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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette

Live united

four stars

93.91

619 Southwest Eleventh Avenue Suite 300
Portland, OR 97205
tel: (503) 228-9131   Web Site
EIN: 93-0582124

Board Leadership
Sean Edwards
Chair

CEO
Keith Thomajan
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.91 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to improve lives, strengthen communities and advance equity by mobilizing the caring power of people across our metro area.
We have the tools and the know-how to connect people in need with the building blocks for a stable and healthy life-education, a living wage, financial stability and health and well-being.
Your support creates change. When you give money to United Way, you directly fund local projects that connect people with jobs, provide affordable housing and promote healthy living. When you volunteer your time and talent, you help children achieve in school or you give seniors and people with disabilities newfound autonomy. When you use your voice, you help set priorities that will provide opportunity for everyone in our community.
We know our community. Every dollar of every donation to United Way goes to projects that work.

Our mission is to improve lives, strengthen communities and advance equity by mobilizing the caring power of people across our metro area.
We have the tools and the know-how to connect people in need with the building blocks for a stable and healthy life-education, a living wage, financial stability and health and well-being.
Your support creates change. When you give money to United Way, you directly fund local projects that connect people with jobs, provide affordable housing and promote healthy living. When you volunteer your time and talent, you help children achieve in school or you give seniors and people with disabilities newfound autonomy. When you use your voice, you help set priorities that will provide opportunity for everyone in our community.
We know our community. Every dollar of every donation to United Way goes to projects that work.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 13.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Columbia-Willamette on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Columbia-Willamette on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (OR) 93.91 four stars
United Way of Rhode Island (RI) 85.95 three stars
United Way Tar River Region (NC) 91.21 four stars
Head of the Lakes United Way (MN) 87.90 three stars
United Way of Lake County, IL (IL) 93.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,272,876
   Federated Campaigns $1,111,722
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,467,039
Total Contributions $28,851,637
   Program Service Revenue $174,320
Total Primary Revenue $29,025,957
   Other Revenue $4,313,810
TOTAL REVENUE $33,339,767
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $26,010,811
   Administrative Expenses $1,593,888
   Fundraising Expenses $2,068,042
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,672,741
   
Payments to Affiliates $155,735
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,667,026
   
Net Assets $15,959,249

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
Early Learning Hubs $10,012,304 38.5%
Donor Choice $9,810,667 37.7%
Transformation Grants $5,559,976 21.4%
Hands On Greater Portland $627,864 2.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/01/2018 93.91 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 85.48 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 88.78 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.78 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 82.44 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 91.52 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 94.93 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 93.19 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.57 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 89.23 three stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 88.99 three stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 90.95 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 90.93 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 90.88 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 69.35 one star
2004-06 10/01/2005 62.47 one star
2003-06 09/01/2004 54.43 zero star
2002-06 09/01/2003 63.83 one star
2001-06 10/15/2002 73.36 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 93-0582124
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE COLUMBIA- WILLAMETTE
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
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 June, 1970
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

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$200,338 0.67% Keith Thomajan President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (OR) 93.91 four stars
United Way of Forsyth County - GA (GA) 90.51 four stars
United Way of Northeast Florida (FL) 91.77 four stars
United Way of Greater Lorain County (OH) 93.19 four stars
United Way of Central West Virginia (WV) 91.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
619 Southwest Eleventh Avenue
Suite 300
Portland, OR 97205
tel: (503) 228-9131
fax: (503) 226-9385
EIN: 93-0582124

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Board Leadership

Sean Edwards
Chair

CEO

Keith Thomajan
President and CEO

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