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United Community Ministries (UCM of Alexandria)

At the Heart of Community

three stars

81.51

7511 Fordson Road Alexandria, VA 22306
tel: (703) 768-7106   Web Site
EIN: 54-0850780

Board Leadership
Charles O'Connor
Chair

CEO
Nichelle A. Mitchem
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.51 three stars
  Financial 85.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

85.87

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
92.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Community Ministries (UCM of Alexandria) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Community Ministries (UCM of Alexandria) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Community Ministries (UCM of Alexandria) (VA) 81.51 three stars
St. Vincent de Paul Center (IL) 89.47 three stars
Humble Area Assistance Ministries (TX) 94.69 four stars
Guadalupe Center (FL) 92.29 four stars
MEND - Meet Each Need with Dignity (CA) 96.83 four stars

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United Community Ministries (UCM of Alexandria VA), founded in 1969, mobilizes the power of community to equip, educate, and empower people to measurably improve their lives. UCM services include: emergency assistance; employment coaching and assistance; ESL and citizenship classes; developmental child care and early learning; youth after-school and enrichment programs; supportive housing services; homelessness prevention; and parenting education that prevents child abuse and neglect. UCM also operates the Back Porch Thrift Store.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,730,754
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $92,578
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,519,063
Total Contributions $4,342,395
   Program Service Revenue $1,014,871
Total Primary Revenue $5,357,266
   Other Revenue $310,130
TOTAL REVENUE $5,667,396
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,593,058
   Administrative Expenses $121,727
   Fundraising Expenses $328,313
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,043,098
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-375,702
   
Net Assets $1,288,052

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
Social Services $2,752,476 49.2%
Early Childhood Service $1,142,086 20.4%
Workforce Development $535,047 9.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 81.51 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.23 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.41 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 94.09 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 88.82 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 76.70 two stars
2011-06 02/01/2013 91.35 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 87.54 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.50 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 88.33 three stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 77.91 two stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 80.62 three stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 60.20 one star
2005-06 06/01/2006 76.14 two stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 82.19 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 54-0850780
Name in IRS Master File UNITED COMMUNITY MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (7) Evangelism
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 June, 1970
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$2,423 0.04% Nichelle Mitchem Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$55,823 0.92% Katherine Morrison Interim Executive Director

United Community Ministries (UCM of Alexandria VA), founded in 1969, mobilizes the power of community to equip, educate, and empower people to measurably improve their lives. UCM services include: emergency assistance; employment coaching and assistance; ESL and citizenship classes; developmental child care and early learning; youth after-school and enrichment programs; supportive housing services; homelessness prevention; and parenting education that prevents child abuse and neglect. UCM also operates the Back Porch Thrift Store.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Community Ministries (UCM of Alexandria) (VA) 81.51 three stars
ECHO (Everyone Cooperating to Help Others) (WI) 91.98 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Portland Council (OR) 86.31 three stars
The Crisis Center of Johnson County (IA) 88.81 three stars
Beverly Bootstrap (MA) 87.94 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Community Ministries (UCM of Alexandria)
7511 Fordson Road
Alexandria, VA 22306
tel: (703) 768-7106
EIN: 54-0850780

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Board Leadership

Charles O'Connor
Chair

CEO

Nichelle A. Mitchem
Executive Director

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