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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Larimer County

United, We Strengthen our Community.

four stars

93.75

525 West Oak Street Suite 101
Fort Collins, CO 80521
tel: (970) 407-7000   Web Site
EIN: 84-6031503

Board Leadership
Tracy Oldemeyer
Board Chair

CEO
Annie Davis
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.75 four stars
  Financial 91.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Larimer County tackles issues that matter most to our community and uses a collaborative approach to accomplish more together. We provide opportunities for businesses, individuals and organizations to be involved in strengthening Larimer County.

Our key focus areas include:

Youth & Education: We believe investing in youth is not only the right thing to do, but it is also the best way to ensure a strong economy and community.

Financial Stability: We believe in supporting initiatives that decrease the need for future social services.

Community Engagement: We believe strong communities are characterized by a high level of civic participation.

Nonprofit Excellence: We believe the nonprofit sector plays a vital role in creating and maintaining a resilient community and that donors' dollars should be used to fund effective and efficient programs that show results.

United Way of Larimer County tackles issues that matter most to our community and uses a collaborative approach to accomplish more together. We provide opportunities for businesses, individuals and organizations to be involved in strengthening Larimer County.

Our key focus areas include:

Youth & Education: We believe investing in youth is not only the right thing to do, but it is also the best way to ensure a strong economy and community.

Financial Stability: We believe in supporting initiatives that decrease the need for future social services.

Community Engagement: We believe strong communities are characterized by a high level of civic participation.

Nonprofit Excellence: We believe the nonprofit sector plays a vital role in creating and maintaining a resilient community and that donors' dollars should be used to fund effective and efficient programs that show results.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of volunteers
1,786
Number of WomenGive childcare scholarships awarded
55
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

91.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth -3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Larimer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Larimer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
We provided free or discounted training opportunities to our nonprofit partners and provide a survey after each training from these surveys, we learn whether or not the information is relevant and valuable to our partners and investigate new opportunities or areas of learning These surveys help us curate new training content each year, while also improving the pieces of training already in place
This Constituent Voice information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Voice information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Larimer County (CO) 93.75 four stars
United Way of Indian River County (FL) 95.16 four stars
United Way of Tompkins County (NY) 90.28 four stars
United Way of Southern Chester County (PA) 87.04 three stars
Catawba County United Way (NC) 93.32 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,729,843
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $117,050
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,328
Total Contributions $5,856,221
   Program Service Revenue $11,381
Total Primary Revenue $5,867,602
   Other Revenue $180,118
TOTAL REVENUE $6,047,720
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,330,060
   Administrative Expenses $354,353
   Fundraising Expenses $496,363
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,180,776
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $866,944
   
Net Assets $4,793,629

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
Local Resource Allocation $2,085,632 48.2%
Donor Intent Fund Allocation $1,727,395 39.9%
Internal Programs $517,033 11.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 93.75 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 88.50 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 87.56 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 85.85 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 89.02 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 94.91 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 92.73 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 94.71 four stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 96.14 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 84-6031503
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF LARIMER 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.
(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, 1969
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
$116,452 2.24% Annie Davies President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Larimer County (CO) 93.75 four stars
United Way of Skagit County (WA) 92.40 four stars
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (MN) 97.17 four stars
United Way of the Plains (KS) 94.53 four stars
United Way of Erie County (PA) 95.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Larimer County
525 West Oak Street
Suite 101
Fort Collins, CO 80521
tel: (970) 407-7000
fax: (970) 407-7099
EIN: 84-6031503

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Board Leadership

Tracy Oldemeyer
Board Chair

CEO

Annie Davis
President, CEO

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