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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Southeast Louisiana

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three stars

85.22

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

Board Leadership
Robert Kimbro
Board Chair

CEO
Michael Williamson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.22 three stars
  Financial 80.69 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

80.69

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth -3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.0%
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) 85.22 three stars
United Way of Mower County (MN) 87.05 three stars
United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County (NC) 88.32 three stars
United Way for Jackson & George Counties (MS) 95.27 four stars
United Way of Allen County (IN) 90.68 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,832,771
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $105,295
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $110,049
Total Contributions $13,048,115
   Program Service Revenue $64,116
Total Primary Revenue $13,112,231
   Other Revenue $245,141
TOTAL REVENUE $13,357,372
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,037,860
   Administrative Expenses $1,134,640
   Fundraising Expenses $1,811,586
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,984,086
   
Payments to Affiliates $141,291
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-626,714
   
Net Assets $15,736,259

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 $8,281,688 75.0%
Food Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative $1,113,155 10.1%
Individual Development Account Project $699,393 6.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2000-12 04/15/2002 83.19 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)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$266,434 1.90% Michael Williamson President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$26,500 0.18% Nancy Shoemaker Trustee

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southeast Louisiana (LA) 85.22 three stars
United Way of Central Jersey (NJ) 96.74 four stars
United Way of Central Illinois (IL) 95.82 four stars
United Way of Bucks County (PA) 91.10 four stars
United Way of Union County (OH) 91.39 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
Board Chair

CEO

Michael Williamson
President, CEO

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