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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina

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four stars

93.87

1818 Blanding Street Columbia, SC 29201
tel: (803) 733-5400   Web Site
EIN: 57-0314396

Board Leadership
Tim Arnold
Chair

CEO
Sara Fawcett
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.87 four stars
  Financial 91.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1925, the mission of United Way of the Midlands is simple: we unite people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands. We work to determine and respond to the critical human service needs of the community, and this work is achieved by a four-part process: Determining community needs, Prioritizing community needs, Developing community resources, and Distributing community resources. United Way of the Midlands covers the counties of Richland, Lexington, Fairfield, Newberry, Calhoun, and Orangeburg.

Founded in 1925, the mission of United Way of the Midlands is simple: we unite people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands. We work to determine and respond to the critical human service needs of the community, and this work is achieved by a four-part process: Determining community needs, Prioritizing community needs, Developing community resources, and Distributing community resources. United Way of the Midlands covers the counties of Richland, Lexington, Fairfield, Newberry, Calhoun, and Orangeburg.

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Financial

four stars

91.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina (SC) 93.87 four stars
United Way of Southern Chester County (PA) 87.04 three stars
United Way of Henderson County (NC) 89.98 three stars
Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico (PR) 98.23 four stars
United Way Emerald Coast (FL) 91.70 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,535,997
   Federated Campaigns $38,589
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $1,085,122
   Government Grants $857,664
Total Contributions $12,517,372
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,517,372
   Other Revenue $689,037
TOTAL REVENUE $13,206,409
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,505,649
   Administrative Expenses $636,647
   Fundraising Expenses $1,810,193
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,952,489
   
Payments to Affiliates $160,375
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-746,080
   
Net Assets $12,339,967

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
Health Initiatives $3,310,247 28.8%
Education Initiatives $3,109,827 27.0%
Financial Stability and Basic Need Initiatives $3,005,139 26.1%
Donor Designations $2,080,436 18.1%

Ratings History
United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 93.87 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 94.61 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 91.45 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.73 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.68 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 87.18 three stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 80.70 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 86.51 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 86.22 three stars
2012-06 04/15/2013 84.10 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 91.85 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 96.22 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 96.47 four stars
2009-06 05/01/2010 96.35 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 80.63 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 73.08 two stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 70.94 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 75.89 two stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 73.78 two stars
2002-12 06/01/2004 91.47 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 57-0314396
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE MIDLANDS
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 October, 1955
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,580 0.76% Sara Fawcett Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$132,935 0.95% James Bennett Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina (SC) 93.87 four stars
United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County (NC) 88.32 three stars
Lubbock Area United Way (TX) 98.93 four stars
United Way of the Mid-South (TN) 88.22 three stars
United Way of South Hampton Roads (VA) 91.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina
1818 Blanding Street
Columbia, SC 29201
tel: (803) 733-5400
EIN: 57-0314396

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Board Leadership

Tim Arnold
Chair

CEO

Sara Fawcett
President, CEO

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