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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Rhode Island

Live United

three stars

88.62

50 Valley Street Providence, RI 02909
tel: (401) 444-0600   Web Site
EIN: 05-0276059

Board Leadership
Michele Lederberg
Board Chair

CEO
Cortney Nicolato
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.62 three stars
  Financial 83.91 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI), formerly United Way of Southeastern New England, traces its roots to the Providence Community Fund (PCF), founded in 1926. Our purpose is to change lives and strengthen our community, together. Our current focus areas are: Solutions for Children, Youth and Families; Helping People in Crisis; and Building Adult and Neighborhood Independence.

The United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI), formerly United Way of Southeastern New England, traces its roots to the Providence Community Fund (PCF), founded in 1926. Our purpose is to change lives and strengthen our community, together. Our current focus areas are: Solutions for Children, Youth and Families; Helping People in Crisis; and Building Adult and Neighborhood Independence.

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Financial

three stars

83.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 57.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Rhode Island on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Rhode Island on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Rhode Island (RI) 88.62 three stars
United Way of Northwest Arkansas (AR) 87.30 three stars
Aloha United Way (HI) 92.07 four stars
United Way of the Mid-South (TN) 90.02 four stars
United Way of Bartholomew County (IN) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,093,764
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $839,323
Total Contributions $17,933,087
   Program Service Revenue $98,891
Total Primary Revenue $18,031,978
   Other Revenue $384,338
TOTAL REVENUE $18,416,316
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,679,244
   Administrative Expenses $1,135,463
   Fundraising Expenses $2,496,521
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,311,227
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-894,911
   
Net Assets $7,658,489

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
United Way Campaign $6,471,551 41.3%
Community Impact Fund $5,282,909 33.7%
United Way 2-1-1 $2,541,219 16.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 88.62 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 85.95 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 79.60 two stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 79.74 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.71 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 84.83 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 82.99 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 84.62 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.96 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 69.87 one star
2008-06 05/01/2009 69.53 one star
2006-06 12/01/2007 70.63 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 74.73 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 78.93 two stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 81.44 three stars
2002-06 08/01/2003 85.35 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 78.71 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 05-0276059
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF RHODE ISLAND 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.
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, 1955
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
$285,472 1.47% Anthony Maione President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Rhode Island (RI) 88.62 three stars
United Way of Lebanon County (PA) 88.65 three stars
United Way of Erie County (PA) 95.15 four stars
United Way of Southwest Colorado (CO) 85.32 three stars
Fox Valley United Way (IL) 88.42 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Rhode Island
50 Valley Street
Providence, RI 02909
tel: (401) 444-0600
fax: (401) 444-0635
EIN: 05-0276059

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Board Leadership

Michele Lederberg
Board Chair

CEO

Cortney Nicolato
President and CEO

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