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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley

Live United

three stars

84.41

1100 5th Avenue Columbus, GA 31902
tel: (706) 327-3255   Web Site
EIN: 58-0572434

CEO
Scott Ferguson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.41 three stars
  Financial 77.96 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 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 Chattahoochee Valley works to create positive change in the Chattahoochee Valley by collaborating with partners and bringing resources together to improve people's lives. We focus on four core areas: basic needs (food and shelter), income (promoting financial stability leading towards independence), health (improving emotional, mental and physical well-being), and education (helping children and youth reach their potential). United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley currently has 26 community partner agencies and funds 50 programs that help thousands of individuals, families and children in the Chattahoochee Valley.

United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley works to create positive change in the Chattahoochee Valley by collaborating with partners and bringing resources together to improve people's lives. We focus on four core areas: basic needs (food and shelter), income (promoting financial stability leading towards independence), health (improving emotional, mental and physical well-being), and education (helping children and youth reach their potential). United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley currently has 26 community partner agencies and funds 50 programs that help thousands of individuals, families and children in the Chattahoochee Valley.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Continue to expand the reach and depth of 211 information and referall system. Increasing callers, website searches and data base of services.
9,769
Over the long term reduce the number of homeless people during the annual point in time count.
250
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

two stars

77.96

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
84.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.48
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 60.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley (GA) 84.41 three stars
United Way of the Lowcountry (SC) 93.29 four stars
United Way of Greater Rochester (NY) 96.89 four stars
United Way of Greater Lafayette (IN) 95.93 four stars
United Way of Greater Topeka (KS) 87.13 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $796,780
   Federated Campaigns $6,364,084
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $165,586
Total Contributions $7,326,450
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,326,450
   Other Revenue $122,512
TOTAL REVENUE $7,448,962
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,744,488
   Administrative Expenses $359,922
   Fundraising Expenses $696,122
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,800,532
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $648,430
   
Net Assets $3,329,738

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
Allocation Services $5,229,965 91.0%
United Way Programs $435,110 7.6%
United Way Volunteer Center $79,413 1.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 84.41 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 88.24 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 84.09 three stars
2015-06 02/01/2017 84.45 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 84.19 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.45 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.42 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 88.81 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 85.66 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 88.32 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 58-0572434
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY 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 (927) Fundraising
(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, 1952
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
$138,131 2.03% Scott D. Ferguson CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley (GA) 84.41 three stars
United Way of St. Clair County (MI) 88.55 three stars
United Way of San Diego County (CA) 88.72 three stars
United Way of Wayne and Holmes Counties (OH) 87.54 three stars
United Way of Story County (IA) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley
1100 5th Avenue
Columbus, GA 31902
tel: (706) 327-3255
EIN: 58-0572434

Mail donations to:
PO Box 1157
Columbus, GA 31902

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CEO

Scott Ferguson
President, CEO

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