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Young Women's Leadership Network

Changing public education. Changing lives.

four stars

92.37

322 8th Avenue 14th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 207-3221   Web Site
EIN: 06-1517218

Board Leadership
Jennifer Powers
Chair of the Board

CEO
Jemima Bernard
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.37 four stars
  Financial 89.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Young Women's Leadership Network helps low-income minority youth break the cycle of poverty through education. Our two critical programs provide college readiness and access to at-risk students from the 6th - 12th grades: CollegeBound Initiative, a school-based college guidance program for coed and single-sex public schools, and The Young Women's Leadership Schools, a high-performing network of all-girls public schools. We are in the business of raising expectations, improving student performance, and inspiring leadership. Our first school, which made history and headlines, is the highly renowned and successful Young Women's Leadership School of East Harlem in New York City.

Young Women's Leadership Network helps low-income minority youth break the cycle of poverty through education. Our two critical programs provide college readiness and access to at-risk students from the 6th - 12th grades: CollegeBound Initiative, a school-based college guidance program for coed and single-sex public schools, and The Young Women's Leadership Schools, a high-performing network of all-girls public schools. We are in the business of raising expectations, improving student performance, and inspiring leadership. Our first school, which made history and headlines, is the highly renowned and successful Young Women's Leadership School of East Harlem in New York City.

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Financial

three stars

89.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Young Women's Leadership Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Young Women's Leadership Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Young Women's Leadership Network (NY) 92.37 four stars
The Mind Trust (IN) 92.22 four stars
Colorado Education Initiative (CO) 85.38 three stars
Center for Education Reform (DC) 89.12 three stars
Excelencia in Education (DC) 87.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,111,430
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,272,767
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $164,651
Total Contributions $6,548,848
   Program Service Revenue $2,413,633
Total Primary Revenue $8,962,481
   Other Revenue $-226,884
TOTAL REVENUE $8,735,597
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,032,419
   Administrative Expenses $564,174
   Fundraising Expenses $986,068
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,582,661
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $152,936
   
Net Assets $5,246,864

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
College Bound Initiative $4,928,119 70.1%
Young Women's Leadership Schools $2,104,300 29.9%

Ratings History
Young Women's Leadership Network has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 08/01/2017 92.37 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 92.34 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 92.09 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.60 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.82 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 93.33 four stars
2012-06 09/09/2013 93.28 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 93.11 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.75 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 92.92 four stars
2009-06 09/01/2010 95.37 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 92.62 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 90.20 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 88.16 three stars
2005-06 02/01/2007 85.62 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 06-1517218
Name in IRS Master File YOUNG WOMENS LEADERSHIP NETWORK INC
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(59) Other school related activities
(40) Scholarships (other)
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, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,654 1.26% Robert Robinson Managing Director
Other Salaries of Note
$120,432 1.40% Anne Adler Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Young Women's Leadership Network (NY) 92.37 four stars
National College Access Network (DC) 88.22 three stars
California Charter Schools Association (CA) 89.34 three stars
Breakthrough Collaborative (CA) 90.08 four stars
Center for Inspired Teaching (DC) 90.58 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Young Women's Leadership Network
322 8th Avenue
14th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 207-3221
fax: (212) 207-8814
EIN: 06-1517218

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Board Leadership

Jennifer Powers
Chair of the Board

CEO

Jemima Bernard
Executive Director

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