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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Summit County

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92.60

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

Board Leadership
Michele Cerminaro
Board Chair

CEO
Jim Mullen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.60
  Financial 89.54
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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

89.54

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.1%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Summit County (OH) 92.60
United Way of Greater St. Joseph (MO) 90.81
United Way of Rockland County (NY) 93.75
United Way of Southern Kentucky (KY) 90.52
United Way Suncoast (FL) 92.85

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,390,759
   Federated Campaigns $76,265
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,168,772
Total Contributions $13,635,796
   Program Service Revenue $667,340
Total Primary Revenue $14,303,136
   Other Revenue $146,434
TOTAL REVENUE $14,449,570
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,639,496
   Administrative Expenses $1,880,229
   Fundraising Expenses $781,988
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,301,713
   
Payments to Affiliates $94,624
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $147,857
   
Net Assets $13,401,870

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 $7,206,048 61.9%
Housing Services $1,363,637 11.7%
2-1-1 $838,424 7.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-03 08/03/2021 92.60
2019-03 06/01/2020 88.41
2018-03 03/01/2019 88.52
2017-03 03/01/2018 87.60
2016-03 06/01/2017 90.43
2015-03 08/01/2016 95.02
2014-03 06/01/2016 94.26
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 10/01/2015 93.23
2013-03 05/01/2014 98.23
2012-03 08/01/2013 87.90
2011-03 05/01/2012 89.30
2010-03 09/20/2011 87.24
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 77.88
2009-03 11/24/2010 84.57
2008-03 06/01/2009 77.47
2007-03 02/01/2008 76.28
2006-03 02/01/2007 74.11
2005-03 06/01/2006 74.47
2003-12 05/01/2005 79.47
2002-12 06/01/2004 93.79

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 AND MEDINA
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, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$186,224 1.30% Jim Mullen CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Summit County (OH) 92.60
United Way of Greater Atlanta (GA) 92.49
Heartland United Way (NE) 92.24
United Way of Larimer County (CO) 93.75
United Way of Whatcom County (WA) 85.86

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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

Michele Cerminaro
Board Chair

CEO

Jim Mullen
President

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