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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of South Texas

Improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community to advance the common good.

four stars

91.10

113 West Pecan Boulevard McAllen, TX 78501
tel: (956) 686-6331   Web Site
EIN: 74-2052527

Board Leadership
Tyler Stone
Board Chair

CEO
Lilly Lopez-Killelea
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.10 four stars
  Financial 93.91 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1979, United Way of South Texas works to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community to advance the common good. We assist agencies with funding needed to provide services throughout the community, focusing on impacting community needs such as homelessness, after school programs, services for the elderly, emergency shelters, health issues, transportation, and prevention of child abuse and neglect.

Founded in 1979, United Way of South Texas works to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community to advance the common good. We assist agencies with funding needed to provide services throughout the community, focusing on impacting community needs such as homelessness, after school programs, services for the elderly, emergency shelters, health issues, transportation, and prevention of child abuse and neglect.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of children who received school supplies
3,300
Number of low to moderate income families served for free tax preparation services.
4,493
Number of transportation vouchers distributed.
32,411
Number of children receiving back to school clothing.
120
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

93.91

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.96
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of South Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of South Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of South Texas (TX) 91.10 four stars
United Way of Olmsted County (MN) 87.79 three stars
United Way of Coastal Fairfield County (CT) 86.69 three stars
United Way of Pasco County Inc. (FL) 89.17 three stars
United Way of Greater Rochester (NY) 96.89 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,489
   Federated Campaigns $2,250,712
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $93,920
Total Contributions $2,378,121
   Program Service Revenue $3,421
Total Primary Revenue $2,381,542
   Other Revenue $-1,986
TOTAL REVENUE $2,379,556
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,250,654
   Administrative Expenses $178,370
   Fundraising Expenses $269,948
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,698,972
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-319,416
   
Net Assets $4,883,420

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 South Texas has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 91.10 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 90.19 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 84.39 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 84.66 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 79.93 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.02 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 84.18 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 74-2052527
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SOUTH TEXAS
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 April, 1981
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
$68,994 2.55% Lilia Lopez President
Other Salaries of Note
$104,000 3.85% Thelma M. Garza Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of South Texas (TX) 91.10 four stars
United Way of Central Oklahoma (OK) 90.43 four stars
United Way of Greater St. Joseph (MO) 91.02 four stars
North Texas Area United Way (TX) 87.38 three stars
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (NY) 96.54 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of South Texas
113 West Pecan Boulevard
McAllen, TX 78501
tel: (956) 686-6331
fax: (956) 686-8430
EIN: 74-2052527

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Board Leadership

Tyler Stone
Board Chair

CEO

Lilly Lopez-Killelea
President

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