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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Greater Twin Cities United Way

Live United

three stars

89.39

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

Board Leadership
Tim Welsh
Chair of the Board

CEO
John Wilgers
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of participants engaged in programs
500,000
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
37,100,000
Number of volunteers engaged
50,000
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth -8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Twin Cities United Way (MN) 89.39 three stars
United Way of the Concho Valley (TX) 87.47 three stars
United Way of the National Capital Area (VA) 92.06 four stars
United Way of East Central Iowa (IA) 91.67 four stars
United Way of Whatcom County (WA) 88.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $63,102,833
   Federated Campaigns $125,964
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $640,453
Total Contributions $63,869,250
   Program Service Revenue $36,061
Total Primary Revenue $63,905,311
   Other Revenue $4,716,107
TOTAL REVENUE $68,621,418
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $64,281,134
   Administrative Expenses $3,166,917
   Fundraising Expenses $9,223,530
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $76,671,581
   
Payments to Affiliates $662,283
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-8,050,163
   
Net Assets $120,763,739

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
Donor Designations $23,890,180 37.2%
Education and Jobs $17,616,843 27.4%
Safety Net $14,187,791 22.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 89.39 three stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 89.02 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 92.18 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 92.66 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 93.03 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.75 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.16 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.78 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 93.51 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 91.16 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 93.61 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 95.97 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 90.24 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 89.87 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 88.42 three stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 84.05 three stars
2005-12 07/01/2007 86.29 three stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 92.00 four 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 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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,747 0.19% Trent Blain Interim CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$491,472 0.64% Sarah Caruso President And CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Twin Cities United Way (MN) 89.39 three stars
Head of the Lakes United Way (MN) 89.78 three stars
United Way of Rockland County (NY) 90.44 four stars
United Way of Central Minnesota (MN) 89.42 three stars
United Way of the Southern Tier (NY) 86.36 three stars

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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

Tim Welsh
Chair of the Board

CEO

John Wilgers
President, CEO

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