Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Pierce County

Live united

three stars

86.49

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

Board Leadership
Bill Berry
Board Chair

CEO
Dona Ponepinto
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.49 three stars
  Financial 80.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

80.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
79.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Program Expenses Growth -9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,974,094
   Federated Campaigns $24,313
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $360,012
Total Contributions $5,358,419
   Program Service Revenue $405,336
Total Primary Revenue $5,763,755
   Other Revenue $376,766
TOTAL REVENUE $6,140,521
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,178,669
   Administrative Expenses $530,703
   Fundraising Expenses $872,822
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,582,194
   
Payments to Affiliates $58,762
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-441,673
   
Net Assets $11,075,957

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$186,327 2.83% Dona Syes Ponepinto President & CEO

Mission

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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Pierce County (WA) 86.49 three stars
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United Way of Long Island (NY) 90.25 four stars
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County (TX) 91.35 four stars
United Way of South Hampton Roads (VA) 91.57 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

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Board Leadership

Bill Berry
Board Chair

CEO

Dona Ponepinto
President & CEO