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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Live united

three stars

88.41

1800 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (800) 417-8742   Web Site
EIN: 23-1556045

Board Leadership
John Salveson
Chair

CEO
Bill Golderer
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.41 three stars
  Financial 83.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey aims to harness, leverage and strategically invest the collective power of donors, advocates and volunteers, to drive measurable results that improve the lives of people in our region. United Way ensures resources are collectively used in the most powerful way to solve the region's most pressing issues. We are committed to engaging entire communities and providing the tools, services, and expertise that can enable individuals and families to become stronger and more independent.

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey aims to harness, leverage and strategically invest the collective power of donors, advocates and volunteers, to drive measurable results that improve the lives of people in our region. United Way ensures resources are collectively used in the most powerful way to solve the region's most pressing issues. We are committed to engaging entire communities and providing the tools, services, and expertise that can enable individuals and families to become stronger and more independent.

Financial

three stars

83.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth -16.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (PA) 88.41 three stars
United Way of Siouxland (IA) 95.24 four stars
Mile High United Way (CO) 89.98 three stars
United Way of Lebanon County (PA) 87.09 three stars
Butler County United Way (OH) 86.73 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $34,132,523
   Federated Campaigns $122,748
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $257,027
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $242,186
Total Contributions $34,754,484
   Program Service Revenue $1,521
Total Primary Revenue $34,756,005
   Other Revenue $5,250,125
TOTAL REVENUE $40,006,130
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $31,532,321
   Administrative Expenses $3,197,955
   Fundraising Expenses $4,990,054
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $39,720,330
   
Payments to Affiliates $485,596
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $285,800
   
Net Assets $86,151,270

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
Donor Designations $13,458,833 42.7%
Education $5,902,601 18.7%
Financial Stability $5,536,472 17.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2021 88.41 three stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 87.90 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 89.28 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 89.28 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 94.41 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.29 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.89 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 93.16 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 92.18 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 87.68 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.88 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 89.92 three stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 87.87 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 79.80 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 78.06 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 76.39 two stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 79.28 two stars
2003-04 08/01/2004 76.32 two stars
2002-04 09/01/2003 90.85 four stars
2001-04 10/15/2002 87.54 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 23-1556045
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, 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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name UNITED WAY OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY
Ruling Date July, 1991
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$216,958 0.54% William A. Golderer President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (PA) 88.41 three stars
United Way of Mower County (MN) 92.38 four stars
United Way of Greater Lima (OH) 85.86 three stars
United Way of Cleveland County (NC) 87.28 three stars
United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley (OR) 85.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
1800 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (800) 417-8742
EIN: 23-1556045

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Board Leadership

John Salveson
Chair

CEO

Bill Golderer
President & CEO

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