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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Greater Union County

Live United

three stars

87.59

33 West Grand Street Elizabeth, NJ 07202
tel: (908) 353-7171   Web Site
EIN: 22-1904427

Board Leadership
Alison G. Yablonowitz
Chair

CEO
James W. Horne Jr.
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.59 three stars
  Financial 89.43 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of United Way of Greater Union County is to ensure the health and human service needs of the community are identified and addressed in ways that create a better quality of life for the residents of Greater Union County. We will accomplish our mission by providing strategic leadership, forging and leveraging partnerships, and by securing the resources necessary to develop and implement lasting solutions to critical health and human services needs and their root causes. For over 90 years, United Way of Greater Union County has been working to improve the lives of everybody throughout Greater Union County.

The mission of United Way of Greater Union County is to ensure the health and human service needs of the community are identified and addressed in ways that create a better quality of life for the residents of Greater Union County. We will accomplish our mission by providing strategic leadership, forging and leveraging partnerships, and by securing the resources necessary to develop and implement lasting solutions to critical health and human services needs and their root causes. For over 90 years, United Way of Greater Union County has been working to improve the lives of everybody throughout Greater Union County.

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Financial

three stars

89.43

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Union County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Union County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Union County (NJ) 87.59 three stars
The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley (OH) 96.66 four stars
Capital Area United Way, Michigan (MI) 92.53 four stars
United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley (OR) 85.84 three stars
United Way of Central Illinois (IL) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,545,272
   Federated Campaigns $552,314
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $53,383
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,752,833
Total Contributions $4,903,802
   Program Service Revenue $30,337
Total Primary Revenue $4,934,139
   Other Revenue $4,017
TOTAL REVENUE $4,938,156
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,748,054
   Administrative Expenses $255,962
   Fundraising Expenses $105,392
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,109,408
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-171,252
   
Net Assets $1,989,919

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 Initiatives $3,589,357 75.6%
Fund Distribution for Health and Human Services $1,031,356 21.7%
Family Strengthening $127,341 2.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 11/01/2019 87.59 three stars
2017-08 12/01/2018 84.32 three stars
2016-08 02/01/2018 83.64 three stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 79.73 two stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 83.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 77.14 two stars
2013-08 03/01/2015 78.88 two stars
2012-08 11/01/2013 87.86 three stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 86.89 three stars
2011-08 09/01/2012 93.12 four stars
2011-08 08/01/2012 89.62 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 22-1904427
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF GREATER UNION COUNTY 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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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 April, 1969
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
$209,462 4.09% James W. Horne Jr. President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Union County (NJ) 87.59 three stars
United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties (WV) 89.33 three stars
Middlesex United Way (CT) 86.25 three stars
United Way of Baldwin County (AL) 97.32 four stars
United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area (MT) 89.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater Union County
33 West Grand Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
tel: (908) 353-7171
fax: (908) 353-6310
EIN: 22-1904427

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Board Leadership

Alison G. Yablonowitz
Chair

CEO

James W. Horne Jr.
President & CEO

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