Lake Area United Way is committed to the highest level of accountability and transparency in every aspect of our operations. We are dedicated to being a good steward of your contribution. That’s our pledge and promise to you.
Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Charity Accountability Standards Met
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Northern Indiana has evaluated the Lake Area United Way for compliance with the BBB Wise Giving Alliance Charity Accountability Standards and has determined that we have met all 20 standards including accountability, governance and oversight, measurements of effectiveness, and transparency.
The BBB standards were developed to assist donors make sound giving decisions and to foster public confidence in accredited charities. The BBB Seal demonstrates Lake Area United Way’s commitment to accountability and ethical practices. To view the BBB’s Wise Giving Alliance Charity Accountability Standards, click here.
2012 United Way Worldwide Membership Requirements Completed
Lake Area United Way has completed all 2012 reporting requirements for United Way Worldwide by their respective due dates, and has been granted membership in their international organization.
Categories reviewed included fiscal responsibility, governance, campaign policies and success, and community investments. To view a complete list of United Way Worldwide Membership Requirements, click here.
Click here to download a PDF of our 2012 annual report. As you read it, consider the many ways you have helped our community over the past year through your gift to Lake Area United Way. Think about how much more we can do together over the next 10 years. Our success is a direct result of your dedication and continued support. Thank you.
You can access Lake Area United Way’s financial information, including our most recent Form 990, as well as any other non-profit organization, at GuideStar or Charity Navigator.
If you have a question or need additional information, please contact:
CFO/Vice President of Operations
Lake Area United Way
221 W. Ridge Rd.
Griffith, IN 46319-1097
Phone: (219) 923-2302, ext. 304