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Community Development : United Ways

United Way of the Capital Area, Mississippi

Live united

70.97

843 North President Street Jackson, MS 39202
tel: (601) 948-4725   Web Site
EIN: 64-0303075

Board Leadership
Mark P. Peach
Chair

CEO
Ira E. Murray
President and CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.97
  Financial 60.45
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 06/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of the Capital Area, Mississippi was established as a Community Chest in 1939 by civic-minded leaders in Jackson, Mississippi. United Way of the Capital Area provides educational and asset building opportunities that create pathways out of poverty for families in Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties. Our strategy is to invest, advocate, and leverage resources in order to solve problems at their root causes. Our goals for providing opportunities for successful lives for families in the tri-county area are focused in our community impact strategies: education, financial stability, quality affordable housing, and quality affordable health care.

United Way of the Capital Area, Mississippi was established as a Community Chest in 1939 by civic-minded leaders in Jackson, Mississippi. United Way of the Capital Area provides educational and asset building opportunities that create pathways out of poverty for families in Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties. Our strategy is to invest, advocate, and leverage resources in order to solve problems at their root causes. Our goals for providing opportunities for successful lives for families in the tri-county area are focused in our community impact strategies: education, financial stability, quality affordable housing, and quality affordable health care.

Financial

60.45

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
51.6%
  Administrative Expenses 30.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth -9.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Capital Area, Mississippi on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of the Capital Area, Mississippi on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Capital Area, Mississippi (MS) 70.97
Trident United Way (SC) 88.13
United Way of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County (VA) 86.17
United Way of Northern Arizona (AZ) 95.25
United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley (VA) 92.91

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $186,103
   Federated Campaigns $1,307,710
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $162,086
Total Contributions $1,655,899
   Program Service Revenue $60,587
Total Primary Revenue $1,716,486
   Other Revenue $24,359
TOTAL REVENUE $1,740,845
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $954,763
   Administrative Expenses $423,589
   Fundraising Expenses $331,430
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,709,782
   
Payments to Affiliates $14,224
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $31,063
   
Net Assets $2,012,930

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
Education $319,995 33.5%
Financial Stability $341,821 35.8%
Health and Community Building $163,453 17.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 06/01/2022 70.97
2019-06 03/01/2021 74.86
2018-06 09/03/2019 77.80
2017-06 11/01/2018 72.52
2016-06 02/01/2018 70.64
2015-06 12/01/2016 78.49
2014-06 06/01/2016 76.05
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 72.05
2013-06 02/01/2015 77.94
2012-06 12/01/2013 85.05
2011-06 09/01/2012 79.87
2010-06 12/01/2011 76.78
2009-06 09/20/2011 73.68
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 64.44
2008-06 10/01/2009 65.01
2007-06 10/01/2008 87.57
2006-06 12/01/2007 90.51
2005-06 09/01/2006 85.71
2004-06 11/01/2005 79.13

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

EIN 64-0303075
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF THE CAPITAL AREA 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 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 November, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$120,156 7.02% Ira E. Murray President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of the Capital Area, Mississippi (MS) 70.97
United Way of Central Oklahoma (OK) 91.83
United Way of the Eastern Panhandle (WV) 94.34
United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee (FL) 98.23
United Way of Wyoming Valley (PA) 100.00

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of the Capital Area, Mississippi
843 North President Street
Jackson, MS 39202
tel: (601) 948-4725
EIN: 64-0303075

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 23169
Jackson, MS 39225

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Board Leadership

Mark P. Peach
Chair

CEO

Ira E. Murray
President and CEO

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