United Way Of New York City

United Way Of New York City Overview

United Way Of New York City is located in New York, NY. The organization was established in 1968. According to its NTEE Classification (T70) the organization is classified as: Federated Giving Programs, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. As of 06/2020, United Way Of New York City employed 86 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, United Way Of New York City generated $60.3m in total revenue. The organization has seen a slow decline revenue. Over the past 5 years, revenues have fallen by an average of (0.8%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $57.2m during the year ending 06/2020. As we would expect to see with falling revenues, expenses have declined by (2.2%) per year over the past 5 years. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2015, United Way Of New York City has awarded 797 individual grants totaling $185,780,570. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY UNIQUELY WORKS WITH BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT AND (SEE SCHEDULE O) COMMUNITY-BASED NON-PROFITS TO TACKLE THE ROOT CAUSES OF POVERTY. WE DESIGN AND INVEST IN EVIDENCE-BASED INITIATIVES THAT ENSURE LOW-INCOME NEW YORKERS ARE ABLE TO MEET BASIC NEEDS AND BUILD A BETTER FUTURE. WE RIGOROUSLY EVALUATE OUR WORK AND USE LESSONS LEARNED TO LEVERAGE A WORLDWIDE NETWORK OF UNITED WAYS TO INFORM AND ADVANCE PUBLIC POLICIES THAT PREVENT AND ALLEVIATE POVERTY CITYWIDE. UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY FOSTERS A MORE ROBUST AND EFFECTIVE NON-PROFIT SECTOR BY WORKING COLLECTIVELY WITH A CONSORTIUM OF NON-PROFITS WITH SHARED GOALS AND MEASUREMENT TO BRING SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC IN THE AREAS OF EDUCATION, INCOME AND HEALTH.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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EDUCATION:UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITYIN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NEW YORK CITY OFFICE OF COMMUNITY SCHOOLS (OCS) AND THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (NYCDOE)IS IMPROVING THE OUTCOMES FOR STUDENTS ACROSS OUR CITY WHO ATTEND COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BY IMPROVING ATTENDANCE AND DECREASING DROPOUT RATES. UNITED WAY SUPPORTS 45 COMMUNITY SCHOOLS (ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, AND HIGH) TO TRANSFORM THEM INTO NEIGHBORHOOD HUBS WHERE HEALTH CARE, FOOD PANTRIES, AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS, FAMILY ENGAGEMENT, AND PARENT EDUCATION CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE DIRECTLY ON SCHOOL CAMPUSES, ALL IN AN EFFORT TO HELP YOUTH REACH THE GOAL ON ON-TIME GRADUATION, AND PREPARING THEM FOR COLLEGE OR CAREER. UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY'S READNYC INITIATIVE IS A COLLECTIVE IMPACT APPROACH THAT HELPS IMPROVE GRADE-LEVEL READING BY THIRD GRADE FOR CHILDREN LIVING IN SOME OF OUR MOST-CHALLENGED COMMUNITIES, WHILE AT THE SAME TIME EMPOWERING THEIR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS TO BUILD MORE STABLE HOMES. BRINGING TOGETHER, STUDENTS, PARENTS, TEACHERS, SCHOOLS, AND COMMUNITIES, WHILE OFFERING CLASSROOM RESOURCES, CULTURALLY RELEVANT CURRICULUM, CRITICAL TECHNOLOGY ACCESSIBILITY, TRAINING FOR TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS, AND FAMILY SUPPORTS FOR BASIC AND EMERGENCY NEEDS, UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY IS COORDINATING EVERY OBSTACLE THAT FACTORS INTO A CHILD'S ABILITY TO LEARN, AND AS A RESULT IS IMPROVING LITERACY OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN AND SETTING THEM ON THE PATH FOR FUTURE SUCCESS. PARENT EMPOWERMENT A CRITICAL COROLLARY TO OUR PARENT ENGAGEMENT LEVER READNYC AIMS TO HELP PARENTS PROVIDE A STABLE AND SUPPORTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AT HOME. AS PART OF OUR MOTT HAVEN PARENT COLLECTIVE WORKSHOPS, WE HAVE A DUAL-FOCUS ON LITERACY AND FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT; WORKSHOPS SHIFT FROM EXCHANGING KNOWLEDGE ON LITERACY AND RESOURCES FOR OUR CHILDREN, TO SHARING RESOURCES THAT FAMILIES CAN LEVERAGE FOR THEMSELVES AND THEIR COMMUNITY. THE WOMEN'S CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND CAREER ADVANCEMENT (WCECA) PRESENTS TO OUR PARENTS ON SELF-SUFFICIENCY, I.E. ESTIMATING A BUDGET NEEDED TO SUSTAIN A FAMILY TO DEMONSTRATE THE TRUE COSTS OF LIVING IN NYC. WE ALSO INVITE LIFT-NY, AS ONE OF THE CORE READNYC PARTNERS, TO PRESENT TO PARENTS ON THE MANY SERVICES THEY CAN OFFER FAMILIES, SUCH AS FINANCIAL COACHING. ADDITIONALLY, WE HOLD OUR ANNUAL READNYC TAX DAYS IN CONJUNCTION WITH ARIVA. ARIVA PROVIDES FINANCIAL COUNSELING AT THE TAX DAYS AND TWO ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOPS FOR OUR FAMILIES. PARENT EMPOWERMENT A CRITICAL COROLLARY TO OUR PARENT ENGAGEMENT LEVER


HEALTHY FOOD ACCESS:UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY CAME TOGETHER WITH THE NEW YORK CITY MAYOR'S OFFICE OF FOOD POLICY, THE HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST, CITY HARVEST, NEW YORK CITY HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION, AND THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-HUNGER PREVENTION AND NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HPNAP) TO FORM THE NEW YORK CITY FOOD ASSISTANCE COLLABORATIVE (FAC). THE FAC WAS CREATED TO ADDRESS HUNGER, INCREASE FOOD PROVIDER CAPACITY, SHARE INFORMATION AND IMPROVE CLIENT EXPERIENCE. MEMBERS OF THE FAC ARE UNIFIED IN THEIR MISSION TO DIRECT EMERGENCY FOOD RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY AND EFFICIENTLY TO NEW YORK CITY'S MOST-VULNERABLE NEIGHBORHOODS. THROUGH CAPACITY BUILDING AND FOOD PANTRY SUPPORT, THE FAC WAS ABLE TO ASSIST LOCAL PANTRIES DISTRIBUTE ANOTHER 15 MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD ANNUALLY.


COVID-19 COMMUNITY FUNDESTABLISHED IN MARCH 2020, THIS FUND WAS CREATED BY UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY IN DIRECT RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC THAT DRASTICALLY AFFECTED THE PEOPLE OF NEW YORK CITY. THE FUND WOULD DISTRIBUTE RESOURCES AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND NONPROFIT PARTNERS THAT WORK IN UNDERSERVED NEIGHBORHOODS ACROSS THE CITY TO PROVIDE SHORT TERM IMMEDIATE RELIEF, AND WORK TOWARD CREATING LONG TERM RECOVERY EFFORTS. THE FUND WOULD INVEST IN PROGRAMS FOCUSING ON THE ISSUES OF ADVOCACY AND POLICY CHANGE, BENEFITS ACCESS, EVICTION, AND CRISIS SUPPORT, EDUCATION SUPPORT, FOOD AND HUNGER RELIEF, AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT.


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United Way Of New York City Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Fiscal Management Associates
Temporary Cfo
$196,050
Atape Group Llc
Instructional Leadership
$494,575
Access Staffing
Temporary Staff
$174,914
Wendy Fleischer
Administrative Consulting
$148,787
The Tasc Group
Marketing
$128,890
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$18,298,048
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$917,116
Related organizations$0
Government grants $27,149,633
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$13,535,936
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $64,532
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$59,900,733
Total Program Service Revenue$66,538
Investment income $128,708
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income -$187,625
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales -$25,675
Net Income from Fundraising Events $20,240
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $60,257,092

United Way Of New York City Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, United Way Of New York City has awarded $40,960,932 in support to 152 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

FRONT STREAM LLC

PURPOSE: DONORS MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TO UNITED WAY OF NYC BUT DESIGNATES PART OR ALL OF THE CONTRIBUTION TO ANOTHER NOT-FOR PROFIT. THE FUNDS GO TO THE THIRD PARTY VENDOR, FRONT STREAM LLC, AND THEY TURN THE MONEY AROUND AND PAY OUT IT OUT. UNITED WAY OF NYC RECEIVES THEIR PORTION ONLY THE REMAINING FUNDS IS PAID OUT DIRECTLY TO THE NOT-FOR PROFIT THAT WAS CHOSEN BY THE DONOR. (UNITED WAY OF NYC NEVER SEES THOSE FUNDS)

$12,809,018

DRISCOLL FOODS

PURPOSE: HUNGER PREVENTION NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HPNAP) - HPNAP HELPS ENSURE THE ACCESSIBILITY AND AVAILABILITY OF SAFE, NUTRITIOUS FOOD IN NYCS MOST VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES; SUPPORTS COMPREHENSIVE NUTRITION AND HEALTH EDUCATION EFFORTS; MONITORS NEED AND ISSUES RELATED TO FOOD SECURITY; AND PARTNERS WITH OTHER EMERGENCY FOOD PROVIDERS ON FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION ISSUES.

$3,475,804

NEW YORK CENTER FOR INTERPERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

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Staten Island, NY

PURPOSE: ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT DROPOUT PREVENTION SERVICES (AIDP)-UWNYC AND THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (NYCDOE) HAVE COLLABORATED TO PROVIDE ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT AND DROPOUT PREVENTION (AIDP) SERVICES IN NEW YORK CITYS LOWEST PERFORMING PUBLIC SCHOOLS. GRADUATE PREPARE SUCCEED (GPS)-HELPS STUDENTS ATTEND SCHOOL, ATTAIN ACADEMIC SUCCESS, AND GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL THROUGH TARGETED COUNSELING, ACADEMIC SUPPORT, FAMILY ENGAGEMENT, AND ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT SERVICES.

$1,741,945

THE CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY

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New York, NY

PURPOSE: ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT DROPOUT PREVENTION SERVICES (AIDP)-UWNYC AND THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (NYCDOE) HAVE COLLABORATED TO PROVIDE ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT AND DROPOUT PREVENTION (AIDP) SERVICES IN NEW YORK CITYS LOWEST PERFORMING PUBLIC SCHOOLS. GRADUATE PREPARE SUCCEED (GPS)-HELPS STUDENTS ATTEND SCHOOL, ATTAIN ACADEMIC SUCCESS, AND GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL THROUGH TARGETED COUNSELING, ACADEMIC SUPPORT, FAMILY ENGAGEMENT, AND ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT SERVICES.

$1,507,112

EAST SIDE HOUSE SETTLEMENT INC

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Bronx, NY

PURPOSE: ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT DROPOUT PREVENTION SERVICES (AIDP)-UWNYC AND THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (NYCDOE) HAVE COLLABORATED TO PROVIDE ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT AND DROPOUT PREVENTION (AIDP) SERVICES IN NEW YORK CITYS LOWEST PERFORMING PUBLIC SCHOOLS. GRADUATE PREPARE SUCCEED (GPS)-HELPS STUDENTS ATTEND SCHOOL, ATTAIN ACADEMIC SUCCESS, AND GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL THROUGH TARGETED COUNSELING, ACADEMIC SUPPORT, FAMILY ENGAGEMENT, AND ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT SERVICES.

$1,373,077

GOOD SHEPHERD SERVICES

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New York, NY

PURPOSE: ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT DROPOUT PREVENTION SERVICES (AIDP)-UWNYC AND THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (NYCDOE) HAVE COLLABORATED TO PROVIDE ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT AND DROPOUT PREVENTION (AIDP) SERVICES IN NEW YORK CITYS LOWEST PERFORMING PUBLIC SCHOOLS. GRADUATE PREPARE SUCCEED (GPS)-HELPS STUDENTS ATTEND SCHOOL, ATTAIN ACADEMIC SUCCESS, AND GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL THROUGH TARGETED COUNSELING, ACADEMIC SUPPORT, FAMILY ENGAGEMENT, AND ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT SERVICES.

$971,963
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United Way Of New York City Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 37 grants that United Way Of New York City has recieved totaling $1,712,874.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
American Online Giving Foundation Inc

Newark, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$532,302
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$250,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$250,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$125,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$125,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$100,000
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$2,063,580
Earnings$80,315
Other Expense$123,819
Ending Balance$2,020,076

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