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United Way of Central Carolinas


A BBB Accredited Charity since 01/05/2009.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: United Way of Central Carolinas
Phone: (704) 372-7170
Fax: (704) 371-7190
Address: 301 S Brevard St
Charlotte, NC 28202-2317
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Website: www.uwcentralcarolinas.org
Report Creation Date: April 29, 2015
Report Expiration Date: April 29, 2017
Original Business Start Date: September 1957
Principal: Mr. Sean Garrett, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Mr. Sean Garrett, Executive Director - (704) 372-7170 or
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: September 1957, NC
Employees: 78 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Human Services (i.e. assistance to individuals & families)
BBB Accreditation: United Way of Central Carolinas is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Additional DBA Names

United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc.

Stated Purpose

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.


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


BBB Charity Seal Participation

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Programs

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:$26,214,285

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Sean Garrett, Executive Director
Board Size:23
Paid Staff Size:78 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used: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.


Tax Status

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.


Financial

According to United Way of Central Carolinas's IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2014:

Income
 Total Income:$28,027,149
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$26,214,285 86.52%93.53%
 Fund Raising:$2,031,541 6.70%7.25%
 Administrative:$2,053,163 6.78%7.33%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$30,298,989
 
* Excess of Expenses over Income$2,271,840
Ending Net Assets:$14,743,189
Total Assets$32,028,155
Total Liabilities$17,284,966

* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.


Additional Contact Information

Additional Addresses
363 Church Street, North Suite 130
Concord, NC  28025

117 South Greene Street
Wadesboro, NC  28170

102 E Franklin St
Monroe, NC  28112-4849

PO Box 601942
Charlotte, NC  28260


ID: 114057
Report as of February 25, 2017 00:07
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