Disable all preview features
There was a problem enabling Giving Basket donations for this page. If you're looking to donate you can try refreshing the page.
If the problem perisists you can contact us or email: helpandsupport@charitynavigator.org.
You can include the Cart ID: Not assigned

Health : Patient and Family Support

National Women's Health Network

A voice for women, a network for change

92.71

1413 K Street NW 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 682-2640   Web Site
EIN: 52-1081261

Board Leadership
Kimberly Robinson
Chair

CEO
Cynthia A. Pearson
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.71
  Financial 92.45
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Women's Health Network (NWHN) was founded in 1975 to give women a greater voice within the healthcare system. NWHN is a membership-based organization supported by 8,000 individuals and organizations nationwide. We do not accept financial support from pharmaceutical companies, tobacco companies or medical device manufacturers. The National Women's Health Network improves the health of all women by developing and promoting a critical analysis of health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making. The Network aspires to a health care system that is guided by social justice and reflects the needs of diverse women.

The National Women's Health Network (NWHN) was founded in 1975 to give women a greater voice within the healthcare system. NWHN is a membership-based organization supported by 8,000 individuals and organizations nationwide. We do not accept financial support from pharmaceutical companies, tobacco companies or medical device manufacturers. The National Women's Health Network improves the health of all women by developing and promoting a critical analysis of health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making. The Network aspires to a health care system that is guided by social justice and reflects the needs of diverse women.

Financial

92.45

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
87.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Women's Health Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Women's Health Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Women's Health Network (DC) 92.71
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (AL) 89.89
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas (AR) 89.23
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (NY) 92.92
Pet Partners (WA) 93.67

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,086,150
   Federated Campaigns $3,220
   Membership Dues $337,008
   Fundraising Events $36,690
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,463,068
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,463,068
   Other Revenue $39,357
TOTAL REVENUE $1,502,425
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,372,433
   Administrative Expenses $110,742
   Fundraising Expenses $93,150
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,576,325
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-73,900
   
Net Assets $746,999

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
Health Policy Activities $532,818 37.7%
Member Services $432,339 30.6%
Raising Women's Voices for Health Care $270,277 19.1%

Ratings History
National Women's Health Network has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 92.71
2018-12 02/01/2020 90.95
2017-12 10/01/2018 92.13
2016-12 03/01/2018 93.21
2015-12 03/01/2017 93.78
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.63
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.22
2014-12 12/22/2015 85.19
2013-12 06/01/2015 92.83
2012-12 12/20/2013 80.74
2011-12 09/01/2012 93.04
2010-12 12/01/2011 93.53
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.82
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 85.69
2007-12 12/17/2008 80.39
2006-12 10/01/2007 88.95
2005-12 02/01/2007 96.04

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

EIN 52-1081261
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL WOMENS HEALTH NETWORK INC
NTEE Code E99
NTEE Classification Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C.
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(531) Medical care service
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 July, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$95,478 6.05% Cynthia A. Pearson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Women's Health Network (DC) 92.71
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville (FL) 93.67
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta (GA) 88.35
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. (CT) 86.68
Project Sunshine (NY) 91.75

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

National Women's Health Network
1413 K Street NW
4th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 682-2640
fax: (202) 682-2648
EIN: 52-1081261

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Kimberly Robinson
Chair

CEO

Cynthia A. Pearson
Executive Director

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.