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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Saginaw County

Live United

three stars

89.73

100 South Jefferson Avenue 3rd Floor
Saginaw, MI 48607
tel: (989) 755-0505   Web Site
EIN: 38-1358215

Board Leadership
Carrie Travis
Chair

CEO
Larry Sims
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.73 three stars
  Financial 87.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Saginaw County helps create community impact everyday by connecting community resources and volunteers. United Way is a volunteer-directed nonprofit organization operated by trained staff that promotes volunteerism, raises funds to address important health and human service issues, and insures the money donated is used in the most efficient and effective manner possible. United Way volunteers research the needs of the community, informs the community of those needs, and makes sure United Way dollars are distributed to programs that best address those issues.

United Way of Saginaw County helps create community impact everyday by connecting community resources and volunteers. United Way is a volunteer-directed nonprofit organization operated by trained staff that promotes volunteerism, raises funds to address important health and human service issues, and insures the money donated is used in the most efficient and effective manner possible. United Way volunteers research the needs of the community, informs the community of those needs, and makes sure United Way dollars are distributed to programs that best address those issues.

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Financial

three stars

87.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth -7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Saginaw County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Saginaw County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Saginaw County (MI) 89.73 three stars
United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina (SC) 94.61 four stars
United Way of the Piedmont (SC) 93.91 four stars
Heart of Illinois United Way (IL) 86.19 three stars
United Way of Weld County (CO) 92.34 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,617,735
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $478,306
Total Contributions $2,096,041
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,096,041
   Other Revenue $156,225
TOTAL REVENUE $2,252,266
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,777,407
   Administrative Expenses $272,110
   Fundraising Expenses $126,209
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,175,726
   
Payments to Affiliates $10,418
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $76,540
   
Net Assets $3,247,466

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 $1,056,485 59.4%
Project HOME $401,775 22.6%
Youth Service Day Events $319,147 18.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 89.73 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 87.85 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 86.33 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.93 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 86.70 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 91.66 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 38-1358215
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SAGINAW 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 January, 1926
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
$78,185 3.59% Lawrence H. Sims President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Saginaw County (MI) 89.73 three stars
United Way of Southern Chester County (PA) 87.04 three stars
United Way of Central Indiana (IN) 99.95 four stars
United Way of Pueblo County (CO) 98.13 four stars
United Way of Dutchess-Orange Region (NY) 85.33 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Saginaw County
100 South Jefferson Avenue
3rd Floor
Saginaw, MI 48607
tel: (989) 755-0505
fax: (989) 755-2158
EIN: 38-1358215

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Board Leadership

Carrie Travis
Chair

CEO

Larry Sims
President, CEO

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