2011-2012 Fundraising Results
Thank you for your support of United Way of Larimer County! Our responsibility is to our donors, partners, and the community itself to ensure that the dollars entrusted to United Way are invested in ways that will produce measurable results for the community. It is important that you have access to the factual information regarding how donations directly support our community.
United Way of Larimer County raised $7,944,162 in its annual fundraising efforts. The contributions come from individual donors, corporate gifts, workplace fundraising campaigns, leveraged dollars and grants. $5.8 million of the funds were raised through the annual workplace campaign revenue and direct donor contributions. The remainder, $2.1 million, is program-specific revenue from grant funding and leveraged dollars.
Of the funds available, $6,426,133 is available for charitable purposes, including:
- $4,975,400 to be distributed to nonprofit agencies and programs in Larimer County. This includes donor-directed designations to specific agencies, funds allocated to agencies through the volunteer-driven, competitive Grant Investment Process, and programs that serve the nonprofit community. The Grant Investment Process, consisting of $620,000, is just one piece of the total support provided to local nonprofit agencies by United Way of Larimer County.
- $739,558 to nonprofits outside of Larimer County, as designated by donors.
- $391,175 in donor-restricted funds that are not yet designated to a specific organization.
- $320,000 in leveraged investments by United Way to support nonprofits and community programs. Leveraged investments are additional value provided to agencies and the community that are administered by United Way
The remaining dollars consist of administrative costs of $1,342,753 and $175,276 in estimated pledge loss (uncollectable donor pledges). United Way’s Cornerstone Partners cover non-program administrative costs for the organization.
United Way of Larimer County is committed to transparency and accountability to donors, partners, and the community. We have an independent audit each year to give the Board and community at large assurance that all funds are being handled appropriately and that the organization uses Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
United Way of Larimer County fully engages volunteer leadership, and is governed by a board of community and business leaders. The Board of Directors oversees and approves the strategic direction of the organization, including all funding and budget decisions.
United Way of Larimer County maintains an open door policy for agencies, donors and community members to address their concerns and questions. Please feel free to contact Gordan Thibedeau or Kate Hagdorn directly for further information.