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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

Metro United Way

Live United

three stars

87.13

334 East Broadway Louisville, KY 40204
tel: (502) 583-2821   Web Site
EIN: 61-0444680

Board Leadership
Chris Hermann
Chair

CEO
Theresa Reno-Weber
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.13 three stars
  Financial 83.66 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission: Improve lives and our community by engaging people to GIVE, ADVOCATE and VOLUNTEER.

Metro United Way advances the common good in our community by creating opportunities for a better life for all. For over 95 years, Metro United Way has served our community and will move forward throughout the next decade with a more focused approach to addressing community-level issues by showing measurable progress in the areas of education, financial stability and health, the building blocks for a good quality of life. Metro United Way recognizes that it takes the whole community working together to reach our mutual goals and we recruit the people and organizations from across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to accomplish our goals. We invite you to be a part of the change. You can give, you can advocate and you can volunteer. That's what it means to LIVE UNITED.

Our mission: Improve lives and our community by engaging people to GIVE, ADVOCATE and VOLUNTEER.

Metro United Way advances the common good in our community by creating opportunities for a better life for all. For over 95 years, Metro United Way has served our community and will move forward throughout the next decade with a more focused approach to addressing community-level issues by showing measurable progress in the areas of education, financial stability and health, the building blocks for a good quality of life. Metro United Way recognizes that it takes the whole community working together to reach our mutual goals and we recruit the people and organizations from across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to accomplish our goals. We invite you to be a part of the change. You can give, you can advocate and you can volunteer. That's what it means to LIVE UNITED.

Financial

three stars

83.66

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth -3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Metro United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Metro United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Metro United Way (KY) 87.13 three stars
United Way of Greenville County (SC) 93.43 four stars
United Way of Northeast Mississippi (MS) 90.35 four stars
Trident United Way (SC) 89.08 three stars
United Way of the Brazos Valley (TX) 85.55 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $24,278,565
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $24,278,565
   Program Service Revenue $31,702
Total Primary Revenue $24,310,267
   Other Revenue $359,758
TOTAL REVENUE $24,670,025
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,943,432
   Administrative Expenses $1,736,605
   Fundraising Expenses $2,954,316
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,634,353
   
Payments to Affiliates $378,879
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-964,328
   
Net Assets $18,066,933

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
Education $5,427,755 25.9%
Grants to other non-profit organizations $5,226,815 25.0%
Healthy Lives $3,972,322 19.0%
Financial Stability $3,588,694 17.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-04 08/01/2018 87.13 three stars
2016-04 11/01/2017 85.02 three stars
2015-04 08/01/2016 83.64 three stars
2014-04 06/01/2016 87.21 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 10/01/2015 82.92 three stars
2013-04 06/01/2014 94.73 four stars
2012-04 04/01/2013 83.89 three stars
2011-04 05/01/2012 88.11 three stars
2010-04 09/20/2011 84.06 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-04 06/01/2011 74.50 two stars
2009-04 11/24/2010 80.66 three stars
2008-04 06/01/2009 79.61 two stars
2007-04 03/01/2008 78.48 two stars
2006-04 02/01/2007 77.29 two stars
2005-04 06/01/2006 74.97 two stars
2004-04 05/01/2005 74.43 two stars
2003-04 02/01/2004 77.72 two stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 90.23 four stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 90.17 four 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 61-0444680
Name in IRS Master File METRO UNITED WAY 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.
(927) Fundraising
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, 1938
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
  • April, 2013

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
Not compensated -- Theresa Reno-Weber President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$234,207 0.91% Joseph P. Tolan Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Metro United Way (KY) 87.13 three stars
United Way of the Ozarks (MO) 87.62 three stars
United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona (AZ) 89.77 three stars
United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley (MA) 93.42 four stars
United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties (IA) 90.97 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Metro United Way
334 East Broadway
Louisville, KY 40204
tel: (502) 583-2821
fax: (502) 583-0330
TTY: (502) 589-4259
EIN: 61-0444680

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 4488
Louisville, KY 40204

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Board Leadership

Chris Hermann
Chair

CEO

Theresa Reno-Weber
President & CEO

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