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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

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four stars

92.50

1110 American Parkway NE Suite F-120
Allentown, PA 18109
tel: (610) 758-8010   Web Site
EIN: 23-2657933

Board Leadership
Joseph Roy
Chairman of the Board

CEO
David Lewis
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.50 four stars
  Financial 92.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Provide the leadership, convene the partnerships, and develop the resources and solutions that improve our community. United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley will work tirelessly to ensure children succeed in school, families achieve self-sufficiency and older adults thrive in our community.

Provide the leadership, convene the partnerships, and develop the resources and solutions that improve our community. United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley will work tirelessly to ensure children succeed in school, families achieve self-sufficiency and older adults thrive in our community.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of students who perform at average or above on standardized testing
4,110
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
5,950,190
Number of older adults being supported to live at home through home care, assistive technology, and/or personal support plans
31,385
Number of people who are food insecure
62,550
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

92.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 11.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (PA) 92.50 four stars
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville (TN) 96.66 four stars
United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley (VA) 92.98 four stars
United Way of Wyoming Valley (PA) 91.88 four stars
United Way of Calvert County (MD) 88.31 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,320,245
   Federated Campaigns $132,491
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $18,452,736
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $18,452,736
   Other Revenue $341,348
TOTAL REVENUE $18,794,084
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,134,113
   Administrative Expenses $1,023,460
   Fundraising Expenses $1,520,078
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,677,651
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,116,433
   
Net Assets $10,456,344

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
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 92.50 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 90.27 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 86.75 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 86.45 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 88.98 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.13 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.73 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 83.76 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 81.60 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 81.00 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.93 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 73.70 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 86.03 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 77.98 two stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 80.70 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 75.88 two stars
2004-12 07/01/2005 86.66 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 89.57 three stars
2002-12 06/01/2004 93.84 four 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 23-2657933
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY
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 (408) Community service organization
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name UNITED WAY OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY
Ruling Date September, 1991
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
$172,221 1.03% David Lewis President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (PA) 92.50 four stars
The United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties Ohio (OH) 92.22 four stars
United Way of Indian River County (FL) 95.16 four stars
United Way of Western Connecticut (CT) 94.25 four stars
Centre County United Way (PA) 93.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
1110 American Parkway NE
Suite F-120
Allentown, PA 18109
tel: (610) 758-8010
fax: (610) 867-7255
EIN: 23-2657933

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Board Leadership

Joseph Roy
Chairman of the Board

CEO

David Lewis
President

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