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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way Worldwide

LIVE UNITED

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four stars

96.46

701 North Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (703) 836-7112   Web Site
EIN: 13-1635294

Board Leadership
Punit Renjen
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Brian Gallagher
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. We win by living United. By forging unlikely partnerships. By finding new solutions to old problems. By mobilizing the best resources. And by inspiring individuals to join the fight against their community's most daunting social crises.

Join us.

United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. We win by living United. By forging unlikely partnerships. By finding new solutions to old problems. By mobilizing the best resources. And by inspiring individuals to join the fight against their community's most daunting social crises.

Join us.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
93.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 24.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 36.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way Worldwide (VA) 96.46 four stars
Metro United Way (KY) 88.89 three stars
United Way of Midland County (MI) 91.66 four stars
United Way for Southeastern Michigan (MI) 96.46 four stars
United Way of Central Florida (FL) 93.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $134,723,968
   Federated Campaigns $39,599
   Membership Dues $1,576,880
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $136,340,447
   Program Service Revenue $38,026,838
Total Primary Revenue $174,367,285
   Other Revenue $1,465,471
TOTAL REVENUE $175,832,756
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $140,071,151
   Administrative Expenses $5,025,544
   Fundraising Expenses $2,272,164
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $147,368,859
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $28,463,897
   
Net Assets $64,540,961

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
International Donor Advised Giving $76,811,035 54.8%
U.S. Network $17,951,249 12.8%
Impact, Strategy and Innovation $15,412,656 11.0%

Ratings History
United Way Worldwide has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 96.46 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 94.69 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.04 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 83.46 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 85.15 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.89 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 92.99 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 95.75 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 95.79 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 95.66 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 93.87 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 84.41 three stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 91.31 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 84.64 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 83.56 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 77.69 two stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 71.88 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 89.03 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 87.72 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 13-1635294
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE
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 (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1934
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$1,318,695 0.89% Brian Gallagher President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way Worldwide (VA) 96.46 four stars
United Way of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 88.56 three stars
United Way of Central Iowa (IA) 99.93 four stars
United Way of Miami-Dade (FL) 92.16 four stars
United Way of Summit County (OH) 88.52 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way Worldwide
701 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (703) 836-7112
EIN: 13-1635294

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Board Leadership

Punit Renjen
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Brian Gallagher
President & CEO

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