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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

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95.47

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

Board Leadership
Joanne Raphael
Chair

CEO
David Lewis
President

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth 17.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.2%
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) 95.47
United Way of Lancaster County (PA) 91.18
Trident United Way (SC) 88.13
United Way of Portage County, WI (WI) 95.89
United Way of Whatcom County (WA) 85.86

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,091,333
   Federated Campaigns $82,609
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $21,173,942
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $21,173,942
   Other Revenue $250,010
TOTAL REVENUE $21,423,952
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,195,983
   Administrative Expenses $1,127,787
   Fundraising Expenses $1,786,800
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,110,570
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $313,382
   
Net Assets $11,271,692

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 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 12/01/2021 95.47
2019-06 11/01/2020 95.37
2018-06 06/01/2019 92.50
2017-06 06/01/2018 90.27
2016-06 11/01/2017 86.75
2016-06 10/01/2017 86.45
2015-06 08/01/2016 88.98
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.13
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.73
2013-06 12/01/2014 83.76
2012-06 11/01/2013 81.60
2011-06 09/01/2012 81.00
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.93
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 73.70
2008-12 05/01/2010 86.03
2007-12 11/01/2008 77.98
2006-12 10/01/2007 80.70
2005-12 10/01/2006 75.88
2004-12 07/01/2005 86.66
2003-12 10/01/2004 89.57

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
$213,679 1.01% David Lewis President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (PA) 95.47
United Way of the Ozarks (MO) 93.75
Orange County United Way (CA) 95.48
United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County (TX) 95.47
United Way of St. Clair County (MI) 88.88

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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

Joanne Raphael
Chair

CEO

David Lewis
President

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