Ethics and Compliance


Annually, Cooke County United Way certifies their adherence to standards that include comprehensive requirements for financial reporting, governance, ethics, diversity and operations.

Financial Information

Download Cooke County United Way’s completed IRS Form 990 for the most recent calendar years

Code of Ethics

Cooke County United Way volunteers, employees and representatives have a responsibility to uphold the highest ethical standards. We believe these standards go beyond compliance with laws and regulations — calling us to fulfill higher obligations as stewards of the public trust. Cooke County United Way's Code of Ethics sets forth standards and responsibilities toward this end. The Board of Directors and all Cooke

County United Way staff approve the code annually and board members are required to personally certify thier compliance to it. Read our code as a PDF document.

Counter Terrorism Laws

Cooke County United Way, Inc. complies with the U.S. Patriot Act and all other counter terrorism laws. Affirmative action is taken to prevent technical, in-kind, or other resources from inadvertently being used for illegal acts and terrorist activities.


Read the amended and restated bylaws of Cooke County United Way as a PDF document.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Cooke County United Way’s privacy policy and practices & donor privacy policy are consistent with expectations of GDPR.