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 March 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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,402 4.82% Kenneth Oldham Executive Director

Mission

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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Frederick County (MD) 89.34 three stars
United Way of Will County (IL) 94.20 four stars
Granite United Way (NH) 87.05 three stars
United Way of Greater Knoxville (TN) 91.44 four stars
United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area (VA) 96.11 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