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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of West Alabama

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three stars

86.87

2720 Sixth Street Suite 100
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
tel: (205) 345-6640   Web Site
EIN: 63-0321464

CEO
Jackie Wuska
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.87 three stars
  Financial 89.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1946, the United Way of West Alabama (UWWA) seeks to determine the needs of the West Alabama community and through the support of community volunteers and donors works to solve those needs for positive changes within the West Alabama community. United Way creates opportunities by focusing on the building blocks for a good life: Education, Income/Financial Stability, & Health. United Way is helping children and youth achieve their potential through education, helping families become financially stable and independent, improving people's health, and responding to emergency and disaster needs.

Founded in 1946, the United Way of West Alabama (UWWA) seeks to determine the needs of the West Alabama community and through the support of community volunteers and donors works to solve those needs for positive changes within the West Alabama community. United Way creates opportunities by focusing on the building blocks for a good life: Education, Income/Financial Stability, & Health. United Way is helping children and youth achieve their potential through education, helping families become financially stable and independent, improving people's health, and responding to emergency and disaster needs.

Financial

three stars

89.07

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 44.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of West Alabama on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of West Alabama on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of West Alabama (AL) 86.87 three stars
United Way of Southeast Louisiana (LA) 86.94 three stars
United Way of Gloucester County (NJ) 89.22 three stars
United Way of St. Charles (LA) 90.88 four stars
United Way of Greater New Haven (CT) 86.47 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,035
   Federated Campaigns $3,777,302
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,791,337
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,791,337
   Other Revenue $1,981
TOTAL REVENUE $3,793,318
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,314,895
   Administrative Expenses $142,613
   Fundraising Expenses $229,044
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,686,552
   
Payments to Affiliates $38,115
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $106,766
   
Net Assets $2,705,457

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
Fund Distribution $3,314,895 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 12/22/2017 86.87 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 84.27 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 82.77 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 81.71 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 88.28 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 85.77 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 63-0321464
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF WEST ALABAMA 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, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$121,651 3.29% Jackie Wuska President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of West Alabama (AL) 86.87 three stars
United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee (FL) 96.68 four stars
United Way Blackhawk Region (WI) 90.42 four stars
United Way of El Paso County (TX) 87.36 three stars
United Way of Greater Lorain County (OH) 93.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of West Alabama
2720 Sixth Street
Suite 100
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
tel: (205) 345-6640
fax: (205) 345-6681
EIN: 63-0321464

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2291
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403

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CEO

Jackie Wuska
President, CEO

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