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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Summit County

Live united

three stars

88.41

37 North High Street Akron, OH 44308
tel: (330) 762-7601   Web Site
EIN: 34-1169257

Board Leadership
Mark E. Krohn
Board Chair

CEO
Jim Mullen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.41 three stars
  Financial 83.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

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Financial

three stars

83.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth -1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.4%
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) 88.41 three stars
United Way of Kenosha County (WI) 93.22 four stars
Plymouth Community United Way (MI) 92.10 four stars
United Way of Greater New Bedford (MA) 92.74 four stars
United Way of Broome County (NY) 91.96 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,789,065
   Federated Campaigns $100,381
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $205,375
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,645,971
Total Contributions $13,740,792
   Program Service Revenue $592,629
Total Primary Revenue $14,333,421
   Other Revenue $-51,958
TOTAL REVENUE $14,281,463
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,096,463
   Administrative Expenses $1,952,480
   Fundraising Expenses $832,279
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,881,222
   
Payments to Affiliates $131,652
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $400,241
   
Net Assets $13,418,194

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 $7,227,686 65.1%
Housing Services $1,152,755 10.4%
Community Engagement $628,992 5.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 06/01/2020 88.41 three stars
2018-03 03/01/2019 88.52 three stars
2017-03 03/01/2018 87.60 three stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,226 1.26% Jim Mullen CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Summit County (OH) 88.41 three stars
United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties (IA) 91.13 four stars
United Way of Berks County (PA) 94.84 four stars
United Way of Southern Chester County (PA) 87.04 three stars
Brown County United Way (WI) 89.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Summit County
37 North High Street
Akron, OH 44308
tel: (330) 762-7601
fax: (330) 762-0317
EIN: 34-1169257

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Board Leadership

Mark E. Krohn
Board Chair

CEO

Jim Mullen
President

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