Disable all preview features

Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

Live united

four stars

93.33

1800 North Lamar Dallas, TX 75202
tel: (214) 978-0000   Web Site
EIN: 75-6005352

Board Leadership
Anne Motsenbocker
Board Chair

CEO
Jennifer Sampson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.33 four stars
  Financial 91.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

For more than 80 years, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has been fiercely committed to building strong, successful families and a better North Texas. United Way is the region's premiere charitable organization because volunteer-led assessments assure the wisest investment of donor dollars. The result is diverse programs that make a difference in the lives of your co-workers, neighbors, friends, family, and others in need. Currently, United Way works with our partners to deliver nearly 400 programs and hundreds of services that target community needs centered around the building blocks for a good life: a quality education that leads to stable employment, sufficient income to support a family through retirement, and sound mental and physical health.

For more than 80 years, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has been fiercely committed to building strong, successful families and a better North Texas. United Way is the region's premiere charitable organization because volunteer-led assessments assure the wisest investment of donor dollars. The result is diverse programs that make a difference in the lives of your co-workers, neighbors, friends, family, and others in need. Currently, United Way works with our partners to deliver nearly 400 programs and hundreds of services that target community needs centered around the building blocks for a good life: a quality education that leads to stable employment, sufficient income to support a family through retirement, and sound mental and physical health.

Impact Information

data icon Looking for Impact Information?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, GlobalGiving, Classy, and ImpactMatters to display impact-related information on our rated profile pages. Each partner collects this data directly from nonprofits and provides updates to Charity Navigator when available.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its impact information, please click below. This will indicate your interest and encourage the nonprofit to share data with partners that are currently collecting information.

Financial

four stars

91.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Metropolitan Dallas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Metropolitan Dallas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (TX) 93.33 four stars
United Way of Salt Lake (UT) 91.59 four stars
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (PA) 92.50 four stars
Tulsa Area United Way (OK) 91.55 four stars
United Way of Escambia County (FL) 90.04 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $57,958,982
   Federated Campaigns $211,359
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,329,884
Total Contributions $60,500,225
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $60,500,225
   Other Revenue $2,712,908
TOTAL REVENUE $63,213,133
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $50,961,153
   Administrative Expenses $3,309,452
   Fundraising Expenses $6,049,110
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $60,319,715
   
Payments to Affiliates $608,821
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,893,418
   
Net Assets $71,068,103

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
Community Grants $23,693,382 46.5%
Donor-Designated Funds $20,619,128 40.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 12/21/2018 93.33 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2018 88.51 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 90.82 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 91.87 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 85.57 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 88.28 three stars
2010-06 04/01/2012 84.19 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 90.24 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 82.13 three stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 95.87 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2009 89.15 three stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 89.03 three stars
2005-03 02/01/2007 72.29 two stars
2004-03 04/01/2006 82.05 three stars
2002-03 04/15/2003 71.54 two 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 75-6005352
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS 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
(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, 1961
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$408,237 0.67% Jennifer Sampson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (TX) 93.33 four stars
United Way Of Alamance County (NC) 89.50 three stars
United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg (VA) 91.85 four stars
United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley (MA) 90.06 four stars
United Way of Greater Rochester (NY) 96.69 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
  • United Way Foundation of Metropolitan Dallas (75-2834344)

Charity Contact Info

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
1800 North Lamar
Dallas, TX 75202
tel: (214) 978-0000
fax: (214) 922-8232
EIN: 75-6005352

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Anne Motsenbocker
Board Chair

CEO

Jennifer Sampson
President, CEO

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.