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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of the Coastal Empire

Live united

three stars

83.36

428 Bull Street Savannah, GA 31401
tel: (912) 651-7700   Web Site
EIN: 58-0623603

Board Leadership
Toby Moreau
Board Chair

CEO
Brynn Grant
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.36 three stars
  Financial 76.66 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1938, the mission of the United Way of the Coastal Empire is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. Through partnerships, long-term planning and wise investment of donor contributions, United Way supports nearly 90 community programs and services in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty counties. Our three priority issue areas include: education and youth development; health and wellness; and economic independence.

Founded in 1938, the mission of the United Way of the Coastal Empire is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. Through partnerships, long-term planning and wise investment of donor contributions, United Way supports nearly 90 community programs and services in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty counties. Our three priority issue areas include: education and youth development; health and wellness; and economic independence.

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Financial

two stars

76.66

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth -3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 63.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Coastal Empire on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Coastal Empire on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Coastal Empire (GA) 83.36 three stars
United Way of Wayne and Holmes Counties (OH) 87.54 three stars
United Way of Eastern Maine (ME) 89.20 three stars
United Way of Olmsted County (MN) 87.79 three stars
United Way of Southern Cameron County (TX) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,420,536
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $45,920
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,466,456
   Program Service Revenue $127,703
Total Primary Revenue $9,594,159
   Other Revenue $84,137
TOTAL REVENUE $9,678,296
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,138,055
   Administrative Expenses $421,043
   Fundraising Expenses $1,093,860
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,652,958
   
Payments to Affiliates $90,520
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $25,338
   
Net Assets $3,497,172

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
Grants $7,779,377 95.6%
Direct Community Service Programs $358,678 4.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 83.36 three stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 83.12 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 83.94 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 85.53 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.23 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 91.73 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 91.52 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 93.00 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 95.19 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 90.89 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.85 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 91.70 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 93.99 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 91.11 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 74.65 two stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 74.37 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 71.68 two stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 76.74 two stars
2002-12 06/01/2004 75.50 two 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 58-0623603
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE COASTAL EMPIRE 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.
(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 September, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,428 1.27% Greg Schroeder President
Other Salaries of Note
$59,484 0.61% Debra Thompson Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Coastal Empire (GA) 83.36 three stars
United Way of Coastal Georgia (GA) 89.50 three stars
United Way of Southwestern Indiana (IN) 88.73 three stars
United Way of Long Island (NY) 90.25 four stars
United Way of Northeast Mississippi (MS) 91.01 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Coastal Empire
428 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401
tel: (912) 651-7700
fax: (912) 651-7724
EIN: 58-0623603

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Board Leadership

Toby Moreau
Board Chair

CEO

Brynn Grant
President, CEO

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