United Way of Butte and Anaconda

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Butte, MT   |  uwbutteanaconda.org

Mission

To improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communites to advance the common good.

Ruling year info

1953

Executive Director

MS Juliann T. Crnich

Main address

PO Box 4447

Butte, MT 59702 USA

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EIN

81-6011900

NTEE code info

Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories includes Community Funds/Trusts and Federated Giving Programs) e.g. United Way (T70)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (P12)

Unknown (Z99)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The communities that United Way of Butte and Anaconda serve have 15.5% (5,355) of our citizens in Butte-Silver Bow existing at the poverty level or below and 20.8% (1,900) in Anaconda-Deer Lodge. We have seen a pull back on governmental support for a number of our citizens and non-profit agencies have had a number of grants not renewed. A number of businesses that employ unskilled labor have also cut back. Our donations help support fourteen-sixteen non-profit agencies annually. The 2016 median househld income figure for our area is $39,356, Of those served through the efforts of United Way of Butte and Anaconda and our partner agencies 77% exist at or below the poverty level. Another 12.26% are in the 51-80% range. For some of these agencies we are the sole source for funding. For others we fund supplemental programs that enhance their programs but are not covered by grants and governmental support.

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?

United Way of Butte and Anaconda Allocation

United Way of Butte and Anaconda advances the common good in our communities by funding other non-profits that dedicate their time and efforts directly to their clients. Donations received are distributed to these agencies that have presented their program proposals to a group of community volunteers

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adults

Where we work

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.

Our Goals include:
1. Improved fund raising
2. Allocate the funding
3. Community Impact involvement
4. Committed volunteerism
5. Ensure efficient and effective management team
6. Strengthen the United Way image

1. Improved fund raising-Set a realistic and challenging annual campaign goal and raise enough funding to meet or exceed that goal.
2. Allocate the funding-allocate funding to various qualified agencies that promote programs following the three pillars of Education, Income
and Health.
3. Community Impact involvement-continually strengthen community partnerships with program agencies, local government, school districts
and other non-profits with similar missions.
4. Committed volunteerism-recruit, train, and retain dedicated and caring voluntters who will provide the necessary skills in leadership and and
will to voluntarily work for the United Way of Butte and Anaconda.
5. Ensure efficient and effective management team-Complete/update Job descriptions for officers, Board Members, and support staff,
promote career development and perform annual financial audits.
6. Strengthen the United Way image-continue the high visibility through various impact events.

Board member engagement within their workplace through contacts and promotion of United Way will increase
Visits and contacts to currently participating business will continue.
Board and Executive Director will work together to identify new funding sources.
New collaborations with other organizations within the community will be established.
New partnership with other Montana United Ways will help identify programs to assist ALICE individuals.

The Board is more active in the business of our United Way.
Attendance at board meetings has improved.
Partner agencies' promotion of United Way in newsletters, on websites, in programs and announcements has increased.
We have seen an increase in new donors.
In-Kind donations from businesses have increased.

While not quite the leader, United Way of Butte and Anaconda has increased its participation in other organizations that are in the businees of caring for others.
We will move forward under the guidence of our fundamental values which include:
Integrity, Impact, Diversity, Leadership and Volunteerism.

Financials

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Operations

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

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United Way of Butte and Anaconda

Board of directors
as of 6/15/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Scott Parini

KBOW/KOPR Radio

Term: 2020 - 2021

Ed Stepen

REC

Board leadership practices

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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? Yes