Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations

Hispanic United Fund

  • Larkspur, CA
  • www.hispanicunitedfund.org

Mission Statement

THe Hispanic United Fund is an IRS-recognized tax-exempt federated group representing charitable organizations serving local, national and international Hispanic/Latino communities. It's mission is to organize and prepare it's member charities for effective participation in at-work charitable fund drives and other types of fundraising activities, to screen and certify these charities  to assure they meet the eligibility criteria to participate in these fund drives, to help educate contributors about the work of these worthy causes, and to provide for the secure, accurate, and timely transmission of contributions from the fund drives to the recipient charities.  And to do all the above as cost-effectively as possible consistent with delivering quality service.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Screening and certification for inclusion in workplace campaigns
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The member agencies of the Hispanic United Fund provide a broad range of services working together to build stronger communities and brighter futures across the  United States and worldwide.

ruling year

2000

Principal Officer

Self-reported

No Paid Staff

Keywords

Self-reported

Hispanic, Latino, Latina, Latin America, the Americas, scholarship, community building, education, human rights, support, Honduras, Nicaragua, poverty, children, Mexico,

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Also Known As

HUF

EIN

68-0455509

 Number

7768452764

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories includes Community Funds/Trusts and Federated Giving Programs) e.g. United Way (T70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

Self-reported by organization

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Program 1

As a federation, Hispanic United Fund represents Hispanic related charitable organizations providing the following programs and services to its members and to the giving public: -Fund drive application assistance -Review and certification of charitable agency eligibility documentation -Representation of members before fund drive organizing and/or regulatory authorities -Disseminating information about the work of the charities to the workplace giving public -Organizing member participation in fund drive promotional and educational events -Review ways to market the federation -Forwarding contributor name and address information, if requested, and accounting for and transmitting of gift funds, with annual audit

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

Screening and certification for inclusion in workplace campaigns

As a federation, Hispanic United Fund represents Hispanic/Latino related charitable organizations in
workplace campaigns (including the Combined Federal Campaign, State/local and
private sector campaigns).  To
accomplish it’s mission, HUF provides the following programs and services to
its members and the giving public:

-       Fund
drive application assistance

-        Review and certification of charitable
agency eligibility documentation

-       Representation
of the members before fund drive organizing and/or regulatory authorities

-       Disseminating
information about the work of the charities to the workplace giving public

-       Organizing
member participation in fund drive promotional and educational events

-       Forwarding
contributor name and address information, if requested, and accounting for and
transmitting of gift funds, with annual audit

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Hispanics

Budget

$848,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The member agencies of the Hispanic United Fund provide a broad range of services working together to build stronger communities and brighter futures across the  United States and worldwide.

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Financials

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HISPANIC UNITED FUND
Fiscal year: May 01-Apr 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Hispanic United Fund

Leadership

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Principal Officer

No Paid Staff

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Frank Walker

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Term: May 2007 - Apr 2010

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?