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Women's Way

A powerful voice for women

four stars

91.35

123 South Broad Street Suite 1320
Philadelphia, PA 19109
tel: (215) 985-3322   Web Site
EIN: 23-1989161

Board Leadership
Cynthia Ritter
Board Chair

CEO
Diane Cornman-Levy
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.35 four stars
  Financial 94.66 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Women's Way was formed in the mid-1970´s by a group of women running women-focused agencies that were struggling to keep their doors open. The causes they served - wage equity, rape crisis, domestic violence, reproductive freedom - were controversial and hard to fund. They joined together to raise a collective voice and to generate funding for issues impacting women. Women's Way has put over 20 million dollars to work to enhance the lives of women and families and to provide vital support and assistance to the agencies that serve them. Each year, Women's Way allocates critical operating funds to six member agencies, and also provides grants to a dynamic group of agencies through its Community Women's Fund.

Women's Way was formed in the mid-1970´s by a group of women running women-focused agencies that were struggling to keep their doors open. The causes they served - wage equity, rape crisis, domestic violence, reproductive freedom - were controversial and hard to fund. They joined together to raise a collective voice and to generate funding for issues impacting women. Women's Way has put over 20 million dollars to work to enhance the lives of women and families and to provide vital support and assistance to the agencies that serve them. Each year, Women's Way allocates critical operating funds to six member agencies, and also provides grants to a dynamic group of agencies through its Community Women's Fund.

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Financial

four stars

94.66

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.04
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Way on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Way (PA) 91.35 four stars
Community Service Society of New York (NY) 91.64 four stars
May Dugan Center (OH) 90.94 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $586,388
   Federated Campaigns $115,418
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $320,780
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,022,586
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,022,586
   Other Revenue $26,938
TOTAL REVENUE $1,049,524
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $747,410
   Administrative Expenses $54,171
   Fundraising Expenses $56,413
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $857,994
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $191,530
   
Net Assets $3,163,216

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

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 10/01/2020 91.35 four stars
2018-08 07/01/2019 88.78 three stars
2017-08 07/01/2018 85.13 three stars
2016-08 09/01/2017 85.30 three stars
2015-08 08/01/2016 86.93 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 86.81 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 79.10 two stars
2013-08 11/01/2014 91.50 four stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 79.88 two stars
2011-08 07/01/2012 80.05 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 81.25 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 11/01/2010 87.83 three stars
2008-08 09/01/2009 87.46 three stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 91.24 four 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 23-1989161
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS WAY
NTEE Code P83
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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 October, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$131,680 15.34% Diane Cornman-Levy Executive Director

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Women's Way (PA) 91.35 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Women's Way
123 South Broad Street
Suite 1320
Philadelphia, PA 19109
tel: (215) 985-3322
fax: (215) 985-3369
EIN: 23-1989161

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Board Leadership

Cynthia Ritter
Board Chair

CEO

Diane Cornman-Levy
Executive Director

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