United Way of London & Middlesex
London, ON N6B 1S5
CEO: Andrew Lockie
Board Chair: Elizabeth Maccabe
Charitable Reg. #: 11926 0503 RR0001
Grade: A-The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Full-time staff #26
Avg. Compensation $68,353
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About United Way of London & Middlesex:
The United Way of London & Middlesex is dedicated to improving the quality of life in its community, and raises funds to address human service needs in London and Middlesex County. The organization funds a number of agencies, specifically focusing on poverty, mental health, and beginnings and transitions (children and immigrants). It raises funds primarily through the annual Community Campaign, which includes donations from company payrolls, corporations and individuals. In addition, it organizes programs, including youth engagement and labor services.
In 2014, the United Way of London and Middlesex made grants to 81 programs, with more than 50 partners. The top 5 grant recipients in F2014 were Family Service Thames Valley ($511,000 or 9% of funds allocated to funded agencies), Boys' & Girls' Club of London ($482,500 or 8%), Big Brothers Big Sisters of London & Area ($412,500 or 7%), Canadian Mental Health Association - London & Middlesex ($368,000 or 6%) and the John Howard Society of London & District ($358,500 or 6%).
Nearly 40% of investments went to beginnings & transitions programs, 25% to mental health programs and 23% towards poverty. As a result of these investments, 3,718 individuals accessed basic needs supports such as food, clothing and health vouchers. Additionally, the Changing Ways and Women’s Rural Resource Centre supported 230 families. In 2014, the 211 phone line, which provides access to information on a range of community and government services, answered more than 527,000 calls from individuals looking for help.
Fundraising costs and administrative costs together are 19% of revenues, up from 16% in F2013. United Way of London & Middlesex received $9m in donations and grants in F2014, most of which came from other United Way divisions. The organization has funding reserves of $4m, which cover 56% of annual program costs and grants. Non-grant program costs totalled $1.5m in F2014, $940k of which was spent on United Way community services.
This charity report is an update that has been sent to United Way of London & Middlesex for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated June 11, 2015
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Fundraising & admin costs as % of revenues||19.2%||15.8%||17.7%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||56.3%||61.0%||60.6%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Fundraising & administrative costs||1,698||1,504||1,567|
|Cash flow from operations||(616)||549||182|