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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County

Live United

three stars

85.92

50 South French Broad Avenue Asheville, NC 28801
tel: (828) 255-0696   Web Site
EIN: 56-0576157

Board Leadership
Jennie Eblen
Chair

CEO
Dan Leroy
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.92 three stars
  Financial 81.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County works to mobilize our community to help people improve their lives and care for one another. When we engage and mobilize people to give, advocate and volunteer, when we invest resources in and connect people to solutions in education, income and health and when we sustain and enhance the intellectual, financial and physical resources to carry out this work, then we improve lives and advance the common good.

The United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County works to mobilize our community to help people improve their lives and care for one another. When we engage and mobilize people to give, advocate and volunteer, when we invest resources in and connect people to solutions in education, income and health and when we sustain and enhance the intellectual, financial and physical resources to carry out this work, then we improve lives and advance the common good.

Financial

three stars

81.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.18
  Program Expenses Growth -3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County (NC) 85.92 three stars
United Way of Southwest Alabama (AL) 85.44 three stars
The United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties Ohio (OH) 92.22 four stars
United Way of Central Indiana (IN) 97.73 four stars
United Way of Odessa (TX) 87.75 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,776,608
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,776,608
   Program Service Revenue $300,103
Total Primary Revenue $5,076,711
   Other Revenue $100,588
TOTAL REVENUE $5,177,299
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,725,725
   Administrative Expenses $395,622
   Fundraising Expenses $673,954
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,795,301
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $381,998
   
Net Assets $5,650,081

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 Investments $2,907,101 78.0%
NC 2-1-1 $548,279 14.7%
Hands On Asheville $270,345 7.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 85.92 three stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 88.32 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 86.81 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 82.98 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 83.77 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.72 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 83.19 three stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 83.51 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 87.93 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 56-0576157
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF ASHEVILLE & BUNCOMBE COUNTY 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 (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(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 May, 1971
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
Not compensated -- Daniel B. Leroy CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$120,682 2.51% David D. Bailey Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County (NC) 85.92 three stars
United Way of Northeast Florida (FL) 95.04 four stars
United Way of Rock River Valley (IL) 89.20 three stars
United Way of Northwest Michigan (MI) 93.57 four stars
United Way of Odessa (TX) 87.75 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County
50 South French Broad Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
tel: (828) 255-0696
fax: (828) 255-8004
EIN: 56-0576157

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Board Leadership

Jennie Eblen
Chair

CEO

Dan Leroy
President, CEO

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