2017 Community Investments
United Way raises funds in one calendar year to be invested the following year. In 2017, United Way raised $38,000,214 in pledges, of which 9.57 percent was spent on fundraising and administration. Approximately 6.5 percent of pledges were considered to be uncollectible. The remaining funds along with $43.3 million in revenue from grants, investment income and other resources was invested in the community in 2017. United Way invests your gift in four key areas: Health, Education, Financial Stability and Access to Services/Crisis Preparedness. For more information, see below:
The independent CPA firm of Warren Averett conducts an annual audit of UWCA. The 2016 audit was completed in August 2017. Warren Averett reported that our financial statements fairly and accurately present the financial position of UWCA.
Form 990 is the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)’s designation for the tax return that most public charities are required by law to submit annually. This form is used by the IRS to assess the non-profit organization for its compliance with tax.
United Way of Central Alabama, Inc. consistently follows the best accounting and reporting practices to demonstrate fiscal responsibility and transparency.
United Way of Central Alabama, Inc was awarded its 17th consecutive 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency from Charity Navigator, a top charity evaluator.