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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Metro United Way

We fight for the education, health an financial independence of every person in our seven county region.

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three stars

88.89

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

Board Leadership
Kent Blake
Chair

CEO
Theresa Reno-Weber
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.89 three stars
  Financial 86.49 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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 is a group of dedicated and highly qualified professionals who offer a peerless range of disciplines that extend across many areas of expertise. We're informed by data and the lived experiences of those we serve, including the more-than-100 nonprofit organizations, 50,000 donors, and 1,000,000 people we help together.

Experience and perspective allow us to bring together the most powerful possible combination of individuals, businesses, agencies, and governmental resources and leverage them for maximum effectiveness toward solving the most pressing needs.

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

Metro United Way is a group of dedicated and highly qualified professionals who offer a peerless range of disciplines that extend across many areas of expertise. We're informed by data and the lived experiences of those we serve, including the more-than-100 nonprofit organizations, 50,000 donors, and 1,000,000 people we help together.

Experience and perspective allow us to bring together the most powerful possible combination of individuals, businesses, agencies, and governmental resources and leverage them for maximum effectiveness toward solving the most pressing needs.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Total number of organization members
193
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

86.49

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.92
  Program Expenses Growth -2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.0%
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) 88.89 three stars
United Way of Wyoming Valley (PA) 91.88 four stars
United Way of Yellowstone County (MT) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Greater Plymouth County (MA) 85.22 three stars
Tulsa Area United Way (OK) 91.55 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,051,570
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $33,051,570
   Program Service Revenue $35,766
Total Primary Revenue $33,087,336
   Other Revenue $475,198
TOTAL REVENUE $33,562,534
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,093,922
   Administrative Expenses $1,743,892
   Fundraising Expenses $2,919,661
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,757,475
   
Payments to Affiliates $335,782
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,805,059
   
Net Assets $27,486,453

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
Early Childhood and Youth Success $5,295,759 26.4%
Grants to other non-profit organizations $4,816,556 24.0%
Healthy Lives $3,938,653 19.6%
Financial Independence $3,211,211 16.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-04 07/01/2019 88.89 three stars
2017-04 12/01/2018 88.69 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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$222,463 0.89% Theresa Reno-Weber President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Metro United Way (KY) 88.89 three stars
United Way Worldwide (VA) 96.46 four stars
United Way of East Central Iowa (IA) 91.88 four stars
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (PA) 89.28 three stars
United Way of Central Florida (FL) 93.83 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

Kent Blake
Chair

CEO

Theresa Reno-Weber
President & CEO

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