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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Northwest Vermont

Live United

three stars

88.09

412 Farrell Street Suite 200
South Burlington, VT 05403
tel: (802) 864-7541   Web Site
EIN: 03-0217229

Board Leadership
Michael Seaver
President

CEO
Jesse Bridges
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.09 three stars
  Financial 85.19 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Northwest Vermont unites our whole community to solve complex problems and harness the power of people to create a stronger region. We proudly serve Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle Counties of Vermont. United Way convenes advocates, organizations and institutions to address the community's most pressing issues, focusing on the building blocks of a vibrant community: Education, Income and Health. The problems facing our community are complex; they are issues that no single organization or individual alone can solve – real change is possible when nonprofit, public and private sectors work together. United Way has the networks, partnerships and strategic initiatives to improve the lives of our family, friends and neighbors.

United Way of Northwest Vermont unites our whole community to solve complex problems and harness the power of people to create a stronger region. We proudly serve Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle Counties of Vermont. United Way convenes advocates, organizations and institutions to address the community's most pressing issues, focusing on the building blocks of a vibrant community: Education, Income and Health. The problems facing our community are complex; they are issues that no single organization or individual alone can solve – real change is possible when nonprofit, public and private sectors work together. United Way has the networks, partnerships and strategic initiatives to improve the lives of our family, friends and neighbors.

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Financial

three stars

85.19

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northwest Vermont on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northwest Vermont on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northwest Vermont (VT) 88.09 three stars
United Way of Greater Houston (TX) 87.62 three stars
United Way of Southwest Colorado (CO) 89.80 three stars
United Way of Greater St. Louis (MO) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Gaston County (NC) 90.49 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,034,389
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $15,571
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $271,277
Total Contributions $5,321,237
   Program Service Revenue $192,681
Total Primary Revenue $5,513,918
   Other Revenue $70,568
TOTAL REVENUE $5,584,486
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,912,980
   Administrative Expenses $317,676
   Fundraising Expenses $728,957
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,959,613
   
Payments to Affiliates $44,585
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $624,873
   
Net Assets $5,604,199

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
Community Investment $2,018,112 51.6%
UWCC Merged Programs $1,430,427 36.6%
Donor Designation Pass $464,441 11.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-03 03/01/2018 88.09 three stars
2016-03 06/01/2017 87.58 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 92.03 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 08/01/2015 85.86 three stars
2013-03 02/01/2014 84.25 three stars
2012-03 09/01/2013 87.14 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 03-0217229
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF NORTHWEST VERMONT 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.
(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, 1966
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 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
Not compensated -- Molly Lambert Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$97,590 1.96% Martha Maksym Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northwest Vermont (VT) 88.09 three stars
United Way Fox Cities (WI) 93.98 four stars
United Way of Coastal Georgia (GA) 86.29 three stars
United Way of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 87.14 three stars
United Way of Will County (IL) 95.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Northwest Vermont
412 Farrell Street
Suite 200
South Burlington, VT 05403
tel: (802) 864-7541
fax: (802) 864-7401
EIN: 03-0217229

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Board Leadership

Michael Seaver
President

CEO

Jesse Bridges
Chief Executive Officer

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