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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

River Region United Way

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three stars

86.37

60 Commerce Street Sixth Floor
Montgomery, AL 36104
tel: (334) 264-7318   Web Site
EIN: 63-0330778

Board Leadership
Katherine J. Webb
Chair of the Board of Directors

CEO
Jimmy Hill
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.37 three stars
  Financial 81.15 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

81.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 67.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by River Region United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by River Region United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
River Region United Way (AL) 86.37 three stars
United Way of Escambia County (FL) 88.28 three stars
United Way of the Laurel Highlands (PA) 94.61 four stars
United Way of Southern Cameron County (TX) 89.39 three stars
United Way of the Eastern Panhandle (WV) 85.55 three stars

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The mission of the River Region United Way (RRUW) is to advance the common good by uniting volunteers, donors and community partners to improve the quality of life in the River Region.

Serving communities in the Montgomery area since 1923 and originally known as The Charity and Welfare Council and later as The Community Chest, the River Region United Way has partnered with individuals, companies, organizations, foundations and area health and human service providers to address the needs in our communities. Our focus is on education, income and health -- the building blocks for a good quality of life.

RRUW serves Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon and Montgomery counties in Alabama and impacts the lives of nearly 140,000 people every year through the programs and services of its 40+ affiliate agencies. Along with its affiliate agencies, RRUW provides over $100 million in goods, services and economic impact to the communities we serve.

To learn more, visit www.RiverRegionUnitedWay.org.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,057,567
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,057,567
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,057,567
   Other Revenue $118,558
TOTAL REVENUE $4,176,125
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,890,371
   Administrative Expenses $511,889
   Fundraising Expenses $413,411
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,815,671
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,639,546
   
Net Assets $2,303,956

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
Allocations $4,728,684 96.7%
2-1-1 $161,687 3.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 86.37 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 81.65 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 78.70 two stars
2013-09 12/22/2014 84.67 three stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 82.83 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 63-0330778
Name in IRS Master File RIVER REGION UNITED WAY
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 November, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,800 1.61% James L. Hill President, CEO

The mission of the River Region United Way (RRUW) is to advance the common good by uniting volunteers, donors and community partners to improve the quality of life in the River Region.

Serving communities in the Montgomery area since 1923 and originally known as The Charity and Welfare Council and later as The Community Chest, the River Region United Way has partnered with individuals, companies, organizations, foundations and area health and human service providers to address the needs in our communities. Our focus is on education, income and health -- the building blocks for a good quality of life.

RRUW serves Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon and Montgomery counties in Alabama and impacts the lives of nearly 140,000 people every year through the programs and services of its 40+ affiliate agencies. Along with its affiliate agencies, RRUW provides over $100 million in goods, services and economic impact to the communities we serve.

To learn more, visit www.RiverRegionUnitedWay.org.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
River Region United Way (AL) 86.37 three stars
Missouri Slope Areawide United Way (ND) 91.45 four stars
United Way of Central Alabama (AL) 93.24 four stars
United Way of the Mid-South (TN) 85.63 three stars
United Way of Central Louisiana (LA) 91.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

River Region United Way
60 Commerce Street
Sixth Floor
Montgomery, AL 36104
tel: (334) 264-7318
fax: (334) 264-7485
EIN: 63-0330778

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 868
Montgomery, AL 36101

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Board Leadership

Katherine J. Webb
Chair of the Board of Directors

CEO

Jimmy Hill
President and CEO

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