At United Way, we strive to maintain the highest level of accountability and transparency.

You can invest in your United Way knowing:

1. United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg (UWGRP) is a 501c(3) charity, EIN 23-7375346. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.

2. UWGRP follows the comprehensive requirements developed by the United Way Worldwide system for completion of audited financial statements. These requirements are based on current best practices in our industry as well as generally accepted accounting principles and requirements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board. UWGRP has met the rigorous standards for membership in the United Way Worldwide network.

3. UWGRP is in compliance with the spirit and intent of the U.S. Patriot Act and other counter terrorism laws. Affirmative action is taken to prevent financial, technical, in-kind or other resources from inadvertently being used for illegal acts and terrorist activities.

4. UWGRP is currently exempt from Virginia retail sales. Our Retail Sales and Use Tax Exemption can be found here.

5. UWGRP is exempt from Federal income tax and is currently exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Our determination letter can be found here.

6. UWGRP is an Accredited Charity with Better Business Bureau serving Central Virginia. UWGRP meets all 20 BBB Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability.

7. UWGRP is ranked as a Four-Star Charity with Charity Navigator.

8. UWGRP has achieved the Platinum seal of transparency from Candid’s GuideStar.

9. UWGRP is in compliance with the Virginia Solicitation of Contributions Law. A financial statement is available upon written request from the Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs.

10. You can view our 2022-2023 Financial Statements and our 2023 Form 990 Tax Return or obtain a copy by calling our Finance Department at (804) 771-5820.

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