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YWCA Boston

Eliminating racism, empowering women

two stars

78.75

140 Clarendon Street Suite 403
Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 585-5400   Web Site
EIN: 04-2103548

Board Leadership
Marguerite Fletcher
Chair

CEO
Beth Chandler
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.75 two stars
  Financial 69.95 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1867, YWCA Boston was the first YWCA in the United States, established by leaders in the abolition and suffrage movement to address critical social justice issues of the time. Today, YWCA Boston intends to incrementally reduce systemic racial and gender disparities and improve social cohesion in Boston neighborhoods where health, educational and safety inequities are most significant. YWCA Boston is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Founded in 1867, YWCA Boston was the first YWCA in the United States, established by leaders in the abolition and suffrage movement to address critical social justice issues of the time. Today, YWCA Boston intends to incrementally reduce systemic racial and gender disparities and improve social cohesion in Boston neighborhoods where health, educational and safety inequities are most significant. YWCA Boston is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Financial

one star

69.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
67.1%
  Administrative Expenses 18.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.50
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.87
  Program Expenses Growth -1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YWCA Boston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YWCA Boston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YWCA Boston (MA) 78.75 two stars
Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (MD) 90.45 four stars
Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA (FL) 94.56 four stars
Kishwaukee Family YMCA (IL) 90.92 four stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 85.30 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $548,284
   Federated Campaigns $39,203
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $38,990
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $626,477
   Program Service Revenue $268,608
Total Primary Revenue $895,085
   Other Revenue $856,621
TOTAL REVENUE $1,751,706
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,538,586
   Administrative Expenses $420,484
   Fundraising Expenses $325,054
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,284,124
   
Payments to Affiliates $15,142
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-532,418
   
Net Assets $13,864,584

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Inclusion Boston Services $680,124 44.2%
LeadBoston $432,008 28.1%
Youth Programs $426,454 27.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 78.75 two stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 82.81 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 86.69 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 83.06 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 81.36 three stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 85.77 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 04-2103548
Name in IRS Master File YOUNG WOMENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF BOSTON INC
NTEE Code P27
NTEE Classification Young Men's or Women's Associations (YMCA, YWCA, YWHA, YMHA)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (324) YMCA, YWCA, YMCA, etc.
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$184,688 8.08% Elizabeth Chandler President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YWCA Boston (MA) 78.75 two stars
Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island (NY) 89.39 three stars
YWCA of Greater Green Bay (WI) 88.10 three stars
YMCA of the Fox Cities (WI) 95.53 four stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 85.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

YWCA Boston
140 Clarendon Street
Suite 403
Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 585-5400
EIN: 04-2103548

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Board Leadership

Marguerite Fletcher
Chair

CEO

Beth Chandler
President and CEO

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