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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way for Jackson & George Counties, MS

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four stars

93.29

3510 Magnolia Street Pascagoula, MS 39567
tel: (228) 762-7662   Web Site
EIN: 64-0387509

Board Leadership
Pam Lindsey
President

CEO
Tee McCovey
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.29 four stars
  Financial 91.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over half a century, United Way for Jackson & George Counties (UWJGC) has led the way for community caring in Southeast Mississippi. Today, your local United Way funds 19 member agencies and programs. Additional funding opportunities for human services agencies are available through our Community Impact program. UWJGC also provides gifts-in-kind, specialized training and consultation to a host of local public and private non-profit social service agencies.

For over half a century, United Way for Jackson & George Counties (UWJGC) has led the way for community caring in Southeast Mississippi. Today, your local United Way funds 19 member agencies and programs. Additional funding opportunities for human services agencies are available through our Community Impact program. UWJGC also provides gifts-in-kind, specialized training and consultation to a host of local public and private non-profit social service agencies.

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Financial

four stars

91.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.51
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way for Jackson & George Counties, MS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way for Jackson & George Counties, MS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way for Jackson & George Counties, MS (MS) 93.29 four stars
United Way of Northwest Florida (FL) 87.21 three stars
United Way of Greater Union County (NJ) 85.82 three stars
United Way of Broome County (NY) 93.08 four stars
United Way of the Ocoee Region (TN) 91.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,182,727
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,182,727
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,182,727
   Other Revenue $19,026
TOTAL REVENUE $1,201,753
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,265,487
   Administrative Expenses $50,093
   Fundraising Expenses $237,199
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,552,779
   
Payments to Affiliates $17,172
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-351,026
   
Net Assets $2,630,941

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
Distribution and Allocations to Agencies $1,036,656 81.9%
Community Impact Grants $44,995 3.6%

Ratings History
United Way for Jackson & George Counties, MS has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 93.29 four stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 90.12 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 95.27 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.22 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.62 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 88.29 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.60 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 91.41 four stars
2011-12 11/01/2013 79.63 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 64-0387509
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY FOR JACKSON & GEORGE COUNTIES MISSISSIPPI INCORPORATED
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 June, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$95,850 6.17% Carolyn Moore Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way for Jackson & George Counties, MS (MS) 93.29 four stars
United Way of Beaumont & North Jefferson County (TX) 90.16 four stars
Bergen County's United Way (NJ) 90.66 four stars
United Way of Lake & Sumter Counties (FL) 90.31 four stars
Sioux Empire United Way (SD) 91.96 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way for Jackson & George Counties, MS
3510 Magnolia Street
Pascagoula, MS 39567
tel: (228) 762-7662
fax: (228) 762-7669
EIN: 64-0387509

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Board Leadership

Pam Lindsey
President

CEO

Tee McCovey
Chief Executive Officer

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