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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Frederick County

Live united

three stars

89.34

629 N. Market Frederick, MD 21701
tel: (301) 663-4231   Web Site
EIN: 52-0607973

Board Leadership
Joy Schaefer
Board Chair

CEO
Kenneth Oldham
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.34 three stars
  Financial 85.47 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1938, the United Way of Frederick County (UWFC) exists to unite local resources to provide the most effective response to community issues in Frederick County. We aim to build a community where everyone has the aspirations, resources and opportunities to reach their potential. UWFC is focusing on the building blocks for a good life: helping children and youth achieve their potential through education, helping families become financially stable and independent, and improving people's health.

Founded in 1938, the United Way of Frederick County (UWFC) exists to unite local resources to provide the most effective response to community issues in Frederick County. We aim to build a community where everyone has the aspirations, resources and opportunities to reach their potential. UWFC is focusing on the building blocks for a good life: helping children and youth achieve their potential through education, helping families become financially stable and independent, and improving people's health.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
24,188
Total dollars received in contributions
1,413,770
Total amount of United Way Frederick County community investments
1,229,140
Number of savings accounts used by clients
12
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 21.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Frederick County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Frederick County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Frederick County (MD) 89.34 three stars
United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties (IA) 91.41 four stars
United Way of Medina County (OH) 90.05 four stars
United Way of Wyandotte County (KS) 91.71 four stars
United Way of Will County (IL) 94.20 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,380,187
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $33,581
Total Contributions $1,413,768
   Program Service Revenue $8,635
Total Primary Revenue $1,422,403
   Other Revenue $122,536
TOTAL REVENUE $1,544,939
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,505,618
   Administrative Expenses $135,586
   Fundraising Expenses $169,403
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,810,607
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-265,668
   
Net Assets $927,495

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
Fund Distribution $1,505,618 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.34 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 88.53 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 82.87 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 86.67 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.90 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 83.55 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 69.78 one star
2012-06 09/01/2013 91.87 four stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 77.64 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 76.42 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 74.79 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 59.58 one star
2008-06 09/01/2009 74.97 two stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 72.94 two stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 77.16 two stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 83.43 three stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 90.42 four 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 52-0607973
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF FREDERICK COUNTY INCORPORATED
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 September, 1939
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
$87,402 4.82% Kenneth Oldham Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Frederick County (MD) 89.34 three stars
United Way of the National Capital Area (VA) 92.06 four stars
United Way of Wyandotte County (KS) 91.71 four stars
United Way of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 88.70 three stars
United Way of the Bay Area (CA) 92.04 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Frederick County
629 N. Market
Frederick, MD 21701
tel: (301) 663-4231
fax: (301) 663-1855
EIN: 52-0607973

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Board Leadership

Joy Schaefer
Board Chair

CEO

Kenneth Oldham
Chief Executive Officer

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