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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Southwest Michigan

Live United

four stars

92.95

2015 Lakeview Avenue Saint Joseph, MI 49085
tel: (269) 982-1700   Web Site
EIN: 38-1358411

Board Leadership
Christina Hardy
Board Chair

CEO
Anna Murphy
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.95 four stars
  Financial 92.91 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Southwest Michigan works to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. It is part of a national network of more than 1,300 locally governed organizations that work to create lasting positive changes in communities and people's lives. Building on more than a century of service as the nation's preeminent community-based fundraiser, United Way engages the community to identify the underlying causes of the most significant local issues, develops strategies and pulls together financial and human resources to address them, and measures the results.

United Way of Southwest Michigan works to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. It is part of a national network of more than 1,300 locally governed organizations that work to create lasting positive changes in communities and people's lives. Building on more than a century of service as the nation's preeminent community-based fundraiser, United Way engages the community to identify the underlying causes of the most significant local issues, develops strategies and pulls together financial and human resources to address them, and measures the results.

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Financial

four stars

92.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.52
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southwest Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southwest Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southwest Michigan (MI) 92.95 four stars
United Way of Tri County (MA) 88.02 three stars
United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County (PA) 96.46 four stars
United Way of Delaware (DE) 88.53 three stars
United Way of Southwest Georgia (GA) 85.92 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,159,293
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,159,293
   Program Service Revenue $302,142
Total Primary Revenue $4,461,435
   Other Revenue $75,987
TOTAL REVENUE $4,537,422
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,578,954
   Administrative Expenses $606,129
   Fundraising Expenses $446,234
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,631,317
   
Payments to Affiliates $56,830
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-93,895
   
Net Assets $6,501,667

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
Allocations to Organizations in the Community $2,438,838 68.1%
Community Impact $1,140,116 31.9%

Ratings History
United Way of Southwest Michigan has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 92.95 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 95.84 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 93.21 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 93.90 four stars
2014-12 10/01/2016 96.35 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.38 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 95.50 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 93.25 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2014 97.12 four stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 91.70 four 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 38-1358411
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN
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 January, 1945
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
$126,390 2.72% Anna Murphy President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southwest Michigan (MI) 92.95 four stars
United Way of Wyoming Valley (PA) 91.88 four stars
United Way of Henderson County (NC) 89.98 three stars
United Way of the Ocoee Region (TN) 93.68 four stars
United Way of Siouxland (IA) 96.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Southwest Michigan
2015 Lakeview Avenue
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
tel: (269) 982-1700
fax: (269) 982-1701
EIN: 38-1358411

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 807
Benton Harbor, MI 49203

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Board Leadership

Christina Hardy
Board Chair

CEO

Anna Murphy
President

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