EIN 59-0683258

United Way of Palm Beach County

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For 85 years, United Way of Palm Beach County has been the local leader dedicated to identifying and addressing critical community issues to improve the lives of their residents.
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Program areas at United Way of Palm Beach County

Investing in programs and collective impact initiatives that focus on access to the basics.stabilizing families by investing in:financial stability: households increase income, build savings and grow assets.fight hunger: households have increased access to nutritious food.housing & homelessness: individuals and families achieve housing stability.helping youth succeed by investing in:graduate & thrive: youth gain the education, skills and supports to succeed in life.mentoring: youth have access to a positive, caring relationship with a nonparental adult.empowering healthy lives by investing in:access to care: increase access to health insurance and comprehensive services.special needs: enhancing the quality of life for families with children with disabilities.two initiatives led by the United Way of Palm Beach County, Inc. Hunger relief:beginning in 2015, United Way of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County board of County commissioners, and upwards of 180 other partners have been implementing our hunger relief plan to reduce local hunger. The plan includes ten bold goals, with 4 strategy teams addressing childhood hunger, seniors, building infrastructure, and the glades. Palm Beach County has 200,000 food insecure individuals, with 64,000 of them being children- and our overarching goal is to assist individuals and families to have access to healthy, nutritious food and reduce this troubling statistic.achieve Palm Beach county:in 2017, United Way of Palm Beach County became the backbone agency for achieve Palm Beach County, a collective impact initiative with a vision that every Palm Beach County high school graduate completes a post-secondary credential within six years of high school graduation that prepares them for a meaningful career with a sustainable wage. The mission is to ensure an integrated and effective system of supports from middle school through post-secondary that empowers students for career success.
Support initiatives that build the organizational capacity of nonprofit organizations.nonprofit legal assistance project offers access to an attorney for any matter affecting a nonprofit organization, their board of directors, staff or clients.agency accreditation strengthens the administrative and operational capacity of nonprofit agencies by assessing the agencies' health as well as core competencies in numerous areas including board governance, financial practices, strategic planning, fundraising, human resources and more.continuous improvement initiative provides nonprofit agencies with capacity building support in the areas of obtaining agency accreditation, improving it infrastructure and organizational development supports.
Investing in programs and initiatives that help individuals and nonprofit organizations during a crisis.211's information, assessment and referral helpline provides guidance and support 24-hours a day, seven days a week for individuals and families facing a variety of challenges.united Way leads the County's disaster relief and recovery efforts by coordinating volunteers and donations, providing necessary funds to agencies so they can open their doors and provide services as soon as possible, as well as participating in long-term recovery efforts.

Grants made by United Way of Palm Beach County

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The Arc of Palm Beach CountyCommunity Impact$664,895
Pan Florida ChallengeCommunity Impact$252,896
United Community Options ofCommunity Impact$229,566
...and 99 more grants made totalling $4,534,238

Who funds United Way of Palm Beach County

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Celia L. and Victor W. Farris FoundationAchieve Palm Beach County$250,000
The Jim Moran FoundationFamily Weekend Backpack; Family Weekend Backpack Challenge Grant$225,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$115,750
...and 60 more grants received totalling $1,602,028

Personnel at United Way of Palm Beach County

Laurie GeorgePresident and Chief Executive Officer$242,661
Tula Hudson-MillerSenior Vice President of Finance
Bernstein Seth BExecutive Vice President of Community Impact / Board Member$131,320
Sheri SawczynExecutive Vice President for Community Investments
Donna QuinlanExecutive Director of Achieve
...and 18 more key personnel

Financials for United Way of Palm Beach County

RevenuesFYE 09/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$16,795,181
Program services$103,135
Investment income and dividends$326,095
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$458
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$79,192
Total revenues$17,304,061

Form 990s for United Way of Palm Beach County

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-092021-04-14990View PDF
2019-092021-04-19990View PDF
2019-062020-08-13990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
2017-062018-03-14990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
September 7, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
August 4, 2022
Received grants
Identified 12 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Owen Charitable Foundation
October 2, 2021
Received grants
Identified 34 new grant, including a grant for $250,000 from The Celia L. and Victor W. Farris Foundation
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
August 19, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsFamily service centersCharities
Community improvementHunger
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
477 S Rosemary Ave No 230
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Metro area
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL
Website URL
(561) 375-6600
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IRS details
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Form 990
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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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