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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Abilene

LIVE UNITED

four stars

90.08

240 Cypress Street Abilene, TX 79604
tel: (325) 677-1841   Web Site
EIN: 75-0808772

Board Leadership
Susan Watts
Chair

CEO
Cathy Ashby
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.08 four stars
  Financial 85.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

85.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Abilene on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Abilene on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Abilene (TX) 90.08 four stars
United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (NJ) 93.98 four stars
United Way of Greater Lorain County (OH) 88.00 three stars
United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties (IA) 90.87 four stars
United Way of Mid Coast Maine (ME) 85.55 three stars

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Founded in 1956, United Way of Abilene believes everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. That's why United Way of Abilene's work focuses on the building blocks for a good life: education, income, and health. We work with our Community Partners to address the needs of today and tomorrow while seeking ways to create positive, lasting change. Everyone in West Central Texas is connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, and when people are healthy.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,112,416
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $61,112
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $525,274
Total Contributions $2,698,802
   Program Service Revenue $72,638
Total Primary Revenue $2,771,440
   Other Revenue $40,028
TOTAL REVENUE $2,811,468
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,176,224
   Administrative Expenses $246,467
   Fundraising Expenses $186,361
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,609,052
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $202,416
   
Net Assets $3,734,331

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
Grants to Partner Agencies $1,389,695 63.8%
Community Impact Programs $786,529 36.1%

Ratings History
United Way of Abilene has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 90.08 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.97 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 92.79 four stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 91.49 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 75-0808772
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF ABILENE
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 November, 1956
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,450 3.73% Cathy Ashby President, CEO

Founded in 1956, United Way of Abilene believes everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. That's why United Way of Abilene's work focuses on the building blocks for a good life: education, income, and health. We work with our Community Partners to address the needs of today and tomorrow while seeking ways to create positive, lasting change. Everyone in West Central Texas is connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, and when people are healthy.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Abilene (TX) 90.08 four stars
United Way of Essex and West Hudson (NJ) 87.07 three stars
United Way of Cass-Clay (ND) 93.63 four stars
United Way of San Diego County (CA) 90.03 four stars
United Way of Greater Rochester (NY) 90.85 four stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • United Way of Abilene
  • United Way Foundation of Abilene (46-5656957)

Charity Contact Info

United Way of Abilene
240 Cypress Street
Abilene, TX 79604
tel: (325) 677-1841
fax: (325) 677-1847
EIN: 75-0808772

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 82
Abilene, TX 79601

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Board Leadership

Susan Watts
Chair

CEO

Cathy Ashby
President, CEO

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