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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

CN Advisory: High Concern

United Way of Santa Rosa County

PO Box 284 Milton, FL 32572

EIN: 59-6142612

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On May 13, 2019, The Pensacola News Journal reported on the operations of United Way of Santa Rosa County a charity that has recently experienced a material diversion of assets, in an article titled, "How did Guy Thompson get away with embezzling $650,000 from charities for 7 years?" For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Pensacola News Journal article.

  • On April 1, 2019, The Pensacola News Journal published an article titled, "How charities that received United Way of Santa Rosa County funds are handling fallout." For more information, please see The Pensacola News Journal article.


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EIN 59-6142612
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SANTA ROSA 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 September, 1965
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Santa Rosa County
PO Box 284
Milton, FL 32572
EIN: 59-6142612


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