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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Fort Smith Area

Live United.

88.54

120 North Thirteenth Street Fort Smith, AR 72901
tel: (479) 782-1311   Web Site
EIN: 71-0329530

Board Leadership
Suzy Wilson
Chair

CEO
Eddie Lee Herndon
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.54
  Financial 93.89
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Fort Smith Area has provided change in our area. We mobilize our community in ways that no single agency, individual, or government can to enhance the ability of people to care for one another. United Way addresses the needs important to people who live and work in Crawford, Franklin, LeFlore, Logan, Sebastian and Sequoyah counties. Our mission is to improve lives by connecting people and resources in our six-county area.

United Way of Fort Smith Area has provided change in our area. We mobilize our community in ways that no single agency, individual, or government can to enhance the ability of people to care for one another. United Way addresses the needs important to people who live and work in Crawford, Franklin, LeFlore, Logan, Sebastian and Sequoyah counties. Our mission is to improve lives by connecting people and resources in our six-county area.

Financial

93.89

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.13
  Program Expenses Growth -1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Fort Smith Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Fort Smith Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Fort Smith Area (AR) 88.54
United Way of York County, Maine (ME) 87.12
United Way Worldwide (VA) 91.16
United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties (WA) 86.67
United Way California Capital Region (CA) 85.61

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $493,217
   Federated Campaigns $1,281,027
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,774,244
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,774,244
   Other Revenue $278,485
TOTAL REVENUE $2,052,729
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,781,408
   Administrative Expenses $220,604
   Fundraising Expenses $126,739
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,128,751
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-76,022
   
Net Assets $12,366,638

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
Allocations $1,781,408 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 08/03/2021 88.54
2019-06 07/01/2020 88.00
2018-06 04/01/2020 87.74

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 71-0329530
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF FORT SMITH AREA 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 June, 1971
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
None reported -- Eddie Lee Herndon President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Fort Smith Area (AR) 88.54
United Way of Lake County (OH) 90.24
United Way of Greater Nashua (NH) 96.46
United Way of Yellowstone County (MT) 95.47
United Way of the Southern Tier (NY) 88.88

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Fort Smith Area
120 North Thirteenth Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901
tel: (479) 782-1311
fax: (479) 782-3505
EIN: 71-0329530

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Board Leadership

Suzy Wilson
Chair

CEO

Eddie Lee Herndon
President, CEO

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