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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Central Alabama

Live United

98.23

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

Board Leadership
John M. Turner, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Drew Langloh
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
92.8%
  Administrative Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.93
  Program Expenses Growth 12.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.6%
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
United Way of Southern Chester County (PA) 89.02
Allegan County United Way (MI) 87.25
United Way of Dane County (WI) 97.19
United Way of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County (VA) 88.22

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $38,113,952
   Federated Campaigns $160,410
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $64,148
   Related Organizations $197,043
   Government Grants $41,328,670
Total Contributions $79,864,223
   Program Service Revenue $869,026
Total Primary Revenue $80,733,249
   Other Revenue $12,016,681
TOTAL REVENUE $92,749,930
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $82,200,687
   Administrative Expenses $2,155,263
   Fundraising Expenses $3,508,445
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $87,864,395
   
Payments to Affiliates $414,282
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,885,535
   
Net Assets $85,070,526

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 $56,098,624 68.2%
Income $8,379,553 10.2%
Education $8,379,553 10.2%

Ratings History
United Way of Central Alabama has received 19 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 98.23
2018-12 06/01/2020 98.23
2017-12 05/01/2019 100.00
2016-12 12/01/2018 100.00
2015-12 07/01/2017 93.24
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.80
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 90.53
2012-12 05/01/2014 97.10
2011-12 05/01/2013 99.33
2010-12 04/01/2012 96.18
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.54
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 93.71
2008-12 07/01/2010 93.16
2007-12 04/01/2009 92.41
2006-12 04/01/2008 96.83
2005-12 04/01/2007 96.55
2004-12 06/01/2006 93.40
2003-12 05/01/2005 96.70
2002-12 06/01/2004 96.36
2001-12 02/05/2003 94.37

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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$396,304 0.45% John A. Langloh President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Alabama (AL) 98.23
United Way of Greater Toledo (OH) 86.96
United Way of Lane County (OR) 94.69
United Way of the Virginia Peninsula (VA) 94.69
United Way of Northern Utah (UT) 93.61

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

John M. Turner, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Drew Langloh
Chief Executive Officer

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