Mr. Sean Garrett, Executive Director - (704) 372-7170 or
September 1957, NC
78 Full Time.
Type of Business:
Charity - Human Services (i.e. assistance to individuals & families)
United Way of Central Carolinas is a BBB Accredited Charity.
Additional DBA Names
United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc.
United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc. is an autonomous organization that supports 98 agencies as well as other service providers that serve individuals in Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Mooresville-South Iredell, and Union counties. United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc. is governed by a local board of directors made up of volunteers from these four communities. These volunteers, along with thousands of others, plan and organize the annual fund raising campaign, collect contributions, and determine how United Way's Community Care dollars should be distributed to service providers and agencies.
The United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc. acts as the local United Way in Charlotte, North Carolina and surrounding communities. Through various campaigns and other efforts, the organization acts to raise community awareness of the importance of giving to certain charitable organizations. Contributions to the United Way of the Central Carolinas, Inc. are in turn utilized to enhance the ability of other not-for-profit organizations to meet their financial and operational goals; thereby enhancing the overall benefit to the community.
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United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc. provides services to the community both through internal programs and initiatives, as well as funding of essential programs that are administered through its member health and human service agencies and focus area grants recipients. The annual campaign funds programs and services that support five Community Impact Areas: Preparing children to succeed, Promoting health and wellness, Strengthening youth, families, and communities, Increasing self sufficiency, and Helping seniors and disabled live independently. Each of these impact areas is established on the premise that all residents in the community will enjoy equality of opportunity, and will experience understanding, respect, and goodwill of others. United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc. operates, through its volunteers and staff, the following internal programs and initiatives: Community Investment (Grants and Member Agency Fund Distribution), Success by 6, Community Works (Community Planning), Public Policy, United Way 2-1-1 (Information and Referral Services), Regional HIV/AIDS Consortium (13 counties) and Volunteer Center.
Total Program Expenses:
Chief Executive Officer:
Sean Garrett, Executive Director
Paid Staff Size:
78 Full Time.
United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc. raises funds from individuals and organizations through an annual workplace campaign in order to support program services provided by the United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc., its member agencies, other not-for-profit health and human service organizations, as well as to provide for the operating costs of the United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc.
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
According to United Way of Central Carolinas's IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2014:
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* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.
Additional Contact Information
363 Church Street, North Suite 130 Concord, NC 28025
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