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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Central Georgia

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four stars

90.42

277 MLK Jr. Boulevard Suite 301
Macon, GA 31202
tel: (478) 745-4732   Web Site
EIN: 58-0639811

Board Leadership
Larry Brumley
Chair

CEO
George McCanless
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.42 four stars
  Financial 92.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. That's why United Way of Central Georgia's work is focused on the building blocks for a good life: Education - Helping Children and Youth Achieve Their Potential Income - Promoting Financial Stability and Independence Health - Improving People's Health Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help all of us. We are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, when people are healthy. United Way's goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of these problems. Living united means being a part of the change. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future.

Everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. That's why United Way of Central Georgia's work is focused on the building blocks for a good life: Education - Helping Children and Youth Achieve Their Potential Income - Promoting Financial Stability and Independence Health - Improving People's Health Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help all of us. We are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, when people are healthy. United Way's goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of these problems. Living united means being a part of the change. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future.

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Financial

four stars

92.10

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Georgia (GA) 90.42 four stars
United Way of the Mid-South (TN) 88.22 three stars
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (MN) 95.70 four stars
United Way of Monterey County (CA) 87.67 three stars
United Way of Williamson County (TN) 97.15 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,411,860
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $828,681
Total Contributions $4,240,541
   Program Service Revenue $231,681
Total Primary Revenue $4,472,222
   Other Revenue $330,868
TOTAL REVENUE $4,803,090
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,059,564
   Administrative Expenses $329,101
   Fundraising Expenses $507,120
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,895,785
   
Payments to Affiliates $44,837
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-92,695
   
Net Assets $4,425,095

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
Providing Funding $3,369,057 83.0%
Community Service Centers $411,035 10.1%
Read United Initiative $279,472 6.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 07/01/2019 90.42 four stars
2017-03 07/01/2018 86.16 three stars
2016-03 08/01/2017 81.13 three stars
2015-03 11/01/2016 80.01 three stars
2015-03 08/01/2016 79.13 two stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 78.35 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 07/01/2015 74.64 two stars
2013-03 02/01/2014 76.08 two stars
2012-03 11/01/2013 85.20 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 58-0639811
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL GEORGIA 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.
(927) Fundraising
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 April, 1957
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, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$165,000 3.37% George McCanless President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Georgia (GA) 90.42 four stars
United Way of Brazoria County (TX) 97.17 four stars
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (PA) 92.50 four stars
United Way of Tompkins County (NY) 91.15 four stars
United Way of the Piedmont (SC) 93.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Central Georgia
277 MLK Jr. Boulevard
Suite 301
Macon, GA 31202
tel: (478) 745-4732
fax: (478) 741-1731
EIN: 58-0639811

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1302
Macon, GA 31202

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Board Leadership

Larry Brumley
Chair

CEO

George McCanless
President & CEO

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