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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Central Ohio

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four stars

90.71

360 South Third Street Columbus, OH 43215
tel: (614) 227-2700   Web Site
EIN: 31-4393712

Board Leadership
Lisa Ingram
Chair

CEO
Lisa S. Courtice, PhD
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71 four stars
  Financial 87.49 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

More than 80 years ago, concerned and compassionate citizens created United Way of Central Ohio to help people in need and make our community a better place for everyone. Today, we are mobilizing the caring power of thousands of individuals and central Ohio employers to advance the common good. Together, we are working to create opportunities for a better life for all. We are focusing the collective resources of our community on the building blocks for a better life: a quality education that leads to a productive career, enough income to support a family through retirement, good health and a safe place to live.

More than 80 years ago, concerned and compassionate citizens created United Way of Central Ohio to help people in need and make our community a better place for everyone. Today, we are mobilizing the caring power of thousands of individuals and central Ohio employers to advance the common good. Together, we are working to create opportunities for a better life for all. We are focusing the collective resources of our community on the building blocks for a better life: a quality education that leads to a productive career, enough income to support a family through retirement, good health and a safe place to live.

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Financial

three stars

87.49

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
87.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.48
  Program Expenses Growth -3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Ohio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Ohio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Ohio (OH) 90.71 four stars
United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region (MI) 94.15 four stars
United Way of Ponca City (OK) 90.26 four stars
Heart of Florida United Way (FL) 98.23 four stars
United Way of Kosciusko County (IN) 90.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $46,577,307
   Federated Campaigns $56,214
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $783,947
Total Contributions $47,417,468
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $47,417,468
   Other Revenue $975,863
TOTAL REVENUE $48,393,331
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $42,633,266
   Administrative Expenses $3,135,762
   Fundraising Expenses $3,761,370
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $49,530,398
   
Payments to Affiliates $440,184
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,137,067
   
Net Assets $25,389,165

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
Designated Gifts $19,046,582 44.7%
Program Funding to Member Agencies $15,370,317 36.1%
Special Initiative Program $7,979,810 18.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 03/01/2019 90.71 four stars
2017-03 12/01/2018 87.30 three stars
2016-03 03/01/2017 89.86 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 93.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 92.54 four stars
2014-03 08/01/2015 95.13 four stars
2013-03 06/01/2014 95.76 four stars
2012-03 03/01/2013 88.84 three stars
2011-03 02/01/2012 84.58 three stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 81.10 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 73.58 two stars
2009-03 11/24/2010 79.02 two stars
2008-03 07/01/2009 83.29 three stars
2007-03 06/01/2008 78.23 two stars
2006-03 02/01/2007 79.14 two stars
2005-03 01/01/2006 79.61 two stars
2004-03 01/05/2005 87.57 three stars
2003-03 02/01/2004 90.49 four stars
2002-03 04/15/2003 91.52 four stars
2001-03 10/15/2002 93.77 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 31-4393712
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL OHIO 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 (927) Fundraising
(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 November, 1952
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$201,022 0.40% Lisa S. Courtice President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$1,143,982 2.30% Janet E. Jackson Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Ohio (OH) 90.71 four stars
United Way of Calvert County (MD) 91.57 four stars
United Way of Medina County (OH) 87.54 three stars
United Way of Central New Mexico (NM) 87.62 three stars
United Way of Hall County (GA) 87.00 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Central Ohio
360 South Third Street
Columbus, OH 43215
tel: (614) 227-2700
fax: (614) 224-5835
EIN: 31-4393712

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Board Leadership

Lisa Ingram
Chair

CEO

Lisa S. Courtice, PhD
President & CEO

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