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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Etowah County Alabama

Live United

three stars

88.05

235 College Street Gadsden, AL 35901
tel: (256) 547-2581   Web Site
EIN: 63-0375616

Board Leadership
Bob Guyton
President

CEO
Joanne Hightower
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.05 three stars
  Financial 87.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Etowah County Alabama is improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. We see a safe community with strong families working together, successful children moving toward becoming productive citizens, and a community where the disabled are reaching their potential & senior citizens can maintain their independence. We recognize a community of diverse people with a shared vision of caring for one another.

United Way of Etowah County Alabama is improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. We see a safe community with strong families working together, successful children moving toward becoming productive citizens, and a community where the disabled are reaching their potential & senior citizens can maintain their independence. We recognize a community of diverse people with a shared vision of caring for one another.

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Financial

three stars

87.18

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.16
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Etowah County Alabama on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Etowah County Alabama on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Etowah County Alabama (AL) 88.05 three stars
United Way of Cass-Clay (ND) 96.61 four stars
United Way of Greater Kingsport (TN) 88.57 three stars
Centre County United Way (PA) 93.11 four stars
United Way of Brevard (FL) 92.73 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,211,978
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $71,276
Total Contributions $1,283,254
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,283,254
   Other Revenue $186,374
TOTAL REVENUE $1,469,628
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,230,474
   Administrative Expenses $147,694
   Fundraising Expenses $183,049
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,561,217
   
Payments to Affiliates $15,198
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-91,589
   
Net Assets $1,792,895

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 $803,858 65.3%
Success by Six $204,525 16.6%
211/First Call for Help $161,529 13.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 88.05 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 81.34 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 82.58 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 85.64 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 83.91 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 63-0375616
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF ETOWAH COUNTY ALABAMA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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 February, 1971
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
$81,225 5.20% Joanne Hightower Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Etowah County Alabama (AL) 88.05 three stars
United Way of Charlotte County (FL) 89.02 three stars
United Way of Summit County (OH) 88.52 three stars
United Way of Portage County, OH (OH) 86.65 three stars
United Way of Lane County (OR) 94.69 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Etowah County Alabama
235 College Street
Gadsden, AL 35901
tel: (256) 547-2581
fax: (256) 546-4360
EIN: 63-0375616

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Board Leadership

Bob Guyton
President

CEO

Joanne Hightower
Executive Director

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