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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Broward County

Live united

three stars

80.20

Ansin Building 1300 South Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
tel: (954) 462-4850   Web Site
EIN: 59-0624402

Board Leadership
Joe Ferrando
Chairman

CEO
Kathleen Cannon
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.20 three stars
  Financial 84.04 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

84.04

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 66.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Broward County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Broward County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Broward County (FL) 80.20 three stars
United Way of the Greater Capital Region (NY) 85.21 three stars
United Way of Fairfield County (OH) 94.32 four stars
United Way of Blount County (TN) 92.92 four stars
United Way of the Piedmont (SC) 92.00 four stars

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United Way of Broward County is a volunteer driven, community-based, nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the lives of individuals and families in Broward County. United Way of Broward County unites the resources of donors, volunteers and agencies to identify and target the community's most pressing needs and create measurable results that have the greatest impact. United Way of Broward County is dedicated to positively impacting the lives of people within our community. The core of United Way of Broward County's Community Impact model is to improve lives by mobilizing people to create real lasting changes in community conditions. To this end, we invest in programs that enhance the education, health and income of our community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,666,957
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,127,707
Total Contributions $16,794,664
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $16,794,664
   Other Revenue $947,193
TOTAL REVENUE $17,741,857
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,900,259
   Administrative Expenses $953,914
   Fundraising Expenses $1,292,057
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,146,230
   
Payments to Affiliates $160,233
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $595,627
   
Net Assets $3,564,634

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
Grants $7,901,929 53.0%
Substance Abuse Prevention And Treatment Programs $2,818,796 18.9%
Support Services For Veteran Families $2,046,919 13.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 80.20 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 76.15 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.09 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 90.66 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 89.38 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 85.82 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 82.40 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 87.42 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 78.14 two stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 77.33 two stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 74.11 two stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 76.11 two stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 72.31 two stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 66.44 one star
2003-06 08/01/2004 67.90 one star
2002-06 04/15/2003 80.22 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 75.95 two 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 59-0624402
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF BROWARD 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 (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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 December, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
$225,924 1.31% Kathleen Cannon President, CEO

United Way of Broward County is a volunteer driven, community-based, nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the lives of individuals and families in Broward County. United Way of Broward County unites the resources of donors, volunteers and agencies to identify and target the community's most pressing needs and create measurable results that have the greatest impact. United Way of Broward County is dedicated to positively impacting the lives of people within our community. The core of United Way of Broward County's Community Impact model is to improve lives by mobilizing people to create real lasting changes in community conditions. To this end, we invest in programs that enhance the education, health and income of our community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Broward County (FL) 80.20 three stars
United Way for Southeastern Michigan (MI) 91.16 four stars
United Way of Gloucester County (NJ) 90.93 four stars
United Way of Western Connecticut (CT) 88.72 three stars
United Way of Central Illinois (IL) 87.72 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Broward County
Ansin Building
1300 South Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
tel: (954) 462-4850
EIN: 59-0624402

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Board Leadership

Joe Ferrando
Chairman

CEO

Kathleen Cannon
President, CEO

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