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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Anchorage

United we fight. United we win.

three stars

86.63

701 West 8th Avenue Suite 230
Anchorage, AK 99501
tel: (907) 263-3800   Web Site
EIN: 92-0027948

Board Leadership
Dan Clark
Chair

CEO
Michele Brown
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.63 three stars
  Financial 81.10 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Anchorage (UWA) has been advancing the common good for more than 60 years. UWA is the leader in mobilizing the resources of individuals, companies, government and labor to achieve positive and lasting change in the lives of the people in our community. United Way of Anchorage fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. Education - ensuring that all children are ready for kindergarten, stay on track and graduate prepared for work, life and continued education; Income - empowering families to save for the future, build assets, and increase their income levels; and Health - Connecting people to affordable healthcare options and supporting healthy life choices is a community responsibility; and basic needs support - ensuring that all Anchorage families are warm, housed and fed.

United Way of Anchorage (UWA) has been advancing the common good for more than 60 years. UWA is the leader in mobilizing the resources of individuals, companies, government and labor to achieve positive and lasting change in the lives of the people in our community. United Way of Anchorage fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. Education - ensuring that all children are ready for kindergarten, stay on track and graduate prepared for work, life and continued education; Income - empowering families to save for the future, build assets, and increase their income levels; and Health - Connecting people to affordable healthcare options and supporting healthy life choices is a community responsibility; and basic needs support - ensuring that all Anchorage families are warm, housed and fed.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Mobilize cross sector entities to unite around shared goals and strategically align their practices for better results and continuous improvement.
240
Mobilize community members to actively be a part of community change. Donate. Volunteer. Share.
10,979
Mobilize dollars and invest most strategically for positive change in our community.
9,570,440
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Financial

three stars

81.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Anchorage on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Anchorage on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Anchorage (AK) 86.63 three stars
United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (NV) 89.74 three stars
United Way Galveston County Mainland (TX) 91.45 four stars
United Way of Abilene (TX) 90.08 four stars
United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties (TN) 86.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $366,158
   Federated Campaigns $5,081,440
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $483,018
Total Contributions $5,930,616
   Program Service Revenue $984,751
Total Primary Revenue $6,915,367
   Other Revenue $1,173,609
TOTAL REVENUE $8,088,976
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,174,650
   Administrative Expenses $383,101
   Fundraising Expenses $1,252,094
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,809,845
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $279,131
   
Net Assets $7,532,638

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 04/01/2018 86.63 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 88.18 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 86.79 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 88.72 three stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 75.32 two stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 77.09 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 92.94 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 92.63 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 93.18 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 93.55 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 93.15 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 90.31 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 85.45 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 87.94 three stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 80.95 three stars
2005-06 12/01/2006 76.54 two stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 74.61 two stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 80.93 three stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 86.24 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 92-0027948
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF ANCHORAGE
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 November, 1961
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
$162,318 2.07% Michele Brown President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Anchorage (AK) 86.63 three stars
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (OR) 85.48 three stars
United Way of Central Florida (FL) 89.84 three stars
United Way of Northwest Georgia (GA) 90.40 four stars
United Way for Southeastern Michigan (MI) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Anchorage
701 West 8th Avenue
Suite 230
Anchorage, AK 99501
tel: (907) 263-3800
fax: (907) 263-3801
EIN: 92-0027948

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Board Leadership

Dan Clark
Chair

CEO

Michele Brown
President, CEO

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