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United Way of Greater Portland

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

United Way of Greater Portland is a foundation advocate based in Portland, ME that was founded in 1929. As of 2019 they had $8.7 million in revenue and $19 million in assets.

United Way of Greater Portland ensures quality essential services, like affordable childcare, mental health counseling and elder care, and they also bring people together to help identify growing community needs and work toward innovative solutions.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: United Way.

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Program areas at United Way of Greater Portland

Goal 1: Give kids a strong start.Children will lead our communities tomorrow and we need them healthy, educated, and resilient. It takes all of us working to ensure that even the youngest children in Greater Portland have a strong start so they read at grade level in third grade. We know that until third grade, children are learning to read. After third grade, they are reading to learn. It is critical to their lifelong success.Success Measurement: By 2027, 70% of children read proficiently at the end of third grade.UWGP funding that supports Goal 1 enabled, among other things:1. 293 children in high-quality early childhood programs to make progress on developmental milestones and be better prepared for kindergarten. 2. 46 elementary school children from Portland's East Bayside neighborhood to strengthen their reading skills while engaging in the arts.3. 80 childcare providers to participate in trainings to enhance the quality of their ...

Goal 3: Help us all live longer, better lives.Today, too many lives are cut short due to barriers to health, such as untreated mental health issues, substance use disorder, or domestic violence. And that is why we work to ensure that everyone in Greater Portland has opportunities to live healthier lives to reduce preventable premature death.Success Measurement: By 2027, reduce preventable premature deaths by 10%.UWGP funding that supports Goal 3 enabled, among other things:1. 20 therapists to receive training to provide trauma-focused therapy for children, which is an evidence-based approach to treating children who have experienced ACEs. 2. 829 professionals, including case managers, domestic advocates, attorneys, law enforcement, educators, medical personnel, and members of the business community, to be trained to recognize and respond to Adverse Childhood Experiences. 3. 836 youth to receive support services to help them cope with grief from the loss or impending loss of a family ...

Goal 2: Empower neighbors to thrive - not just survive.When people have the educational and employment opportunities to become financially stable, they can pay their rent on time and put food on the table. They are also better able to save for emergencies, buy a house, pay for college, and save for retirement. This is why we work together to ensure more individuals and families in Greater Portland are more financially secure through improved education and employment opportunities.Success Measurement: By 2027, 70% of households pay less than 30% of their income on housing.UWGP funding that supports Goal 2 enabled, among other things:1. 18 single moms to support their children's developmental milestones to learn and thrive in school while increasing their family's long-term financial stability. 2. 99 people to secure employment after receiving job training or support services.3. 598 low and moderate-income households in Cumberland County to file their income taxes ...

Form 990s for United Way of Greater Portland

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Apr 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 19, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Mar 28, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Mar 6, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for United Way of Greater Portland

Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,085,531
Program services$455,762
Investment income and dividends$247,326
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-25,092
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$8,763,527

Vendors for United Way of Greater Portland

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-15
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██████ ██████████ ████████Program Data and Evaluation Services$123,0042014-06-01
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Personnel at United Way of Greater Portland

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Liz Cotter SchlaxSecretary and President and Chief Executive Officer$158,707Aug. 30, 2019
Tom GlynnChief Financial Officer-Nov. 1, 2017
██████ ███████Interim Senior Vice President, Technology and Operations-Aug. 30, 2019
███ █████Senior Vice President, Community Impact$100,981Aug. 30, 2019
███████ █████ █████Vice President, Marketing and Communications-Aug. 30, 2019
███████ ████████Vice President of Marketing-Aug. 30, 2019
████ ███████Senior Vice President, Resource Development and Marketing-Aug. 30, 2019
█████ ████████Senior Director, Finance and Operations-Aug. 30, 2019
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███████ ████████Senior Director, Financial Stability-Aug. 30, 2019
...and 28 more key personnel

Peer foundation alliances and advocates

1United Way of Chester County501(c)(3)$3.6 millionExton, PA
2United Way of Central Virginia501(c)(3)$2.4 millionLynchburg, VA
3Trident United Way (TUW)501(c)(3)$9.2 millionNorth Charleston, SC
4United Way of Greater New Haven501(c)(3)$7.1 millionNew Haven, CT
5United Way of Lancaster County501(c)(3)$8.1 millionLancaster, PA
6United Way of Midland501(c)(3)$3.3 millionMidland, TX
7United Way of Southwestern Indiana Incorporated501(c)(3)$4.2 millionEvansville, IN
8United Way of Coastal Fairfield County501(c)(3)$4.0 millionBridgeport, CT
9United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC)501(c)(3)$5.7 millionDanbury, CT
10United Way of Southern Nevada501(c)(3)$13 millionLas Vegas, NV
11United Way of the Greater Dayton Area501(c)(3)$5.7 millionDayton, OH
12Rappahannock United Way501(c)(3)$2.9 millionFredericksburg, VA
13Brown County United Way501(c)(3)$3.6 millionGreen Bay, WI
14United Way of Northern New Jersey501(c)(3)$8.5 millionCedar Knolls, NJ
15The United Way of Central Maryland501(c)(3)$30 millionBaltimore, MD
16Great Rivers United Way (GRUW)501(c)(3)$2.3 millionOnalaska, WI
17Metro United Way501(c)(3)$28 millionLouisville, KY
18United Way of Central Ohio501(c)(3)$32 millionColumbus, OH
19United Way of Treasure Valley501(c)(3)$4.1 millionBoise, ID
20United Way of Santa Barbara County501(c)(3)$2.6 millionSanta Barbara, CA
21United Way of North Carolina501(c)(3)$3.6 millionCary, NC
22United Way of San Diego County (UWSD)501(c)(3)$8.8 millionSan Diego, CA
23United Way of Greater High Point501(c)(3)$5.6 millionHigh Point, NC
24United Way of Central New York501(c)(3)$8.2 millionSyracuse, NY
25United Way of Central Florida501(c)(3)$11 millionHighland City, FL