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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Thurston County

Live United

three stars

85.64

1211 Fourth Avenue East Suite 101
Olympia, WA 98506
tel: (360) 943-2773   Web Site
EIN: 91-0713462

Board Leadership
Liz Davis
President

CEO
Chris Wells
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.64 three stars
  Financial 80.94 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

More than a fundraising organization, the United Way of Thurston County are partners in change, working with a broad range of individuals and organizations to identify and find solutions to our community's most critical issues. We focus our resources on education, income and health to get at the underlying causes of problems. We work to advance the common good, to improve the lives of those who need help most.

More than a fundraising organization, the United Way of Thurston County are partners in change, working with a broad range of individuals and organizations to identify and find solutions to our community's most critical issues. We focus our resources on education, income and health to get at the underlying causes of problems. We work to advance the common good, to improve the lives of those who need help most.

Financial

three stars

80.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
70.8%
  Administrative Expenses 18.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Thurston County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Thurston County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Thurston County (WA) 85.64 three stars
United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (NV) 89.74 three stars
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (CT) 95.24 four stars
United Way of Baldwin County (AL) 94.13 four stars
United Way of Western Connecticut (CT) 89.93 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $58,485
   Federated Campaigns $840,473
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $440,165
Total Contributions $1,339,123
   Program Service Revenue $28,205
Total Primary Revenue $1,367,328
   Other Revenue $233,970
TOTAL REVENUE $1,601,298
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,224,767
   Administrative Expenses $346,118
   Fundraising Expenses $215,143
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,786,028
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-184,730
   
Net Assets $1,148,328

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
Grant Distribution $1,040,119 84.9%
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program $123,912 10.1%
Right From the Start $60,736 5.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 85.64 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 82.26 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 75.63 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.68 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 74.04 two stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 82.00 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2014 83.56 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 91-0713462
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THURSTON COUNTY
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
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 September, 1959
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
  • June, 2014
  • June, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,330 4.49% Paul Knox Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Thurston County (WA) 85.64 three stars
United Way of West Alabama (AL) 86.87 three stars
United Way of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County (VA) 88.06 three stars
United Way of the Ohio Valley (KY) 86.09 three stars
United Way of Gaston County (NC) 90.49 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Thurston County
1211 Fourth Avenue East
Suite 101
Olympia, WA 98506
tel: (360) 943-2773
fax: (360) 943-2777
EIN: 91-0713462

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Board Leadership

Liz Davis
President

CEO

Chris Wells
Executive Director

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