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International Women's Media Foundation

The global network for women in the news media

four stars

91.14

1625 K Street NW Suite 1275
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 496-1992   Web Site
EIN: 52-1648942

Board Leadership
Linda Mason & Alexandra Trower
Co-Chairs

CEO
Elisa Lees Munoz
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.14 four stars
  Financial 94.01 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1990, the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has worked to unleash the potential of women journalists as champions of press freedom to transform the global news media. We seek to ensure that women journalists worldwide are fully supported, protected, recognized and rewarded for their vital contributions at all levels of the news media. As a result, consumers will increase their demand for news with a diversity of voices, stories and perspectives as a cornerstone of democracy and free expression.

Since 1990, the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has worked to unleash the potential of women journalists as champions of press freedom to transform the global news media. We seek to ensure that women journalists worldwide are fully supported, protected, recognized and rewarded for their vital contributions at all levels of the news media. As a result, consumers will increase their demand for news with a diversity of voices, stories and perspectives as a cornerstone of democracy and free expression.

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Financial

four stars

94.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
72.8%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.17
  Program Expenses Growth 41.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Women's Media Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Women's Media Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Women's Media Foundation (DC) 91.14 four stars
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NY) 88.38 three stars
New York Women's Foundation (NY) 92.72 four stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 93.19 four stars
Provide (MA) 94.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $245,925
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $701,940
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $947,865
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $947,865
   Other Revenue $-320,609
TOTAL REVENUE $627,256
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,924,691
   Administrative Expenses $510,277
   Fundraising Expenses $521,739
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,956,707
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,329,451
   
Net Assets $9,648,673

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
African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative $1,117,294 35.5%
Latin American Reporting Initiative $933,851 29.7%
Howard G. Buffet Fund for Women Journalists $312,990 10.0%

Ratings History
International Women's Media Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 91.14 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 93.21 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2017 86.13 three stars
2015-06 04/01/2017 78.32 two stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 75.88 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 71.41 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 74.21 two stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 72.19 two stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 69.88 one star
2012-06 12/01/2013 70.85 two stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 87.23 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 52-1648942
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL WOMENS MEDIA FOUNDATION
NTEE Code A33
NTEE Classification Printing, Publishing
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, 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 January, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$198,133 5.00% Elisa Lees Munoz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Women's Media Foundation (DC) 91.14 four stars
Women's Foundation for A Greater Memphis (TN) 90.92 four stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 93.19 four stars
Society for Women's Health Research (DC) 85.10 three stars
New York Women's Foundation (NY) 92.72 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Women's Media Foundation
1625 K Street NW
Suite 1275
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 496-1992
EIN: 52-1648942

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Board Leadership

Linda Mason & Alexandra Trower
Co-Chairs

CEO

Elisa Lees Munoz
Executive Director

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