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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Forsyth County - GA

Live United

four stars

90.52

240 Elm Street Cumming, GA 30040
tel: (770) 781-4110   Web Site
EIN: 58-1925396

Board Leadership
Katie Roberts
President

CEO
Ruth Goode
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.52 four stars
  Financial 94.05 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1989, the mission of the United Way of Forsyth County is to improve lives in the community by mobilizing the caring power and spirit of its citizens. Today, the United Way of Forsyth County continues to raise money and invests it into health and human service programs. Program activities include: raising awareness of the community's needs and services, continuing to measure the priority of needs, facilitating the formation of partnerships to address unmet needs and cultivating greater support of local providers through volunteer coordination efforts.

Founded in 1989, the mission of the United Way of Forsyth County is to improve lives in the community by mobilizing the caring power and spirit of its citizens. Today, the United Way of Forsyth County continues to raise money and invests it into health and human service programs. Program activities include: raising awareness of the community's needs and services, continuing to measure the priority of needs, facilitating the formation of partnerships to address unmet needs and cultivating greater support of local providers through volunteer coordination efforts.

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Financial

four stars

94.05

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.00
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Forsyth County - GA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Forsyth County - GA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Forsyth County - GA (GA) 90.52 four stars
United Way of Pueblo County (CO) 98.13 four stars
United Way of Ventura County (CA) 96.58 four stars
United Way of the Lowcountry (SC) 93.29 four stars
United Way of Northwest Georgia (GA) 95.04 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $196,569
   Federated Campaigns $1,502,071
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $31,740
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,730,380
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,730,380
   Other Revenue $363
TOTAL REVENUE $1,730,743
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,497,954
   Administrative Expenses $157,422
   Fundraising Expenses $194,451
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,849,827
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-119,084
   
Net Assets $3,558,280

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 90.52 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.51 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 88.86 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.52 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 87.79 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 87.95 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 86.80 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 58-1925396
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF FORSYTH 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 (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(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, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Forsyth County - GA (GA) 90.52 four stars
United Way of Broome County (NY) 91.96 four stars
Greater Mankato Area United Way (MN) 91.99 four stars
United Way of Erie County (PA) 95.15 four stars
United Way of Washington County East (MN) 86.58 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Forsyth County - GA
240 Elm Street
Cumming, GA 30040
tel: (770) 781-4110
fax: (770) 781-4558
EIN: 58-1925396

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1350
Cumming, GA 30028

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Board Leadership

Katie Roberts
President

CEO

Ruth Goode
Executive Director

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