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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the Greater Triangle

Our mission is to eradicate poverty and increase social mobility through the power of partnerships.

two stars

77.79

800 Park Offices Drive Suite 204
Durham, NC 27709
tel: (919) 460-8687   Web Site
EIN: 56-1949103

Board Leadership
Greg Winkler
Board Chair

CEO
Eric Guckian
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.79 two stars
  Financial 68.85 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of the Greater Triangle was born out of the consolidation of the United Ways of Durham, Orange and Wake counties in 1996 and the addition of Johnston County in 2009. Our mission is to eradicate poverty and increase social mobility through the power of partnerships.

United Way of the Greater Triangle was born out of the consolidation of the United Ways of Durham, Orange and Wake counties in 1996 and the addition of Johnston County in 2009. Our mission is to eradicate poverty and increase social mobility through the power of partnerships.

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Financial

one star

68.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
81.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth -16.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 66.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Greater Triangle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Greater Triangle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Greater Triangle (NC) 77.79 two stars
United Way of Northwest Florida (FL) 87.21 three stars
United Way of Brazoria County (TX) 97.17 four stars
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (CT) 93.41 four stars
United Way of Greater Atlanta (GA) 93.68 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,474,134
   Federated Campaigns $20,905
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,495,039
   Program Service Revenue $276,063
Total Primary Revenue $9,771,102
   Other Revenue $23,588
TOTAL REVENUE $9,794,690
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,961,868
   Administrative Expenses $907,110
   Fundraising Expenses $1,147,760
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,016,738
   
Payments to Affiliates $140,318
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $777,952
   
Net Assets $2,101,339

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 Impact Fund Allocations $4,424,169 63.5%
Community Campaign $1,743,897 25.0%
Premium Help $591,346 8.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 77.79 two stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 80.02 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 84.83 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.58 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.33 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 87.76 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 87.44 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 78.12 two stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 83.61 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 84.59 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.28 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 70.70 two stars
2008-12 12/01/2009 54.10 zero star
2007-12 02/01/2009 71.46 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 83.26 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 72.68 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 73.46 two stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 73.20 two 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 56-1949103
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE GREATER TRIANGLE 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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 May, 1996
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,009 1.46% Eric Guckian President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$128,249 1.42% Stanley M. Koonce Jr. Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Greater Triangle (NC) 77.79 two stars
United Way of Greater Greensboro (NC) 92.84 four stars
Bergen County's United Way (NJ) 91.16 four stars
United Way of Southern Chester County (PA) 87.04 three stars
Lubbock Area United Way (TX) 98.93 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Greater Triangle
800 Park Offices Drive
Suite 204
Durham, NC 27709
tel: (919) 460-8687
fax: (919) 460-9019
EIN: 56-1949103

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Board Leadership

Greg Winkler
Board Chair

CEO

Eric Guckian
President, CEO

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