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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Greater Mercer County

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three stars

87.14

3150 Brunswick Pike Suite 230
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
tel: (609) 896-1912   Web Site
EIN: 21-0683073

Board Leadership
Jennifer Woods
Board Chair

CEO
Sandra Toussaint-Burgher
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.14 three stars
  Financial 82.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Greater Mercer County invests in programs, community partnerships, and volunteer engagement to propel individuals and families to reach their fullest potential. We envision a vibrant and inclusive community whereby all can thrive, especially in the areas of youth and family success, economic vitality and health and wellness.

United Way of Greater Mercer County invests in programs, community partnerships, and volunteer engagement to propel individuals and families to reach their fullest potential. We envision a vibrant and inclusive community whereby all can thrive, especially in the areas of youth and family success, economic vitality and health and wellness.

Financial

three stars

82.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth -8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Mercer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater Mercer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 87.14 three stars
United Way of Tompkins County (NY) 90.19 four stars
United Way of Dane County (WI) 96.46 four stars
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (NY) 95.25 four stars
United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area (MT) 88.68 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,617,370
   Federated Campaigns $236,446
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $22,165
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,875,981
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,875,981
   Other Revenue $-6,989
TOTAL REVENUE $3,868,992
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,706,868
   Administrative Expenses $254,312
   Fundraising Expenses $258,628
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,219,808
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $649,184
   
Net Assets $2,528,268

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
Caring for Seniors and People with Disabilities $1,709,554 63.1%
Fostering Self Sufficiency $216,383 8.0%
Helping Children Succeed $151,404 5.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2018 87.14 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 86.24 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 84.97 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 82.67 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 83.09 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 80.59 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 75.27 two stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 77.16 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 79.00 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 06/01/2010 70.30 two stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 70.92 two stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 76.70 two stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 82.00 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 77.69 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 81.52 three stars
2003-06 12/01/2004 81.28 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 21-0683073
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF GREATER MERCER COUNTY 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.
(902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
(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 January, 1938
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$167,151 5.19% Herbert Klein III Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 87.14 three stars
United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties (WA) 86.94 three stars
United Way of South Hampton Roads (VA) 92.92 four stars
United Way of Indian River County (FL) 95.08 four stars
United Way of Collier County (FL) 90.24 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater Mercer County
3150 Brunswick Pike
Suite 230
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
tel: (609) 896-1912
fax: (609) 895-1245
EIN: 21-0683073

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Board Leadership

Jennifer Woods
Board Chair

CEO

Sandra Toussaint-Burgher
President & CEO

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