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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Greater Ottawa County United Way

Live united

four stars

91.47

115 Clover Street Suite 300
Holland, MI 49423
tel: (616) 396-7811   Web Site
EIN: 38-3522782

Board Leadership
Michael MacPherson
Chair

CEO
Patrick Moran
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.47 four stars
  Financial 87.95 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

At Greater Ottawa County United Way, our mission is to improve the quality of life for all Ottawa County residents by identifying pressing community challenges and focusing the community's collective power and resources to address those needs. Our vision is to create lasting change in the health & human services realm through the LIVE UNITED and "Community Impact" models. United Way has been making a difference in Ottawa County for nearly a century. Known in the 1920s as United Fund or Community Chest, annual fund drives to address community needs were a fixture of life in many communities in Ottawa County.

At Greater Ottawa County United Way, our mission is to improve the quality of life for all Ottawa County residents by identifying pressing community challenges and focusing the community's collective power and resources to address those needs. Our vision is to create lasting change in the health & human services realm through the LIVE UNITED and "Community Impact" models. United Way has been making a difference in Ottawa County for nearly a century. Known in the 1920s as United Fund or Community Chest, annual fund drives to address community needs were a fixture of life in many communities in Ottawa County.

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Financial

three stars

87.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Ottawa County United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Ottawa County United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Ottawa County United Way (MI) 91.47 four stars
United Way of Lane County (OR) 94.69 four stars
United Way of Saginaw County (MI) 89.73 three stars
United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area (MT) 88.68 three stars
United Way of Palm Beach County (FL) 88.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,095,411
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,095,411
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,095,411
   Other Revenue $282,621
TOTAL REVENUE $3,378,032
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,077,550
   Administrative Expenses $267,623
   Fundraising Expenses $340,532
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,685,705
   
Payments to Affiliates $31,209
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $692,327
   
Net Assets $3,093,973

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
Disbursement of Contributions to Member Agencies $1,812,863 87.3%
Donated Services $149,577 7.2%
Lakeshore Housing Alliance $115,110 5.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 12/01/2018 91.47 four stars
2017-03 03/01/2018 85.00 three stars
2016-03 06/01/2017 90.87 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 94.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 92.27 four stars
2014-03 10/01/2015 89.73 three stars
2013-03 07/01/2014 90.84 four stars
2012-03 10/01/2013 94.34 four stars
2012-03 04/01/2013 92.51 four stars
2011-03 08/01/2012 88.41 three 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 38-3522782
Name in IRS Master File GREATER OTTAWA COUNTY UNITED WAY INC
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,159 4.02% Patrick Moran Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Ottawa County United Way (MI) 91.47 four stars
United Way of Utah County (UT) 91.92 four stars
United Way of the Laurel Highlands (PA) 95.69 four stars
United Way of Lake County, IL (IL) 93.54 four stars
United Way of Central Florida (FL) 91.83 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Greater Ottawa County United Way
115 Clover Street
Suite 300
Holland, MI 49423
tel: (616) 396-7811
fax: (616) 396-5140
EIN: 38-3522782

Mail donations to:
PO Box 1349
Holland, MI 49422

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Board Leadership

Michael MacPherson
Chair

CEO

Patrick Moran
President

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