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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Central Florida

Live united

four stars

93.83

5605 US Highway 98 South Highland City, FL 33846
tel: (863) 648-1500   Web Site
EIN: 59-2116280

Board Leadership
Greta Dupuy
Chairperson

CEO
Christina Criser Jackson
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.83 four stars
  Financial 91.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1980 when the United Ways of Greater Lakeland, Bartow, and Winter Haven merged, United Way of Central Florida invests your charitable gifts in services that change people's lives, right here in Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties. United Way community investment volunteers focus on the distinct needs of each community we serve, carefully investing in programs that not only respond to community needs, but that also create a measurable impact. United Way of Central Florida is focused on education, income, and health. We deal with social issues collectively, leveraging investments to create solutions that bring results for our communities.

Established in 1980 when the United Ways of Greater Lakeland, Bartow, and Winter Haven merged, United Way of Central Florida invests your charitable gifts in services that change people's lives, right here in Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties. United Way community investment volunteers focus on the distinct needs of each community we serve, carefully investing in programs that not only respond to community needs, but that also create a measurable impact. United Way of Central Florida is focused on education, income, and health. We deal with social issues collectively, leveraging investments to create solutions that bring results for our communities.

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Financial

four stars

91.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Central Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Florida (FL) 93.83 four stars
United Way of Northeast Mississippi (MS) 91.01 four stars
United Way for Greater Austin (TX) 87.30 three stars
United Way of Rock River Valley (IL) 90.73 four stars
Town of Palm Beach United Way (FL) 99.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,444,016
   Federated Campaigns $32,022
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $60,362
Total Contributions $10,536,400
   Program Service Revenue $781,748
Total Primary Revenue $11,318,148
   Other Revenue $275,832
TOTAL REVENUE $11,593,980
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,432,992
   Administrative Expenses $976,833
   Fundraising Expenses $951,621
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,361,446
   
Payments to Affiliates $100,072
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $232,534
   
Net Assets $13,927,134

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
Community Impact $8,290,284 87.9%
Disaster Relief $496,892 5.3%
Other Program Services $338,706 3.6%
Family Fundamentals $307,110 3.3%

Ratings History
United Way of Central Florida has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 93.83 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 91.83 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 89.84 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 87.21 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.22 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.82 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 92.19 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 97.48 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 92.25 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 92.61 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 88.16 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 88.62 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 81.50 three stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 83.48 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 83.50 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 84.34 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 95.08 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 76.08 two stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 89.84 three 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 59-2116280
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 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.
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, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$161,873 1.42% Alan h. Turner President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Central Florida (FL) 93.83 four stars
United Way of Hampshire County (MA) 86.43 three stars
United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area (VA) 96.11 four stars
United Way of Olmsted County (MN) 93.30 four stars
United Way of the Ozarks (MO) 86.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Central Florida
5605 US Highway 98 South
Highland City, FL 33846
tel: (863) 648-1500
EIN: 59-2116280

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1357
Highland City, FL 33846

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Board Leadership

Greta Dupuy
Chairperson

CEO

Christina Criser Jackson
President & CEO

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