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Community Development : United Ways

United Way of Acadiana

Live united

four stars

91.59

215 East Pinhook Road Lafayette, LA 70501
tel: (337) 233-8302   Web Site
EIN: 72-0513639

Board Leadership
Andre' Comeaux, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Carlee Alm-LaBar
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.59 four stars
  Financial 90.39 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 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 Acadiana is creating lasting change by focusing on the building blocks of a good life: education, earnings, and essentials. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable and when neighbors meet their own basic needs. We will build a stronger Acadiana and advance the common good by mobilizing our communities to improve people's lives. United Way of Acadiana is independent, separately incorporated and governed by local volunteers.

United Way of Acadiana is creating lasting change by focusing on the building blocks of a good life: education, earnings, and essentials. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable and when neighbors meet their own basic needs. We will build a stronger Acadiana and advance the common good by mobilizing our communities to improve people's lives. United Way of Acadiana is independent, separately incorporated and governed by local volunteers.

Financial

four stars

90.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
87.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth -1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Acadiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Acadiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Acadiana (LA) 91.59 four stars
Heart of Illinois United Way (IL) 86.19 three stars
United Way of St. Clair County (MI) 88.55 three stars
United Way of Summit County (OH) 88.41 three stars
United Way of Greater New Bedford (MA) 94.59 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,281,568
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $36,451
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,694,768
Total Contributions $5,012,787
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,012,787
   Other Revenue $391,776
TOTAL REVENUE $5,404,563
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,168,290
   Administrative Expenses $335,152
   Fundraising Expenses $445,017
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,948,459
   
Payments to Affiliates $43,035
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-543,896
   
Net Assets $4,493,899

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
Fund Distribution $3,068,346 59.4%
Early Head Start Program $1,789,482 34.6%
Volunteer Mobilization Team $229,857 4.4%

Ratings History
United Way of Acadiana has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 91.59 four stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 92.10 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 96.46 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 96.46 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 93.93 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 96.25 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.31 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.97 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 95.96 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 94.52 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 92.52 four stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 85.75 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 72-0513639
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF ACADIANA INC
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 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 June, 1961
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$48,000 0.80% Troy Cloutier Interim President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$56,772 0.95% Lori Petrie Vice President, Finance
$53,527 0.89% Margaret Trahan Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Acadiana (LA) 91.59 four stars
United Way of Northwest Vermont (VT) 90.20 four stars
Bergen County's United Way (NJ) 90.66 four stars
United Way of Southwest Colorado (CO) 93.87 four stars
United Way of Champaign County (IL) 89.42 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Acadiana
215 East Pinhook Road
Lafayette, LA 70501
tel: (337) 233-8302
fax: (337) 233-8380
EIN: 72-0513639

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Board Leadership

Andre' Comeaux, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Carlee Alm-LaBar
President & CEO

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