2018 membership requirements

Success means measureable improvements in the communities we serve. Setting high standards for ourselves and for our local partners is critical to that success.  

Annually, all United Ways across the world certify their adherence to standards that include comprehensive requirements for financial reporting, governance, and other legal and ethical obligations. United Way of Henderson County has met all certification standards for 2018. We are a tax exempt nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our most recent audit is available here.

Click here to view our latest Annual Report.



United Way of Henderson County is governed by a responsible and voluntary governing board to ensure effective governance over the policies and financial resources of the organization. This board is responsible for United Ways delivering on its mission to advance the common good.


We undergo an annual financial audit conducted by an independent certified public accountant whose examination complies with generally accepted auditing standards. In addition, United Ways have developed comprehensive requirements for completion of audited financial statements to ensure consistency and transparency system-wide. Click here to see the most recent financial audit for United Way of Henderson County. 


Every three years, United Way of Henderson County conducts self-assessments of our governance, financial management and impact in the community.


All United Ways must file the IRS Form 990 in a timely manner and will provide the IRS Form 990 on their website, at their offices, or upon request. Click here to see the most recent 990 for United Way of Henderson County.


United Way of Henderson County will safeguard the privacy of all contributors. Information about donors to United Way will be held in strict confidence. All information regarding donor gifts, names, addresses, or any other information shall be held by staff and volunteers in a confidential manner. No lists will be provided or sold for any reason. To read our complete Donor Privacy Policy, please click here