United Way of Central Alabama, Inc.

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community.

aka United Way of Central Alabama   |   Birmingham, AL   |  http://www.uwca.org

Mission

United Way of Central Alabama’s mission is to increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another to improve our community. We are actively engaged in Blount, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker County to create community-based solutions that strengthen quality of life. We fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. People like you help us impact the lives of those in need every day. Because change doesn’t happen alone. To live better we must LIVE UNITED.

Ruling year info

1941

President & CEO

Mr. John A. "Drew" Langloh

Main address

PO Box 320189

Birmingham, AL 35232 USA

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EIN

63-0288846

NTEE code info

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (S12)

Philanthropy / Charity / Voluntarism Promotion (General) (T50)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. It's not a single challenge. UWCA responds to the challenges through strong relationships, engaged volunteers, accountability and advancement in our technologies, all while focusing on our mission.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Bold Goals

The Bold Goals Coalition is 200 organizations solving big community problems by aligning partners, resources and agendas.

Population(s) Served
Adults

We improve the health of children, adults and seniors by providing services and support to address issues from behavioral matters, nutrition and addiction to outdoor recreation, emotional support and long-term care.

Population(s) Served
Adults

We foster learning in our community by funding or directing programs to address issues from child development and early learning to school attendance, after-school instruction and financial aid for college.

Population(s) Served
Adults

We help provide financial stability through programs that inform, educate and assist with regard to affordable housing, home buying, money management and tax preparation.

Population(s) Served
Adults

We enable access to services in the community by providing information, assistance and referrals to an extensive network of resources, for help in times of need.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Accreditations

Charity Navigator

4 Stars 17th Year https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=4630 2019

Affiliations & memberships

CARF 2019

AIRS Accreditation for 211 2018

Better Business Bureau 2019

AICPA SOC 2 2019

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

To increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another and to improve their community.

United Way provides the donor access to the broadest network of people, expertise and resources to improve lives in Central Alabama. Our strategy for improving our community includes:
• Provide unmatched scale of resources through our partner network
• Managing direct programs for immediate or unmet needs
• Solving complex problems through Bold Goals, a collective impact model aligning partners and resources to address community issues

• More than 200 partners help provide a diverse support network
• 15+ internal programs for veterans, seniors, childhood education and more
• Community leaders, partners and action networks work to improve key metrics in health, education and financial stability

In 2019,
500 volunteers allocated more than $27 million to UWCA partner agencies
199,686 individuals accessed healthy food/nutrition programs
80,610 individuals were served through healthcare services
102,926 children participated in school or community-based programs
490 veterans were served through Priority Veteran
655 Pre-K children were served through Success by 6
42,159 calls were received by 2-1-1
10,600 seniors were impacted by the Area Agency on Aging
1,497 seniors received food through Meals on Wheels
3,577 individuals received free tax prep services
104 projects were completed by United Way Hands On with an estimated economic impact of $177,350

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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United Way of Central Alabama, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 9/20/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
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Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/11/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data