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United for a Fair Economy

Building social movements for greater equality

two stars

79.24

184 High Street Suite 603
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 423-2148   Web Site
EIN: 04-3286118

Board Leadership
Anne Price
Chair

CEO
Jeannette Huezo
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.24 two stars
  Financial 76.82 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1994, United for a Fair Economy (UFE) is a movement support organization, providing media capacity, face-to-face economic literacy education, and training resources to organizations and individuals who work to address the widening income and asset gaps in our country. We envision communities and nations that do not have dramatic disparities of income, wages, wealth, health, safety, respect, and opportunities for recreation and personal growth. We are dedicated to supporting a movement towards a powerful fair economy through education, campaigns that build power to change policy, and creative tactics that infuse the economic justice movement with vision, humor, and hope.

Founded in 1994, United for a Fair Economy (UFE) is a movement support organization, providing media capacity, face-to-face economic literacy education, and training resources to organizations and individuals who work to address the widening income and asset gaps in our country. We envision communities and nations that do not have dramatic disparities of income, wages, wealth, health, safety, respect, and opportunities for recreation and personal growth. We are dedicated to supporting a movement towards a powerful fair economy through education, campaigns that build power to change policy, and creative tactics that infuse the economic justice movement with vision, humor, and hope.

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Financial

two stars

76.82

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
73.4%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United for a Fair Economy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United for a Fair Economy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United for a Fair Economy (MA) 79.24 two stars
Partnership for Public Service (DC) 90.15 four stars
Charity Navigator (NJ) 92.39 four stars
Food Research & Action Center (DC) 88.85 three stars
American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (DC) 87.64 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,103,249
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,103,249
   Program Service Revenue $20,948
Total Primary Revenue $1,124,197
   Other Revenue $-78
TOTAL REVENUE $1,124,119
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $650,176
   Administrative Expenses $158,498
   Fundraising Expenses $101,906
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $910,580
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $213,539
   
Net Assets $291,099

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 03/01/2020 79.24 two stars
2018-06 02/01/2020 71.48 two stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 75.30 two stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 78.51 two stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 74.44 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 76.06 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 74.08 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2015 87.36 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 86.42 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 81.56 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 74.87 two stars
2010-06 02/01/2012 82.70 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.25 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 04/01/2011 75.47 two stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 67.15 one star
2007-06 06/01/2009 60.32 one star
2006-06 10/01/2007 84.24 three stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 87.23 three stars
2003-12 07/01/2005 80.50 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 04-3286118
Name in IRS Master File UNITED FOR A FAIR ECONOMY INC
NTEE Code V01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Social Science Research Institutes, Services
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, 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 July, 1998
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Elisa Jeannette Huezo Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United for a Fair Economy (MA) 79.24 two stars
The Center for Democracy & Technology (DC) 88.48 three stars
Center for Economic and Policy Research (DC) 91.85 four stars
Center for a New American Security (DC) 92.23 four stars
Atlas Network (VA) 90.29 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United for a Fair Economy
184 High Street
Suite 603
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 423-2148
fax: (617) 423-0191
EIN: 04-3286118

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Board Leadership

Anne Price
Chair

CEO

Jeannette Huezo
Executive Director

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