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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Southern Cameron County

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four stars

94.10

634 East Levee Street Brownsville, TX 78520
tel: (956) 548-6880   Web Site
EIN: 74-1241385

Board Leadership
Jaime Martinez
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Traci Wickett
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.10 four stars
  Financial 91.66 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Southern Cameron County improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities to advance the common good. We are here to bring our communities together to find and address those issues that are most important to you. United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community.

United Way of Southern Cameron County improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities to advance the common good. We are here to bring our communities together to find and address those issues that are most important to you. United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Earned Income Credits claimed at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites.
4,786,430
Percentage of eligible high school seniors completing the Apply Texas college application.
100
Number of tax returns completed by volunteers
5,159
High School students certified by the IRS as Volunteer Tax Preparers.
300
This impact information is current as of July 2019, 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

four stars

91.66

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.07
  Program Expenses Growth -3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southern Cameron County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southern Cameron County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southern Cameron County (TX) 94.10 four stars
United Way of San Diego County (CA) 88.72 three stars
United Way of Genesee County (MI) 90.70 four stars
Orange County United Way (CA) 88.09 three stars
United Way of the Mid-South (TN) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,625
   Federated Campaigns $934,052
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $249,410
Total Contributions $1,205,087
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,205,087
   Other Revenue $199,954
TOTAL REVENUE $1,405,041
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,413,511
   Administrative Expenses $108,620
   Fundraising Expenses $117,570
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,639,701
   
Payments to Affiliates $16,289
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-234,660
   
Net Assets $1,640,614

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
Education $765,690 54.2%
Income Initiative $384,157 27.2%
Health $244,186 17.3%

Ratings History
United Way of Southern Cameron County has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 94.10 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 93.45 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 91.16 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 93.38 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 97.58 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 89.12 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 97.30 four 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 74-1241385
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN CAMERON 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 (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(927) Fundraising
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$86,435 5.27% Traci Wickett President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southern Cameron County (TX) 94.10 four stars
United Way of West Alabama (AL) 88.81 three stars
United Way of Greater Plymouth County (MA) 85.22 three stars
United Way of Palm Beach County (FL) 92.39 four stars
Tulsa Area United Way (OK) 91.55 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Southern Cameron County
634 East Levee Street
Brownsville, TX 78520
tel: (956) 548-6880
fax: (956) 548-6906
EIN: 74-1241385

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Board Leadership

Jaime Martinez
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Traci Wickett
President & CEO

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