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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

Mile High United Way

Live united

four stars

93.12

711 Park Avenue West Denver, CO 80205
tel: (303) 433-8383   Web Site
EIN: 84-0404235

Board Leadership
Mary McBride
Chair

CEO
Christine Benero
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.12 four stars
  Financial 90.28 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1887, Mile High United Way does what no other nonprofit organization can. Mile High United Way mobilizes the community to take collective action to create positive, lasting change. We focus on three related initiatives: School Readiness, Youth Success and Adult Self Sufficiency. Mile High United Way coordinates more than 40,000 individual donors, 800 local businesses, 100 non-profit partners, and numerous community resources to deliver long-term solutions for individuals and families in metro Denver.

Founded in 1887, Mile High United Way does what no other nonprofit organization can. Mile High United Way mobilizes the community to take collective action to create positive, lasting change. We focus on three related initiatives: School Readiness, Youth Success and Adult Self Sufficiency. Mile High United Way coordinates more than 40,000 individual donors, 800 local businesses, 100 non-profit partners, and numerous community resources to deliver long-term solutions for individuals and families in metro Denver.

Financial

four stars

90.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.24
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mile High United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mile High United Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mile High United Way (CO) 93.12 four stars
United Way of York County, Pennsylvania (PA) 95.29 four stars
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (OR) 93.91 four stars
United Way of the Quad Cities Area (IA) 90.00 four stars
United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area (VA) 96.09 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $25,357,141
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $293,812
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $25,650,953
   Program Service Revenue $3,269,234
Total Primary Revenue $28,920,187
   Other Revenue $1,219,968
TOTAL REVENUE $30,140,155
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,887,138
   Administrative Expenses $881,993
   Fundraising Expenses $4,205,016
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,974,147
   
Payments to Affiliates $271,336
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $166,008
   
Net Assets $39,670,409

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
Donor Designations $10,736,339 43.1%
Community Impact Services $7,202,563 28.9%
Grants to Non-Profits $6,948,236 27.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 93.12 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 89.39 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.40 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 92.15 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 89.10 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 84.34 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 86.21 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.63 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 04/01/2011 81.27 three stars
2009-06 03/01/2010 90.90 four stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 90.63 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 83.54 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 77.69 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 79.73 two stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 77.25 two stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 86.80 three 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 84-0404235
Name in IRS Master File MILE HIGH UNITED WAY 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 (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(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 December, 1959
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
$367,579 1.22% Christine Benero Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mile High United Way (CO) 93.12 four stars
United Way of the Ohio Valley (KY) 86.09 three stars
United Way of Passaic County (NJ) 91.05 four stars
United Way of Northern Utah (UT) 91.57 four stars
Plymouth Community United Way (MI) 89.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mile High United Way
711 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
tel: (303) 433-8383
fax: (303) 455-6462
EIN: 84-0404235

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Board Leadership

Mary McBride
Chair

CEO

Christine Benero
Chief Executive Officer

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