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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Tompkins County

Live United

four stars

90.28

313 North Aurora Street Ithaca, NY 14850
tel: (607) 272-6286   Web Site
EIN: 15-0572883

Board Leadership
Lynnette Scofield
Chair

CEO
James Brown
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.28 four stars
  Financial 88.17 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Tompkins County's mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities. Since 1921, United Way of Tompkins County has supported individuals and families in our communities. United Way is focused and results-driven, working year-round to address community conditions and create lasting solutions. United Way of Tompkins County's mission, vision, and values serve to guide us in efforts to positively impact the community.

United Way of Tompkins County's mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities. Since 1921, United Way of Tompkins County has supported individuals and families in our communities. United Way is focused and results-driven, working year-round to address community conditions and create lasting solutions. United Way of Tompkins County's mission, vision, and values serve to guide us in efforts to positively impact the community.

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Financial

three stars

88.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth -3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Tompkins County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Tompkins County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Tompkins County (NY) 90.28 four stars
The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania (PA) 94.69 four stars
Head of the Lakes United Way (MN) 89.78 three stars
Trident United Way (SC) 86.78 three stars
United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona (AZ) 90.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,806,477
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,806,477
   Program Service Revenue $2,000
Total Primary Revenue $1,808,477
   Other Revenue $141,015
TOTAL REVENUE $1,949,492
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,637,049
   Administrative Expenses $229,277
   Fundraising Expenses $190,811
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,057,137
   
Payments to Affiliates $24,372
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-107,645
   
Net Assets $2,128,662

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 $1,406,659 85.9%
Community Impact Initiatives $98,942 6.0%
Marketing and Communications $48,306 2.9%

Ratings History
United Way of Tompkins County has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 90.28 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 91.15 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 88.67 three stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 86.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 11/01/2015 79.75 two stars
2013-03 04/01/2014 87.71 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 15-0572883
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF TOMPKINS COUNTY 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 (927) Fundraising
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(179) Other health services
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, 1957
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,623 5.37% James Brown President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Tompkins County (NY) 90.28 four stars
United Way of Northwest Arkansas (AR) 85.85 three stars
United Way of the Wabash Valley (IN) 94.75 four stars
United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton, Inc. (MA) 87.50 three stars
United Way of Greater Lafayette (IN) 94.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Tompkins County
313 North Aurora Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
tel: (607) 272-6286
fax: (607) 272-2736
EIN: 15-0572883

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Board Leadership

Lynnette Scofield
Chair

CEO

James Brown
President

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