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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the Bay Area

Live United

three stars

87.77

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

Board Leadership
Pierre Breber
Chair of the Board of Directors

CEO
Kevin Zwick
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.77 three stars
  Financial 82.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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

82.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth -3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.0%
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) 87.77 three stars
United Way of Greater Union County (NJ) 85.82 three stars
United Way of Washtenaw County (MI) 94.10 four stars
United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region (MI) 92.50 four stars
United Way of West Alabama (AL) 87.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $26,459,069
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,646,500
Total Contributions $28,105,569
   Program Service Revenue $1,298,477
Total Primary Revenue $29,404,046
   Other Revenue $896,880
TOTAL REVENUE $30,300,926
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $25,490,395
   Administrative Expenses $3,449,191
   Fundraising Expenses $3,257,720
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $32,197,306
   
Payments to Affiliates $348,547
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,896,380
   
Net Assets $14,602,671

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 $13,816,296 54.2%
Sparkpoint $6,858,399 26.9%
Local Activities $3,628,757 14.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 87.77 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 92.04 four stars
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)
(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
$376,380 1.16% Anne Wilson Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Bay Area (CA) 87.77 three stars
United Way of King County (WA) 86.73 three stars
United Way of Baldwin County (AL) 97.60 four stars
United Way of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 86.28 three stars
United Way of Addison County (VT) 95.17 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

Pierre Breber
Chair of the Board of Directors

CEO

Kevin Zwick
Chief Executive Officer

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