EIN 13-2617681

United Way of New York City

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United Way of NYC mobilizes communities to provide low-income New Yorkers with access to education, food and economic mobility.
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Program areas at United Way of New York City

Health equity bolstering the provision of culturally competent health care services and policies in New York City and beyond to mitigate health disparities prevalent in black and brown communities. Through choose healthy life, training trusted messengers in communities of color to disseminate up-to-date public health information and promote connections to care.fortifying community infrastructure to address the covid pandemic in the black community, strengthen local networks, increase long-term community resilience, and save lives by leveraging the power of the black church to expand access to covid-19 testing, contact tracing, vaccines, and other health services.
Justice & opportunitypartnering with government and trusted community partners to build sustainable community safety. Through atlas, a signature innovation in justice reform designed in partnership with the New York City mayor's office of neighborhood safety, building networks of support for justice-involved young people through evidence-based therapeutic support, civic engagement, and mentorship.
Food and benefits access building the capacity of the emergency food system across New York City and ensuring people have access to emergency food and public benefits. Through the hunger prevention and nutrition assistance program (hpnap), providing over 600 community-based organizations throughout the five boroughs of nyc with high quality, culturally appropriate foods, nutrition education, and technical assistance.providing operational support grants and capital equipment grants to emergency food providers to cover costs such as rent, utilities, and staff as well as purchases of refrigerators, freezers, and other equipment to ensure funded programs can successfully and safely store and distribute food.through food support connections (fsc), supporting low-income individuals and families enroll in supplemental nutritional assistance program (snap) benefits, formerly known as food stamps. Uwnyc funds community-based organizations across the five boroughs to provide screening, application, and enrollment assistance services for the hardest to reach individuals and families.
Income and economic mobilityaligning the workforce development system with the needs of jobseekers and employers, to build sustainable career pathways.through together we thrive: black business network, provide wraparound services designed by and for black-owned businesses while also strengthening the entire black business ecosystem to promote self-determination, generational wealth, and equitable neighborhoods.supporting New yorkers to develop the skills aligned with high-demand, high-paying industries that are positioned for expansive growth in tomorrow's economy. Convening a leadership table of corporate partners to drive strategic sector-based workforce development training.
Closing gaps in educational opportunitysupporting children, families, educators, and communities to foster equitable access to educational opportunities. Through readnyc, aligning resources and wraparound supports to increase 3rd grade reading proficiency. Particularly for children of color.through mott haven parent collective, supporting both literacy and financial empowerment in the bronx.through a cross-sector coalition working in partnership with New York City schools, driving the development and implementation of a first-of-its kind interdisciplinary black studies curriculum for all nyc students (pre-k-12).
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Grants made by United Way of New York City

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Rising GroundAtlas/ons - Led By Uwnyc and Ons, Atlas Will Work in Collaboration With Uwnycs Extensive List of Community Based Organizations (Cbo) To Provide A Suite of Services Including Mentorships Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Opportunities for Employment and Education, and Additional Resources and Supports To Individuals Awaiting Trial Who Choose To Participate in the Program. at the Same Time, Atlas Improves the Vitality and Safety of A Community By Strengthening Local Organizations and Elevating Community-Driven Public Safety.$1,883,345
Leadership Council for Healthy CommunitiesChoose Healthy Life - CHL Has Brought Together Local United Way Agencies Under the Uwnyc, Which Serves As Its Implementation Partner. the Churches and the Agencies Work Collaboratively With Local Health Departments, Hospitals, and Community-Based Organizations To Ensure Access To Much-Needed Health Services$1,211,145
United Way for Southeastern MichiganChoose Healthy Life - CHL Has Brought Together Local United Way Agencies Under the Uwnyc, Which Serves As Its Implementation Partner. the Churches and the Agencies Work Collaboratively With Local Health Departments, Hospitals, and Community-Based Organizations To Ensure Access To Much-Needed Health Services$933,582
...and 140 more grants made totalling $16,592,393

Who funds United Way of New York City

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Quest Diagnostics FoundationTo Support the Fight Against Healthcare Disparity. This Grant Is Towards "choose Healthy Life - the Dfa Black Clergy Action Plan".$2,599,553
American Online Giving FoundationGeneral Support$1,128,728
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$656,315
...and 81 more grants received totalling $7,597,136

Personnel at United Way of New York City

Sheena WrightPresident , Chief Executive Officer$426,980
Anthony FullingtonChief Financial Officer
Eichakeem McClarySenior Vice President , Chief Legal and Administration$189,310
Meghan BrownSenior Vice President , Chief Development Office$237,255
Jacqueline JenkinsSenior Vice President , Chief Impact and Strategy Officer / Senior Vice President , Chief Transf Officer$185,304
...and 21 more key personnel

Financials for United Way of New York City

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$62,264,302
Program services$42,715
Investment income and dividends$211,569
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$42,686
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$275,512
Net income from fundraising events$62,031
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$680,410
Total revenues$63,579,225

Form 990s for United Way of New York City

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-15990View PDF
2021-062022-05-11990View PDF
2020-062021-05-20990View PDF
2019-062020-08-12990View PDF
2018-062019-07-23990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $30,857 from United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
April 19, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
February 4, 2024
Received grants
Identified 21 new grant, including a grant for $350,000 from JP Morgan Chase Foundation
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $2,599,553 from Quest Diagnostics Foundation
August 13, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
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Community improvementHunger
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General information
205 E 42nd St
New York, NY 10017
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
New York County, NY
Website URL
(212) 251-2431
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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
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