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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Central Jersey

Live United

four stars

96.74

32 Ford Avenue Milltown, NJ 08850
tel: (732) 247-3727   Web Site
EIN: 22-1520408

Board Leadership
Lawrence P. O'Connell
Chair

CEO
Gloria Aftanski
President & Chief Professional Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.74 four stars
  Financial 95.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The United Way of Central Jersey provides leadership to create opportunities for a better life for people living or working in our community who are needy, at risk and vulnerable. We achieve this by mobilizing people, organizations and financial resources to create and sustain programs that achieve targeted outcomes and lasting change through volunteerism, partnerships services and advocacy.

The United Way of Central Jersey provides leadership to create opportunities for a better life for people living or working in our community who are needy, at risk and vulnerable. We achieve this by mobilizing people, organizations and financial resources to create and sustain programs that achieve targeted outcomes and lasting change through volunteerism, partnerships services and advocacy.

Financial

four stars

95.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
90.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth -0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Jersey (NJ) 96.74 four stars
The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley (OH) 94.05 four stars
United Way of Central Illinois (IL) 95.82 four stars
United Way of Marathon County (WI) 92.99 four stars
United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties (PA) 97.87 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,990,365
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,990,365
   Program Service Revenue $829,672
Total Primary Revenue $4,820,037
   Other Revenue $202,403
TOTAL REVENUE $5,022,440
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,963,220
   Administrative Expenses $335,829
   Fundraising Expenses $202,103
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,501,152
   
Payments to Affiliates $82,047
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $521,288
   
Net Assets $5,330,847

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
Improving People's Health $1,201,321 30.3%
Education $655,870 16.5%
Promoting Financial Stability $476,445 12.0%

Ratings History
United Way of Central Jersey has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 96.74 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 95.87 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 95.87 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.69 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.00 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2014 95.00 four stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 92.45 four stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 88.24 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 22-1520408
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL JERSEY 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
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 March, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,498 3.27% Gloria Aftanski President, CPO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Jersey (NJ) 96.74 four stars
United Way of Baldwin County (AL) 95.85 four stars
Heart of Illinois United Way (IL) 86.19 three stars
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (NY) 95.25 four stars
United Way of Salt Lake (UT) 91.59 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Central Jersey
32 Ford Avenue
Milltown, NJ 08850
tel: (732) 247-3727
fax: (732) 247-9855
EIN: 22-1520408

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Board Leadership

Lawrence P. O'Connell
Chair

CEO

Gloria Aftanski
President & Chief Professional Officer

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