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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Greater Lorain County

Give. Advocate. Volunteer. Live United

three stars

88.33

642 Broadway Avenue Lorain, OH 44052
tel: (440) 277-6530   Web Site
EIN: 34-1011104

Board Leadership
Hallie Smith-Petee
President

CEO
Ryan Aroney
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.33 three stars
  Financial 83.99 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

A catalyst for measurable community transformation, leading to a better life for all through collective impact in health, education, and financial stability.

A catalyst for measurable community transformation, leading to a better life for all through collective impact in health, education, and financial stability.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Percentage of households returned to financial stability through emergency financial assistance that did not require additional, unplanned assistance within 13 months.
96
Number of participants in collaborative health and wellness activities
16,038
Percentage of eligible children in Oberlin enrolled in the OberlinKids Community Collaborative
84
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

three stars

83.99

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.27
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Lorain County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Lorain County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Paper surveys, Community meetings or town halls, 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 inform the development of new programs/projects, 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 funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Note: This organization did not answer this question
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Lorain County (OH) 88.33 three stars
United Way of Douglas County (KS) 89.02 three stars
The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley (OH) 96.66 four stars
United Way of St. Clair County (MI) 88.55 three stars
Capital Area United Way, Louisiana (LA) 86.16 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,430,895
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $71,272
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,502,167
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,502,167
   Other Revenue $234,049
TOTAL REVENUE $2,736,216
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,941,282
   Administrative Expenses $367,475
   Fundraising Expenses $307,093
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,615,850
   
Payments to Affiliates $22,835
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $120,366
   
Net Assets $3,614,086

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 Funds $1,772,281 91.3%
Information and Referral $115,270 5.9%
Direct Services $53,731 2.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 88.33 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 91.33 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 93.19 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 93.45 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.00 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.50 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.40 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 88.70 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 90.42 four stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 85.87 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 34-1011104
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF GREATER LORAIN COUNTY
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(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 November, 1967
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
$117,249 4.48% William Harper Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Lorain County (OH) 88.33 three stars
United Way of Greater St. Louis (MO) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Delaware County (OH) 86.68 three stars
United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee (FL) 98.23 four stars
United Way of Greater St. Joseph (MO) 90.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater Lorain County
642 Broadway Avenue
Lorain, OH 44052
tel: (440) 277-6530
EIN: 34-1011104

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Board Leadership

Hallie Smith-Petee
President

CEO

Ryan Aroney
President & CEO

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