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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Pioneer Valley

Live united

three stars

82.60

1441 Main Street Suite 147
Springfield, MA 01103
tel: (413) 737-2691   Web Site
EIN: 04-2152680

Board Leadership
Denis J. Gagnon, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Paul Mina
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.60 three stars
  Financial 76.42 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The United Way of Pioneer Valley mobilizes people and resources to strengthen our communities. We envision a thriving, caring region where individuals have opportunities to realize their human potential, are economically self-sufficient and contribute collectively to improve the quality of life in their communities. United Way targets its strategies at those critical passages in people's lives that determine what the future will hold for them as individuals and for their families and communities. This approach maximizes United Way's effectiveness, because it allows us to improve lives not just in the short term, and not just on the surface, but in a lasting and meaningful way that benefits the entire region.

The United Way of Pioneer Valley mobilizes people and resources to strengthen our communities. We envision a thriving, caring region where individuals have opportunities to realize their human potential, are economically self-sufficient and contribute collectively to improve the quality of life in their communities. United Way targets its strategies at those critical passages in people's lives that determine what the future will hold for them as individuals and for their families and communities. This approach maximizes United Way's effectiveness, because it allows us to improve lives not just in the short term, and not just on the surface, but in a lasting and meaningful way that benefits the entire region.

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Financial

two stars

76.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
72.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth -28.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Pioneer Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Pioneer Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Pioneer Valley (MA) 82.60 three stars
United Way of the Black Hills (SD) 91.48 four stars
United Way of Knox County, Ohio (OH) 90.41 four stars
United Way of Dutchess-Orange Region (NY) 93.15 four stars
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (OR) 91.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,352,199
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,352,199
   Program Service Revenue $34,439
Total Primary Revenue $2,386,638
   Other Revenue $314,664
TOTAL REVENUE $2,701,302
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,827,400
   Administrative Expenses $269,570
   Fundraising Expenses $412,655
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,509,625
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $191,677
   
Net Assets $5,052,633

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
Fund Distribution $1,089,415 59.6%
Healing Racism Institute $202,361 11.1%
Thrive Program $195,802 10.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 82.60 three stars
2017-06 03/01/2019 81.57 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 86.00 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 93.66 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.38 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 95.73 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 87.93 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 88.72 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 79.97 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 04-2152680
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY UNITED WAY OF PIONEER VALLEY INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
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 September, 1971
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
$89,767 3.57% James Ayres President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Pioneer Valley (MA) 82.60 three stars
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville (TN) 96.66 four stars
United Way of Hunterdon County (NJ) 88.01 three stars
United Way Blackhawk Region (WI) 90.40 four stars
United Way of Washington County Maryland (MD) 86.25 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Pioneer Valley
1441 Main Street
Suite 147
Springfield, MA 01103
tel: (413) 737-2691
fax: (413) 788-4130
EIN: 04-2152680

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Board Leadership

Denis J. Gagnon, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Paul Mina
President, CEO

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