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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Fairfield County

Live united

96.65

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

Board Leadership
Jennifer Sitterley
President

CEO
Scott Reed
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.65
  Financial 95.27
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

95.27

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.23
  Program Expenses Growth -2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
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) 96.65
United Way of West Florida (FL) 88.75
United Way of Southeast Louisiana (LA) 88.06
United Way of Northwest Michigan (MI) 91.63
United Way of Central West Virginia (WV) 88.08

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,580,953
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $27,808
Total Contributions $1,608,761
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,608,761
   Other Revenue $79,730
TOTAL REVENUE $1,688,491
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,334,532
   Administrative Expenses $117,808
   Fundraising Expenses $159,428
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,611,768
   
Payments to Affiliates $15,571
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $76,723
   
Net Assets $2,201,645

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 $1,240,432 92.9%
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library $31,677 2.4%
Free Tax Preparation $30,661 2.3%

Ratings History
United Way of Fairfield County has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 96.65
2018-12 02/01/2020 97.39
2017-12 11/01/2018 95.14
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.39
2015-12 12/21/2016 94.32
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.36
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.71
2013-12 05/01/2015 90.84
2012-12 05/01/2014 88.52

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,375 6.47% Scott Reed Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Fairfield County (OH) 96.65
United Way for Southeastern Michigan (MI) 96.46
Greater Gallatin United Way (MT) 88.88
United Way of Abilene (TX) 94.47
United Way of Will County (IL) 95.89

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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

Jennifer Sitterley
President

CEO

Scott Reed
Chief Executive Officer

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