Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the National Capital Area

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four stars

92.06

1577 Spring Hill Road Suite 420
Vienna, VA 22182
tel: (202) 488-2000   Web Site
EIN: 53-0234290

Board Leadership
Gary Tabach
Chairman

CEO
Rosie Allen-Herring
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.06 four stars
  Financial 89.51 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of the National Capital Area mobilizes individuals and organizations in the DC metro region to improve education, financial stability, and health - the building blocks of a good quality of life. That is what it means to "Live United" in the National Capital Area. United Way of the National Capital Area (NCA) helps thousands of people in the District of Columbia, northern Virginia, and Prince George's and Montgomery Counties improve their lives and their futures. United Way NCA manages one of the largest annual workplace fundraising campaigns in the country. Our community support system includes over 730 member charities with access to hundreds of work sites and tens of thousands of donors and volunteers. We also support eight Community Impact Funds, which work to solve complex social issues by directing funds to the most critical areas of need.

United Way of the National Capital Area mobilizes individuals and organizations in the DC metro region to improve education, financial stability, and health - the building blocks of a good quality of life. That is what it means to "Live United" in the National Capital Area. United Way of the National Capital Area (NCA) helps thousands of people in the District of Columbia, northern Virginia, and Prince George's and Montgomery Counties improve their lives and their futures. United Way NCA manages one of the largest annual workplace fundraising campaigns in the country. Our community support system includes over 730 member charities with access to hundreds of work sites and tens of thousands of donors and volunteers. We also support eight Community Impact Funds, which work to solve complex social issues by directing funds to the most critical areas of need.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of basic needs provided to low-income students and families
4,827
Number of individuals with improved financial stability (and financial confidence)
19,273
Number of schools financed
7
Number of students enrolled
3,503
This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

89.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the National Capital Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the National Capital Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,539,910
   Federated Campaigns $8,434,313
   Membership Dues $323,575
   Fundraising Events $46,502
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,066,687
Total Contributions $30,410,987
   Program Service Revenue $1,348,591
Total Primary Revenue $31,759,578
   Other Revenue $1,221,927
TOTAL REVENUE $32,981,505
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $28,250,550
   Administrative Expenses $1,800,826
   Fundraising Expenses $3,418,774
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $33,470,150
   
Payments to Affiliates $278,263
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-488,645
   
Net Assets $21,616,893

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$439,537 1.31% Rosie Allen-Herring President, CEO

Mission

United Way of the National Capital Area mobilizes individuals and organizations in the DC metro region to improve education, financial stability, and health - the building blocks of a good quality of life. That is what it means to "Live United" in the National Capital Area. United Way of the National Capital Area (NCA) helps thousands of people in the District of Columbia, northern Virginia, and Prince George's and Montgomery Counties improve their lives and their futures. United Way NCA manages one of the largest annual workplace fundraising campaigns in the country. Our community support system includes over 730 member charities with access to hundreds of work sites and tens of thousands of donors and volunteers. We also support eight Community Impact Funds, which work to solve complex social issues by directing funds to the most critical areas of need.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the National Capital Area (VA) 92.06 four stars
United Way of the Coastal Bend (TX) 99.20 four stars
United Way of Union County (OH) 91.39 four stars
United Way of Coastal Georgia (GA) 87.83 three stars
United Way of Johnson County (IN) 87.38 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the National Capital Area
1577 Spring Hill Road
Suite 420
Vienna, VA 22182
tel: (202) 488-2000
fax: (703) 288-3219
EIN: 53-0234290

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Board Leadership

Gary Tabach
Chairman

CEO

Rosie Allen-Herring
Chief Executive Officer