EIN 58-0566194

United Way of Greater Atlanta

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United Way Atlanta drives sustainable improvements in well-being by engaging resources, volunteers, and nonprofits to serve children, families, and individuals.
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Program areas at United Way of Greater Atlanta

United Way invests impact dollars in assembling teams of nonprofits to work on collaborative solutions that lead to positive and sustainable outcomes for children and families, like giving kids the skills to succeed in school, teaching financial education and job training, bringing primary care access and giving the tools to remove themselves from homelessness. Giving to the United Way child wellbeing impact fund allows you to have the biggest impact on our community. The fund covers multiple areas that help advance child wellbeing across Greater Atlanta. Decisions are made through a process directed by United Way and involves subject matter experts as well as trained volunteers. Investments are directed toward programs delivered by partner nonprofits with proven effectiveness in creating measurable and sustainable contributions to the community.
United Way has adopted, in partnership with dozens of community partners, a "yardstick" for child wellbeing a set of 14 measures that allow us to assess how well children and families are doing by zip code across 13 counties. United Way's programs are designed to move the needle on these critical measures. Its focuses are on creating strong foundations for children to grow, thereby providing opportunities for success despite adverse conditions, as well as nurturing communities that need wraparound support. For every measure of child wellbeing, there is a multitude of factors that can adversely influence outcomes and a series of actions we can take that can change these outcomes for the better. When we consider all potential solutions that help us move the needle evidence based strategies, innovative programs, policies, volunteerism, among others.
United Way helps people volunteer in a number of ways, such as lending their professional expertise, advocating on behalf of issues, and donating household and office items. United Way provides support and expertise through five local offices to help communities solve problems. Through technical assistance and gifts in kind Atlanta, United Way helps nonprofit organizations operate more effectively and efficiently. We work with stakeholders in communities across our service area to collectively address and implement strategies to ensure that all people in our region can thrive.united Way of Greater Atlanta's 2-1-1 contact center is a full-service contact center that connects people to the assistance they need to address everyday challenges of living, as well as those that develop during times of community emergencies. Answering over 300,000 contacts through telephone, text, live chats, email, mobile app, postal and web searches, 2-1-1 helps many throughout the community. The community can visit our website to search the 211 database for themselves.
United Way provides support and services to community groups and public agencies in Atlanta through the use of the loudermilk conference center. The loudermilk conference center exemplifies United Way's commitment to the city by serving as the premier meeting place for metro Atlanta nonprofit organizations, civic groups and the business community. United Way also leases the woodruff volunteer center to non-profits and other businesses. Additionally, United Way earns revenue on fee for service arrangements.

Grants made by United Way of Greater Atlanta

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Marine Toys for Tots FoundationTo Provide Christmas Gifts To Less Fortunate Children$12,128,148
Partners for ProsperityGeneral Support$7,846,000
Atlanta Speech SchoolGeneral Support$5,143,100
...and 288 more grants made totalling $57,887,456

Who funds United Way of Greater Atlanta

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Joseph B Whitehead FoundationPriority Initiatives of Smart Start To Improve the Quality and Accessibility of Early Childhood Education in Metro Atlanta.$14,812,300
Joseph B Whitehead FoundationPriority Initiatives of the Regional Commission on Homelessness.$4,750,000
The Community Foundation for Greater AtlantaPhilanthropy/voluntarism$2,810,726
...and 132 more grants received totalling $37,843,700
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of the TreasuryEMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM$25,196,632
Department of Health and Human ServicesCHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT$4,317,845
Department of the TreasuryEMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM$2,627,377
...and 5 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at United Way of Greater Atlanta

Milton J. LittlePresident and Chief Executive Officer$511,030
Tim PakenhamChief Operating Officer$386,726
Kristen McCollumChief Financial and People Officer$219,557
Elizabeth WardChief Marketing Officer$231,302
Mitchell KatrinaChief Community Impact Officer
...and 6 more key personnel

Financials for United Way of Greater Atlanta

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$147,366,210
Program services$5,367,340
Investment income and dividends$465,045
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-387,782
Net income from fundraising events$-193,429
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$152,617,384

Form 990s for United Way of Greater Atlanta

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-15990View PDF
2020-062021-05-18990View PDF
2019-062021-01-27990View PDF
2018-062019-07-23990View PDF
2017-062018-11-15990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 20, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
July 13, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 17 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and
July 9, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 33 new personnel
June 26, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
May 15, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsFamily service centersCharities
Community improvement
Political advocacyProvides grantsLobbyingFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
40 Courtland St
Atlanta, GA 30303
Metro area
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
Fulton County, GA
Website URL
(404) 527-7200
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
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