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Community Development : United Ways (Fundraising)

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Live united

four stars

94.41

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

Board Leadership
Mindy Holman
Chair

CEO
Jim Cawley
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.41 four stars
  Financial 92.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 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

four stars

92.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.6%
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) 94.41 four stars
United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area (MT) 88.02 three stars
United Way of Saginaw County (MI) 86.33 three stars
United Way of Santa Fe County (NM) 87.70 three stars
United Way of Kosciusko County (IN) 89.50 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $60,555,666
   Federated Campaigns $205,980
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $555,613
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $613,289
Total Contributions $61,930,548
   Program Service Revenue $24,920
Total Primary Revenue $61,955,468
   Other Revenue $4,976,366
TOTAL REVENUE $66,931,834
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $57,378,979
   Administrative Expenses $4,420,897
   Fundraising Expenses $6,309,248
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $68,109,124
   
Payments to Affiliates $554,249
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,177,290
   
Net Assets $68,276,757

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 $23,857,984 41.6%
Education $12,642,550 22.0%
Basic Needs $9,207,998 16.0%

Ratings History
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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, 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
Not compensated -- James F. Cawley President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$339,416 0.49% Jill Michal Former President, Chief Executive Officer

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (PA) 94.41 four stars
United Way of Wayne and Holmes Counties (OH) 88.49 three stars
United Way of Greater St. Louis (MO) 89.77 three stars
Great Rivers United Way (WI) 87.51 three stars
United Way of the Piedmont (SC) 91.66 four 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

Mindy Holman
Chair

CEO

Jim Cawley
President, CEO

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