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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Northern New Jersey

Live united

three stars

85.38

222 Ridgedale Avenue 3rd Floor
Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
tel: (973) 993-1160   Web Site
EIN: 22-1487247

Board Leadership
Paul Rosenbaum
Board Chair

CEO
John Franklin
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.38 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1922, United Way of Northern New Jersey's mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. We are dedicated to building a stronger community by uniting individuals and institutions to create long-term sustainable solutions to issues that affect us all. The focus of our organization is to foster community involvement, convene collaborative efforts to resolve community problems, and make available the services most needed in Northern New Jersey. Our programs, initiatives and collaborations focus on the following action areas: children; self-sufficiency; seniors and people with disabilities; and healthcare.

Founded in 1922, United Way of Northern New Jersey's mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. We are dedicated to building a stronger community by uniting individuals and institutions to create long-term sustainable solutions to issues that affect us all. The focus of our organization is to foster community involvement, convene collaborative efforts to resolve community problems, and make available the services most needed in Northern New Jersey. Our programs, initiatives and collaborations focus on the following action areas: children; self-sufficiency; seniors and people with disabilities; and healthcare.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northern New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Northern New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northern New Jersey (NJ) 85.38 three stars
United Way of Greater Topeka (KS) 88.96 three stars
The United Way of Greater Waterbury (CT) 90.09 four stars
United Way of Cass-Clay (ND) 90.71 four stars
United Way of the Eastern Panhandle (WV) 88.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,911,675
   Federated Campaigns $501,658
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $251,750
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,665,083
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,665,083
   Other Revenue $575,044
TOTAL REVENUE $13,240,127
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,237,394
   Administrative Expenses $884,536
   Fundraising Expenses $1,393,233
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,515,163
   
Payments to Affiliates $131,479
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,275,036
   
Net Assets $7,815,226

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
Education $4,056,904 33.2%
Income $3,422,065 28.0%
Health $2,852,458 23.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 02/01/2018 85.38 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.48 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.78 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 91.99 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 93.36 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 94.28 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 76.15 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 67.00 one star
2009-06 11/24/2010 69.94 one star
2008-06 04/01/2009 72.92 two stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 74.75 two stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 72.46 two stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 78.69 two stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 77.58 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 22-1487247
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN NEW JERSEY 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 (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, 1950
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$196,708 1.35% John B. Franklin Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northern New Jersey (NJ) 85.38 three stars
United Way Suncoast (FL) 91.38 four stars
United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut (CT) 86.08 three stars
United Way of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County (VA) 88.06 three stars
United Way of Central Louisiana (LA) 91.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Northern New Jersey
222 Ridgedale Avenue
3rd Floor
Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
tel: (973) 993-1160
fax: (973) 993-5807
EIN: 22-1487247

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 6835
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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Board Leadership

Paul Rosenbaum
Board Chair

CEO

John Franklin
Chief Executive Officer

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