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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area

Live United

four stars

96.11

806 East High Street Charlottesville, VA 22902
tel: (434) 972-1701   Web Site
EIN: 54-0505882

CEO
Ravi Respeto
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.11 four stars
  Financial 94.51 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We empower philanthropists. We are community leaders who are actively solving some of the most entrenched challenges in Central Virginia/ Greater Charlottesville. We grant funding to a fabric of ideas that creates big impact. Currently, our grants focus on school readiness, improving self-sufficiency, and community health.

We empower philanthropists. We are community leaders who are actively solving some of the most entrenched challenges in Central Virginia/ Greater Charlottesville. We grant funding to a fabric of ideas that creates big impact. Currently, our grants focus on school readiness, improving self-sufficiency, and community health.

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Financial

four stars

94.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
83.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.34
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area (VA) 96.11 four stars
Greater Twin Cities United Way (MN) 89.39 three stars
United Way of East Central Iowa (IA) 91.67 four stars
United Way of Laramie County (WY) 85.89 three stars
United Way of Henderson County (NC) 87.58 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,504,235
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $805,778
Total Contributions $2,310,013
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,310,013
   Other Revenue $427,479
TOTAL REVENUE $2,737,492
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,089,955
   Administrative Expenses $128,515
   Fundraising Expenses $317,709
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,536,179
   
Payments to Affiliates $22,699
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $201,313
   
Net Assets $5,943,022

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
Smart Beginnings $391,125 18.7%
Early Learner Scholarship $332,430 15.9%
Santa Fund $119,972 5.7%

Ratings History
United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 96.11 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 96.09 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 89.06 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 89.46 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.36 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 81.29 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 84.95 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 88.79 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 86.19 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.29 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 91.29 four stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 84.05 three stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 85.67 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 80.39 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 70.61 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 73.18 two stars
2003-06 03/01/2005 86.44 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 54-0505882
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY-THOMAS JEFFERSON AREA
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 (927) Fundraising
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 November, 1972
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$142,204 5.60% Cathy Smith Train Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area (VA) 96.11 four stars
United Way of Dane County (WI) 96.76 four stars
United Way of Licking County (OH) 87.08 three stars
United Way of Odessa (TX) 88.03 three stars
United Way of Baldwin County (AL) 97.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area
806 East High Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
tel: (434) 972-1701
fax: (434) 972-1719
EIN: 54-0505882

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CEO

Ravi Respeto
President

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