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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Mercer County

Live united

three stars

89.82

493 South Hermitage Road Hermitage, PA 16148
tel: (724) 981-1884   Web Site
EIN: 25-1039297

Board Leadership
William Gathers
Board Chairman

CEO
Mario Marini
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.82 three stars
  Financial 85.61 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The United Way of Mercer County strives to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our local communities. Our caring hand reaches all across Mercer County, helping the lives of anyone who is in need. We focus on helping children and youth achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and independence, and improving people's health.

The United Way of Mercer County strives to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our local communities. Our caring hand reaches all across Mercer County, helping the lives of anyone who is in need. We focus on helping children and youth achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and independence, and improving people's health.

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Financial

three stars

85.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.91
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Mercer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Mercer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Mercer County (PA) 89.82 three stars
United Way of Cleveland County (NC) 87.28 three stars
Arrowhead United Way (CA) 91.35 four stars
Monadnock United Way (NH) 92.51 four stars
United Way of Whatcom County (WA) 88.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $567,725
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $459,509
Total Contributions $1,027,234
   Program Service Revenue $2,366
Total Primary Revenue $1,029,600
   Other Revenue $125,878
TOTAL REVENUE $1,155,478
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $913,145
   Administrative Expenses $97,046
   Fundraising Expenses $169,764
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,179,955
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-24,477
   
Net Assets $882,896

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
Fundraising and Planning Services $435,063 47.6%
Success by 6 $413,928 45.3%
Community Impact $64,154 7.0%

Within the last year, this charity had a CN Advisory removed. Read More

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 10/01/2020 89.82 three stars
2018-03 07/01/2019 85.85 three stars
2017-03 03/01/2018 73.84 two stars
2016-03 06/01/2017 69.57 one star
2015-03 07/01/2016 80.75 three stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 73.77 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 10/01/2015 76.89 two stars
2013-03 02/01/2014 74.93 two stars
2012-03 04/01/2013 70.87 two stars
2011-03 12/01/2012 87.05 three stars

Historical CN Advisories

02/25/2019-04/01/2020: Moderate Concern Advisory

In accordance with our policy for removing CN Advisories, Charity Navigator removed the Moderate Concern CN Advisory for the United Way of Mercer County on April 1, 2020, because the CN Advisory has been in place for more than a year (since February 25, 2019).

Charity Navigator had published a Moderate Concern CN Advisory on United Way of Mercer County because we became aware of the following information in connection with this charity:

  • United Way of Mercer County’s 03/2018 audit states that United Way of Mercer County has a “Qualified Opinion” that is outlined in the "Basis for Qualified Opinion". It reads, “Pursuant to the Agency's request, we did not attempt to confirm annual campaign revenues and pledge receivables through direct correspondence with the significant amount of donors, and were unable to obtain sufficient appropriate audit evidence about annual campaign revenues and pledge receivables by other auditing procedures..” For this reason, we have issued this Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information, please see the FYE 03/2018 Audit.

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 25-1039297
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF MERCER 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
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 November, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$79,520 6.73% James L. Micsky Jr. Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Mercer County (PA) 89.82 three stars
United Way of Jackson County (MI) 90.71 four stars
United Way of the Capital Region (PA) 90.91 four stars
United Way of Collier County (FL) 90.92 four stars
Metro United Way (KY) 91.80 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Mercer County
493 South Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148
tel: (724) 981-1884
fax: (724) 981-4838
EIN: 25-1039297

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Board Leadership

William Gathers
Board Chairman

CEO

Mario Marini
Executive Director

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