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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Fairfield County

Live united

four stars

95.14

115 South Broad Street Lancaster, OH 43130
tel: (740) 653-0643   Web Site
EIN: 31-0644804

Board Leadership
Jeromey Sheets
President

CEO
Scott Reed
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.14 four stars
  Financial 93.14 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the United Way of Fairfield County is to improve lives through the caring power of our community. Here in Fairfield County, we're focused on critical issues such as helping children and youth succeed, family stability, health care, mental health and wellness and job development. Our goal is long lasting change that prevents problems from happening in the first place. We are working to transform that financial tightrope into solid ground by helping families learn the basics of budgeting, increase their income and start to set aside savings.

The mission of the United Way of Fairfield County is to improve lives through the caring power of our community. Here in Fairfield County, we're focused on critical issues such as helping children and youth succeed, family stability, health care, mental health and wellness and job development. Our goal is long lasting change that prevents problems from happening in the first place. We are working to transform that financial tightrope into solid ground by helping families learn the basics of budgeting, increase their income and start to set aside savings.

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Financial

four stars

93.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.29
  Program Expenses Growth 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Fairfield County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Fairfield County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Fairfield County (OH) 95.14 four stars
Livingston County United Way (MI) 92.35 four stars
Heart of Illinois United Way (IL) 86.19 three stars
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (PA) 92.50 four stars
United Way of Delaware County (OH) 89.06 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,704,499
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $47,280
Total Contributions $1,751,779
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,751,779
   Other Revenue $28,149
TOTAL REVENUE $1,779,928
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,521,381
   Administrative Expenses $58,468
   Fundraising Expenses $148,370
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,728,219
   
Payments to Affiliates $14,928
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $51,709
   
Net Assets $2,201,962

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 Impact Grants $1,438,948 94.6%
Free Tax Preparation $52,389 3.4%
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library $10,717 0.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 95.14 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.39 three stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 94.32 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.36 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.71 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 90.84 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 88.52 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 31-0644804
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF FAIRFIELD 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 (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 May, 1957
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
$95,849 5.54% Sherry Orlando Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Fairfield County (OH) 95.14 four stars
United Way of South Texas (TX) 90.19 four stars
United Way of Greater Toledo (OH) 86.80 three stars
Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico (PR) 98.23 four stars
United Way of Abilene (TX) 92.50 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Fairfield County
115 South Broad Street
Lancaster, OH 43130
tel: (740) 653-0643
fax: (740) 653-1139
EIN: 31-0644804

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2299
Lancaster, OH 43130

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Board Leadership

Jeromey Sheets
President

CEO

Scott Reed
Chief Executive Officer

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