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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Central Alabama

Live United

four stars

93.24

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 93.24 four stars
  Financial 90.45 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

90.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.24
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.0%
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) 93.24 four stars
United Way of Central Louisiana (LA) 91.00 four stars
United Way of Erie County (PA) 90.15 four stars
United Way of Indian River County (FL) 91.82 four stars
United Way of Washtenaw County (MI) 96.39 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $39,171,611
   Federated Campaigns $443,408
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,700
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $17,121,571
Total Contributions $56,743,290
   Program Service Revenue $533,882
Total Primary Revenue $57,277,172
   Other Revenue $1,939,689
TOTAL REVENUE $59,216,861
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $52,052,222
   Administrative Expenses $1,926,134
   Fundraising Expenses $3,360,285
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $57,338,641
   
Payments to Affiliates $389,843
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,878,220
   
Net Assets $70,264,489

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 $25,867,143 49.7%
Income $11,188,089 21.5%
Education $7,703,967 14.8%

Ratings History
United Way of Central Alabama has received 15 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$329,025 0.57% John A. Langloh President, CEO

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Alabama (AL) 93.24 four stars
United Way of Greater Kansas City (MO) 85.82 three stars
Mile High United Way (CO) 89.39 three stars
United Way of Passaic County (NJ) 92.92 four stars
United Way of Southwestern Indiana (IN) 89.28 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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