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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Central Alabama

Live United

four stars

98.23

3600 Eighth Avenue, S P.O. Box 320189
Birmingham, AL 35232
tel: (205) 251-5131   Web Site
EIN: 63-0288846

Board Leadership
Mark Crosswhite
President

CEO
Drew Langloh
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Organized in 1923, United Way of Central Alabama is committed to increasing the organized capacity of people to care for one another and to improve their community. Our United Way makes funding decisions based on local priorities. United Way supports agencies and programs that work in this community to strengthen families and individuals. Our focus areas are helping children, youth and families; promoting health and rehabilitation; providing for basic needs and emergencies; and providing counseling and mental health services.

Organized in 1923, United Way of Central Alabama is committed to increasing the organized capacity of people to care for one another and to improve their community. Our United Way makes funding decisions based on local priorities. United Way supports agencies and programs that work in this community to strengthen families and individuals. Our focus areas are helping children, youth and families; promoting health and rehabilitation; providing for basic needs and emergencies; and providing counseling and mental health services.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
90.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.10
  Program Expenses Growth 11.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Alabama on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Alabama on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Alabama (AL) 98.23 four stars
United Way of Southwest Louisiana (LA) 89.84 three stars
United Way of Denton County (TX) 92.79 four stars
United Way of King County (WA) 86.67 three stars
United Way of Escambia County (FL) 88.28 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $36,067,052
   Federated Campaigns $268,105
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $23,499,777
Total Contributions $59,834,934
   Program Service Revenue $714,338
Total Primary Revenue $60,549,272
   Other Revenue $1,808,564
TOTAL REVENUE $62,357,836
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $58,518,273
   Administrative Expenses $1,956,282
   Fundraising Expenses $3,400,368
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $63,874,923
   
Payments to Affiliates $429,559
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,517,087
   
Net Assets $69,552,255

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
Health $32,609,914 55.7%
Income $10,936,954 18.7%
Education $7,333,894 12.5%

Ratings History
United Way of Central Alabama has received 16 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 93.24 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.80 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 90.53 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 97.10 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 99.33 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 96.18 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.54 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 93.71 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 93.16 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 92.41 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 96.83 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 96.55 four stars
2004-12 06/01/2006 93.40 four stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 96.70 four stars
2002-12 06/01/2004 96.36 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 94.37 four stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 88.85 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 63-0288846
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL ALABAMA INC
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.
(59) Other school related activities
(927) Fundraising
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, 1941
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$346,973 0.54% John A. Langloh President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Alabama (AL) 98.23 four stars
United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina (SC) 92.84 four stars
United Way of San Diego County (CA) 87.18 three stars
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville (TN) 88.98 three stars
United Way of the Lowcountry (SC) 89.49 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Central Alabama
3600 Eighth Avenue, S
P.O. Box 320189
Birmingham, AL 35232
tel: (205) 251-5131
fax: (205) 323-8730
EIN: 63-0288846

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Board Leadership

Mark Crosswhite
President

CEO

Drew Langloh
Chief Executive Officer

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