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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Davidson County

Live United

three stars

80.82

11 Court Square Suite 100
Lexington, NC 27292
tel: (336) 249-2532   Web Site
EIN: 56-1847133

Board Leadership
Celia Gossett
Board Chair

CEO
Brittany Pruitt
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.82 three stars
  Financial 84.14 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Davidson County works to bring together community resources to identify and meet the human service needs in Davidson County through responsible leadership. In the early 50s, businessmen and women and industry leaders in Lexington and Thomasville, two townships within Davidson County, were concerned about the number of solicitations they and their employees received. Their concerns were expressed in Chamber of Commerce meetings. Chamber officials investigated the possibility of forming a United Fund. With direction from larger communities already attracted to the idea, a combined effort began separately in the two communities, and two United Ways were formed. In 1993 those two United Ways merged to become the United Way of Davidson County.

United Way of Davidson County works to bring together community resources to identify and meet the human service needs in Davidson County through responsible leadership. In the early 50s, businessmen and women and industry leaders in Lexington and Thomasville, two townships within Davidson County, were concerned about the number of solicitations they and their employees received. Their concerns were expressed in Chamber of Commerce meetings. Chamber officials investigated the possibility of forming a United Fund. With direction from larger communities already attracted to the idea, a combined effort began separately in the two communities, and two United Ways were formed. In 1993 those two United Ways merged to become the United Way of Davidson County.

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Financial

three stars

84.14

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth -7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Davidson County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Davidson County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Davidson County (NC) 80.82 three stars
Heart of Florida United Way (FL) 96.46 four stars
United Way of Marathon County (WI) 92.99 four stars
United Way of Genesee County (MI) 90.70 four stars
United Way of the Black Hills (SD) 91.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,101,200
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,101,200
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,101,200
   Other Revenue $10,557
TOTAL REVENUE $1,111,757
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $811,659
   Administrative Expenses $153,115
   Fundraising Expenses $84,224
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,048,998
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $62,759
   
Net Assets $1,350,829

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 80.82 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 79.40 two stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 80.72 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.77 two 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 56-1847133
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF DAVIDSON COUNTY INC
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 April, 1994
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$63,485 6.05% Brittany Pruitt President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Davidson County (NC) 80.82 three stars
United Way of Cayuga County (NY) 85.07 three stars
United Way of Saginaw County (MI) 87.85 three stars
United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties (PA) 97.87 four stars
United Way of the Wine Country (CA) 85.42 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Davidson County
11 Court Square
Suite 100
Lexington, NC 27292
tel: (336) 249-2532
fax: (336) 248-5286
EIN: 56-1847133

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 492
Lexington, NC 27293

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Board Leadership

Celia Gossett
Board Chair

CEO

Brittany Pruitt
President

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