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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of the Virginia Peninsula

Identifying needs, finding answers, measuring results, funding solutions

three stars

89.86

11820 Fountain Way Suite 206
Newport News, VA 23606
tel: (757) 873-9328   Web Site
EIN: 54-0535602

Board Leadership
Thomas J. Cosgrove
Chairman

CEO
Steven S. Kast
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.86 three stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of the Virginia Peninsula works year-round in collaboration with other stakeholders in our community municipalities, faith-based groups, other funders, and health and human service organizations to help identify our area's most critical needs. Ensuring the adequate funding of effective human service programs in our community is one way United Way helps solve critical issues. Another large part of United Way's work is the way we involve all sectors of the community in our fund distribution decision-making. Our staff, along with volunteers your friends and neighbors thoroughly research agency programs, study program goals and make visits to agencies to see programs in action. Then together they make recommendations. United Way believes it's important for the people living in the community to make the decisions that affect the community.

United Way of the Virginia Peninsula works year-round in collaboration with other stakeholders in our community municipalities, faith-based groups, other funders, and health and human service organizations to help identify our area's most critical needs. Ensuring the adequate funding of effective human service programs in our community is one way United Way helps solve critical issues. Another large part of United Way's work is the way we involve all sectors of the community in our fund distribution decision-making. Our staff, along with volunteers your friends and neighbors thoroughly research agency programs, study program goals and make visits to agencies to see programs in action. Then together they make recommendations. United Way believes it's important for the people living in the community to make the decisions that affect the community.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 49.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Virginia Peninsula on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Virginia Peninsula on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Virginia Peninsula (VA) 89.86 three stars
United Way of the Laurel Highlands (PA) 95.69 four stars
United Way of St. Charles (LA) 90.78 four stars
United Way of Escambia County (FL) 90.04 four stars
United Way of Broome County (NY) 91.96 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $112,036
   Federated Campaigns $4,132,053
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $72,422
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,316,511
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,316,511
   Other Revenue $405,497
TOTAL REVENUE $4,722,008
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,732,594
   Administrative Expenses $280,698
   Fundraising Expenses $391,924
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,405,216
   
Payments to Affiliates $52,716
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-683,208
   
Net Assets $3,733,998

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
Community Investments $2,642,624 55.8%
Responding to Basic Needs $976,152 20.6%
Investing in Education $902,660 19.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.86 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 84.99 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 83.19 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 83.61 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.19 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 83.10 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 79.12 two stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 83.48 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 54-0535602
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE VIRGINIA PENINSULA
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Educational 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 April, 1941
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$197,684 3.65% Steven S. Kast President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Virginia Peninsula (VA) 89.86 three stars
United Way of Greater Lorain County (OH) 93.19 four stars
United Way for Southeastern Michigan (MI) 96.46 four stars
United Way of Lancaster County (PA) 87.13 three stars
United Way of Treasure Valley (ID) 95.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Virginia Peninsula
11820 Fountain Way
Suite 206
Newport News, VA 23606
tel: (757) 873-9328
fax: (757) 598-3115
EIN: 54-0535602

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Board Leadership

Thomas J. Cosgrove
Chairman

CEO

Steven S. Kast
President and CEO

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