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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of York County, Maine

Mobilizing people and resources to improve lives

four stars

92.44

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

Board Leadership
Michael Brigham
Chair

CEO
Barb Wentworth
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.44 four stars
  Financial 89.31 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

89.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.1%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of York County, Maine (ME) 92.44 four stars
United Way of Midland County (MI) 93.13 four stars
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County (TX) 90.06 four stars
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (NY) 91.52 four stars
United Way of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 93.14 four stars

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Founded in 1986, United Way of York County strengthens community conditions by bringing people and resources together to effect long-lasting changes that improve lives. Put simply, we mobilize people and resources to improve lives in York County.

Strategic 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; Healthy Foods and food security with a special focus on children and seniors; and Supportive Services that meet basic needs and build capacity.

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 $4.55 to the community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,551,831
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,551,831
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,551,831
   Other Revenue $15,224
TOTAL REVENUE $1,567,055
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,433,026
   Administrative Expenses $97,516
   Fundraising Expenses $129,572
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,660,114
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-93,059
   
Net Assets $1,197,695

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 $808,284 56.4%
Special Grants $306,958 21.4%
Community Impact $245,936 17.2%

Ratings History
United Way of York County, Maine has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
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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
$90,213 5.43% Barbara K. Wentworth President

Founded in 1986, United Way of York County strengthens community conditions by bringing people and resources together to effect long-lasting changes that improve lives. Put simply, we mobilize people and resources to improve lives in York County.

Strategic 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; Healthy Foods and food security with a special focus on children and seniors; and Supportive Services that meet basic needs and build capacity.

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 $4.55 to the community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of York County, Maine (ME) 92.44 four stars
United Way of Larimer County (CO) 85.85 three stars
United Way of Southwest Alabama (AL) 85.01 three stars
United Way of Summit County (OH) 90.43 four stars
United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties (WA) 87.91 three 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

Michael Brigham
Chair

CEO

Barb Wentworth
President & CEO

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