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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 2020. We are a tax exempt nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


Click here to view our most recent annual report.

Click here for a copy of our most recent IRS 990 form. 

Click here for a copy of the 990 Program Service Accomplishment Narrative.

Click here for a copy of our most recent audit.

Click here for United Way's IRS W-9 form

Click here for a copy of United Way's 501 (c) (3) IRS Determination Letter. 



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.



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.



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



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



Making an unrestricted gift to United Way of Henderson County (UWHC)’s general Community Investment Fund is the most effective way to help our whole community. Gifts will improve education, financial stability, health, and crisis services so that people most in need will have the best chance of success. United Way encourages all donors to make at least fifty percent (50%) of their contributions as unrestricted gifts to UWHC. However, UWHC understands that a donor may choose to direct all or a portion of his or her gift and will honor that designation according to the following policy. To read our complete Designation Policy, please click here.