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United Way of Central West Virginia

Generations United To Give.

three stars

89.73

One United Way Square Charleston, WV 25301
tel: (304) 340-3500   Web Site
EIN: 55-0402755

Board Leadership
Lee Edmondson
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Margaret Ann O'Neal
President, CPO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.73 three stars
  Financial 87.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Central West Virginia's mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. United Way of Central Virginia brings people and resources together to create positive change and lasting impact for our community. Our partners include twenty-six human service agencies that administer thirty two programs focused on the issues of education, health and financial stability. United Way works with its partner agencies and other organizations to create collective solutions to our community's most critical issues. This is accomplished through a community-wide fundraising campaign and investment process, a community-wide information and referral program that connects people who need help with local resources and working with other community organizations.

United Way of Central West Virginia's mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. United Way of Central Virginia brings people and resources together to create positive change and lasting impact for our community. Our partners include twenty-six human service agencies that administer thirty two programs focused on the issues of education, health and financial stability. United Way works with its partner agencies and other organizations to create collective solutions to our community's most critical issues. This is accomplished through a community-wide fundraising campaign and investment process, a community-wide information and referral program that connects people who need help with local resources and working with other community organizations.

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Financial

three stars

87.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
  Program Expenses Growth -3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central West Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central West Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central West Virginia (WV) 89.73 three stars
United Way of Northwest Georgia (GA) 92.22 four stars
Catawba County United Way (NC) 93.32 four stars
United Way of the Laurel Highlands (PA) 95.79 four stars
Heartland United Way (NE) 92.26 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,838
   Federated Campaigns $1,628,295
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,155,053
Total Contributions $3,796,186
   Program Service Revenue $1,980
Total Primary Revenue $3,798,166
   Other Revenue $145,400
TOTAL REVENUE $3,943,566
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,526,481
   Administrative Expenses $380,373
   Fundraising Expenses $265,093
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,171,947
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-228,381
   
Net Assets $1,814,185

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 Donation Distribution $1,489,016 42.2%
Lifebridge Americorp Tradition Program $1,433,868 40.7%
Foster Grandparent Program $425,362 12.1%

Within the last year, this charity had a CN Advisory removed. Read More

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 89.73 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 91.73 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 87.30 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 89.89 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.84 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.47 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 86.56 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 89.32 three stars

Historical CN Advisories

04/10/2017-07/01/2018: Low Concern Advisory

In accordance with our policy for removing CN Advisories, Charity Navigator removed the Low Concern CN Advisory for the United Way of Central West Virginia on July 1, 2018, because the CN Advisory has been in place for more than a year (since April 10, 2017).

Charity Navigator had published a Low Concern CN Advisory on the United Way of Central West Virginia because we became aware of the following information in connection with this charity:

  • On March 11, 2017, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reported on the operations of United Way of Central West Virginia, in an article titled, "Former United Way of Central West Virginia worker pleads guilty to fraud." For this reason, we have issued a Low Concern CN Advisory on United Way of Central West Virginia. For more information regarding the investigation, please see The Parkersburg News and Sentinel article.

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 55-0402755
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA 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.
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 July, 1958
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$79,628 1.90% Margaret O'Neal President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central West Virginia (WV) 89.73 three stars
United Way of the Wine Country (CA) 98.23 four stars
United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties (FL) 90.97 four stars
Orange County United Way (CA) 88.09 three stars
United Way of Southwest Michigan (MI) 92.95 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Central West Virginia
One United Way Square
Charleston, WV 25301
tel: (304) 340-3500
fax: (304) 340-3508
EIN: 55-0402755

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Board Leadership

Lee Edmondson
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Margaret Ann O'Neal
President, CPO

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