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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Forsyth County - NC

Live united

81.77

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

Board Leadership
John C. Fox
Board Chair

CEO
Cindy Smith Gordineer
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.77
  Financial 74.23
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

74.23

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 88.0%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Forsyth County - NC (NC) 81.77
United Way of Frederick County (MD) 87.92
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (OR) 96.57
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 86.06
Catawba County United Way (NC) 93.71

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,490,169
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $15,490,169
   Program Service Revenue $347,952
Total Primary Revenue $15,838,121
   Other Revenue $-14,505
TOTAL REVENUE $15,823,616
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,522,493
   Administrative Expenses $1,418,422
   Fundraising Expenses $956,773
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,897,688
   
Payments to Affiliates $294,978
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,074,072
   
Net Assets $904,744

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 $9,930,958 68.4%
Place Matters $2,238,456 15.4%
Collaborative Partnerships $459,969 3.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 81.77
2017-06 09/01/2018 86.78
2016-06 11/01/2017 79.05
2015-06 08/01/2016 88.25
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.53
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.23
2013-06 11/01/2014 91.45
2012-06 07/01/2013 91.42
2011-06 05/01/2012 86.01
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.78
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 78.65
2009-06 11/24/2010 83.78
2008-06 05/01/2009 82.25
2007-06 04/01/2008 85.28
2006-06 03/01/2007 96.38
2005-06 04/01/2006 96.15
2004-06 02/01/2005 96.42
2003-06 03/01/2004 87.90
2002-06 02/05/2003 88.90
2001-06 10/15/2002 88.96

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$203,951 1.20% Cynthia S. Gordineer President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Forsyth County - NC (NC) 81.77
United Way of Collier and the Keys (FL) 90.92
United Way of Ponca City (OK) 90.04
United Way Suncoast (FL) 92.85
Valley of the Sun United Way (AZ) 91.99

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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

John C. Fox
Board Chair

CEO

Cindy Smith Gordineer
President, CEO

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