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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Pierce County

Live united

three stars

88.25

1501 Pacific Avenue Suite 400
Tacoma, WA 98402
tel: (253) 272-4263   Web Site
EIN: 91-0650669

Board Leadership
Linda Nguyen
Board Chair

CEO
Dona Ponepinto
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.25 three stars
  Financial 83.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Pierce County has been at the heart of creating opportunities for lasting change. Through our safety net of services, and with the gracious help of our many volunteers and donors, we are making measurable improvements and creating solutions to the most critical needs in our area. We believe that education, income and health are the foundation for a good life. Education is essential to getting and keeping a job. Income is important for economic stability. Good health is critical for everyone. United Way of Pierce County is focused on these critical issues. We're working to build lasting opportunities for a good life for all who live in our community.

United Way of Pierce County has been at the heart of creating opportunities for lasting change. Through our safety net of services, and with the gracious help of our many volunteers and donors, we are making measurable improvements and creating solutions to the most critical needs in our area. We believe that education, income and health are the foundation for a good life. Education is essential to getting and keeping a job. Income is important for economic stability. Good health is critical for everyone. United Way of Pierce County is focused on these critical issues. We're working to build lasting opportunities for a good life for all who live in our community.

Financial

three stars

83.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
81.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.25
  Program Expenses Growth -6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Pierce County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Pierce County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Pierce County (WA) 88.25 three stars
Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico (PR) 87.06 three stars
United Way of the Greater Capital Region (NY) 85.21 three stars
United Way of York County, South Carolina (SC) 90.19 four stars
Tulsa Area United Way (OK) 85.70 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,941,700
   Federated Campaigns $59,950
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $371,079
Total Contributions $6,372,729
   Program Service Revenue $377,352
Total Primary Revenue $6,750,081
   Other Revenue $351,736
TOTAL REVENUE $7,101,817
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,976,463
   Administrative Expenses $563,585
   Fundraising Expenses $906,865
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,446,913
   
Payments to Affiliates $66,661
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-345,096
   
Net Assets $10,411,218

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
DonorVoice Program $1,632,276 27.3%
Community Solutions Fund $1,367,044 22.9%
Gifts In Kind Distributions to Various Not For Profits $1,232,738 20.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 10/01/2017 88.25 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 88.29 three stars
2014-12 10/01/2016 88.54 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.22 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 80.14 three stars
2013-12 10/01/2014 80.97 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 81.21 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 86.38 three stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 83.95 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.06 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/24/2010 84.71 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 87.69 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 95.96 four stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 93.32 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 90.94 four stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 90.69 four 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 91-0650669
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF PIERCE COUNTY
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 March, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$186,000 2.49% Dona Syes Ponepinto President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Pierce County (WA) 88.25 three stars
Capital Area United Way, Michigan (MI) 89.23 three stars
United Way of Utah County (UT) 87.63 three stars
United Way of Central West Virginia (WV) 87.30 three stars
United Way of Central Jersey (NJ) 95.87 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Pierce County
1501 Pacific Avenue
Suite 400
Tacoma, WA 98402
tel: (253) 272-4263
fax: (253) 597-7481
EIN: 91-0650669

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2215
Tacoma, WA 98402

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Board Leadership

Linda Nguyen
Board Chair

CEO

Dona Ponepinto
President & CEO

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