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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Live United

three stars

89.28

2400 Reading Road Cincinnati, OH 45202
tel: (513) 762-7100   Web Site
EIN: 31-0537502

Board Leadership
Julia Poston
Chair

CEO
Robert C. Reifsnyder
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.28 three stars
  Financial 84.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1915, United Way of Greater Cincinnati is a leader and community catalyst mobilizing the caring power of individuals and organizations to help people measurably improve their lives. United Way works every day to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks for a better life - education, income, and health. We concentrate on these critical issues in order to improve lives and strengthen our communities, and ultimately, to make our region the best it can be. Our impact areas are: preparing children for kindergarten, helping youth achieve success in school and life, helping families and individuals achieve financial stability, and our safety net services provide a foundation of care and support.

Founded in 1915, United Way of Greater Cincinnati is a leader and community catalyst mobilizing the caring power of individuals and organizations to help people measurably improve their lives. United Way works every day to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks for a better life - education, income, and health. We concentrate on these critical issues in order to improve lives and strengthen our communities, and ultimately, to make our region the best it can be. Our impact areas are: preparing children for kindergarten, helping youth achieve success in school and life, helping families and individuals achieve financial stability, and our safety net services provide a foundation of care and support.

Financial

three stars

84.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Cincinnati on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Cincinnati on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 89.28 three stars
Capital Area United Way, Louisiana (LA) 93.42 four stars
United Way of Anchorage (AK) 86.63 three stars
United Way of Allen County (IN) 91.50 four stars
United Way of the National Capital Area (VA) 90.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $55,864,338
   Federated Campaigns $224,916
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $22,950
   Related Organizations $3,785,541
   Government Grants $147,656
Total Contributions $60,045,401
   Program Service Revenue $1,066,458
Total Primary Revenue $61,111,859
   Other Revenue $16,311,521
TOTAL REVENUE $77,423,380
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $57,163,567
   Administrative Expenses $15,213,500
   Fundraising Expenses $5,712,791
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $78,089,858
   
Payments to Affiliates $528,461
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-666,478
   
Net Assets $36,597,073

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 $41,998,079 73.5%
Donor Designations $11,588,121 20.3%
Central Services $2,062,739 3.6%
District Services $1,514,628 2.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.28 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 85.85 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 85.57 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.94 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 90.86 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 93.77 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 93.55 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.65 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 92.49 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.34 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 79.44 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 79.04 two stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 81.55 three stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 82.85 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 84.50 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 90.12 four stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 87.82 three stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 84.98 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 84.53 three 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 31-0537502
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF GREATER CINCINNATI
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 (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 October, 1955
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$382,892 0.49% Robert C. Reifsnyder President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 89.28 three stars
Spokane County United Way (WA) 86.72 three stars
United Way of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 86.24 three stars
United Way of Saginaw County (MI) 86.26 three stars
United Way of Greater St. Louis (MO) 88.31 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater Cincinnati
2400 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202
tel: (513) 762-7100
EIN: 31-0537502

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Board Leadership

Julia Poston
Chair

CEO

Robert C. Reifsnyder
President, CEO

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