Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Abilene

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

four stars

94.37

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 94.37 four stars
  Financial 92.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

four stars

92.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.9%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,164,976
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $92,072
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $569,019
Total Contributions $2,826,067
   Program Service Revenue $41,974
Total Primary Revenue $2,868,041
   Other Revenue $24,449
TOTAL REVENUE $2,892,490
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,146,151
   Administrative Expenses $283,970
   Fundraising Expenses $185,035
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,615,156
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $277,334
   
Net Assets $4,081,439

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$101,200 3.86% Cathy Ashby President, CEO

Mission

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) 94.37 four stars
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (TX) 91.70 four stars
United Way of the Greater Capital Region (NY) 85.21 three stars
United Way of Thurston County (WA) 85.64 three stars
United Way of the Bay Area (CA) 89.68 three stars

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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

Susan Watts
Chair

CEO

Cathy Ashby
President, CEO