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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Northeast Mississippi

Live United.

four stars

91.01

213 West Main Street Suite 110
Tupelo, MS 38802
tel: (662) 841-9133   Web Site
EIN: 64-0392972

Board Leadership
Jeff King
Chairman

CEO
Melinda Tidwell
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.01 four stars
  Financial 89.39 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1961, United Way of Northeast Mississippi works to create opportunities to improve lives in the communities we serve.

We partner with organizations and programs to create impact in Academic Success, Health & Wellness, and Family Stability in Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tishomingo, and Union counties of Northeast Mississippi.

Founded in 1961, United Way of Northeast Mississippi works to create opportunities to improve lives in the communities we serve.

We partner with organizations and programs to create impact in Academic Success, Health & Wellness, and Family Stability in Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tishomingo, and Union counties of Northeast Mississippi.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of participants attending course/session/workshop
145
Number of organizations applying for grants
68
Number of groups brought together in a coalition/alliance/partnership
100
Average number of dollars received per donor
195
Number of unique website visitors
12,368
Number of volunteers
350
Number of Facebook followers
1,276
Number of grants received
4
Number of people on the organization's email list
3,809
Number of training events conducted
9
This impact information is current as of March 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

three stars

89.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
73.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.06
  Program Expenses Growth -0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northeast Mississippi on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northeast Mississippi on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northeast Mississippi (MS) 91.01 four stars
United Way of the Plains (KS) 94.53 four stars
United Way of Central Massachusetts (MA) 88.58 three stars
United Way of Northern Utah (UT) 95.05 four stars
United Way of Roanoke Valley (VA) 86.37 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,601,221
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $776
Total Contributions $2,601,997
   Program Service Revenue $113,635
Total Primary Revenue $2,715,632
   Other Revenue $38,482
TOTAL REVENUE $2,754,114
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,648,863
   Administrative Expenses $447,789
   Fundraising Expenses $233,193
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,329,845
   
Payments to Affiliates $26,359
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $424,269
   
Net Assets $2,380,520

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 to Agencies $1,648,863 100.0%

Ratings History
United Way of Northeast Mississippi has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 07/01/2019 91.01 four stars
2017-09 07/01/2018 90.35 four stars
2016-09 07/01/2017 85.94 three stars
2016-09 06/01/2017 85.09 three stars
2015-09 09/01/2016 90.52 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 91.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 88.27 three stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 87.56 three stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 82.41 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 64-0392972
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF NORTHEAST 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 (927) Fundraising
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organizations operated solely for the benefit of and in conjunction with organizations described in 10 through 16 above.  509(a)(3)
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, 1965
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, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$99,408 4.26% Melinda Tidwell President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northeast Mississippi (MS) 91.01 four stars
United Way of Pasco County Inc. (FL) 89.17 three stars
United Way of Central New York (NY) 92.26 four stars
United Way of Northwest Arkansas (AR) 87.30 three stars
United Way of Central Georgia (GA) 90.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Northeast Mississippi
213 West Main Street
Suite 110
Tupelo, MS 38802
tel: (662) 841-9133
fax: (662) 432-1888
EIN: 64-0392972

Mail donations to:
PO Box 334
Tupelo, MS 38802

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Board Leadership

Jeff King
Chairman

CEO

Melinda Tidwell
President

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