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Women in Government Foundation

Empowers and mobilizes all women legislators to effect sound policy

two stars

72.63

1319 F Street NW Suite 710
Washington, DC 20004
tel: (202) 333-0825   Web Site
EIN: 54-1527192

Board Leadership
Stacey Guerin
Chair

CEO
Lucy Gettman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.63 two stars
  Financial 75.55 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Women In Government Foundation, Inc., headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a national, non-profit, non-partisan organization of women state legislators that provides leadership opportunities, networking expert forums, and educational resources to address and resolve complex public policy issues to all 1,783 women state legislators. Women In Government leads the nation with a bold, courageous and passionate vision that empowers and mobilizes all women legislators to effect sound policy.

Women In Government Foundation, Inc., headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a national, non-profit, non-partisan organization of women state legislators that provides leadership opportunities, networking expert forums, and educational resources to address and resolve complex public policy issues to all 1,783 women state legislators. Women In Government leads the nation with a bold, courageous and passionate vision that empowers and mobilizes all women legislators to effect sound policy.

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Financial

two stars

75.55

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth -14.4%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women in Government Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women in Government Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women in Government Foundation (DC) 72.63 two stars
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (DC) 88.17 three stars
MassINC (MA) 87.72 three stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 92.53 four stars
National Institute on Money in State Politics (MT) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $924,382
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $924,382
   Program Service Revenue $558,760
Total Primary Revenue $1,483,142
   Other Revenue $2,301
TOTAL REVENUE $1,485,443
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $952,475
   Administrative Expenses $262,837
   Fundraising Expenses $36,813
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,252,125
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $233,318
   
Net Assets $385,846

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
Education and Information $952,475 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 72.63 two stars
2017-12 09/03/2019 72.04 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 77.37 two stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 82.42 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 54-1527192
Name in IRS Master File WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT FOUNDATION INC
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 February, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women in Government Foundation (DC) 72.63 two stars
The Land Institute (KS) 95.63 four stars
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (DC) 86.98 three stars
The Philanthropy Roundtable (DC) 89.31 three stars
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research (NY) 94.08 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Women in Government Foundation
1319 F Street NW
Suite 710
Washington, DC 20004
tel: (202) 333-0825
fax: (202) 333-0875
EIN: 54-1527192

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Board Leadership

Stacey Guerin
Chair

CEO

Lucy Gettman
Executive Director

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