EIN 63-0288846

United Way of Central Alabama

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United Way of Central Alabama actively engages in six counties to increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another and improve their community. They take a leadership role in building a statewide information network called 2-1-1, ensuring all Alabamians have access to available resources. UWCA partners with others to target emerging health issues, such as improving mental health and addressing domestic violence. They are located in Birmingham, AL.
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Program areas at United Way of Central Alabama

Health - uwca and its partners work to improve the quality of life of residents in Central Alabama through targeted services to address needs such as: access to health care and substance abuse treatment (72,651 preventive mental or physical health screenings provided and 177,647 clients received services for physical and/or mental health, including substance abuse treatment), ending hunger (over 21 million pounds of food were distributed to over 443,000 clients), advancing health equity, providing access to quality care for individuals affected by hiv 7,294 clients assisted), offering comprehensive senior services 531,536 senior meals served), improving the built environment to be more conducive for healthy lifestyles, and providing pandemic response services. Uwca's covid response program served 949 clients with services related to isolation and access to food.
Education - from quality childcare to dropout prevention programs, uwca uses its collective resources to promote programs along the entire education continuum. In addition to supporting tutoring, after school and mentoring programs, uwca's success by six initiative improves school readiness by engaging pre-k educators and providing high quality early learning curriculum, state-of-the art classroom materials and equipment and evaluation. In 2022, the program served 1,370 students. In addition, our help me grow Central Alabama program served 306 families (with 354 children) and connected families with community-based developmental and behavioral resources so children can start school healthy and ready to succeed.
Access to services - uwca takes a leadership role in building a statewide information network entitled 2-1-1 connects Alabama, an innovative information and referral strategy ensuring all alabamians have the ability to connect with available resources in their communities. In 2022, 2-1-1 responded to 26,946 calls utilizing a continuously updated database to assist callers. 2-1-1 provides referrals for all basic needs such as food, shelter, clothing, financial assistance and child care. In addition, 2-1-1 collaborates with other organizations to provide specialized time-sensitive information on issues such as disaster relief, income tax preparation assistance, mortgage assistance, foreclosure prevention, disease outbreaks and more. Uwca's 2-1-1 call center is the first and only call center in the state to be accredited by the alliance of information & referral systems (airs).

Grants made by United Way of Central Alabama

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
American National Red Cross (ANRC)Allocation for General Operating Costs$2,519,873
YWCA Central AlabamaAllocation for General Operating Costs$1,339,964
GatewayAllocation for General Operating Costs$1,008,788
...and 101 more grants made totalling $22,801,999

Who funds United Way of Central Alabama

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Community Foundation of Greater BirminghamGeneral Support + Special Program$1,170,896
National Christian Foundation / Natl Christian Charitable FDN IncSupport$715,400
Protective Life Foundation2022 Corporate Gift$669,149
...and 95 more grants received totalling $6,859,065

Personnel at United Way of Central Alabama

Drew LanglohPresident and Chief Executive Officer
John A. LanglohBoard Member$456,509
Kelly CarltonExecutive Vice President , Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer / Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer$246,128
Chris SmithSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$187,390
Tyler LowrosVice President - Operations
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for United Way of Central Alabama

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$98,104,634
Program services$1,050,348
Investment income and dividends$848,621
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$202,888
Net income from fundraising events$-20,282
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$10,204,451
Total revenues$110,390,660

Form 990s for United Way of Central Alabama

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-15990View PDF
2021-122022-11-14990View PDF
2020-122021-10-21990View PDF
2019-122021-03-31990View PDF
2018-122020-02-14990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 17, 2024
Received grants
Identified 37 new grant, including a grant for $1,170,896 from The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
December 28, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
December 28, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
December 24, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from Luke 638 Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsFamily service centersSenior centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Community improvement
Operates donor advised fundsLobbyingFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
PO Box 320189
Birmingham, AL 35232
Metro area
Birmingham-Hoover, AL
Jefferson County, AL
Website URL
(205) 251-5131
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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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
Central organization
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