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Community Development : United Ways (Fundraising)

Greater Twin Cities United Way

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94.75

404 South Eighth Street Minneapolis, MN 55404
tel: (612) 340-7400   Web Site
EIN: 41-1973442

Board Leadership
Lynn Casey
Chair of the Board

CEO
Sarah Caruso
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.75
  Financial 93.76
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

93.76

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
87.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.29
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Twin Cities United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Twin Cities United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Twin Cities United Way (MN) 94.75
United Way of Midland (TX) 91.45
Middlesex United Way (CT) 87.31
United Way of Missoula County (MT) 87.12
United Way of Greenville County (SC) 93.98

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Greater Twin Cities United Way (GTCUW) was created in 2001 by the merger of the United Ways of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Greater Twin Cities United Way unites caring people in building stronger communities by inspiring people to help others, increasing resources to meet needs and fostering innovative solutions to problems. United Way believes that poverty is our community's most critical issue, affecting our quality of life today and in the future. In response, we have narrowed our focus to address poverty and its underlying issues. Our three focus areas are: meeting basic needs, supporting health and independence, and nurturing children and families.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $97,008,541
   Federated Campaigns $175,917
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $916,274
Total Contributions $98,100,732
   Program Service Revenue $145,632
Total Primary Revenue $98,246,364
   Other Revenue $3,631,857
TOTAL REVENUE $101,878,221
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $81,356,038
   Administrative Expenses $2,858,444
   Fundraising Expenses $8,611,767
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $92,826,249
   
Payments to Affiliates $573,557
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,051,972
   
Net Assets $144,312,134

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
Help Children Succeed $20,923,817 25.7%
Stabilize Families $19,520,047 24.0%
Empower Healthy Lives $12,806,543 15.7%

Ratings History
Greater Twin Cities United Way has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.75
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.16
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.78
2012-12 06/01/2014 93.51
2011-12 12/20/2012 91.16
2010-12 03/01/2012 93.61
2009-12 09/20/2011 95.97
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 90.24
2008-12 06/01/2010 89.87
2007-12 05/01/2009 88.42
2006-12 07/01/2008 84.05
2005-12 07/01/2007 86.29
2004-12 11/01/2005 92.00

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 41-1973442
Name in IRS Master File GREATER TWIN CITIES UNITED WAY
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
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 June, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$309,659 0.33% Sarah Caruso President, CEO

Greater Twin Cities United Way (GTCUW) was created in 2001 by the merger of the United Ways of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Greater Twin Cities United Way unites caring people in building stronger communities by inspiring people to help others, increasing resources to meet needs and fostering innovative solutions to problems. United Way believes that poverty is our community's most critical issue, affecting our quality of life today and in the future. In response, we have narrowed our focus to address poverty and its underlying issues. Our three focus areas are: meeting basic needs, supporting health and independence, and nurturing children and families.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Twin Cities United Way (MN) 94.75
United Way of Greater Lorain County (OH) 88.00
Livingston County United Way (MI) 87.18
United Way of Acadiana (LA) 96.25
United Way of Santa Barbara County (CA) 88.36

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Charity Contact Info

Greater Twin Cities United Way
404 South Eighth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
tel: (612) 340-7400
fax: (612) 340-7675
EIN: 41-1973442

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Board Leadership

Lynn Casey
Chair of the Board

CEO

Sarah Caruso
President, CEO

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