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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County

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three stars

89.02

855 Main Street 10th Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604
tel: (203) 334-5106   Web Site
EIN: 06-0864341

Board Leadership
Samuel B. Tingley
Chair

CEO
Merle Berke-Schlessel
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.02 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County works to achieve community-wide change that improves the EDUCATION, INCOME and HEALTH of Coastal Fairfield County residents. Our efforts are multi-faceted and incorporate innovation, advocacy and collaboration. Our breadth of experience makes us best suited to address the broad spectrum of community needs. We work to ensure all at-risk children in Coastal Fairfield County are ready to succeed in school and life.

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County works to achieve community-wide change that improves the EDUCATION, INCOME and HEALTH of Coastal Fairfield County residents. Our efforts are multi-faceted and incorporate innovation, advocacy and collaboration. Our breadth of experience makes us best suited to address the broad spectrum of community needs. We work to ensure all at-risk children in Coastal Fairfield County are ready to succeed in school and life.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth -9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Coastal Fairfield County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Coastal Fairfield County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Coastal Fairfield County (CT) 89.02 three stars
United Way of Northern New Jersey (NJ) 85.38 three stars
Great Rivers United Way (WI) 86.45 three stars
United Way of Cass-Clay (ND) 90.71 four stars
United Way of Central West Virginia (WV) 87.30 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,910,047
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $194,223
   Government Grants $718,920
Total Contributions $5,823,190
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,823,190
   Other Revenue $160,477
TOTAL REVENUE $5,983,667
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,029,392
   Administrative Expenses $409,061
   Fundraising Expenses $469,746
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,908,199
   
Payments to Affiliates $57,893
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $75,468
   
Net Assets $6,187,690

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
Cradle to Career Collective Impact $2,981,969 59.3%
Designations $1,919,023 38.2%
Provision for Uncollectible Pledges $128,400 2.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 89.02 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 88.89 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 87.89 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 81.86 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 95.70 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 94.47 four 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 06-0864341
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF COASTAL FAIRFIELD COUNTY 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.
(927) Fundraising
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 October, 1934
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

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
$181,739 3.07% Merle Berke-Schlessel President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Coastal Fairfield County (CT) 89.02 three stars
United Way of the Black Hills (SD) 89.99 three stars
The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley (OH) 94.05 four stars
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (PA) 90.27 four stars
United Way of Northern Arizona (AZ) 85.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County
855 Main Street
10th Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604
tel: (203) 334-5106
fax: (203) 334-3297
EIN: 06-0864341

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Board Leadership

Samuel B. Tingley
Chair

CEO

Merle Berke-Schlessel
President & CEO

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