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Community Development : United Ways (Fundraising)

United Way of New York City

Live United

two stars

79.76

205 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 251-2500   Web Site
EIN: 13-2617681

Board Leadership
Donald F. Donahue and Michael Schmidtberger
Co-Chairs

CEO
Sheena Wright
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.76 two stars
  Financial 71.67 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

71.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth -7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 65.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of New York City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of New York City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of New York City (NY) 79.76 two stars
United Way of Ocean County (NJ) 88.22 three stars
United Way of Etowah County Alabama (AL) 86.33 three stars
United Way of Monmouth County (NJ) 96.46 four stars
United Way of Central Alabama (AL) 94.80 four stars

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United Way of New York City fights poverty throughout the five boroughs. We design and invest in evidence-based programs that ensure that low-income New Yorkers have both a safety net and a springboard to a better life. We rigorously evaluate our work and use lessons learned to advance citywide policies and practices that prevent and alleviate poverty by improving educational outcomes, strengthening financial stability, and promoting healthier lifestyles. Throughout our work, we partner with neighborhood organizations, government, business, foundations, volunteer and others so that collectively we can create change on a scale that no single organization can achieve on its own. We offer individuals and organizations diverse opportunities to give, advocate and volunteer to advance the common good.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,954,461
   Federated Campaigns $30,432,026
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,366,182
   Related Organizations $62,305
   Government Grants $19,682,475
Total Contributions $56,497,449
   Program Service Revenue $485,483
Total Primary Revenue $56,982,932
   Other Revenue $486,734
TOTAL REVENUE $57,469,666
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $44,450,234
   Administrative Expenses $7,380,096
   Fundraising Expenses $3,472,211
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $55,302,541
   
Payments to Affiliates $348,242
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,167,125
   
Net Assets $12,749,895

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
Education Initiatives $14,655,670 33.0%
Health and Other Initiatives $7,205,777 16.2%
Income Initiatives $2,354,112 5.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 79.76 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.88 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 77.41 two stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 81.43 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 77.90 two stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 79.14 two stars
2010-06 02/01/2012 77.22 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 77.13 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 78.54 two stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 83.60 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 70.06 two stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 81.18 three stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 65.17 one star
2004-06 10/01/2005 68.39 one star
2003-06 10/01/2004 84.64 three stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 94.43 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 86.15 three stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 88.69 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 13-2617681
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$350,283 0.63% Sheena Wright President, CEO

United Way of New York City fights poverty throughout the five boroughs. We design and invest in evidence-based programs that ensure that low-income New Yorkers have both a safety net and a springboard to a better life. We rigorously evaluate our work and use lessons learned to advance citywide policies and practices that prevent and alleviate poverty by improving educational outcomes, strengthening financial stability, and promoting healthier lifestyles. Throughout our work, we partner with neighborhood organizations, government, business, foundations, volunteer and others so that collectively we can create change on a scale that no single organization can achieve on its own. We offer individuals and organizations diverse opportunities to give, advocate and volunteer to advance the common good.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of New York City (NY) 79.76 two stars
United Way of Central Jersey (NJ) 94.69 four stars
United Way of the Southern Tier (NY) 90.36 four stars
United Way of Lancaster County (PA) 87.30 three stars
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County (TX) 92.09 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of New York City
205 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 251-2500
EIN: 13-2617681

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Board Leadership

Donald F. Donahue and Michael Schmidtberger
Co-Chairs

CEO

Sheena Wright
President & CEO

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