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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Southeast Louisiana

Live united

two stars

79.71

2515 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70119
tel: (504) 822-5540   Web Site
EIN: 72-0471369

Board Leadership
Robert Kimbro
Chair

CEO
Michael Williamson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.71 two stars
  Financial 75.55 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Southeast Louisiana's mission is to increase the organized capacity of people to be independent and self-sufficient. Our vision is to position the United Way system in an effort to strengthen the community's ability to impact its own problems. United Way's primary focus is on long term hurricane recovery. We are still providing a coordinated response to Katrina and Rita and more recently, Gustav and Ike, so we can have a healthy quality of life, a strong workforce and brighter economic future for our six-parish area. We are currently working to build strong families that can provide supports necessary to assure that their children are successful, a safety net for our frail or disadvantaged populations, and the ability to maximize health and independence for all people.

United Way of Southeast Louisiana's mission is to increase the organized capacity of people to be independent and self-sufficient. Our vision is to position the United Way system in an effort to strengthen the community's ability to impact its own problems. United Way's primary focus is on long term hurricane recovery. We are still providing a coordinated response to Katrina and Rita and more recently, Gustav and Ike, so we can have a healthy quality of life, a strong workforce and brighter economic future for our six-parish area. We are currently working to build strong families that can provide supports necessary to assure that their children are successful, a safety net for our frail or disadvantaged populations, and the ability to maximize health and independence for all people.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Children's Basic Needs are met
4,131
Individuals acquired necessary skills or services to overcome barriers to employment
543
Chilren achieved mastery in gross/fine motor, cognitive, self-help and/or social emotional skills at the appropriate age
3,068
Number of students who demonstrate writing ability
1,302
Individuals are now able to acquire basic needs with current income
1,022
Individuals improved, maintained, or slowed down the deterioration of their mental health
8,874
Individual participated in physical activity and/or food access/nutrition programs
12,823
Households accessed basic emergency assistance
16,141
Provided food access to 117,381 Individuals
117,381
Information and Referral Calls through 2-1-1
29,369
Number of tax returns completed by volunteers
9,385
Total amount of income tax refunded back to the community
13,000,300
Total number of assets purchased through the Individual Development Account (IDA)
43
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

two stars

75.55

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.91
  Program Expenses Growth -9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southeast Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southeast Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southeast Louisiana (LA) 79.71 two stars
United Way of Summit County (OH) 88.41 three stars
United Way of Northwest Michigan (MI) 93.57 four stars
United Way of Mid Coast Maine (ME) 88.60 three stars
United Way of Northeast Louisiana (LA) 91.35 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,037,987
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $77,902
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $158,399
Total Contributions $10,274,288
   Program Service Revenue $84,242
Total Primary Revenue $10,358,530
   Other Revenue $253,923
TOTAL REVENUE $10,612,453
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,295,701
   Administrative Expenses $1,113,796
   Fundraising Expenses $1,710,634
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,120,131
   
Payments to Affiliates $124,274
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,507,678
   
Net Assets $14,252,998

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
Strategic Planning and Fund Distribution $7,098,556 76.4%
Flood Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative $587,910 6.3%
Individual Development Account Project $546,420 5.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 79.71 two stars
2018-06 05/01/2019 85.22 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 86.94 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 84.91 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 84.56 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 83.55 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 76.55 two stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 76.36 two stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 76.49 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.97 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.75 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 76.08 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 90.80 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 84.50 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 93.97 four stars
2005-12 06/01/2007 62.20 one star
2004-12 01/01/2006 73.55 two stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 72.07 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 83.13 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 86.35 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 72-0471369
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA
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 November, 1952
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
$312,831 2.58% Michael Williamson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southeast Louisiana (LA) 79.71 two stars
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (PA) 92.50 four stars
United Way Of Alamance County (NC) 85.86 three stars
United Way of Elkhart County, Indiana (IN) 85.71 three stars
United Way of Washtenaw County (MI) 90.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Southeast Louisiana
2515 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
tel: (504) 822-5540
EIN: 72-0471369

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Board Leadership

Robert Kimbro
Chair

CEO

Michael Williamson
President, CEO

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