EIN 84-0404235

Mile High United Way

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To unite people, ideas and resources to advance the common good. To create better opportunities for all we will lead the community in achieving measurable results in the areas of school readiness, youth success and adult self-sufficiency.
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Program areas at Mile High United Way

Mile High United Way distributed 10.8 million to the community through community partnership & impact investments grants. Grants were awarded to nonprofit agencies that provide services in four interconnected initiatives: giving all children a strong start, reading matters, developing tomorrow's talent, and creating economic opportunity for all. The initiatives are aimed to ensure all children are ready for school and reading at grade level or beyond by the end of third grade. Developing tomorrow's talent strives to ensure all youth graduate from High school and are ready to transition to college, advanced training, or the workplace. Creating economic opportunity is focused on ensuring all individuals and families are afforded the opportunity to move toward economic success. In partnership with the city and county of denver, (arpa bio fund) 4.1 million of grants supported over 320 small businesses to helpm them realize their growth potential.
Mile High United Way responsibly fulfills donor intent, including donations that donors designate to nonprofit agencies other than Mile High United Way. Mile High United Way processed 5.9 million in donor designations, distributing funds to over 1,000 non-profit agencies across the United states. Mile High United Way verifies that each agency is eligible to receive charitable donations and requires each agency to certify its compliance with the usa patriot act and other counterterrorism laws.
Community impact services consist of technical assistance and programmatic support which is offered to nonprofit agencies in our community. Mile High United Way invested in advocacy, technical assistance, program development, evaluation (data tracking, analysis, and collection), volunteers, program quality improvement, and professional development. Expenses for internal programs totaled 7.3 million and include the 2-1-1 help center, a free confidential community referral service, which received approximately 120,000 contacts from people looking for resources such as food, shelter, rent assistance, clothing, child care options, legal assistance, and other services to meet basic needs. Bridging the gap, a program which provides support to more than 150 emancipated foster care youth with housing, employment, financial literacy, health, and leadership development; and the United neighborhoods is a community based dual-generational approach that strengthens under-resourced neighborhoods in metro denver.

Grants made by Mile High United Way

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Warren VillageDes, Sig, Other$1,140,723
Family TreeDes, Sig, Other$578,973
Mile High Early LearningDes, Sig$321,366
...and 245 more grants made totalling $10,820,903

Who funds Mile High United Way

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Charities Aid Foundation of AmericaCharitable Donation$848,948
Xcel EnergyMatching Funds/ Retiree Issue / Volunteer Energy$582,574
The Blackbaud Giving FundGeneral Support$433,601
...and 116 more grants received totalling $6,299,523

Personnel at Mile High United Way

Christine BeneroPresident and Chief Executive Officer$366,790
Wade TreichlerChief Operations Officer
Chelsea CarverChief Development Officer$136,467
Michael BurkeChief Financial Officer$138,360
Vanecia KerrChief Impact Officer$149,065
...and 15 more key personnel

Financials for Mile High United Way

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$26,625,119
Program services$3,776,638
Investment income and dividends$856,004
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$71,146
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,196,851
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$25,819
Total revenues$32,551,577

Form 990s for Mile High United Way

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062023-10-31990View PDF
2022-062022-11-03990View PDF
2021-062021-10-26990View PDF
2020-062021-02-24990View PDF
2019-062019-12-13990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 29, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 42 new grant, including a grant for $295,449 from Morgridge Family Foundation
December 30, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2023
December 30, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
December 24, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsFamily service centersCharities
Community improvement
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsLobbyingFundraising eventsNational levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
711 Park Ave West
Denver, CO 80205
Metro area
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
Denver County, CO
Website URL
(303) 433-8383
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T00: Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations: General
NAICS code, primary
624190: Individual and Family Services
Parent/child status
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