United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County
Windsor, ON N9A 4C4
CEO: Lorraine Goddard
Board Chair: Dave Hitchcock
Charitable Reg. #: 10816 0334 RR0001
Grade: AThe grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to the Cause
Full-time staff #25
Avg. Compensation $66,197
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County:
Founded in 1962, the United Way of Windsor-Essex (UWWE) is dedicated to improving the quality of life in its community, and raises funds to address human service needs. It works in conjunction with local front-line charities to help combat poverty in Windsor-Essex County. In F2016, it helped over 42,000 individuals through funded programs in Windsor & Essex County.
In F2016, UWWE invested $3.0m into the local community through allocations to partners, special grants and designated donations. It funded 32 programs across the three pillars (education, poverty and community) similarly found in other United Ways in Canada. The top five recipients for UWWE grants in F2016 were Family Services Windsor-Essex ($599k), Big Brother Big Sisters ($360k), East Windsor Community Service Centre ($342k), Unemployed Help Centre of Windsor Inc. ($168k) and Salvation Army ($158k).
UWWE reports that through funded programs, 83% of residents feel safer in their neighbourhoods during the day and there was a 14% decrease in crime in neighbourhoods where Neighbourhood Engagement programs were offered. It also reports that through its On Track To Success program, all 20 students have passed and received their high school credits last year, and of these 20, 15 are on track to achieve a B- average or higher in school. Lastly, through its trusteeship program, where people receive assistance managing their affairs in times of trouble, 98% reported an improvement in their quality of life.
United Way Windsor-Essex is considered a medium-cap charity with donations of $5m in F2016. Its administrative costs are 13% of total revenues and fundraising costs are 21% of donations. For every dollar donated, 66 cents goes to the cause, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. United Way of Windsor-Essex has funding reserves of $3.4m which can cover program costs for just over 10 months.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by UWWE. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated June 15, 2017 by Josh Lam.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||13.2%||12.9%||13.1%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||20.5%||17.9%||15.5%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||87.1%||85.4%||82.4%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Business activities (net)||86||0||0|
|Cash flow from operations||(322)||(97)||(164)|