Human Services : Social Services

Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

Working to end intimate partner violence in the lives of women and their children

four stars

94.69

P.O. Box 9024 Pittsburgh, PA 15224
tel: (412) 687-8017   Web Site
EIN: 25-1264376

Board Leadership
Mary Anne Papale
President

CEO
Nicole Molinaro
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1974 by Ellen Berliner and Anne Steytler, Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (WC&S) was one of the first six shelters in the United States for battered women. Since that time, WC&S has been at the forefront of the Battered Women's Movement, creating and implementing innovative and effective programming aimed at preventing domestic violence and providing services to domestic violence victims. In the 2010-2011 Fiscal Year, Women's Center provided over 10,943 services to 6,000 individuals - women, children and some men - who utilized our domestic violence services. Domestic violence has been ongoing throughout the ages, all over the world; it wasn't until the early 1970s that domestic violence was even given a name and recognized as a national problem.

Founded in 1974 by Ellen Berliner and Anne Steytler, Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (WC&S) was one of the first six shelters in the United States for battered women. Since that time, WC&S has been at the forefront of the Battered Women's Movement, creating and implementing innovative and effective programming aimed at preventing domestic violence and providing services to domestic violence victims. In the 2010-2011 Fiscal Year, Women's Center provided over 10,943 services to 6,000 individuals - women, children and some men - who utilized our domestic violence services. Domestic violence has been ongoing throughout the ages, all over the world; it wasn't until the early 1970s that domestic violence was even given a name and recognized as a national problem.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.24
  Program Expenses Growth 14.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,830,696
   Federated Campaigns $340,482
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $11,236
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,187,892
Total Contributions $5,370,306
   Program Service Revenue $76,859
Total Primary Revenue $5,447,165
   Other Revenue $1,468,516
TOTAL REVENUE $6,915,681
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,404,498
   Administrative Expenses $442,333
   Fundraising Expenses $290,877
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,137,708
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $777,973
   
Net Assets $17,389,049

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,179 1.87% Nicole Molinaro President, CEO

Mission

Founded in 1974 by Ellen Berliner and Anne Steytler, Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (WC&S) was one of the first six shelters in the United States for battered women. Since that time, WC&S has been at the forefront of the Battered Women's Movement, creating and implementing innovative and effective programming aimed at preventing domestic violence and providing services to domestic violence victims. In the 2010-2011 Fiscal Year, Women's Center provided over 10,943 services to 6,000 individuals - women, children and some men - who utilized our domestic violence services. Domestic violence has been ongoing throughout the ages, all over the world; it wasn't until the early 1970s that domestic violence was even given a name and recognized as a national problem.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 94.69 four stars
Domestic Violence Project (OH) 86.79 three stars
House of Ruth Maryland (MD) 91.93 four stars
HAVEN, Michigan (MI) 88.12 three stars
Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs (WI) 89.03 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
P.O. Box 9024
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
tel: (412) 687-8017
fax: (412) 687-3315
EIN: 25-1264376

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Board Leadership

Mary Anne Papale
President

CEO

Nicole Molinaro
President, CEO