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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Odessa

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four stars

93.04

128 East Second Street Odessa, TX 79761
tel: (432) 332-0941   Web Site
EIN: 75-0838777

Board Leadership
Jeff Woltz
President

CEO
Hank Herrick
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.04 four stars
  Financial 91.01 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1954, the United Way of Odessa mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community to advance the common good. The basic concept of the United Way is service. It is the only organization in the United States dedicated solely to meeting the needs of the community through donors and volunteer giving.

Founded in 1954, the United Way of Odessa mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community to advance the common good. The basic concept of the United Way is service. It is the only organization in the United States dedicated solely to meeting the needs of the community through donors and volunteer giving.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of program participants who receive a secondary school diploma or GED
205
Number of people within the organization's service area accessing food aid
36,590
Number of donations made by board members
24
Number of clients who self-report increased skills/knowledge after educational program/intervention
7,615
Number of facilities improved
5
Number of participants that follow counseling recommendations
1,075
Number of agencies serving displaced families
22
Number of organizations applying for grants
33
Number of people no longer living in unsafe or substandard housing as a result of the nonprofit's efforts
365
Number of return website visitors
209
Number of children with undetected developmental delays or chronic health problems at kindergarten entrance
20
Number of program graduates
635
Number of clients reporting increased knowledge after educational programs
250
Number of people in the area with access to affordable housing as a result of the nonprofit's efforts
86
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This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

four stars

91.01

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Odessa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Odessa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Odessa (TX) 93.04 four stars
United Way of East Central Iowa (IA) 88.87 three stars
United Way of Utah County (UT) 93.98 four stars
United Way of Roanoke Valley (VA) 86.19 three stars
Allegan County United Way (MI) 89.64 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,728,235
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $12,088
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,740,323
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,740,323
   Other Revenue $825
TOTAL REVENUE $1,741,148
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,617,911
   Administrative Expenses $240,626
   Fundraising Expenses $145,547
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,004,084
   
Payments to Affiliates $26,612
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-262,936
   
Net Assets $1,591,741

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
Fund Distribution $1,617,911 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 93.04 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 91.40 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 90.10 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.63 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.15 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 89.03 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 88.90 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 75-0838777
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF ODESSA 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 August, 1913
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 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
$57,667 2.87% Hank Herrick Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Odessa (TX) 93.04 four stars
United Way of the Ohio Valley (KY) 86.09 three stars
United Way of Blount County (TN) 98.81 four stars
United Way of Laramie County (WY) 85.55 three stars
United Way of Rockland County (NY) 88.65 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Odessa
128 East Second Street
Odessa, TX 79761
tel: (432) 332-0941
EIN: 75-0838777

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 632
128 E. 2nd Street
Odessa, TX 79761

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Board Leadership

Jeff Woltz
President

CEO

Hank Herrick
Executive Director

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