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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Essex and West Hudson

Live united

three stars

87.90

60 Park Place Suite 1400
Newark, NJ 07102
tel: (973) 624-8300   Web Site
EIN: 22-6069078

Board Leadership
Jorge A. Caballero
Board Chair

CEO
Catherine Wilson
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.90 three stars
  Financial 84.40 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH), founded in 1923, seeks to address the root causes of community concerns by aligning resources to best meet the needs of individuals, children and families through its service-area. United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health. These are the building blocks for a good life - a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. We serve a population of nearly 700,000 in thirteen communities in Essex and Hudson County.

United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH), founded in 1923, seeks to address the root causes of community concerns by aligning resources to best meet the needs of individuals, children and families through its service-area. United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health. These are the building blocks for a good life - a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. We serve a population of nearly 700,000 in thirteen communities in Essex and Hudson County.

Financial

three stars

84.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.34
  Program Expenses Growth -8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Essex and West Hudson on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Essex and West Hudson on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Essex and West Hudson (NJ) 87.90 three stars
United Way of Central New Mexico (NM) 87.62 three stars
United Way of Allen County (IN) 91.50 four stars
United Way of Northern New Jersey (NJ) 85.38 three stars
Greater Mankato Area United Way (MN) 88.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,749,956
   Federated Campaigns $1,411,704
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $27,742
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,189,402
   Program Service Revenue $391,977
Total Primary Revenue $3,581,379
   Other Revenue $216,434
TOTAL REVENUE $3,797,813
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,467,004
   Administrative Expenses $238,179
   Fundraising Expenses $279,846
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,985,029
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-187,216
   
Net Assets $6,581,354

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
Community Impact $3,467,004 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 87.90 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 87.07 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 94.35 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.09 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.96 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 82.23 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 79.54 two stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 77.71 two stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 80.00 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 74.72 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 75.47 two stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 75.32 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 75.21 two stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 76.10 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 76.32 two stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 76.62 two stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 94.38 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 89.03 three 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 22-6069078
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON
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 that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 1965
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$101,285 2.54% Catherine Wilson Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Essex and West Hudson (NJ) 87.90 three stars
United Way of the Mid-South (TN) 87.11 three stars
Valley of the Sun United Way (AZ) 91.75 four stars
United Way of Greater Greensboro (NC) 90.67 four stars
Head of the Lakes United Way (MN) 87.90 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Essex and West Hudson
60 Park Place
Suite 1400
Newark, NJ 07102
tel: (973) 624-8300
fax: (973) 242-6726
EIN: 22-6069078

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Board Leadership

Jorge A. Caballero
Board Chair

CEO

Catherine Wilson
President and CEO

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