For United Way, success means measurable improvements in the communities we serve. Annual, all United Ways certify their adherence to standards that include comprehensive requirements for financial reporting, governance, ethics, diversity, and operations. Those reports and policies are shared here for transparency and accountability.
Community Impact Report
United Way of Hunterdon County's 2020 Community Impact Report provides our supporters with a snapshot of what we've accomplished in the previous fiscal year and what we are currently doing.
Long Range Plan
We believe that by providing opportunities for ALICE to thrive, we will make great strides in realizing our vision. Our 2020 to 2023 Long Range Plan focuses on becoming the most recognized, respected, and effective Champion for ALICE in Hunterdon County.
Annually, all United Ways certify their adherence to standards that include comprehensive requirements for financial reporting, governance, ethics, diversity, and operations to remain a member of the United Way system. This is an important part of the process to demonstrate to donors and the public that our operations are transparent and meet - or exceed - United Way membership criteria requirements. United Way of Hunterdon County successfully completed the membership requirements for 2021.
To ensure the accuracy and integrity of its financial operations, United Way of Hunterdon County (UWHC) adheres to the following policies regarding financial reporting and review:
- UWHC is independent from all other United Ways and is a local non-profit organization registered in the State of New Jersey and qualified as not for profit under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code. Contributions are tax deductible for federal income tax purposes in accordance with applicable regulation Our Federal Tax ID Number is 22-2431065.
- UWHC operations are reviewed and approved by an independent volunteer Board of Directors who serve without compensation.
- UWHC campaign pledges and financial statements for the year ended August 31, 2020 were audited and verified by BKC.
- UWHC established a 401k plan beginning September 1, 2009. The UWHC retirement plan is a defined contribution plan managed by VOYA Financial through a broker relationship with Beacon Wealth Partners and administered by Red Bank Pension Services, an independent plan administrator.
- Decisions about the investment vehicles offered are determined by VOYA Financial in conjunction with Beacon Wealth Partners and cannot be made independently by UWHC staff or Board volunteers.
- Recipient agencies of donor designations pay UWHC a fee of 7% for all designated pledges received to help offset the cost of fundraising from local private campaign.
- UWHC does not withhold donor choice pledges. These pledges are distributed to local United Ways and are designated agencies at the end of the quarter in which they are received.
- UWHC pays dues of 1.5% of total funds raised to United Way of America for its pro-rated share of the cost of national advertising and other supportive services