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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of the Piedmont

Live united

four stars

92.94

203 East Main Street Spartanburg, SC 29306
tel: (866) 345-3086   Web Site
EIN: 57-0314377

Board Leadership
Lori McMillan
Chair

CEO
Paige Stephenson
President & Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.94 four stars
  Financial 92.90 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of the Piedmont is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living and working in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union Counties. Volunteers review agency programs and initiatives and invest in those programs that positively impact the most critical needs of our community. Funds are raised in the annual campaign and distributed to help those who need it most. In 2012-2013 (our most recent completed fiscal year), this organization raised $4,751,500 to support health and human service needs right here at home. Our focus areas are education, financial stability, and health.

United Way of the Piedmont is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living and working in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union Counties. Volunteers review agency programs and initiatives and invest in those programs that positively impact the most critical needs of our community. Funds are raised in the annual campaign and distributed to help those who need it most. In 2012-2013 (our most recent completed fiscal year), this organization raised $4,751,500 to support health and human service needs right here at home. Our focus areas are education, financial stability, and health.

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Financial

four stars

92.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
90.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Piedmont on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Piedmont on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Piedmont (SC) 92.94 four stars
United Way of Yellowstone County (MT) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Kosciusko County (IN) 90.52 four stars
United Way of Mid Coast Maine (ME) 88.60 three stars
Trident United Way (SC) 86.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $0
   Federated Campaigns $4,571,008
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $259,625
Total Contributions $4,830,633
   Program Service Revenue $206,332
Total Primary Revenue $5,036,965
   Other Revenue $480,197
TOTAL REVENUE $5,517,162
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,038,810
   Administrative Expenses $346,393
   Fundraising Expenses $226,158
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,611,361
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-94,199
   
Net Assets $3,598,381

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
Community Investment - Fund Distribution $3,328,991 66.1%
Community Engagement and Education $460,414 9.1%
Gifts In Kind Center $284,803 5.7%

Ratings History
United Way of the Piedmont has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 92.94 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 93.91 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 95.87 four stars
2016-06 04/01/2017 92.00 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 88.02 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.98 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2014 92.09 four 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 57-0314377
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE PIEDMONT INC
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 (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 August, 1948
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,011 2.26% Paige Stephenson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Piedmont (SC) 92.94 four stars
United Way of the Cape Fear Area (NC) 90.81 four stars
United Way of Cullman County (AL) 88.68 three stars
United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley (OR) 85.84 three stars
United Way of the Quad Cities (IA) 88.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Piedmont
203 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
tel: (866) 345-3086
fax: (864) 582-9826
EIN: 57-0314377

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 5624
Spartanburg, SC 29304

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Board Leadership

Lori McMillan
Chair

CEO

Paige Stephenson
President & Chief Executive Officer

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