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Great Lakes Women's Business Council

Investing in People.

three stars

87.70

33109 Schoolcraft Road Livonia, MI 48150
tel: (734) 677-1400   Web Site
EIN: 38-2571135

Board Leadership
James Line
President

CEO
Michelle Richards
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.70 three stars
  Financial 91.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Great Lakes Women's Business Council (formerly the Center for Empowerment and Economic Development) is committed to empowering women and minorities economically through business development training, supplier certification, business-to-business networking and accessible capital assistance programs. We provide effective business tools and remove barriers that hinder development of successful and sustainable businesses. Our work strengthens the community by building partnerships and leveraging resources that increase business growth opportunities.

The Great Lakes Women's Business Council (formerly the Center for Empowerment and Economic Development) is committed to empowering women and minorities economically through business development training, supplier certification, business-to-business networking and accessible capital assistance programs. We provide effective business tools and remove barriers that hinder development of successful and sustainable businesses. Our work strengthens the community by building partnerships and leveraging resources that increase business growth opportunities.

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Financial

four stars

91.21

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Great Lakes Women's Business Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Great Lakes Women's Business Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Great Lakes Women's Business Council (MI) 87.70 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,739,077
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $246,601
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $360,638
Total Contributions $2,346,316
   Program Service Revenue $872,737
Total Primary Revenue $3,219,053
   Other Revenue $-545
TOTAL REVENUE $3,218,508
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,083,047
   Administrative Expenses $416,619
   Fundraising Expenses $56,304
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,555,970
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $662,538
   
Net Assets $2,327,060

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
Women's Business Certification Program $1,172,732 56.3%
Business Development Initiatives $412,662 19.8%
Loan Program $315,648 15.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 87.70 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 83.32 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 85.81 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 83.04 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.95 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 78.60 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 86.14 three 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 38-2571135
Name in IRS Master File GREAT LAKES WOMENS BUSINESS COUNCIL
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 (400) Area development, redevelopment of renewal
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 September, 1985
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
$184,008 7.19% Michelle Richards Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Great Lakes Women's Business Council (MI) 87.70 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Great Lakes Women's Business Council
33109 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, MI 48150
tel: (734) 677-1400
fax: (734) 677-1465
EIN: 38-2571135

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Board Leadership

James Line
President

CEO

Michelle Richards
Executive Director

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