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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Eastern Maine

Live united

three stars

89.20

700 Main Street Suite 1
Bangor, ME 04401
tel: (207) 941-2800   Web Site
EIN: 01-0211478

Board Leadership
Helen McKinnon
Chair

CEO
Shirar Patterson
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.20 three stars
  Financial 85.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Working with the communities we serve, the United Way of Eastern Maine is a trusted catalyst for meaningful and lasting change that improves the lives of people in our region. We improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of people and communities. We aim to achieve measurable results in three areas: Education: Children are Ready to Learn and Safe After School Income: Families Safe and Secure Health: Seniors are Independent and Active

Working with the communities we serve, the United Way of Eastern Maine is a trusted catalyst for meaningful and lasting change that improves the lives of people in our region. We improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of people and communities. We aim to achieve measurable results in three areas: Education: Children are Ready to Learn and Safe After School Income: Families Safe and Secure Health: Seniors are Independent and Active

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Financial

three stars

85.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Eastern Maine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Eastern Maine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Eastern Maine (ME) 89.20 three stars
The United Way of Amarillo & Canyon (TX) 89.51 three stars
United Way of Greater St. Louis (MO) 95.47 four stars
United Way of South Texas (TX) 91.10 four stars
The United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties Ohio (OH) 92.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,133,843
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $23,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,275
Total Contributions $2,166,618
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,166,618
   Other Revenue $156,482
TOTAL REVENUE $2,323,100
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,872,043
   Administrative Expenses $27,589
   Fundraising Expenses $426,562
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,326,194
   
Payments to Affiliates $18,993
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,094
   
Net Assets $4,880,124

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
Agency Support $1,069,246 57.1%
FamilyWize $705,973 37.7%
Volunteerism $51,268 2.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.20 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 81.84 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 83.96 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 84.30 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.54 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 84.45 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 81.09 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 79.06 two stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 88.03 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 01-0211478
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF EASTERN MAINE
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.
(902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
(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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,751 3.90% Shirar Patterson President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Eastern Maine (ME) 89.20 three stars
United Way of Northern Utah (UT) 95.05 four stars
United Way of Richland County (OH) 86.39 three stars
United Way of the Laurel Highlands (PA) 89.07 three stars
United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties (IA) 91.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Eastern Maine
700 Main Street
Suite 1
Bangor, ME 04401
tel: (207) 941-2800
fax: (207) 941-2805
EIN: 01-0211478

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Board Leadership

Helen McKinnon
Chair

CEO

Shirar Patterson
President and CEO

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