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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

River Region United Way

GIVE. ADVOCATE. VOLUNTEER. LIVE UNITED.

three stars

82.68

3121 Zelda Court Montgomery, AL 36106
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 82.68 three stars
  Financial 75.84 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

two stars

75.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth -10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.2%
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) 82.68 three stars
United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region (MI) 92.02 four stars
United Way of Porter County (IN) 91.46 four stars
United Way of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 85.85 three stars
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (PA) 86.75 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,487,824
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,487,824
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,487,824
   Other Revenue $96,424
TOTAL REVENUE $3,584,248
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,387,761
   Administrative Expenses $522,618
   Fundraising Expenses $384,355
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,294,734
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $289,514
   
Net Assets $4,014,337

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 $2,312,752 96.9%
2-1-1 $75,009 3.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 12/22/2017 82.68 three stars
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, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$95,817 2.90% James L. Hill President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
River Region United Way (AL) 82.68 three stars
Heart of West Michigan United Way (MI) 90.71 four stars
United Way of Douglas County (KS) 92.38 four stars
United Way Of Alamance County (NC) 92.67 four stars
United Way of Portage County, WI (WI) 94.97 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

River Region United Way
3121 Zelda Court
Montgomery, AL 36106
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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