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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Heart of West Michigan United Way

Live united

100.00

118 Commerce Avenue, SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503
tel: (616) 459-6281   Web Site
EIN: 38-1360923

Board Leadership
Robert Kaminski
Chair

CEO
Michelle Van Dyke
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Heart of West Michigan United Way's mission is to mobilize the caring power of individuals and organizations to help people measurably improve their lives. Our vision is a vibrant, safe and caring community where all children thrive and all people enjoy maximum health and self-sufficiency. United Way advances the common good by focusing on education, income and health. These are the building blocks for a good life - a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.

Heart of West Michigan United Way's mission is to mobilize the caring power of individuals and organizations to help people measurably improve their lives. Our vision is a vibrant, safe and caring community where all children thrive and all people enjoy maximum health and self-sufficiency. United Way advances the common good by focusing on education, income and health. These are the building blocks for a good life - a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

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)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.25
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart of West Michigan United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart of West Michigan United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart of West Michigan United Way (MI) 100.00
Trident United Way (SC) 87.38
United Way of Southern Kentucky (KY) 92.69
United Way Blackhawk Region (WI) 94.00
United Way of Broome County (NY) 93.08

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,157,257
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $683,802
Total Contributions $12,841,059
   Program Service Revenue $316,724
Total Primary Revenue $13,157,783
   Other Revenue $1,318,191
TOTAL REVENUE $14,475,974
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,440,026
   Administrative Expenses $1,017,151
   Fundraising Expenses $1,080,993
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,538,170
   
Payments to Affiliates $169,448
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,062,196
   
Net Assets $24,540,543

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
Community Investment and Donor Designated Funds $10,816,967 80.5%
Internal Community Service Programs $1,324,969 9.9%
Kent County Essential Needs Task Force $810,460 6.0%

Ratings History
Heart of West Michigan United Way has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 08/03/2021 100.00
2019-06 04/01/2020 96.13
2018-06 10/01/2019 97.80
2017-06 12/01/2018 94.75
2016-06 08/01/2017 90.71
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.71
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.48
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.07
2013-06 12/01/2014 93.14
2012-06 12/01/2013 96.31
2011-06 10/01/2012 91.45
2010-06 11/01/2011 90.82
2009-06 09/20/2011 89.77
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 81.47
2008-06 10/01/2009 83.33
2007-06 07/01/2008 81.38
2006-06 05/01/2007 95.41
2005-06 06/01/2006 93.89
2004-06 05/01/2005 94.40
2003-06 03/01/2004 83.96

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

EIN 38-1360923
Name in IRS Master File HEART OF WEST MICHIGAN UNITED WAY
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 December, 1961
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
$247,195 1.59% Michelle Van Dyke President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart of West Michigan United Way (MI) 100.00
United Way of Bucks County (PA) 92.02
United Way of Central Iowa (IA) 99.20
United Way of King County (WA) 86.73
The United Way of Amarillo & Canyon (TX) 93.13

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Charity Contact Info

Heart of West Michigan United Way
118 Commerce Avenue, SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
tel: (616) 459-6281
EIN: 38-1360923

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Board Leadership

Robert Kaminski
Chair

CEO

Michelle Van Dyke
President, CEO

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