Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Southeastern Connecticut

Live United

four stars

93.41

283 Stoddards Wharf Road P.O. Box 375
Gales Ferry, CT 06335
tel: (860) 464-7281   Web Site
EIN: 06-0771393

Board Leadership
Rodney Butler
Chairman

CEO
Virginia L. Mason
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.41 four stars
  Financial 93.85 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1962, United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (UWSECT) seeks to change our community by helping people in need through responsible use of donations. At UWSECT, community investment is the work we do. It is where the money goes and how it is distributed. It is collaboration and committee work, plus it is funding of a multi-million dollar network of 71 other partner programs run at over 29 health and human service agencies. UWSECT supports an exclusive network of quality health and human service programs which work together to provide a holistic approach to a stronger community. Though all efforts are interwoven to some extent, programs are categorized as one of four target areas: community wellness, thriving children, basic needs, and economic sustainability and independence.

Founded in 1962, United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (UWSECT) seeks to change our community by helping people in need through responsible use of donations. At UWSECT, community investment is the work we do. It is where the money goes and how it is distributed. It is collaboration and committee work, plus it is funding of a multi-million dollar network of 71 other partner programs run at over 29 health and human service agencies. UWSECT supports an exclusive network of quality health and human service programs which work together to provide a holistic approach to a stronger community. Though all efforts are interwoven to some extent, programs are categorized as one of four target areas: community wellness, thriving children, basic needs, and economic sustainability and independence.

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Financial

four stars

93.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth -3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southeastern Connecticut on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southeastern Connecticut on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,996,038
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,996,038
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,996,038
   Other Revenue $59,327
TOTAL REVENUE $8,055,365
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,065,881
   Administrative Expenses $498,165
   Fundraising Expenses $721,788
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,285,834
   
Payments to Affiliates $51,833
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-230,469
   
Net Assets $9,901,026

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,992 1.60% Virginia Mason President, CEO

Mission

Founded in 1962, United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (UWSECT) seeks to change our community by helping people in need through responsible use of donations. At UWSECT, community investment is the work we do. It is where the money goes and how it is distributed. It is collaboration and committee work, plus it is funding of a multi-million dollar network of 71 other partner programs run at over 29 health and human service agencies. UWSECT supports an exclusive network of quality health and human service programs which work together to provide a holistic approach to a stronger community. Though all efforts are interwoven to some extent, programs are categorized as one of four target areas: community wellness, thriving children, basic needs, and economic sustainability and independence.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (CT) 93.41 four stars
United Way of Larimer County (CO) 93.75 four stars
United Way of Kern County (CA) 86.00 three stars
United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area (VA) 96.11 four stars
United Way of Greater St. Louis (MO) 95.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Southeastern Connecticut
283 Stoddards Wharf Road
P.O. Box 375
Gales Ferry, CT 06335
tel: (860) 464-7281
fax: (860) 464-6362
EIN: 06-0771393

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Board Leadership

Rodney Butler
Chairman

CEO

Virginia L. Mason
President & CEO