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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra

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three stars

83.78

639 Isbell Road Suite 460
Reno, NV 89509
tel: (775) 322-8668   Web Site
EIN: 88-0059327

Board Leadership
Larry Harvey
Chair

CEO
Michael Brazier
CEO and President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.78 three stars
  Financial 77.07 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra is a local nonprofit organization that engages the community and develops long lasting change to improve peoples' lives and build stronger communities in northern Nevada and the Lake Tahoe Basin. By partnering with businesses, individuals, government and other nonprofits we're able to monitor the needs of our community and respond quickly as issues or opportunities arise. As a convener, collaborator, funder and leader in addressing health and human service issues, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra fulfills a unique role in making our community a better place. And thanks to the generous support of individuals and business throughout our region, we're helping to improve lives every day.

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra is a local nonprofit organization that engages the community and develops long lasting change to improve peoples' lives and build stronger communities in northern Nevada and the Lake Tahoe Basin. By partnering with businesses, individuals, government and other nonprofits we're able to monitor the needs of our community and respond quickly as issues or opportunities arise. As a convener, collaborator, funder and leader in addressing health and human service issues, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra fulfills a unique role in making our community a better place. And thanks to the generous support of individuals and business throughout our region, we're helping to improve lives every day.

Financial

two stars

77.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.32
  Program Expenses Growth -3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (NV) 83.78 three stars
Brown County United Way (WI) 88.80 three stars
United Way of Kosciusko County (IN) 88.20 three stars
United Way of Pasco County (FL) 87.60 three stars
United Way of Florence County (SC) 88.08 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,186,744
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,951
Total Contributions $1,191,695
   Program Service Revenue $8,913
Total Primary Revenue $1,200,608
   Other Revenue $1,523
TOTAL REVENUE $1,202,131
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,090,709
   Administrative Expenses $105,028
   Fundraising Expenses $148,513
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,344,250
   
Payments to Affiliates $12,635
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-142,119
   
Net Assets $575,015

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
Northern Nevada Reading Coalition $385,735 35.4%
Donor Designated Grants $374,259 34.3%
Early Learning and Education Investment $330,715 30.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 83.78 three stars
2018-06 03/01/2020 82.19 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 81.51 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 89.74 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 85.90 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 85.86 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.11 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 76.29 two stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 79.83 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 79.23 two stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 78.73 two stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 87.56 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 88-0059327
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN NEVADA AND THE SIERRA
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.
(927) Fundraising
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, 1963
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
$62,135 4.62% Michael Brazier President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (NV) 83.78 three stars
United Way of Northeast Mississippi (MS) 88.14 three stars
United Way of Abilene (TX) 94.47 four stars
United Way of Greater Toledo (OH) 86.96 three stars
United Way of the Inland Valleys (CA) 89.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra
639 Isbell Road
Suite 460
Reno, NV 89509
tel: (775) 322-8668
fax: (775) 322-2798
EIN: 88-0059327

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Board Leadership

Larry Harvey
Chair

CEO

Michael Brazier
CEO and President

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