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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of South Mississippi

Give, Advocate, Volunteer

three stars

83.22

11975 Seaway Road Suite B170
Gulfport, MS 39503
tel: (228) 896-2213   Web Site
EIN: 64-0826356

Board Leadership
Brent Fairley
President

CEO
Kathy Springer
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.22 three stars
  Financial 76.28 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way strives to improve the quality of life in South Mississippi by focusing on creating measurable outcomes in the areas of education, income and health. Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that prevent problems from happening in the first place. We invite you to join the thousands of South Mississippians who have already committed to LIVE UNITED by investing in our community, by speaking up for the issues that matter, and by volunteering to help others.

United Way strives to improve the quality of life in South Mississippi by focusing on creating measurable outcomes in the areas of education, income and health. Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that prevent problems from happening in the first place. We invite you to join the thousands of South Mississippians who have already committed to LIVE UNITED by investing in our community, by speaking up for the issues that matter, and by volunteering to help others.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
360,000
Total number of grants awarded
0
Total number of grants awarded
13
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

76.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
72.0%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth -15.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of South Mississippi on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of South Mississippi on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of South Mississippi (MS) 83.22 three stars
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (CT) 93.41 four stars
United Way of Central Georgia (GA) 90.42 four stars
United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut (CT) 85.59 three stars
United Way of Southeast Missouri (MO) 87.07 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,206,193
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,206,193
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,206,193
   Other Revenue $86,802
TOTAL REVENUE $1,292,995
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,078,843
   Administrative Expenses $265,733
   Fundraising Expenses $288,386
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,632,962
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-339,967
   
Net Assets $1,933,248

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
Impact Grants $710,718 65.9%
Education Initiatives $312,792 29.0%
Volunteering and Special Projects $55,333 5.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 10/01/2020 83.22 three stars
2018-03 12/01/2019 85.74 three stars
2018-03 03/01/2019 85.46 three stars
2017-03 12/01/2018 88.98 three stars
2016-03 06/01/2017 85.50 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 86.15 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 81.62 three stars
2014-03 11/01/2015 88.50 three stars
2013-03 09/01/2014 83.14 three stars
2012-03 10/01/2013 76.96 two 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 64-0826356
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SOUTH MISSISSIPPI 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 August, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,000 6.43% Kathy Springer Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of South Mississippi (MS) 83.22 three stars
United Way of Summit County (OH) 88.41 three stars
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (PA) 95.37 four stars
United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area (MT) 89.81 three stars
United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg (VA) 93.84 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of South Mississippi
11975 Seaway Road
Suite B170
Gulfport, MS 39503
tel: (228) 896-2213
fax: (228) 896-2298
EIN: 64-0826356

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Board Leadership

Brent Fairley
President

CEO

Kathy Springer
Chief Executive Officer

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