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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Gaston County

LIVE UNITED

four stars

90.49

200 East Franklin Boulevard P.O. Box 2597
Gastonia, NC 28053
tel: (704) 864-4554   Web Site
EIN: 56-0653356

Board Leadership
Anne Comer
Chair

CEO
Deborah Ally
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.49 four stars
  Financial 87.16 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In 1953, the Greater Gastonia United Fund was chartered as a non-profit organization with eleven participating agencies. The name United Way of Gaston County was adopted by the Board of Directors on June 21, 1972. Our mission is to unite our community to help and care for one another. With more than 50 programs and 22 Partner Agencies, our priority funding areas are education, income and health.

In 1953, the Greater Gastonia United Fund was chartered as a non-profit organization with eleven participating agencies. The name United Way of Gaston County was adopted by the Board of Directors on June 21, 1972. Our mission is to unite our community to help and care for one another. With more than 50 programs and 22 Partner Agencies, our priority funding areas are education, income and health.

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Financial

three stars

87.16

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 48.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Gaston County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Gaston County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Gaston County (NC) 90.49 four stars
United Way Galveston County Mainland (TX) 91.45 four stars
United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County (NC) 86.81 three stars
United Way of Central New York (NY) 90.77 four stars
United Way of the Greater Capital Region (NY) 85.21 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,606,096
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $49,293
Total Contributions $1,655,389
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,655,389
   Other Revenue $87,474
TOTAL REVENUE $1,742,863
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,465,249
   Administrative Expenses $141,888
   Fundraising Expenses $168,434
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,775,571
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-32,708
   
Net Assets $1,198,469

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 Programs $572,981 39.1%
Financial Stability Programs $320,526 21.9%
Health $273,389 18.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 90.49 four stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 81.83 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 78.00 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 76.82 two stars
2014-06 02/01/2015 80.73 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 80.67 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 81.54 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 77.98 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 56-0653356
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF GASTON 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 (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 July, 1954
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,607 5.89% Deborah Ally CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Gaston County (NC) 90.49 four stars
United Way of the National Capital Area (VA) 90.07 four stars
United Way of Hancock County (OH) 86.78 three stars
United Way of Northern New Mexico (NM) 86.75 three stars
United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region (MI) 90.03 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Gaston County
200 East Franklin Boulevard
P.O. Box 2597
Gastonia, NC 28053
tel: (704) 864-4554
fax: (704) 864-9464
EIN: 56-0653356

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Board Leadership

Anne Comer
Chair

CEO

Deborah Ally
President

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