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Community Development : United Ways

United Way of Acadiana

Live united

four stars

92.10

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

Board Leadership
Rob Eddy
Chairman

CEO
Margaret H. Trahan
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.10 four stars
  Financial 91.31 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

91.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth -1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.0%
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) 92.10 four stars
United Way of Southwest Georgia (GA) 85.92 three stars
United Way of Portage County, OH (OH) 86.65 three stars
United Way of Central Massachusetts (MA) 88.58 three stars
United Way of Berks County (PA) 94.84 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,872,148
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $40,972
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,667,081
Total Contributions $5,580,201
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,580,201
   Other Revenue $398,339
TOTAL REVENUE $5,978,540
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,239,768
   Administrative Expenses $314,476
   Fundraising Expenses $495,673
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,049,917
   
Payments to Affiliates $43,892
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-71,377
   
Net Assets $4,934,067

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 $3,038,977 58.0%
Early Head Start Program $1,837,113 35.1%
Volunteer Mobilization Team $287,725 5.5%

Ratings History
United Way of Acadiana has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$121,135 2.00% Margaret Trahan President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Acadiana (LA) 92.10 four stars
United Way of Fairfield County (OH) 95.14 four stars
The United Way of Greater Waterbury (CT) 91.16 four stars
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (NY) 96.54 four stars
United Way of Dutchess-Orange Region (NY) 85.33 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

Rob Eddy
Chairman

CEO

Margaret H. Trahan
President, CEO

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