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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Southwest Colorado

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three stars

85.32

1315 Main Avenue Suite 121
Durango, CO 81303
tel: (970) 247-9444   Web Site
EIN: 23-7113221

Board Leadership
Jarrod Nixon
Board Chair

CEO
Lynn Urban
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.32 three stars
  Financial 79.63 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Southwest Colorado strives to positively impact the community by supporting local agencies and programs that promote education, health, and self-reliance. In United Way's 40 year history of service to Southwest Colorado, we have found that when people join together for the common good things change for the better. United Way targets barriers that families and individuals face that prevent them from thriving. Through our annual Community Investment process, we are partnering with over 50 agencies across the region that are addressing these barriers each and every day.

United Way of Southwest Colorado strives to positively impact the community by supporting local agencies and programs that promote education, health, and self-reliance. In United Way's 40 year history of service to Southwest Colorado, we have found that when people join together for the common good things change for the better. United Way targets barriers that families and individuals face that prevent them from thriving. Through our annual Community Investment process, we are partnering with over 50 agencies across the region that are addressing these barriers each and every day.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Average number of dollars received per donor
313
Number of overall donors
1,254
Number of volunteers
284
This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

79.63

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
80.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth -4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southwest Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southwest Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southwest Colorado (CO) 85.32 three stars
United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg (VA) 91.85 four stars
United Way of Story County (IA) 97.17 four stars
United Way of Central Minnesota (MN) 89.42 three stars
The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania (PA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $903,683
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $903,683
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $903,683
   Other Revenue $167,969
TOTAL REVENUE $1,071,652
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $762,834
   Administrative Expenses $88,998
   Fundraising Expenses $77,473
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $929,305
   
Payments to Affiliates $9,033
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $142,347
   
Net Assets $539,184

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 85.32 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 89.80 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 79.51 two stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 80.22 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 78.57 two stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 85.08 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 80.60 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 23-7113221
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SOUTHWEST COLORADO
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 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, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$70,050 7.53% Lynn Urban CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southwest Colorado (CO) 85.32 three stars
United Way of Long Island (NY) 90.03 four stars
Bergen County's United Way (NJ) 89.86 three stars
Cedar Valley United Way (IA) 88.50 three stars
United Way of the National Capital Area (VA) 92.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Southwest Colorado
1315 Main Avenue
Suite 121
Durango, CO 81303
tel: (970) 247-9444
EIN: 23-7113221

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3040
Durango, CO 81302

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Board Leadership

Jarrod Nixon
Board Chair

CEO

Lynn Urban
President and CEO

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