Community Development : United Ways

United Way of Western Connecticut

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97.64

301 Main Street Suite 2-5
Danbury, CT 06810
tel: (203) 792-5330   Web Site
EIN: 06-0646577

Board Leadership
Cheryl Bakewell
Chair

CEO
Kim Morgan
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.64
  Financial 96.67
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Western Connecticut helps residents across Northern Fairfield County, Southern Litchfield County and the City of Stamford by focusing on the vital building blocks for a good life: Education, Income and Health. Our mission is to improve the lives of hard-working, struggling households by mobilizing the resources of local communities to create lasting change. We are focused on a population that United Way identifies as ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) in our communities. These are individuals and families who work hard, but struggle to make ends meet. By leveraging the collective power of the community, we are focused on creating an environment where individuals and families are self-sufficient and can achieve financial independence. For more information about United Way of Western Connecticut, please visit: www.uwwesternct.org.

United Way of Western Connecticut helps residents across Northern Fairfield County, Southern Litchfield County and the City of Stamford by focusing on the vital building blocks for a good life: Education, Income and Health. Our mission is to improve the lives of hard-working, struggling households by mobilizing the resources of local communities to create lasting change. We are focused on a population that United Way identifies as ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) in our communities. These are individuals and families who work hard, but struggle to make ends meet. By leveraging the collective power of the community, we are focused on creating an environment where individuals and families are self-sufficient and can achieve financial independence. For more information about United Way of Western Connecticut, please visit: www.uwwesternct.org.

Financial

96.67

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Western Connecticut on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Western Connecticut on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,079,827
   Federated Campaigns $3,332,850
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $14,716
   Related Organizations $137,434
   Government Grants $750,263
Total Contributions $6,315,090
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,315,090
   Other Revenue $138,504
TOTAL REVENUE $6,453,594
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,619,510
   Administrative Expenses $711,322
   Fundraising Expenses $443,720
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,774,552
   
Payments to Affiliates $55,652
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $679,042
   
Net Assets $5,829,384

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$164,585 2.85% Kimberly Morgan Chief Executive Officer

Mission

United Way of Western Connecticut helps residents across Northern Fairfield County, Southern Litchfield County and the City of Stamford by focusing on the vital building blocks for a good life: Education, Income and Health. Our mission is to improve the lives of hard-working, struggling households by mobilizing the resources of local communities to create lasting change. We are focused on a population that United Way identifies as ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) in our communities. These are individuals and families who work hard, but struggle to make ends meet. By leveraging the collective power of the community, we are focused on creating an environment where individuals and families are self-sufficient and can achieve financial independence. For more information about United Way of Western Connecticut, please visit: www.uwwesternct.org.

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Western Connecticut
301 Main Street
Suite 2-5
Danbury, CT 06810
tel: (203) 792-5330
EIN: 06-0646577

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Board Leadership

Cheryl Bakewell
Chair

CEO

Kim Morgan
Chief Executive Officer