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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Northwest Louisiana

Live United

two stars

77.03

820 Jordan Street Suite 370
Shreveport, LA 71101
tel: (318) 677-2504   Web Site
EIN: 72-0503930

Board Leadership
Gayle Flowers
Chair

CEO
Bruce Willson, Jr.
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.03 two stars
  Financial 67.52 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Northwest Louisiana fights for the health, education, financial stability of every person in our ten parish region. For nearly 100 years, we have been committed to building a strong community through coordinating the collective giving from individual donors, local businesses, nonprofit organizations and other community resources.

United Way of Northwest Louisiana fights for the health, education, financial stability of every person in our ten parish region. For nearly 100 years, we have been committed to building a strong community through coordinating the collective giving from individual donors, local businesses, nonprofit organizations and other community resources.

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Financial

one star

67.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
57.5%
  Administrative Expenses 22.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northwest Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northwest Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northwest Louisiana (LA) 77.03 two stars
Metro United Way (KY) 88.89 three stars
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (PA) 87.90 three stars
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (MN) 97.17 four stars
United Way of Rhode Island (RI) 88.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,805,645
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,805,645
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,805,645
   Other Revenue $29,698
TOTAL REVENUE $1,835,343
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,098,065
   Administrative Expenses $254,331
   Fundraising Expenses $507,732
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,860,128
   
Payments to Affiliates $29,214
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-24,785
   
Net Assets $1,450,458

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
Fund Distribution $508,350 46.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 08/01/2020 77.03 two stars
2018-12 07/01/2020 75.75 two stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 76.97 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 69.89 one star
2015-12 06/01/2017 73.55 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 77.99 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 77.03 two stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 75.79 two 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 72-0503930
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF NORTHWEST LOUISIANA
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 (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 July, 1956
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
$100,370 5.39% Bruce Willson Jr. Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northwest Louisiana (LA) 77.03 two stars
United Way of South Texas (TX) 91.10 four stars
United Way of South Hampton Roads (VA) 91.57 four stars
United Way of Brevard (FL) 90.33 four stars
United Way of York County, Maine (ME) 87.12 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Northwest Louisiana
820 Jordan Street
Suite 370
Shreveport, LA 71101
tel: (318) 677-2504
fax: (318) 221-1283
EIN: 72-0503930

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Board Leadership

Gayle Flowers
Chair

CEO

Bruce Willson, Jr.
President, CEO

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