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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Tompkins County

Live United

three stars

88.67

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

Board Leadership
Lisa Whitaker
Chair

CEO
James Brown
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.67 three stars
  Financial 88.35 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Financial

three stars

88.35

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.06
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.2%
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) 88.67 three stars
United Way of the Southern Tier (NY) 87.62 three stars
United Way of the Laurel Highlands (PA) 94.61 four stars
United Way of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 85.85 three stars
United Way of Greater Rochester (NY) 90.85 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,982,704
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,982,704
   Program Service Revenue $7,051
Total Primary Revenue $1,989,755
   Other Revenue $86,495
TOTAL REVENUE $2,076,250
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,784,462
   Administrative Expenses $218,254
   Fundraising Expenses $179,152
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,181,868
   
Payments to Affiliates $34,304
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-105,618
   
Net Assets $2,394,509

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 $1,532,807 85.9%
Community Impact Initiatives $131,380 7.4%
Marketing and Communications $32,822 1.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,492 4.92% James Brown President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Tompkins County (NY) 88.67 three stars
United Way Of Alamance County (NC) 92.67 four stars
United Way Blackhawk Region (WI) 94.00 four stars
North Texas Area United Way (TX) 86.36 three stars
United Way of Fairfield County (OH) 94.32 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

Lisa Whitaker
Chair

CEO

James Brown
President

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