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United Way Donations

Date updated: 01/22/2013

Dollars are contributed to United Way of Larimer County from a variety of sources including individual contributions and pledges, corporations and small businesses, endowment giving, gifts in stock, and grants. The following figures include income from all areas.

United Way of Larimer County campaigns run from July to June each year. The year noted on this page is the year the campaign ended. For example, July 2011 to June 2012 would be FY2012.

United Way Worldwide (formerly United Way of America) divides local United Way agencies into these 'Metro' categories based on the amount of money they raise.

Metro Size

Amount Raised

Metro Size

Amount Raised

IC

$25,000,000 or more

VI

$500,000 to $749,999

IB

$15,000,000 to $24,999,999

VII

$200,000 to $499,999

IA

$9,000,000 to $14,999,999

VIII

$100,000 to $199,999

II

$4,000,000 to $8,999,999

IX

$50,000 to $99,999

III

$2,000,000 to $3,999,999

X

$25,000 to $49,999

IV

$1,000,000 to $1,999,999

XI

Less than $25,000

Amount Raised: This is the standardized figure reported by United Way organizations on the Campaign Summary Survey. Due to adjustments and standardization, the amount reported may be different from the figure that is publicly announced to the United Way's community.

Amount Raised Per Person Employed: The total standardized amount raised figure divided by the employment in a United Way's solicitation area. This figure shows how much money was raised, on average, by each person employed in the community.

What this chart shows: Total Amount Raised by United Way of Larimer County, FY2004-FY2012

Data Source: United Way of Larimer County IRS Form 990 (not all data available online)

See data table

What this chart shows: Amount Raised per Capita by United Way of Larimer County, FY2004-FY2012

Please note the dollars raised per capita is an annual figure, not a monthly figure.

Data Sources:

See data table

What this chart shows: Amount Raised per Employed Person by United Way of Larimer County, FY2004-FY2012

 

Please note the dollars raised per employed person is an annual figure, not a monthly figure.

Data Sources:

See data table

What the above data tell us:

In 2003, the Fort Collins Area United Way and United Way of Loveland/Berthoud/Estes Park merged. The merger was done in an effort to meet the growing needs of Larimer County communities during difficult economic times in a way that would create the most impact for the entire county.

Since the merger, the total amount raised annually by United Way of Larimer County has increased 65.2%. In 2006, United Way of Larimer County received a large bequest and donations for Hurricane Katrina relief and in 2010, more than $1.2 million was received for the Murphy Center. These donations caused 2006 and 2010 to be anomalies. Similar donations were not received in other years.

What this chart shows: Top Ten Contributors to United Way of Larimer County, FY2012 Annual Workplace Campaign

Top Ten Contributors to United Way of Larimer County*

FY2012 Annual Workplace Campaign

  • Agilent Technologies
  • HACH Company
  • Anheuser-Busch Company
  • Hewlett Packard Company
  • Avago Technologies
  • Intel Corporation
  • City of Fort Collins
  • Larimer County
  • The Group, Inc.
  • Woodward Governor
  • *Contributors listed in alphabetical order

    Data Source: United Way of Larimer County (data not available online)

    United Way of Larimer County has a variety of donors including individuals, businesses, program grants, and more. Business partners are companies that run workplace campaigns, make corporate gifts, sponsor events and/or give in-kind donations.

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    Data Table:

    United Way of Larimer County

    Year

    Amount Raised

    Population*

    Employment**

    Amount Raised Per Capita

    Amount Raised per Employed Person

    FY2004

    $4,196,408 268,146 120,046 $15.65 $34.96

    FY2005

    $4,604,028 273,269 122,369 $16.85 $37.62

    FY2006

    $6,888,943 275,873 124,982 $24.97 $55.12

    FY2007

    $5,598,533 281,027 127,335 $19.92 $43.97

    FY2008

    $6,079,505 286,754 130,265 $21.20 $46.67

    FY2009

    $6,620,322 292,394 131,244 $22.64 $50.44

    FY2010

    $7,430,161 297,502

    126,436

    $24.98 $58.77

    FY2011

    $6,846,274 300,543 126,653 $22.78 $54.06

    FY2012

    $6,934,265 305,309 128,806 $22.71 $53.83

    *Population Data Source: Colorado State Demography Office

    **Employment Data Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

    (Population and employment figures based on the previous year's data. For example, for campaign year FY2004, population and employment data based on calendar year 2003.)

    See chart - Total Amount Raised

    See chart - Amount Raised per Capita

    See chart - Amount Raised per Employed Person