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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way for South Louisiana

Live United.

two stars

75.63

7910 Main Street Suite 460
Houma, LA 70360
tel: (985) 879-2461   Web Site
EIN: 72-0867661

Board Leadership
Darlene Rodrigue
President

CEO
Alina Merlos
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.63 two stars
  Financial 68.98 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over 30 years our community has generously contributed to the United Way for South Louisiana helping thousands of residents in Assumption, Lafourche, St. Mary, and Terrebonne parishes. The United Way for South Louisiana is dedicated to creating long-lasting change ensuring all residents have access to the building blocks to a better life: education, income and health. United Way is unique in its ability to bring together people active in their communities, business leaders, nonprofit organizations and government agencies to address the underlying causes of major South Louisiana problems.

For over 30 years our community has generously contributed to the United Way for South Louisiana helping thousands of residents in Assumption, Lafourche, St. Mary, and Terrebonne parishes. The United Way for South Louisiana is dedicated to creating long-lasting change ensuring all residents have access to the building blocks to a better life: education, income and health. United Way is unique in its ability to bring together people active in their communities, business leaders, nonprofit organizations and government agencies to address the underlying causes of major South Louisiana problems.

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Financial

one star

68.98

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
72.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth -9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 50.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way for South Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way for South Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way for South Louisiana (LA) 75.63 two stars
United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties (WV) 89.33 three stars
The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley (OH) 93.73 four stars
United Way of Long Island (NY) 90.03 four stars
United Way of Erie County (PA) 95.15 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $95,874
   Federated Campaigns $709,504
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $40,300
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $845,678
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $845,678
   Other Revenue $2,088
TOTAL REVENUE $847,766
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $679,178
   Administrative Expenses $75,193
   Fundraising Expenses $175,349
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $929,720
   
Payments to Affiliates $11,331
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-81,954
   
Net Assets $627,810

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
Prevention $152,900 22.5%
Emergency Services $112,839 16.6%
Programs for Senior Citizens $72,248 10.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 75.63 two stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 77.02 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 75.80 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 74.90 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 79.51 two stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 75.55 two stars
2011-12 11/01/2013 77.42 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 72-0867661
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY FOR SOUTH LOUISIANA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 December, 1979
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$58,687 6.31% Alina Merlos Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way for South Louisiana (LA) 75.63 two stars
United Way of Calvert County (MD) 88.31 three stars
United Way of Delaware (DE) 88.53 three stars
United Way of Pueblo County (CO) 98.13 four stars
United Way of Ponca City (OK) 90.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way for South Louisiana
7910 Main Street
Suite 460
Houma, LA 70360
tel: (985) 879-2461
fax: (985) 872-9615
EIN: 72-0867661

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Board Leadership

Darlene Rodrigue
President

CEO

Alina Merlos
Executive Director

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