Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the National Capital Area

Live united

four stars

90.07

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

Board Leadership
Michael N. Harreld
Chairman

CEO
Rosie Allen-Herring
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.07 four stars
  Financial 86.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 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 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.

Financial

three stars

86.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.7%
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 $17,999,252
   Federated Campaigns $9,337,966
   Membership Dues $126,470
   Fundraising Events $45,543
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,963,415
Total Contributions $30,472,646
   Program Service Revenue $1,406,853
Total Primary Revenue $31,879,499
   Other Revenue $1,050,789
TOTAL REVENUE $32,930,288
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $27,798,665
   Administrative Expenses $1,731,049
   Fundraising Expenses $3,518,831
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $33,048,545
   
Payments to Affiliates $291,416
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-118,257
   
Net Assets $23,574,198

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$408,952 1.23% 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.

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United Way of the National Capital Area (VA) 90.07 four stars
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United Way Tar River Region (NC) 91.21 four stars
United Way of Greater Kansas City (MO) 91.36 four stars
Missouri Slope Areawide United Way (ND) 91.83 four 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

Michael N. Harreld
Chairman

CEO

Rosie Allen-Herring
Chief Executive Officer