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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way for Greater Austin

Live united

three stars

87.30

2000 East MLK Jr. Boulevard Austin, TX 78702
tel: (512) 472-6267   Web Site
EIN: 74-1193439

Board Leadership
Mason Ayer
Chair

CEO
David C. Smith
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.30 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way for Greater Austin brings people, ideas and resources together to fight poverty in our community. We are here to bring the community together in a united way - to serve as a convener of and backbone for powerful collaborations and to lead a collective fight against poverty.

Since 1924, we have been dedicated to providing families and individuals in need with the tools and resources needed to thrive. We drive impact by partnering with and investing in efforts to address the immediate needs of families in poverty while also leading efforts to address long-term community change.

Our Vision
A thriving community for all.

Our Mission
United Way brings people, ideas and resources together to fight poverty in our community.

United Way for Greater Austin brings people, ideas and resources together to fight poverty in our community. We are here to bring the community together in a united way - to serve as a convener of and backbone for powerful collaborations and to lead a collective fight against poverty.

Since 1924, we have been dedicated to providing families and individuals in need with the tools and resources needed to thrive. We drive impact by partnering with and investing in efforts to address the immediate needs of families in poverty while also leading efforts to address long-term community change.

Our Vision
A thriving community for all.

Our Mission
United Way brings people, ideas and resources together to fight poverty in our community.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
89.1%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth -11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way for Greater Austin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way for Greater Austin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way for Greater Austin (TX) 87.30 three stars
United Way of Gaston County (NC) 90.48 four stars
Wiregrass United Way (AL) 85.98 three stars
Heart of Missouri United Way (MO) 87.66 three stars
United Way of Greater Cleveland (OH) 85.71 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,050,093
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $92,836
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,624,247
Total Contributions $11,767,176
   Program Service Revenue $332,437
Total Primary Revenue $12,099,613
   Other Revenue $151,495
TOTAL REVENUE $12,251,108
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,863,980
   Administrative Expenses $287,272
   Fundraising Expenses $797,580
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,948,832
   
Payments to Affiliates $149,498
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $302,276
   
Net Assets $4,634,810

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
Education Focus Area $3,300,569 30.4%
Navigation Center $2,633,674 24.2%
Income Focus Area $609,446 5.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 87.30 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 88.60 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 87.50 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.33 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 89.56 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 87.46 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 82.95 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 82.85 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 79.53 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 80.70 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 71.05 two stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 87.14 three stars
2007-06 12/01/2008 92.09 four stars
2006-06 12/01/2007 84.62 three stars
2005-06 12/01/2006 85.02 three stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 73.79 two stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 73.52 two stars
2002-06 11/01/2003 73.55 two stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 91.37 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 74-1193439
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY FOR GREATER AUSTIN
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.
(59) Other school related activities
(927) Fundraising
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 September, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,871 0.98% David Smith CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way for Greater Austin (TX) 87.30 three stars
United Way of Monterey County (CA) 87.67 three stars
United Way of McLean County (IL) 85.10 three stars
United Way of Southern Chautauqua County (NY) 98.23 four stars
Spokane County United Way (WA) 86.72 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way for Greater Austin
2000 East MLK Jr. Boulevard
Austin, TX 78702
tel: (512) 472-6267
fax: (512) 895-9895
EIN: 74-1193439

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Board Leadership

Mason Ayer
Chair

CEO

David C. Smith
Chief Executive Officer

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