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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Greater St. Louis

Live united

three stars

88.31

910 North Eleventh Street St. Louis, MO 63101
tel: (314) 421-0700   Web Site
EIN: 43-0714167

Board Leadership
Michael A. DeCola
Board Chair

CEO
Orvin Kimbrough
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.31 three stars
  Financial 83.96 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Greater St. Louis, founded in 1922 as the Community Fund, brings people together to care for one another. We raise funds, mobilize volunteers, help to strengthen agencies, identify critical and unmet needs in the community, and help to build collaborations with the public and private sector to meet those needs. We help more than one million residents of the greater St. Louis area--16 counties in Missouri and Illinois. The United Way of Greater St. Louis unites people of different backgrounds and interests who work together to strengthen health and human services in Missouri and Illinois.

United Way of Greater St. Louis, founded in 1922 as the Community Fund, brings people together to care for one another. We raise funds, mobilize volunteers, help to strengthen agencies, identify critical and unmet needs in the community, and help to build collaborations with the public and private sector to meet those needs. We help more than one million residents of the greater St. Louis area--16 counties in Missouri and Illinois. The United Way of Greater St. Louis unites people of different backgrounds and interests who work together to strengthen health and human services in Missouri and Illinois.

Financial

three stars

83.96

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
90.8%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater St. Louis (MO) 88.31 three stars
United Way of Fairfield County (OH) 94.32 four stars
The United Way of Amarillo & Canyon (TX) 87.28 three stars
Allegan County United Way (MI) 88.83 three stars
United Way of Wyoming Valley (PA) 86.92 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $77,191,810
   Federated Campaigns $335,009
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $728,553
Total Contributions $78,255,372
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $78,255,372
   Other Revenue $1,053,703
TOTAL REVENUE $79,309,075
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $71,959,674
   Administrative Expenses $1,982,655
   Fundraising Expenses $5,322,554
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $79,264,883
   
Payments to Affiliates $557,500
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $44,192
   
Net Assets $53,313,384

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
Foster Learning $25,777,258 35.8%
Improve Health $19,297,770 26.8%
Provide Food and Shelter $8,402,774 11.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 88.31 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 89.77 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.76 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.84 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 93.24 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 93.93 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 92.03 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.87 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 85.44 three stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 78.31 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 78.00 two stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 81.16 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 82.91 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 85.17 three stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 79.66 two stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 82.46 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 80.65 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 43-0714167
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF GREATER ST LOUIS 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.
(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 December, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$327,257 0.41% Orvin Kimbrough President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater St. Louis (MO) 88.31 three stars
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (MN) 90.71 four stars
United Way of Central Jersey (NJ) 95.87 four stars
United Way of Charlotte County (FL) 88.58 three stars
United Way of Central Iowa (IA) 92.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater St. Louis
910 North Eleventh Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
tel: (314) 421-0700
EIN: 43-0714167

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 500280
St. Louis, MO 63150

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Board Leadership

Michael A. DeCola
Board Chair

CEO

Orvin Kimbrough
President and CEO

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