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Human Services : Social Services

Washington Women in Need

When women reach for the stars, we all win.

92.87

232 Fifth Ave S Suite 201
Kirkland, WA 98033
tel: (425) 451-8838   Web Site
EIN: 91-1559848

Board Leadership
Elizabeth Sholander
President

CEO
Michelle Nitz
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.87
  Financial 89.92
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

When Washington Women in Need was founded by Julia Love Pritt in 1992, the organization was established to help low-income women transform their lives with grants for education and health care. Through Julia's dynamic vision, WWIN has made 6,500 grants to women in Washington over the course of our 27-year history, helping them improve their lives by providing assistance for education and for health care needs including counseling and dental, physical, vision, and hearing care. WWIN will continue to respond to the evolving needs of women in Washington, and to honor each woman's dreams and individual path to success. It is our goal to provide opportunities, inspiration, support, and advocacy to the women of WWIN as they work towards their goal of economic stability.

When Washington Women in Need was founded by Julia Love Pritt in 1992, the organization was established to help low-income women transform their lives with grants for education and health care. Through Julia's dynamic vision, WWIN has made 6,500 grants to women in Washington over the course of our 27-year history, helping them improve their lives by providing assistance for education and for health care needs including counseling and dental, physical, vision, and hearing care. WWIN will continue to respond to the evolving needs of women in Washington, and to honor each woman's dreams and individual path to success. It is our goal to provide opportunities, inspiration, support, and advocacy to the women of WWIN as they work towards their goal of economic stability.

Financial

89.92

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
76.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.81
  Program Expenses Growth 15.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Washington Women in Need on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Washington Women in Need on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Washington Women in Need (WA) 92.87
Community Shares of Minnesota (MN) 87.30
Conexión Américas (TN) 91.45
Texas Muslim Women's Foundation (TX) 91.23
Latin American Association (GA) 91.58

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,079,437
   Federated Campaigns $2,143
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $298,679
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,380,259
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,380,259
   Other Revenue $-4,668
TOTAL REVENUE $1,375,591
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,302,023
   Administrative Expenses $218,302
   Fundraising Expenses $136,572
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,656,897
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-281,306
   
Net Assets $5,095,242

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
Financial Grants to Women in WA $1,302,023 100.0%

Ratings History
Washington Women in Need has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 09/01/2021 92.87
2019-06 10/01/2020 90.16

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 91-1559848
Name in IRS Master File WASHINGTON WOMEN IN NEED
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (43) Other student aid
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 April, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,221 8.04% Michelle Nitz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Washington Women in Need (WA) 92.87
New American Pathways (GA) 86.39
Latin American Association (GA) 91.58
Conexión Américas (TN) 91.45
Latino Health Access (CA) 86.70

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Charity Contact Info

Washington Women in Need
232 Fifth Ave S
Suite 201
Kirkland, WA 98033
tel: (425) 451-8838
EIN: 91-1559848

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth Sholander
President

CEO

Michelle Nitz
Executive Director

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