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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Greater Atlanta

Live united

four stars

92.49

40 Courtland Street Northeast Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (404) 527-7200   Web Site
EIN: 58-0566194

Board Leadership
Stephen R. Scherger
Board Chair

CEO
Milton J. Little, Jr.
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.49 four stars
  Financial 90.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Greater Atlanta engages all segments of our community to drive sustainable change in education, income, health and homelessness while continuing to address urgent and basic human care. Our vision is for metro Atlanta to be a place where all individuals and families thrive. We are working on six important goals to ensure a strong community: ensuring that babies are born healthy; children enter school ready to learn and graduate prepared for careers; young people avoid risky behaviors; families are self sufficient; people have access to primary health care; and homeless people are housed within one year.

United Way of Greater Atlanta engages all segments of our community to drive sustainable change in education, income, health and homelessness while continuing to address urgent and basic human care. Our vision is for metro Atlanta to be a place where all individuals and families thrive. We are working on six important goals to ensure a strong community: ensuring that babies are born healthy; children enter school ready to learn and graduate prepared for careers; young people avoid risky behaviors; families are self sufficient; people have access to primary health care; and homeless people are housed within one year.

Financial

four stars

90.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth -1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Atlanta on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Atlanta on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Atlanta (GA) 92.49 four stars
United Way of Marion County (FL) 93.79 four stars
United Way of Dane County (WI) 96.76 four stars
River Region United Way (AL) 89.27 three stars
Aloha United Way (HI) 92.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $100,480,635
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $934,793
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,873,681
Total Contributions $104,289,109
   Program Service Revenue $5,945,518
Total Primary Revenue $110,234,627
   Other Revenue $1,268,490
TOTAL REVENUE $111,503,117
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $95,678,453
   Administrative Expenses $6,115,208
   Fundraising Expenses $8,139,372
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $109,933,033
   
Payments to Affiliates $584,494
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,570,084
   
Net Assets $68,956,698

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
Regional Family Assessment $57,944,605 60.6%
Volunteer Assistance $21,376,925 22.3%
Collaborative Solutions $9,083,560 9.5%

Ratings History
United Way of Greater Atlanta has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 92.49 four stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 93.68 four stars
2017-06 03/01/2019 95.47 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 89.36 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.53 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.19 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.04 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 92.95 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 91.51 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 94.57 four stars
2010-06 02/01/2012 89.60 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 89.39 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 92.46 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 85.27 three stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 87.15 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 87.13 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2008 84.98 three stars
2005-06 12/01/2006 90.66 four stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 93.85 four stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 93.78 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 58-0566194
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF GREATER ATLANTA 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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 August, 1972
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
$454,588 0.41% Milton Little Jr. Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Atlanta (GA) 92.49 four stars
United Way of Greater St. Joseph (MO) 90.81 four stars
Wiregrass United Way (AL) 91.06 four stars
United Way of Lake & Sumter Counties (FL) 92.68 four stars
United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties (PA) 96.76 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater Atlanta
40 Courtland Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (404) 527-7200
EIN: 58-0566194

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Board Leadership

Stephen R. Scherger
Board Chair

CEO

Milton J. Little, Jr.
President

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