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Community Development : United Ways (Fundraising)

United Way of Abilene

LIVE UNITED

91.97

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

Board Leadership
Corby Flanagan
Chair

CEO
Cathy Ashby
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.97
  Financial 88.65
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

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Financial

88.65

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
84.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.9%
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) 91.97
United Way of Mower County (MN) 87.85
United Way of Union County (OH) 90.30
The United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties Ohio (OH) 89.86
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (OR) 88.78

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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 $3,681,909
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $562,083
Total Contributions $4,243,992
   Program Service Revenue $78,375
Total Primary Revenue $4,322,367
   Other Revenue $48,923
TOTAL REVENUE $4,371,290
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,225,058
   Administrative Expenses $207,964
   Fundraising Expenses $189,681
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,622,703
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,748,587
   
Net Assets $3,533,700

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 Nonprofits $1,367,889 61.5%
Community Impact Programs $857,169 38.5%

Ratings History
United Way of Abilene has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.97
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 92.79
2013-12 02/01/2015 91.49

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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$90,250 3.44% 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) 91.97
United Way Suncoast (FL) 88.55
United Way of Northern New Jersey (NJ) 86.48
United Way of Utah County (UT) 87.05
United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina (SC) 90.73

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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

Corby Flanagan
Chair

CEO

Cathy Ashby
President, CEO

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