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United Way of Southwest Virginia

LIVE UNITED

four stars

96.46

1096 Ole Berry Drive Suite 200
Abingdon, VA 24210
tel: (276) 628-2160   Web Site
EIN: 54-0718860

Board Leadership
Mary Begley
Chair

CEO
Travis W. Staton
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Southwest Virginia fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in Southwest Virginia because they are the building blocks for a good quality of life.

United Way of Southwest Virginia fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in Southwest Virginia because they are the building blocks for a good quality of life.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of training events conducted
74
Number of staff members certified in subject area training
4
Number of conferences held
3
Number of conference attendees
557
Number of organizational partners
218
Estimated dollar value of food donations distributed to community feedings programs
194,580
Number of food donation partners
24
This impact information is current as of November 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.80
  Program Expenses Growth 15.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southwest Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southwest Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southwest Virginia (VA) 96.46 four stars
United Way of Portage County, WI (WI) 99.57 four stars
Sioux Empire United Way (SD) 92.22 four stars
United Way of Bartholomew County (IN) 97.89 four stars
United Way of Essex and West Hudson (NJ) 89.35 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $787,605
   Federated Campaigns $1,324,904
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $839,272
Total Contributions $2,951,781
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,951,781
   Other Revenue $-6,570
TOTAL REVENUE $2,945,211
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,676,991
   Administrative Expenses $118,092
   Fundraising Expenses $255,273
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,050,356
   
Payments to Affiliates $21,094
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-105,145
   
Net Assets $2,028,381

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 Southwest Virginia has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 96.46 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 94.51 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2017 91.01 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2017 91.01 four stars
2014-12 11/01/2017 94.69 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.66 four stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 93.98 four stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 82.66 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 54-0718860
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
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.
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 October, 1968
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,408 3.45% Travis Staton Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southwest Virginia (VA) 96.46 four stars
United Way of York County, Pennsylvania (PA) 96.11 four stars
United Way of Tri County (MA) 88.02 three stars
United Way of Williamson County (TN) 97.15 four stars
United Way of Northeast Louisiana (LA) 92.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Southwest Virginia
1096 Ole Berry Drive
Suite 200
Abingdon, VA 24210
tel: (276) 628-2160
fax: (276) 628-8484
EIN: 54-0718860

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 644
Abingdon, VA 24212

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Board Leadership

Mary Begley
Chair

CEO

Travis W. Staton
President and CEO

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