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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina

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92.12

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

Board Leadership
Tim Arnold
Chair

CEO
Sara Fawcett
CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.12
  Financial 88.87
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

88.87

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.87
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.7%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina (SC) 92.12
United Way of the Mid-South (TN) 92.67
United Way of Denton County (TX) 88.19
United Way of Rock River Valley (IL) 94.61
United Way of Fairfield County (OH) 96.65

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,655,782
   Federated Campaigns $37,808
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $1,242,221
   Government Grants $1,195,595
Total Contributions $13,131,406
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $13,131,406
   Other Revenue $710,094
TOTAL REVENUE $13,841,500
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,290,462
   Administrative Expenses $777,688
   Fundraising Expenses $1,515,584
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,583,734
   
Payments to Affiliates $167,956
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $257,766
   
Net Assets $12,024,514

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 $3,126,917 27.7%
Donor Designations $2,388,954 21.2%
Financial Stability and Basic Need Initiatives $2,303,450 20.4%

Ratings History
United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 12/01/2021 92.12
2019-06 06/01/2020 92.68
2018-06 10/01/2019 93.87
2017-06 12/01/2018 94.61
2016-06 07/01/2017 91.45
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.73
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.68
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 87.18
2014-06 11/01/2015 80.70
2013-06 09/01/2014 86.51
2013-06 08/01/2014 86.22
2012-06 04/15/2013 84.10
2011-06 05/01/2012 91.85
2010-06 09/20/2011 96.22
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 96.47
2009-06 05/01/2010 96.35
2008-06 05/01/2009 80.63
2007-06 03/01/2008 73.08
2006-06 03/01/2007 70.94
2004-12 04/01/2006 75.89

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
$204,562 1.50% Sara Fawcett CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Midlands, South Carolina (SC) 92.12
United Way for Jackson & George Counties, MS (MS) 86.52
United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties (FL) 91.02
United Way of King County (WA) 86.73
United Way of Lebanon County (PA) 87.09

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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
CEO

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