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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of York County, Maine

United Way of York County connects people and resources to improve lives and create better communities!

three stars

87.12

36 Water Street Kennebunk, ME 04043
tel: (207) 985-3359   Web Site
EIN: 01-0276862

Board Leadership
Todd Cesca
Chair

CEO
Brian Petrovek
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.12 three stars
  Financial 81.79 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986, United Way of York County improves lives by mobilizing people and resources.

Strategic focus areas include Bright Beginnings (birth-8) with emphasis on quality care, early literacy and school attendance; Connected Youth focused on engaging young people in service and philanthropy; and Supportive Services that meet basic needs and build capacity, including food security with a special focus on children and seniors.

UWYC is a leader in engaging skilled volunteers in mission centered work and in training others in this approach. We connect interested volunteers with local opportunities as well as UWYC's Day of Caring, Tools4Schools, Volunteer Reader Project and Read! York County.

Through collective efforts and investments, every dollar given to UWYC returns a value/impact of $4.13 to the community.

Founded in 1986, United Way of York County improves lives by mobilizing people and resources.

Strategic focus areas include Bright Beginnings (birth-8) with emphasis on quality care, early literacy and school attendance; Connected Youth focused on engaging young people in service and philanthropy; and Supportive Services that meet basic needs and build capacity, including food security with a special focus on children and seniors.

UWYC is a leader in engaging skilled volunteers in mission centered work and in training others in this approach. We connect interested volunteers with local opportunities as well as UWYC's Day of Caring, Tools4Schools, Volunteer Reader Project and Read! York County.

Through collective efforts and investments, every dollar given to UWYC returns a value/impact of $4.13 to the community.

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Financial

three stars

81.79

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
81.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth -4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of York County, Maine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of York County, Maine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings or town halls
How is the organization using feedback?
To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To inform our strategic plan
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of York County, Maine (ME) 87.12 three stars
Valley of the Sun United Way (AZ) 95.12 four stars
Granite United Way (NH) 87.05 three stars
United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee (FL) 98.23 four stars
United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties (IA) 91.13 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,442,318
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,442,318
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,442,318
   Other Revenue $8,221
TOTAL REVENUE $1,450,539
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,149,486
   Administrative Expenses $85,987
   Fundraising Expenses $218,630
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,454,103
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,564
   
Net Assets $1,285,785

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
Community Investments $730,453 63.5%
Community Impact $210,149 18.3%
Special Grants $104,186 9.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 87.12 three stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 87.92 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 89.28 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 92.44 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.18 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.03 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 91.11 four stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 89.85 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 01-0276862
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY
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 March, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,222 6.68% Barbara K. Wentworth President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of York County, Maine (ME) 87.12 three stars
United Way of Collier County (FL) 90.92 four stars
United Way of the Quad Cities (IA) 88.84 three stars
United Way of the National Capital Area (VA) 87.25 three stars
United Way of Broome County (NY) 91.96 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of York County, Maine
36 Water Street
Kennebunk, ME 04043
tel: (207) 985-3359
fax: (207) 985-3564
EIN: 01-0276862

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 727
Kennebunk, ME 04043

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Board Leadership

Todd Cesca
Chair

CEO

Brian Petrovek
President & CEO

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