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Community Development : United Ways (Fundraising)

United Way of El Paso County

Live united

three stars

86.29

100 North Stanton Street Suite 500
El Paso, TX 79901
tel: (915) 533-2434   Web Site
EIN: 74-1291051

Board Leadership
Mitzi Shannon
Board Chair

CEO
Deborah A. Zuloaga
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.29 three stars
  Financial 81.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

81.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth -1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of El Paso County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of El Paso County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of El Paso County (TX) 86.29 three stars
Plymouth Community United Way (MI) 90.08 four stars
Monadnock United Way (NH) 86.84 three stars
United Way of Tri County (MA) 87.63 three stars
Granite United Way (NH) 85.80 three stars

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The United Way of El Paso County is committed to more than just supporting programs that serve identified needs in the community. The mission of the United Way is to improve the lives of El Paso families through the caring power of the community we live in. And to Live United means mobilizing that power to support and, where necessary, develop programs that also address the underlying causes of the community's needs, with the long-term goal of ending those needs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,333,364
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $786,161
Total Contributions $4,119,525
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,119,525
   Other Revenue $94,950
TOTAL REVENUE $4,214,475
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,529,798
   Administrative Expenses $359,699
   Fundraising Expenses $286,197
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,175,694
   
Payments to Affiliates $34,454
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $38,781
   
Net Assets $3,305,566

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
Community Impact $1,442,513 40.9%
Parents as Teachers $1,031,665 29.2%
Designations $685,829 19.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 04/01/2017 86.29 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 84.90 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 12/22/2015 79.69 two stars
2014-03 10/01/2015 76.01 two stars
2013-03 02/01/2014 80.95 three stars
2012-03 12/20/2012 88.87 three stars
2011-03 08/01/2012 88.25 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 74-1291051
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF EL PASO COUNTY
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Educational 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, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$112,207 2.68% Deborah A. Zuloaga President, CEO

The United Way of El Paso County is committed to more than just supporting programs that serve identified needs in the community. The mission of the United Way is to improve the lives of El Paso families through the caring power of the community we live in. And to Live United means mobilizing that power to support and, where necessary, develop programs that also address the underlying causes of the community's needs, with the long-term goal of ending those needs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of El Paso County (TX) 86.29 three stars
United Way of Rockland County (NY) 87.13 three stars
United Way of Miami-Dade (FL) 85.06 three stars
Great Rivers United Way (WI) 87.51 three stars
United Way of Kitsap County (WA) 85.00 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of El Paso County
100 North Stanton Street
Suite 500
El Paso, TX 79901
tel: (915) 533-2434
fax: (915) 532-2104
EIN: 74-1291051

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Board Leadership

Mitzi Shannon
Board Chair

CEO

Deborah A. Zuloaga
President, CEO

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