What are the administrative costs (also known as overhead ratio) of the United Way of Marquette County? In other words, how much does it cost to operate the United Way excluding internally administered programs?
The administrative costs or overhead ratio are based on Management & General, Fundraising expenses. These expenses, when divided by total revenue, measure how efficiently a non-profit operates, including United Ways. The IRS Form 990 is used most commonly to calculate a nonprofit’s administrative cost or overhead ratio and is accessible on-line at www.guidestar.org. United Way of Marquette County’s percentage based on the IRS 2017 Form 990 is 6%.