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Women's Bean Project

To change women's lives by providing stepping stones to self-sufficiency through social enterprise.

three stars

85.75

3201 Curtis Street Denver, CO 80205
tel: (303) 292-1919   Web Site
EIN: 84-1144973

Board Leadership
Julie McFall
Board Chair

CEO
Tamra Ryan
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.75 three stars
  Financial 80.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

It's not about the beans…

Women's Bean Project is a social enterprise generating a new kind of profit: a sustainable solution to chronic unemployment and poverty. Each program participant works in a transitional job in manufacturing to receive immediate income and support services to overcome barriers to employment. She also learns the job readiness, interpersonal and life skills needed to get and keep a job. By helping a woman thrive, the Bean Project makes a positive impact, not only on her life and her family's future, but also on our community and economy.

Our approach benefits more than the individual women we serve, it benefits us all. When a woman thrives, we all gain.

It's not about the beans…

Women's Bean Project is a social enterprise generating a new kind of profit: a sustainable solution to chronic unemployment and poverty. Each program participant works in a transitional job in manufacturing to receive immediate income and support services to overcome barriers to employment. She also learns the job readiness, interpersonal and life skills needed to get and keep a job. By helping a woman thrive, the Bean Project makes a positive impact, not only on her life and her family's future, but also on our community and economy.

Our approach benefits more than the individual women we serve, it benefits us all. When a woman thrives, we all gain.

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Financial

three stars

80.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
68.4%
  Administrative Expenses 18.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.60
  Program Expenses Growth 14.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Bean Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Bean Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Bean Project (CO) 85.75 three stars
JVS (CA) 90.92 four stars
Urban Alliance (DC) 93.91 four stars
Cincinnati Works (OH) 91.37 four stars
NPower Inc. (NY) 96.78 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $964,135
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $203,678
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,167,813
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,167,813
   Other Revenue $381,476
TOTAL REVENUE $1,549,289
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,072,763
   Administrative Expenses $209,084
   Fundraising Expenses $191,351
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,473,198
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $76,091
   
Net Assets $892,372

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
Employment $1,072,763 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 85.75 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 82.89 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 75.35 two stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 78.38 two stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 82.26 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 81.58 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.58 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.99 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 86.69 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 95.22 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 94.41 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 88.35 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.77 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 84-1144973
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS BEAN PROJECT
NTEE Code J22
NTEE Classification Vocational Training
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 November, 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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,787 6.43% Tamra Ryan CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Bean Project (CO) 85.75 three stars
Per Scholas (NY) 93.19 four stars
Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MD) 89.36 three stars
Prison Entrepreneurship Program (TX) 91.49 four stars
JVS (CA) 90.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Women's Bean Project
3201 Curtis Street
Denver, CO 80205
tel: (303) 292-1919
fax: (303) 292-1221
EIN: 84-1144973

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Board Leadership

Julie McFall
Board Chair

CEO

Tamra Ryan
Chief Executive Officer

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