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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Santa Barbara County

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three stars

85.43

320 East Gutierrez Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 965-8591   Web Site
EIN: 95-1641968

Board Leadership
Rick Scott
Board Chair

CEO
Steve Ortiz
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.43 three stars
  Financial 79.79 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has the unique and positive vision that in our community, everyone has a hopeful future. UWSBC has served the local community since its local founding in 1923 and, through our Power of Partnership, we improve the lives of children, families and seniors by connecting and empowering resources. UWSBC is not merely a fundraising agent, but rather acts as a unifying and multiplying force. UWSBC is focused on developing four key areas: successful children and teens, strong families, vital and independent seniors, and a better community.

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has the unique and positive vision that in our community, everyone has a hopeful future. UWSBC has served the local community since its local founding in 1923 and, through our Power of Partnership, we improve the lives of children, families and seniors by connecting and empowering resources. UWSBC is not merely a fundraising agent, but rather acts as a unifying and multiplying force. UWSBC is focused on developing four key areas: successful children and teens, strong families, vital and independent seniors, and a better community.

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Financial

two stars

79.79

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
74.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.14
  Program Expenses Growth -5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Santa Barbara County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Santa Barbara County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Santa Barbara County (CA) 85.43 three stars
Great Rivers United Way (WI) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Central Jersey (NJ) 96.74 four stars
United Way of Elkhart County, Indiana (IN) 85.41 three stars
United Way of Hampshire County (MA) 86.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,661,985
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,661,985
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,661,985
   Other Revenue $455,122
TOTAL REVENUE $3,117,107
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,865,362
   Administrative Expenses $374,948
   Fundraising Expenses $430,565
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,670,875
   
Payments to Affiliates $22,262
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $446,232
   
Net Assets $11,074,644

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
Community Impact $1,041,978 55.9%
Education $603,316 32.3%
Planning & Research $140,331 7.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 85.43 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 85.98 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.36 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.82 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 91.27 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 86.50 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 87.47 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 82.24 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 92.98 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 92.96 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 75.27 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 73.25 two stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 68.63 one star
2005-06 09/01/2006 69.67 one star
2004-06 07/01/2005 62.53 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-1641968
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY 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 (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(927) Fundraising
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 August, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$190,996 7.15% Guy Paul Dider President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Santa Barbara County (CA) 85.43 three stars
United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties (FL) 92.67 four stars
United Way of Bartholomew County (IN) 97.89 four stars
United Way of Calvert County (MD) 91.57 four stars
United Way of Central New York (NY) 92.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Santa Barbara County
320 East Gutierrez Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 965-8591
fax: (805) 962-3461
EIN: 95-1641968

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Board Leadership

Rick Scott
Board Chair

CEO

Steve Ortiz
President, CEO

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