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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Central New York

Live united

89.97

980 James Street Syracuse, NY 13203
tel: (315) 428-2211   Web Site
EIN: 15-0532073

Board Leadership
Stephanie A. Crockett
Chair

CEO
Nancy Kern Eaton
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.97
  Financial 85.82
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Central New York is here to help people in Onondaga County, to make things better in this community, and to take care of what matters. Our vision is to create a community reaching its full caring potential by focusing community investments on achieving measurable impact. We do the background work that ensures every gift is used as effectively and efficiently as possible. We do research to know where funds are needed and can do the most good. Every funded program addresses one of these five vision areas: nurture, protect and teach young children; help our youth grow into thriving adults; provide a safety net during crisis; enable people living with self sufficiency and independence; and support people facing difficult personal and family problems.

United Way of Central New York is here to help people in Onondaga County, to make things better in this community, and to take care of what matters. Our vision is to create a community reaching its full caring potential by focusing community investments on achieving measurable impact. We do the background work that ensures every gift is used as effectively and efficiently as possible. We do research to know where funds are needed and can do the most good. Every funded program addresses one of these five vision areas: nurture, protect and teach young children; help our youth grow into thriving adults; provide a safety net during crisis; enable people living with self sufficiency and independence; and support people facing difficult personal and family problems.

Financial

85.82

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth -4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central New York (NY) 89.97
Head of the Lakes United Way (MN) 90.52
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County (TX) 88.29
Missouri Slope Areawide United Way (ND) 92.22
United Way of the Lakeshore (MI) 89.39

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,673,384
   Federated Campaigns $211,036
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,376,410
Total Contributions $9,260,830
   Program Service Revenue $92,146
Total Primary Revenue $9,352,976
   Other Revenue $177,131
TOTAL REVENUE $9,530,107
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,329,288
   Administrative Expenses $502,276
   Fundraising Expenses $788,129
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,619,693
   
Payments to Affiliates $71,916
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,910,414
   
Net Assets $5,670,403

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
The Community Program Fund $3,232,824 51.1%
Literacy Coalition of Onondaga County (LCOC) $1,569,007 24.8%
Housing and Homeless Coalition $895,056 14.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 11/01/2021 89.97
2019-06 09/01/2020 89.17
2018-06 08/01/2019 92.26
2018-06 07/01/2019 90.81
2017-06 12/01/2018 90.77
2016-06 06/01/2017 84.00
2015-06 07/01/2016 86.84
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.07
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 84.57
2013-06 06/01/2014 87.68
2012-06 03/01/2013 95.17
2011-06 05/01/2012 95.11
2010-06 09/20/2011 95.22
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 04/01/2011 93.25
2009-06 11/24/2010 69.40
2008-06 02/01/2009 71.00
2007-06 04/01/2008 70.57
2006-06 03/01/2007 67.19
2005-06 03/01/2006 63.87
2003-12 12/01/2004 87.15

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 15-0532073
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL NEW YORK 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.
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 August, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,432 1.63% Nancy Kern Eaton President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central New York (NY) 89.97
United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties (WA) 86.67
United Way of Broward County (FL) 92.38
Bergen County's United Way (NJ) 94.25
United Way of the Wabash Valley (IN) 90.77

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Central New York
980 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13203
tel: (315) 428-2211
fax: (315) 428-2227
EIN: 15-0532073

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Board Leadership

Stephanie A. Crockett
Chair

CEO

Nancy Kern Eaton
President

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