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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Forsyth County - NC

Live united

three stars

88.25

301 North Main Street Suite 1700
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
tel: (336) 723-3601   Web Site
EIN: 23-7357234

Board Leadership
Sallye A. Liner
Board Chair

CEO
Cindy Smith Gordineer
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.25 three stars
  Financial 83.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

83.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Forsyth County - NC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Forsyth County - NC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Forsyth County - NC (NC) 88.25 three stars
United Way of Kennebec Valley (ME) 89.03 three stars
United Way of Douglas County (KS) 92.38 four stars
United Way of Acadiana (LA) 93.93 four stars
United Way of Yellowstone County (MT) 87.03 three stars

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The United Way of Forsyth County leads in uniting the community to bring together resources to identify and effectively address our community's most vital human needs. We mobilize our community to effectively address these needs; realize a high level of community support; and help to make Winston-Salem and Forsyth County an exceptional place to live and work. Our focus areas are strengthening families and children; increasing self-sufficiency and independence; building safer communities; and improving health and well-being. We have moved away from our focus on the number of people served and now concentrate on the results being achieved through the services being provided to the clients.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,923,825
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $18,923,825
   Program Service Revenue $286,736
Total Primary Revenue $19,210,561
   Other Revenue $2,328
TOTAL REVENUE $19,212,889
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,782,886
   Administrative Expenses $1,716,396
   Fundraising Expenses $723,691
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,222,973
   
Payments to Affiliates $225,148
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,010,084
   
Net Assets $7,921,457

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
Funds Distribution $15,386,820 86.5%
Collaborative Partnerships $2,396,066 13.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 88.25 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.53 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.23 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 91.45 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 91.42 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 86.01 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.78 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 78.65 two stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 83.78 three stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 82.25 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 85.28 three stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 96.38 four stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 96.15 four stars
2004-06 02/01/2005 96.42 four stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 87.90 three stars
2002-06 02/05/2003 88.90 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 88.96 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 23-7357234
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF FORSYTH COUNTY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (35) Parent or parent-teachers association
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 February, 1974
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$186,243 0.92% Cynthia S. Gordineer President, CEO

The United Way of Forsyth County leads in uniting the community to bring together resources to identify and effectively address our community's most vital human needs. We mobilize our community to effectively address these needs; realize a high level of community support; and help to make Winston-Salem and Forsyth County an exceptional place to live and work. Our focus areas are strengthening families and children; increasing self-sufficiency and independence; building safer communities; and improving health and well-being. We have moved away from our focus on the number of people served and now concentrate on the results being achieved through the services being provided to the clients.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Forsyth County - NC (NC) 88.25 three stars
United Way of Hancock County (OH) 85.58 three stars
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville (TN) 89.00 three stars
United Way of Escambia County (FL) 88.28 three stars
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (TX) 89.33 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Forsyth County - NC
301 North Main Street
Suite 1700
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
tel: (336) 723-3601
fax: (336) 724-1045
EIN: 23-7357234

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Board Leadership

Sallye A. Liner
Board Chair

CEO

Cindy Smith Gordineer
President, CEO

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