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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley

Developing the building blocks for a good quality of life.

four stars

96.66

255 Watt Street Youngstown, OH 44505
tel: (330) 746-8494   Web Site
EIN: 34-0714598

Board Leadership
Theodore M. Schmidt
Chair

CEO
Bob Hannon
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our United Way is the catalyst and driving force for collaborative, sustainable community impact. United Way will be recognized for measurable impact, systemic change, changing lives, and be the top nonprofit of choice among donors.

Our United Way is the catalyst and driving force for collaborative, sustainable community impact. United Way will be recognized for measurable impact, systemic change, changing lives, and be the top nonprofit of choice among donors.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
87.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.27
  Program Expenses Growth 12.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley (OH) 96.66 four stars
United Way of Mercer County (PA) 85.85 three stars
United Way of Lane County (OR) 94.69 four stars
United Way of Greater Kingsport (TN) 88.57 three stars
United Way of San Diego County (CA) 88.72 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,139,430
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,000,412
Total Contributions $3,139,842
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,139,842
   Other Revenue $1,066,488
TOTAL REVENUE $4,206,330
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,876,655
   Administrative Expenses $71,581
   Fundraising Expenses $205,350
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,153,586
   
Payments to Affiliates $30,288
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,052,744
   
Net Assets $7,409,888

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
Fund Distribution $2,617,581 91.0%
Early Childhood Education Strategies $259,074 9.0%

Ratings History
The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 96.66 four stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 93.73 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 94.05 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 94.37 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 95.30 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 34-0714598
Name in IRS Master File THE UNITED WAY OF YOUNGSTOWN AND THE MAHONING VALLEY
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
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.
(927) Fundraising
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1926
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,642 3.50% Robert P. Hannon President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley (OH) 96.66 four stars
United Way of El Paso County (TX) 91.98 four stars
United Way of Eastern Maine (ME) 89.20 three stars
United Way of Erie County (PA) 95.15 four stars
United Way of Licking County (OH) 87.08 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley
255 Watt Street
Youngstown, OH 44505
tel: (330) 746-8494
EIN: 34-0714598

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Board Leadership

Theodore M. Schmidt
Chair

CEO

Bob Hannon
President

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