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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Live united

three stars

87.90

1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (800) 417-8742   Web Site
EIN: 23-1556045

Board Leadership
J. Gordon Cooney, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Bill Golderer
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.90 three stars
  Financial 84.40 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

84.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.31
  Program Expenses Growth -14.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (PA) 87.90 three stars
United Way of Central West Virginia (WV) 89.73 three stars
United Way of Central Oklahoma (OK) 90.43 four stars
United Way of Saginaw County (MI) 89.81 three stars
United Way of Central New York (NY) 89.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $38,145,078
   Federated Campaigns $139,621
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $490,408
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $136,504
Total Contributions $38,911,611
   Program Service Revenue $12,800
Total Primary Revenue $38,924,411
   Other Revenue $13,235,445
TOTAL REVENUE $52,159,856
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $35,561,227
   Administrative Expenses $3,302,400
   Fundraising Expenses $6,596,881
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $45,460,508
   
Payments to Affiliates $553,296
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,699,348
   
Net Assets $84,647,859

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 $15,977,970 44.9%
Education $8,444,108 23.7%
Health $5,265,587 14.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2000-04 04/15/2002 92.18 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 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)
(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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$290,382 0.63% James F. Cawley Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (PA) 87.90 three stars
Oshkosh Area United Way (WI) 90.28 four stars
Sioux Empire United Way (SD) 91.96 four stars
Greater Gallatin United Way (MT) 88.26 three stars
United Way of Greater Kingsport (TN) 88.57 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (800) 417-8742
EIN: 23-1556045

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Board Leadership

J. Gordon Cooney, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Bill Golderer
President & CEO

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