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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the Cape Fear Area

Here for Cape Fear

four stars

90.81

5919 Oleander Drive Building II, Suite 115
Wilmington, NC 28403
tel: (910) 798-3900   Web Site
EIN: 56-0529949

Board Leadership
Chris Prentice
Board Chair

CEO
Tommy Taylor
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.81 four stars
  Financial 89.77 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of the Cape Fear Area has been impacting our local community since 1941. Throughout the years, methods may have changed but the outcome is the same: United Way is working alongside local agencies in order to assist them in providing substantial and sustainable change within the Cape Fear Area. The United Way staff and board are dedicated to achieving targeted results in the areas of pressing need within our community. Utilizing the resources of community members, agencies, businesses, and civic organizations, United Way is unifying the community to invest in solutions and working to achieve measurable results.

United Way of the Cape Fear Area has been impacting our local community since 1941. Throughout the years, methods may have changed but the outcome is the same: United Way is working alongside local agencies in order to assist them in providing substantial and sustainable change within the Cape Fear Area. The United Way staff and board are dedicated to achieving targeted results in the areas of pressing need within our community. Utilizing the resources of community members, agencies, businesses, and civic organizations, United Way is unifying the community to invest in solutions and working to achieve measurable results.

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Financial

three stars

89.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 36.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Cape Fear Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Cape Fear Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Cape Fear Area (NC) 90.81 four stars
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (NY) 96.54 four stars
United Way of Indian River County (FL) 95.16 four stars
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (CT) 93.41 four stars
United Way of Johnson County (IN) 87.38 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,786,773
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $537,461
Total Contributions $4,324,234
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,324,234
   Other Revenue $96,858
TOTAL REVENUE $4,421,092
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,444,004
   Administrative Expenses $183,774
   Fundraising Expenses $354,467
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,982,245
   
Payments to Affiliates $32,487
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $438,847
   
Net Assets $2,074,325

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
Community Impact Program $1,575,408 45.7%
Senior Aides Program $643,157 18.7%
Marketing and Communications Program $118,327 3.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 08/01/2020 90.81 four stars
2019-06 04/01/2020 88.84 three stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 84.46 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 83.57 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 87.08 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 84.36 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.96 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.83 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.10 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 88.91 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 56-0529949
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE CAPE FEAR AREA INC
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
(927) Fundraising
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 May, 1955
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,826 2.63% E. Craig Heim President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Cape Fear Area (NC) 90.81 four stars
United Way of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 88.70 three stars
United Way of Puerto Rico (PR) 98.23 four stars
Sioux Empire United Way (SD) 91.96 four stars
The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania (PA) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Cape Fear Area
5919 Oleander Drive
Building II, Suite 115
Wilmington, NC 28403
tel: (910) 798-3900
fax: (910) 798-3917
EIN: 56-0529949

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Board Leadership

Chris Prentice
Board Chair

CEO

Tommy Taylor
CEO

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