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Women's Foundation for A Greater Memphis

Enabling women and their families to become economically stable

four stars

91.75

One Commerce Square, 40 South Main Street Suite 2380
Memphis, TN 38103
tel: (901) 578-9346   Web Site
EIN: 58-2207247

Board Leadership
Mary H. McDaniel
Chair

CEO
Ruby Bright
Executive Director and CAO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.75 four stars
  Financial 96.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1995, Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis (WFGM) is one of the fastest growing women's foundations in the country that is dedicated to securing and granting funds to programs that enable women and their families to become economically stable. WFGM is on the leading edge of economic and community development focused on moving families living at or below the poverty level above the lines toward economic security.

Established in 1995, Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis (WFGM) is one of the fastest growing women's foundations in the country that is dedicated to securing and granting funds to programs that enable women and their families to become economically stable. WFGM is on the leading edge of economic and community development focused on moving families living at or below the poverty level above the lines toward economic security.

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Financial

four stars

96.12

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.60
  Program Expenses Growth 17.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Foundation for A Greater Memphis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Foundation for A Greater Memphis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Foundation for A Greater Memphis (TN) 91.75 four stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 91.40 four stars
Chicago Foundation for Women (IL) 93.30 four stars
New York Women's Foundation (NY) 91.73 four stars
The Women's Foundation of Colorado (CO) 85.58 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,996,084
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,557
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,000,641
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,000,641
   Other Revenue $375,637
TOTAL REVENUE $2,376,278
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,951,893
   Administrative Expenses $283,030
   Fundraising Expenses $205,276
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,440,199
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-63,921
   
Net Assets $3,988,974

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
Grants and Assistance to Organizations $1,951,893 100.0%

Ratings History
Women's Foundation for A Greater Memphis has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 91.75 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 90.92 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 92.08 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 86.85 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.30 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.30 three stars
2013-06 05/01/2015 74.91 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2014 85.55 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 58-2207247
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS FOUNDATION FOR A GREATER MEMPHIS
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(927) Fundraising
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, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,138 6.56% Ruby Bright Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Foundation for A Greater Memphis (TN) 91.75 four stars
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NY) 88.48 three stars
Provide (MA) 93.80 four stars
International Women's Media Foundation (DC) 91.14 four stars
Jewish Women International (DC) 88.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Women's Foundation for A Greater Memphis
One Commerce Square, 40 South Main Street
Suite 2380
Memphis, TN 38103
tel: (901) 578-9346
fax: (901) 578-9446
EIN: 58-2207247

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Board Leadership

Mary H. McDaniel
Chair

CEO

Ruby Bright
Executive Director and CAO

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