UWMB

AcronymDefinition
UWMBUnited Way of Massachusetts Bay (Boston, MA, USA)
UWMBUrban Watershed Management Branch (US EPA)
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However, model 2 shows that larger organizations are not likely to have a higher percentage of total revenues from UWMB, in contrast to hypothesis 1b.
Model 4 suggests that while nonprofits with a higher proportion of total revenues from UWMB have larger boards, those boards are not associated with greater racial and gender diversity of membership.
Contrary to our prediction, model 8 in table 3 shows that volunteer use is not a significant indicator of UWMB funding.
A similar pattern appears if one returns to models 3 and 4, in which the racial diversity of board members is a positive and significant indicator of government funding, though it is not a significant indicator of UWMB funding.
The use of volunteers is not significantly associated with a higher proportion of revenues from UWMB.
Model 17 in table 3 shows that smaller nonprofit size, larger boards, and a higher percentage of administration and fundraising expenses are associated with a higher proportion of total revenues from the UWMB.
Throughout the early 1990s, UWMB experienced several years of funding turbulence and a decline in monies raised because of significant changes in the region's corporate landscape, an economic recession, and lingering effects of the Aramony affair at the United Way of America.
On the other hand, it is curious that racial diversity was not significantly associated with higher proportions of United Way funding, since the UWMB has placed a great deal of emphasis on targeting nonprofits that serve minority communities.