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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Abilene

We promote the health, education, and financial stability of every person in Abilene and West Central Texas.

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four stars

92.50

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

Board Leadership
Justin Crowe
Chair

CEO
Cathy Ashby
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.50 four stars
  Financial 89.40 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

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.

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.

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Financial

three stars

89.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.93
  Program Expenses Growth -2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.5%
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) 92.50 four stars
United Way of Champaign County (IL) 92.39 four stars
The United Way of Greater Waterbury (CT) 91.16 four stars
United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County (NC) 88.32 three stars
United Way of St. Lucie County (FL) 95.97 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,230,804
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $51,785
   Related Organizations $17,040
   Government Grants $550,945
Total Contributions $2,850,574
   Program Service Revenue $16,991
Total Primary Revenue $2,867,565
   Other Revenue $1,511
TOTAL REVENUE $2,869,076
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,053,121
   Administrative Expenses $304,288
   Fundraising Expenses $217,799
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,575,208
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $293,868
   
Net Assets $4,509,654

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 $1,301,428 63.4%
Community Impact Programs $751,693 36.6%

Ratings History
United Way of Abilene has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 92.50 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 94.37 four stars
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
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$101,200 3.92% Cathy Ashby President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Abilene (TX) 92.50 four stars
United Way of Greater New Bedford (MA) 92.74 four stars
United Way of the Lakeshore (MI) 91.11 four stars
United Way of Kitsap County (WA) 86.17 three stars
United Way Tar River Region (NC) 91.21 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

Justin Crowe
Chair

CEO

Cathy Ashby
President, CEO

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