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Community Development : United Ways (Fundraising)

CN Advisory: Low Concern

United Way of Central West Virginia

Generations United To Give.

three stars

89.89

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

Board Leadership
Mark Chandler
Chairman of the Board

CEO
John M. Ballengee
President

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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.


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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.89 three stars
  Financial 86.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 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

86.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.4%
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) 89.89 three stars
Greater Ottawa County United Way (MI) 94.04 four stars
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County (WI) 94.06 four stars
United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (NV) 85.86 three stars
United Way of Brazoria County (TX) 94.02 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $29,928
   Federated Campaigns $2,290,202
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,141,636
Total Contributions $4,461,766
   Program Service Revenue $1,692
Total Primary Revenue $4,463,458
   Other Revenue $88,872
TOTAL REVENUE $4,552,330
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,890,086
   Administrative Expenses $334,809
   Fundraising Expenses $342,988
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,567,883
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-15,553
   
Net Assets $2,309,094

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 $1,921,948 49.4%
Foster Grandparent Grant $453,730 11.7%
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program Grant $164,764 4.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
-- 04/10/2017 --Low Concern Advisory

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.

CN 2.1
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

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
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
$110,714 2.42% John Ballengee President

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central West Virginia (WV) 89.89 three stars
United Way of Lake County (OH) 90.40 four stars
United Way of Rock River Valley (IL) 93.81 four stars
United Way of Charlotte County (FL) 88.58 three stars
Greater Mankato Area United Way (MN) 86.84 three 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

Mark Chandler
Chairman of the Board

CEO

John M. Ballengee
President

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