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Women's Way

A powerful voice for women

three stars

88.78

123 South Broad Street Suite 1399
Philadelphia, PA 19109
tel: (215) 985-3322   Web Site
EIN: 23-1989161

Board Leadership
Paula Crowley
Board Chair

CEO
Diane Cornman-Levy
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.78 three stars
  Financial 88.57 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

three stars

88.57

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.87
  Program Expenses Growth -9.8%
  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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Way (PA) 88.78 three stars
Interfaith Social Services (MA) 90.92 four stars
Barnabas Center (FL) 92.04 four stars
United Ministries (SC) 91.13 four stars
St. Joseph Center (CA) 91.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $408,262
   Federated Campaigns $130,236
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $235,771
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $774,269
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $774,269
   Other Revenue $102,124
TOTAL REVENUE $876,393
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $631,766
   Administrative Expenses $50,669
   Fundraising Expenses $62,916
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $745,351
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $131,042
   
Net Assets $3,037,020

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
Grantmaking $341,580 54.1%
Public Education $233,407 36.9%
Research $56,779 9.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$116,089 15.57% Diane Cornman-Levy Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Way (PA) 88.78 three stars
The Brother Benno Foundation (CA) 96.46 four stars
Tipping Point Community (CA) 92.22 four stars
MEND - Meet Each Need with Dignity (CA) 89.39 three stars
Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (TX) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Women's Way
123 South Broad Street
Suite 1399
Philadelphia, PA 19109
tel: (215) 985-3322
fax: (215) 985-3369
EIN: 23-1989161

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Board Leadership

Paula Crowley
Board Chair

CEO

Diane Cornman-Levy
Executive Director

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