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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Central Indiana

Live united

four stars

99.95

2955 North Meridian Street Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46208
tel: (317) 923-1466   Web Site
EIN: 35-1007590

Board Leadership
Bryan A. Mills
Board Chair

CEO
Ann D. Murtlow
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.95 four stars
  Financial 99.94 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1918, United Way of Central Indiana helps sustain vital human services for those who need help most while reducing such needs for future generations. We help improve lives and build stronger communities through our support of innovative, practical and efficient human services programs and partners that address local needs. We assess community conditions and bring together the best resources in Central Indiana in order to provide help where it's needed most. United Way of Central Indiana supports the entire community, providing solutions that address today's needs and reduce tomorrow's. Our community priorities are sustaining vital human services for those who need help most, and helping kids enter school ready to learn and graduate ready to earn.

Founded in 1918, United Way of Central Indiana helps sustain vital human services for those who need help most while reducing such needs for future generations. We help improve lives and build stronger communities through our support of innovative, practical and efficient human services programs and partners that address local needs. We assess community conditions and bring together the best resources in Central Indiana in order to provide help where it's needed most. United Way of Central Indiana supports the entire community, providing solutions that address today's needs and reduce tomorrow's. Our community priorities are sustaining vital human services for those who need help most, and helping kids enter school ready to learn and graduate ready to earn.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of students who receive scholarship funds and/or tuition assistance
1,755
Average grant amount
207,697
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
18,277,300
Number of students who demonstrate improved overall literacy
794
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

99.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.38
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Indiana (IN) 99.95 four stars
United Way of Elkhart County, Indiana (IN) 85.71 three stars
United Way of King County (WA) 88.22 three stars
United Way of San Diego County (CA) 88.72 three stars
United Way of Southwest Louisiana (LA) 90.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $47,167,610
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $101,933
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,698,120
Total Contributions $55,967,663
   Program Service Revenue $697,186
Total Primary Revenue $56,664,849
   Other Revenue $6,501,356
TOTAL REVENUE $63,166,205
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $56,012,410
   Administrative Expenses $4,716,761
   Fundraising Expenses $5,427,118
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $66,156,288
   
Payments to Affiliates $446,256
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,990,083
   
Net Assets $171,785,413

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
Fund Distribution $32,323,088 57.7%
Education Programs $10,138,304 18.1%
Grants $9,615,348 17.2%
Stable Employment and Financial Literacy $3,935,670 7.0%

Ratings History
United Way of Central Indiana has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 05/01/2019 99.95 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 100.00 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 94.21 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 95.08 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.29 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 91.16 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 95.75 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 94.90 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 92.90 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 96.14 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 96.07 four stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 96.18 four stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 84.71 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 88.54 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2008 77.87 two stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 82.72 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 86.77 three stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 91.06 four stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 89.25 three stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 98.77 four 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 35-1007590
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL INDIANA 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.
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 March, 1938
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$366,874 0.55% Ann Murtlow Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Indiana (IN) 99.95 four stars
Heartland United Way (NE) 92.26 four stars
United Way of the Bay Area (CA) 92.04 four stars
United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties (WA) 93.66 four stars
The Greenwich United Way (CT) 85.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Central Indiana
2955 North Meridian Street
Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46208
tel: (317) 923-1466
fax: (317) 921-1355
EIN: 35-1007590

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 88409
Indianapolis, IN 46208

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Board Leadership

Bryan A. Mills
Board Chair

CEO

Ann D. Murtlow
President & CEO

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