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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Women's Law Project

Creating a more just and equitable society by advancing the rights and status of all women throughout their lives

three stars

86.64

125 South Ninth Street Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19107
tel: (215) 928-9801   Web Site
EIN: 23-7354667

CEO
Carol E. Tracy
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.64 three stars
  Financial 84.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

84.65

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Law Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Law Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Law Project (PA) 86.64 three stars
National Women's Law Center (DC) 96.16 four stars
The Women's Fund Miami-Dade (FL) 92.35 four stars
New York Women's Foundation (NY) 90.96 four stars
Society for Women's Health Research (DC) 85.78 three stars

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The Women's Law Project joined the fight for women's rights in 1974, founded by a group of feminist attorneys devoted to equality and justice. Emboldened by the resurgent feminist movement of the 1970s, we soon won national recognition for our trailblazing Equal Rights Amendment Project, combining extensive litigation under state ERAs with public education. Our mission is to create a more just and equitable society by advancing the rights and status of all women throughout their lives. To this end, we engage in high-impact litigation, advocacy, and education.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $568,285
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $154,458
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $44,699
Total Contributions $767,442
   Program Service Revenue $8,712
Total Primary Revenue $776,154
   Other Revenue $191
TOTAL REVENUE $776,345
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $822,821
   Administrative Expenses $85,815
   Fundraising Expenses $138,396
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,047,032
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-270,687
   
Net Assets $611,049

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 03/01/2017 86.64 three stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 88.12 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 23-7354667
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS LAW PROJECT
NTEE Code R24
NTEE Classification Women's Rights
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
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, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,000 11.17% Carol Tracey Executive Director

The Women's Law Project joined the fight for women's rights in 1974, founded by a group of feminist attorneys devoted to equality and justice. Emboldened by the resurgent feminist movement of the 1970s, we soon won national recognition for our trailblazing Equal Rights Amendment Project, combining extensive litigation under state ERAs with public education. Our mission is to create a more just and equitable society by advancing the rights and status of all women throughout their lives. To this end, we engage in high-impact litigation, advocacy, and education.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Law Project (PA) 86.64 three stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 95.36 four stars
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NY) 89.76 three stars
Equal Rights Advocates (CA) 91.46 four stars
Society for Women's Health Research (DC) 85.78 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Women's Law Project
125 South Ninth Street
Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19107
tel: (215) 928-9801
fax: (215) 928-9848
EIN: 23-7354667

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CEO

Carol E. Tracy
Executive Director

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