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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Berkshire United Way

Live united

three stars

83.58

200 South Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
tel: (413) 442-6948   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104841

Board Leadership
Christina Wynn
Board Chair

CEO
Candace Winkler
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.58 three stars
  Financial 76.78 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Berkshire United Way has served 26 towns throughout Berkshire County for over 90 years, mobilizing the resources necessary to address the most pressing issues and lead the way to a thriving community. As part of a global network, we focus on creating lasting change by giving parents the tools they need to be partners in their child's success, leading to healthy decision making by youth and resulting in a successful, stable life. We focus on early childhood development, positive youth development and financial stability.

Berkshire United Way has served 26 towns throughout Berkshire County for over 90 years, mobilizing the resources necessary to address the most pressing issues and lead the way to a thriving community. As part of a global network, we focus on creating lasting change by giving parents the tools they need to be partners in their child's success, leading to healthy decision making by youth and resulting in a successful, stable life. We focus on early childhood development, positive youth development and financial stability.

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Financial

two stars

76.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
73.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.90
  Program Expenses Growth -2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Berkshire United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Berkshire United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Berkshire United Way (MA) 83.58 three stars
United Way of the Concho Valley (TX) 87.47 three stars
United Way of Southwest Colorado (CO) 85.32 three stars
United Way of Central Jersey (NJ) 91.16 four stars
United Way Tar River Region (NC) 91.30 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,151,134
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $25,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $106,758
Total Contributions $2,282,892
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,282,892
   Other Revenue $185,740
TOTAL REVENUE $2,468,632
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,052,592
   Administrative Expenses $244,138
   Fundraising Expenses $444,725
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,741,455
   
Payments to Affiliates $35,438
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-272,823
   
Net Assets $2,990,999

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
2019-06 04/01/2020 83.58 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 84.07 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 83.91 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 81.62 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 04-2104841
Name in IRS Master File BERKSHIRE UNITED WAY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 September, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,873 4.29% Kristine Hazzard President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Berkshire United Way (MA) 83.58 three stars
United Way of Greater Lima (OH) 85.86 three stars
Metro United Way (KY) 88.89 three stars
United Way of Addison County (VT) 96.60 four stars
United Way of Lebanon County (PA) 88.65 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Berkshire United Way
200 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
tel: (413) 442-6948
fax: (413) 442-5050
EIN: 04-2104841

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Board Leadership

Christina Wynn
Board Chair

CEO

Candace Winkler
President, CEO

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