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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Northern New Jersey

Live united

three stars

83.26

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

Board Leadership
Michael Gerardi
Board Chair

CEO
John Franklin
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.26 three stars
  Financial 79.05 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

two stars

79.05

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth -16.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.9%
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) 83.26 three stars
United Way of Williamson County, TX (TX) 93.41 four stars
United Way of Midland County (MI) 91.66 four stars
United Way of Broome County (NY) 91.96 four stars
United Way of Cleveland County (NC) 87.28 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,768,830
   Federated Campaigns $222,920
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $422,713
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $91,200
Total Contributions $7,505,663
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,505,663
   Other Revenue $1,017,024
TOTAL REVENUE $8,522,687
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,544,749
   Administrative Expenses $830,534
   Fundraising Expenses $1,316,151
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,691,434
   
Payments to Affiliates $103,049
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,168,747
   
Net Assets $4,964,395

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
Income $2,414,100 32.0%
Education $2,291,003 30.4%
Health $1,435,310 19.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 83.26 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 85.98 three stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,760 2.09% John B. Franklin Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Northern New Jersey (NJ) 83.26 three stars
United Way of the Laurel Highlands (PA) 89.07 three stars
United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties (IA) 91.13 four stars
United Way of Yellowstone County (MT) 95.47 four stars
Town of Palm Beach United Way (FL) 96.68 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

Michael Gerardi
Board Chair

CEO

John Franklin
Chief Executive Officer

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