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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the Bay Area

Live United

four stars

91.45

550 Kearny Street Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94108
tel: (415) 808-4300   Web Site
EIN: 94-1312348

Board Leadership
Loretta Walker
Chair of the Board

CEO
Anne Wilson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 87.91 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of the Bay Area is dedicated to create long-lasting change ensuring all residents have access to the building blocks to a better life: education, income and health. United Way is unique in its ability to bring together people active in their communities, business leaders, nonprofit organizations and government agencies to address the underlying causes of major Bay Area problems. Our mission is to be the catalyst that enables people to strengthen their communities by investing in one another. We serve Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo and Solano Counties.

United Way of the Bay Area is dedicated to create long-lasting change ensuring all residents have access to the building blocks to a better life: education, income and health. United Way is unique in its ability to bring together people active in their communities, business leaders, nonprofit organizations and government agencies to address the underlying causes of major Bay Area problems. Our mission is to be the catalyst that enables people to strengthen their communities by investing in one another. We serve Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo and Solano Counties.

Financial

three stars

87.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 43.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Bay Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Bay Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Bay Area (CA) 91.45 four stars
United Way of Southern Chautauqua County (NY) 98.23 four stars
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County (TX) 92.02 four stars
United Way of Beaumont & North Jefferson County (TX) 85.94 three stars
United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona (AZ) 91.49 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $42,120,227
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $115,950
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,101,775
Total Contributions $43,337,952
   Program Service Revenue $692,981
Total Primary Revenue $44,030,933
   Other Revenue $901,537
TOTAL REVENUE $44,932,470
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $32,538,467
   Administrative Expenses $4,021,037
   Fundraising Expenses $2,893,350
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $39,452,854
   
Payments to Affiliates $336,382
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,479,616
   
Net Assets $16,333,874

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
Gross Funds Allocated to Agencies $22,407,318 68.9%
Economic Success $5,919,366 18.2%
Jobs+ $1,469,094 4.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/01/2018 91.45 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 80.17 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 83.77 three stars
2014-06 08/01/2016 91.13 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.69 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.61 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 92.16 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 80.34 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 77.58 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 76.96 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 65.02 one star
2009-06 11/24/2010 70.36 two stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 85.18 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 86.69 three stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 87.59 three stars
2001-06 02/05/2003 77.07 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 94-1312348
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE BAY AREA
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 October, 1956
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

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$310,446 0.78% Anne Wilson Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Bay Area (CA) 91.45 four stars
United Way of Southwest Louisiana (LA) 89.84 three stars
United Way of Delaware County Indiana (IN) 90.39 four stars
Sioux Empire United Way (SD) 92.22 four stars
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (MN) 95.70 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Bay Area
550 Kearny Street
Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94108
tel: (415) 808-4300
fax: (415) 544-9823
EIN: 94-1312348

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Board Leadership

Loretta Walker
Chair of the Board

CEO

Anne Wilson
Chief Executive Officer

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