pressing issues in the areas of basic needs, education, income and health. These are the building blocks everyone needs for a good life and they are the cornerstones of a strong community. United Way expresses its mission through fundraising and grant making to a network of nearly 100 carefully-selected human service programs, and by aligning partners around a common mission to tackle issues such as poverty and hunger that are beyond the capacity of an individual or single agency to solve alone.

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Financial

two stars

75.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth -16.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Greater Capital Region on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Greater Capital Region on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person)
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To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Greater Capital Region (NY) 82.83 three stars
Centre County United Way (PA) 93.11 four stars
United Way of Pueblo County (CO) 98.13 four stars
United Way of Fort Smith Area (AR) 88.00 three stars
United Way of St. Lucie County (FL) 93.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,850,462
   Federated Campaigns $281,056
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $28,408
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $179,000
Total Contributions $4,338,926
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,338,926
   Other Revenue $256,063
TOTAL REVENUE $4,594,989
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,989,013
   Administrative Expenses $698,473
   Fundraising Expenses $599,994
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,287,480
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $307,509
   
Net Assets $5,136,974

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 Impact Initiatives $1,788,036 59.8%
Donor Designated Contributions $748,748 25.1%
2-1-1 $452,229 15.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 82.83 three stars
2017-06 03/01/2019 87.71 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 90.25 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 85.03 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 80.50 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 75.58 two stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 79.25 two stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 79.56 two stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 91.34 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 93.92 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 91.40 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 14-1364505
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION INC
NTEE Code P12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 March, 1949
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Peter Gannon Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$131,644 3.07% Brian Hassett Former CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Greater Capital Region (NY) 82.83 three stars
United Way of Greater Kingsport (TN) 88.57 three stars
United Way of Anchorage (AK) 86.16 three stars
United Way of Dane County (WI) 96.76 four stars
United Way of Denton County (TX) 88.19 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Greater Capital Region
One United Way
P.O. Box 13865
Albany, NY 12212
tel: (518) 456-2200
fax: (518) 456-2839
EIN: 14-1364505

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Board Leadership

Brian O'Grady
Board Chair

CEO

Peter Gannon
President and Chief Executive Officer

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