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27
Apr

Where Does $100 to United Way of Lee County Go?

United Way of Lee County, Inc. is the United Way agency for Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee counties in Florida. Recently recognized by Charity Navigator as a 4-star charity with a perfect overall score of 100, United Way of Lee County, Inc. (UWLC) awarded $75 out of every $100 in revenue ($8.5 million out of $11.4 million) to local human service organizations. Read more »

30
Dec

Where Does $100 to United Way Go?

United Way may refer to a number of charitable organizations throughout the world but in the United States, United Way generally refers to United Way Worldwide (formerly United Way of America) and/or one of the 1,800 local offices in 40 countries and territories that operate as a separate 501 (c) (3). United Way Worldwide is the leadership and support organization for the whole United Way network. Each organization collects funds and makes grants to local organizations, and also contributes a portion of the revenue collected to United Way Worldwide to support operations. Read more »

28
Dec

Executive Compensation at United Way (2016)

United Way Worldwide (United Way) is the leadership and support organization for the whole United Way network which includes approximately 1,800 local offices in 45 countries. A non-profit 501 (c) (3), United Way Worldwide is based in Alexandria, Virginia and has 247 employees who received total compensation of $28.6 million in 2016, which equates to an average compensation of $116,000. However, only 83 of the 247 employees received more han $100,000 in compensation with the 15 most highly compensated individuals listed below: Read more »

16
Jan

Executive Compensation at United Way

United Way may refer to a number of charitable organizations throughout the world but in the United States, United Way generally refers to United Way Worldwide (formerly United Way of America) and/or one of the 1,400 offices in 40 countries and territories.

United Way Worldwide is the leadership and support organization for the whole network which includes approximately 1,200 local offices (approximately 85% of the total number of offices) in the United States (including DC, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands). A non-profit 501 (c) (3), United Way Worldwide is required to submit an IRS Form 990 (a tax return that provides details on revenue, expenses, assets, liabilities, and more) annually, as does each of the local offices.  Read more »

11
Nov

Where Does $100 to United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, Inc. Go?

When it comes to United Way, the basic question that most donors want to know is “how much of my donation goes to the organizations that provide health, education, and financial stability to members of the community.?” In other words, how much of my donation is awarded in grants to the local agencies? The answer depends on the community because United Way has more than 1,800 chapters worldwide. In North Carolina there are 54 United Way chapters with the United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, Inc. (UWABC) serving about 250,000 people spread over 660 square miles in western North Carolina. Read more »

1
Jan

Where does $1 to United Way of New York City go?

United Way New York City (UWNYC) is just one of  46 United Way chapters in New York and one of 1,256 chapters in the United States, but this northeast chapter office raised more than $57 million last year and distributed nearly $40 million (69%) in grants to organizations that focus on health, education, and income. United Way is – for lack of better words – a way to unite people and organizations. Read more »

28
Mar

Where does a $1 contribution to United Way of Central Iowa Go?

United Way of Central Iowa (UWCI) is just one of 35 United Way chapters in Iowa and one of 1,256 chapters in the United States, but this mid-west chapter office raised more than $29 million last year and distributed $21.9 million (75%) in grants to local organizations that focus on health, education, and income. United Way is – for lack of better words – a way to unite people and organizations – with UWCI focused on the people and organizations in central Iowa. Read more »

25
Feb

Where does $1 to United Way of Palm Beach County go?

United Way of Palm Beach County (UWPBC) is just one of 35 United Way chapters in Florida and one of 1,256 chapters in the United States, but this South Florida chapter office raised more than $15.3 million last year and distributed $11.4 million (75%) in grants to both local, state, and national organizations.

Focusing on education, income, and health, each local United Way office/chapter acts as a community oversight committee by collecting revenue and making grants to other non-profit organizations that provide needed services or goods. Read more »

4
Jan

Where does $1 to the Town of Palm Beach United Way go?

United Way is a large network with 1,256 independent offices in the United States, each of which is required to submit an IRS Form 990 that provides information on the local organization’s activities, revenue sources, expenditures, assets, liabilities, and more. Focusing on education, income, and health, each local United Way office/chapter acts as a community oversight committee by collecting revenue and making grants to other non-profit organizations that provide needed services or goods. Read more »

19
Dec

6 Ways to Make Your Donations Go Further

Tis the season for giving. We receive mail and on-line requests, buy tickets for charitable events, and get solicited at work, the grocery store, drug store, the mall, and a zillion other places. Many charities do really good work in our communities but many also have very high administrative and fundraising expenses along with high executive salaries which means our donations don’t go as far as we want them to go.  To make your charitable dollars go further, consider the following six recommendations: Read more »