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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Northwest Arkansas

Live United.

three stars

87.30

100 Parkwood Street Lowell, AR 72745
tel: (479) 750-1221   Web Site
EIN: 71-0305700

Board Leadership
Joe Lloyd
Chairman

CEO
Jackie Hancock
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.30 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our Mission:
Uniting our communities to empower people and improve lives.

Our Bold Goal:
To provide every child a pathway out of poverty.

Our Mission:
Uniting our communities to empower people and improve lives.

Our Bold Goal:
To provide every child a pathway out of poverty.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of organizations applying for grants
38
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
1,446,700
Total number of grants awarded
38
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth -22.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northwest Arkansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northwest Arkansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northwest Arkansas (AR) 87.30 three stars
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County (TX) 91.35 four stars
United Way of Johnson County (IN) 87.38 three stars
Tulsa Area United Way (OK) 90.84 four stars
United Way of Blount County (TN) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,651,844
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,651,844
   Program Service Revenue $1,040
Total Primary Revenue $4,652,884
   Other Revenue $64,222
TOTAL REVENUE $4,717,106
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,982,986
   Administrative Expenses $267,337
   Fundraising Expenses $275,039
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,525,362
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $191,744
   
Net Assets $2,497,510

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
Achieving Capacity Together in Northwest Arkansas $1,932,669 48.5%
Agency Partnerships $1,025,911 25.8%
Gifts in Kind $945,582 23.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 87.30 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 85.85 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 83.85 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 90.94 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 81.48 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.19 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2015 78.18 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 77.01 two stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 76.25 two 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 71-0305700
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS 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 (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 November, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Jackie D. Hancock Jr. President
Other Salaries of Note
$126,000 2.78% Kimberly Aaron Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northwest Arkansas (AR) 87.30 three stars
United Way of Greater St. Joseph (MO) 91.02 four stars
United Way of Coastal Fairfield County (CT) 89.11 three stars
Plymouth Community United Way (MI) 92.10 four stars
United Way of the Ozarks (MO) 86.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Northwest Arkansas
100 Parkwood Street
Lowell, AR 72745
tel: (479) 750-1221
fax: (479) 770-0133
EIN: 71-0305700

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Board Leadership

Joe Lloyd
Chairman

CEO

Jackie Hancock
President, CEO

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