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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

CN Advisory: Low Concern

United Way Worldwide

LIVE UNITED

four stars

94.69

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

Board Leadership
Dr. Juliette Tuakli
Chair

CEO
Neeraj Mehta
Interim President & CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
95.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 39.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.7%
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) 94.69 four stars
United Way Suncoast (FL) 92.85 four stars
United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona (AZ) 94.38 four stars
United Way of York County, South Carolina (SC) 88.91 three stars
United Way of Washtenaw County (MI) 94.10 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $173,201,974
   Federated Campaigns $39,490
   Membership Dues $1,220,321
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $174,461,785
   Program Service Revenue $45,350,847
Total Primary Revenue $219,812,632
   Other Revenue $-1,108,156
TOTAL REVENUE $218,704,476
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $222,437,145
   Administrative Expenses $4,981,769
   Fundraising Expenses $4,004,114
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $231,423,028
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-12,718,552
   
Net Assets $50,619,517

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
Donor Advised Giving $146,403,681 65.8%
U.S. Network $26,958,569 12.1%
Digital Services $22,001,092 9.9%

Ratings History
United Way Worldwide has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
-- 02/22/2021 --Low Concern Advisory

On February 3, 2021, Business Insider reported on the operations of United Way Worldwide in an article titled, "United Way concluded it didn't retaliate against women who alleged harassment, but 3 women who filed complaints said no one contacted them for the investigation." For this reason, we have issued a Low Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the investigation, please see the Business Insider article.

Charity Response

United Way Worldwide has provided their response to this Advisory.
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 94.69 four stars
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

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
$777,692 0.33% Brian Gallagher President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way Worldwide (VA) 94.69 four stars
United Way Galveston County Mainland (TX) 96.66 four stars
United Way of the Cape Fear Area (NC) 90.81 four stars
United Way of Genesee County (MI) 91.39 four stars
United Way Blackhawk Region (WI) 94.00 four 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

Dr. Juliette Tuakli
Chair

CEO

Neeraj Mehta
Interim President & CEO

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