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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico

Live United

three stars

85.44

P.O. Box 191914 San Juan, PR 00919
tel: (787) 728-8500   Web Site
EIN: 66-0269222

Board Leadership
Dario Rivera-Carrasquillo
President

CEO
Samuel González Cordona
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.44 three stars
  Financial 79.42 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1966 as the United Fund de Puerto Rico, the Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico advances the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. Our focus is on education, income and health, the building blocks for a good quality of life. We are dedicated to strengthening the social and health care services in Puerto Rico. We promote teamwork between volunteers, donors, charitable organizations and our staff in order to forward our mission. Currently, we financially support 138 participating institutions and partner organizations that offer direct services to our people. Programs and community impact initiatives include: 2-1-1 of Puerto Rico, our Volunteer Center, and the "Sembrando Futuro para el Desarrollo de Una Nueva Generación" initiative.

Established in 1966 as the United Fund de Puerto Rico, the Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico advances the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. Our focus is on education, income and health, the building blocks for a good quality of life. We are dedicated to strengthening the social and health care services in Puerto Rico. We promote teamwork between volunteers, donors, charitable organizations and our staff in order to forward our mission. Currently, we financially support 138 participating institutions and partner organizations that offer direct services to our people. Programs and community impact initiatives include: 2-1-1 of Puerto Rico, our Volunteer Center, and the "Sembrando Futuro para el Desarrollo de Una Nueva Generación" initiative.

Financial

two stars

79.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth -2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico (PR) 85.44 three stars
United Way of Southwest Virginia (VA) 94.69 four stars
United Way Worldwide (VA) 86.04 three stars
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (CT) 91.16 four stars
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (OR) 88.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,228,457
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,027,376
Total Contributions $8,255,833
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,255,833
   Other Revenue $401,314
TOTAL REVENUE $8,657,147
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,618,826
   Administrative Expenses $822,629
   Fundraising Expenses $775,425
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,216,880
   
Payments to Affiliates $92,000
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-559,733
   
Net Assets $9,300,356

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 Distributions & Allocations $6,573,808 86.3%
Information and Referrals $121,983 1.6%
Volunteer Center $73,266 1.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 10/01/2016 85.44 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.70 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.35 three stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 88.98 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 89.45 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 90.02 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2012 89.61 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 81.43 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.12 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 74.24 two stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 72.26 two stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 78.38 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 79.01 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 87.58 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 89.71 three stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 87.98 three stars
2002-12 03/01/2004 83.23 three stars
2001-12 06/09/2003 78.66 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 66-0269222
Name in IRS Master File FONDOS UNIDOS DE PUERTO RICO INC
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 (927) Fundraising
(318) Other recreational activities
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, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$142,888 1.55% Samuel Gonzalez President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico (PR) 85.44 three stars
United Way of Wayne and Holmes Counties (OH) 87.60 three stars
United Way of Northwest Georgia (GA) 93.89 four stars
United Way of Gloucester County (NJ) 90.93 four stars
Capital Area United Way, Michigan (MI) 89.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico
P.O. Box 191914
San Juan, PR 00919
tel: (787) 728-8500
fax: (787) 728-7099
EIN: 66-0269222

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Board Leadership

Dario Rivera-Carrasquillo
President

CEO

Samuel González Cordona
President, CEO

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