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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Summit County

Live united

four stars

90.43

90 North Prospect Street Akron, OH 44309
tel: (330) 762-7601   Web Site
EIN: 34-1169257

Board Leadership
Christine Amer Mayer
Board Chair

CEO
Jim Mullen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.43 four stars
  Financial 86.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1918, United Way of Summit County's mission is to improve lives by mobilizing community assets for health and human services. United Way of Summit County is a fundraising and community service organization supporting 122 programs provided by 48 local affiliated health and human service agencies in Summit County, and by non-affiliated agencies that were recipients of Development Fund Grants and Priority Area Grants. Most importantly, the funds donated by an individual or company remain within this community to help our neighbors, co-workers, friends and families.

Founded in 1918, United Way of Summit County's mission is to improve lives by mobilizing community assets for health and human services. United Way of Summit County is a fundraising and community service organization supporting 122 programs provided by 48 local affiliated health and human service agencies in Summit County, and by non-affiliated agencies that were recipients of Development Fund Grants and Priority Area Grants. Most importantly, the funds donated by an individual or company remain within this community to help our neighbors, co-workers, friends and families.

Financial

three stars

86.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Summit County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Summit County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Summit County (OH) 90.43 four stars
United Way of Saginaw County (MI) 86.26 three stars
United Way of Union County (OH) 90.72 four stars
United Way of Santa Fe County (NM) 88.03 three stars
United Way of Southwest Virginia (VA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,318,844
   Federated Campaigns $57,302
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,376,146
   Program Service Revenue $7,882
Total Primary Revenue $12,384,028
   Other Revenue $345,185
TOTAL REVENUE $12,729,213
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,717,405
   Administrative Expenses $1,195,454
   Fundraising Expenses $1,180,396
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,093,255
   
Payments to Affiliates $165,093
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,364,042
   
Net Assets $12,655,207

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 $11,629,315 99.2%
Volunteer Center $88,090 0.8%

Ratings History
United Way of Summit County has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 06/01/2017 90.43 four stars
2015-03 08/01/2016 95.02 four stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 94.26 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 10/01/2015 93.23 four stars
2013-03 05/01/2014 98.23 four stars
2012-03 08/01/2013 87.90 three stars
2011-03 05/01/2012 89.30 three stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 87.24 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 77.88 two stars
2009-03 11/24/2010 84.57 three stars
2008-03 06/01/2009 77.47 two stars
2007-03 02/01/2008 76.28 two stars
2006-03 02/01/2007 74.11 two stars
2005-03 06/01/2006 74.47 two stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 79.47 two stars
2002-12 06/01/2004 93.79 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 91.70 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 34-1169257
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SUMMIT COUNTY
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 July, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012

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
$93,383 0.66% Jim Mullen Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$110,442 0.78% Robert Kulinski Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Summit County (OH) 90.43 four stars
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (PA) 89.28 three stars
Heart of Florida United Way (FL) 94.94 four stars
United Way of Greater Knoxville (TN) 93.61 four stars
Heart of Illinois United Way (IL) 86.17 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Summit County
90 North Prospect Street
Akron, OH 44309
tel: (330) 762-7601
fax: (330) 762-0317
EIN: 34-1169257

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Board Leadership

Christine Amer Mayer
Board Chair

CEO

Jim Mullen
President

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