Human Services : Social Services

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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,787 6.43% Tamra Ryan CEO

Mission

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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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