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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Central Ohio

Live united

87.34

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

Board Leadership
Barbara Benham
Chair

CEO
Lisa S. Courtice, PhD
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.34
  Financial 82.10
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

82.10

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth -17.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.8%
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) 87.34
United Way of Steele County (MN) 93.93
The Greenwich United Way (CT) 94.25
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (MN) 91.87
United Way of Greater Rochester (NY) 98.02

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $26,693,658
   Federated Campaigns $90,546
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $678,998
Total Contributions $27,463,202
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $27,463,202
   Other Revenue $1,273,100
TOTAL REVENUE $28,736,302
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $26,130,345
   Administrative Expenses $2,367,271
   Fundraising Expenses $3,205,166
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,702,782
   
Payments to Affiliates $425,805
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,966,480
   
Net Assets $19,442,200

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
Program Funding to Member Agencies $12,861,905 49.2%
Designated Gifts $9,520,975 36.4%
Special Initiative Program $3,575,548 13.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-03 09/01/2021 87.34
2019-03 05/01/2020 87.62
2019-03 04/01/2020 87.30
2018-03 03/01/2019 90.71
2017-03 12/01/2018 87.30
2016-03 03/01/2017 89.86
2015-03 06/01/2016 93.22
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 92.54
2014-03 08/01/2015 95.13
2013-03 06/01/2014 95.76
2012-03 03/01/2013 88.84
2011-03 02/01/2012 84.58
2010-03 09/20/2011 81.10
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 73.58
2009-03 11/24/2010 79.02
2008-03 07/01/2009 83.29
2007-03 06/01/2008 78.23
2006-03 02/01/2007 79.14
2005-03 01/01/2006 79.61
2004-03 01/05/2005 87.57

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$287,035 0.90% Lisa S. Courtice President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Ohio (OH) 87.34
Bergen County's United Way (NJ) 94.25
United Way of Greater Nashua (NH) 96.46
United Way of Southwest Wyoming (WY) 89.31
United Way of West Alabama (AL) 87.78

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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

Barbara Benham
Chair

CEO

Lisa S. Courtice, PhD
President & CEO

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