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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Southern Chester County

Live united

three stars

87.04

106 West State Street Kennett Square, PA 19348
tel: (610) 444-4357   Web Site
EIN: 23-1260899

Board Leadership
Rick Bond
President

CEO
Carrie Freeman
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.04 three stars
  Financial 82.12 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.

United Way of Southern Chester County's mission is to improve people's lives by mobilizing the caring power and resources of our community; to provide local non-profit agencies with needed financial, professional, and strategic support; and to ensure that contributions fund programs that effectively move people from crisis to independence. United Way's work is focused on the building blocks for a good life: Education - Helping Children and Youth Achieve Their Potential Income - Promoting Financial Stability and Independence Health - Improving People's Health

United Way of Southern Chester County's mission is to improve people's lives by mobilizing the caring power and resources of our community; to provide local non-profit agencies with needed financial, professional, and strategic support; and to ensure that contributions fund programs that effectively move people from crisis to independence. United Way's work is focused on the building blocks for a good life: Education - Helping Children and Youth Achieve Their Potential Income - Promoting Financial Stability and Independence Health - Improving People's Health

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Financial

three stars

82.12

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)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 65.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southern Chester County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southern Chester County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southern Chester County (PA) 87.04 three stars
United Way of Palm Beach County (FL) 92.39 four stars
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (CT) 93.41 four stars
United Way Suncoast (FL) 93.31 four stars
United Way of Coastal Fairfield County (CT) 86.69 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,144,731
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,144,731
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,144,731
   Other Revenue $17,068
TOTAL REVENUE $1,161,799
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,029,417
   Administrative Expenses $116,514
   Fundraising Expenses $4,313
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,150,244
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $11,555
   
Net Assets $463,634

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
Grant Distribution $840,000 81.6%
In-House Programs $174,397 16.9%
Donor Designations $15,020 1.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 07/01/2019 87.04 three stars
2017-08 09/01/2018 83.98 three stars
2016-08 11/01/2017 81.64 three stars
2015-08 09/01/2016 83.90 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 85.66 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 85.23 three stars
2013-08 12/01/2014 89.69 three stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 89.64 three stars
2011-08 09/01/2012 83.65 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 23-1260899
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN CHESTER 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.
(927) Fundraising
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,320 7.67% Carrie Freeman Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southern Chester County (PA) 87.04 three stars
United Way of Saginaw County (MI) 89.81 three stars
The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley (OH) 96.66 four stars
United Way of Will County (IL) 94.20 four stars
The United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties Ohio (OH) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Southern Chester County
106 West State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348
tel: (610) 444-4357
fax: (610) 444-7160
EIN: 23-1260899

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Board Leadership

Rick Bond
President

CEO

Carrie Freeman
CEO

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