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International Women's Media Foundation

The global network for women in the news media

three stars

86.13

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 86.13 three stars
  Financial 83.77 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

83.77

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
63.2%
  Administrative Expenses 25.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.60
  Program Expenses Growth 59.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Women's Media Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
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) 86.13 three stars
Equal Rights Advocates (CA) 91.46 four stars
Society for Women's Health Research (DC) 85.78 three stars
The Women's Fund Miami-Dade (FL) 92.35 four stars
National Women's Law Center (DC) 96.16 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,065,498
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $732,004
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,797,502
   Program Service Revenue $200,000
Total Primary Revenue $10,997,502
   Other Revenue $22,698
TOTAL REVENUE $11,020,200
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,543,412
   Administrative Expenses $796,580
   Fundraising Expenses $315,953
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,655,945
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,364,255
   
Net Assets $9,586,216

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
Buffett- Africa Great Lakes $747,686 29.4%
Security App $358,445 14.1%
Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award $211,315 8.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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 June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$193,600 5.29% Elisa Lees Munoz Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Women's Media Foundation (DC) 86.13 three stars
9to5 National Association of Working Women (WI) 89.75 three stars
Equal Rights Advocates (CA) 91.46 four stars
National Partnership for Women & Families (DC) 90.58 four stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 95.36 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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