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WHW

Empowering Employment Success

four stars

90.82

2803 McGaw Avenue Irvine, CA 92614
tel: (949) 631-2333   Web Site
EIN: 33-0576900

Board Leadership
Pauline Francis
Board Chair

CEO
Janie Best
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.82 four stars
  Financial 93.11 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WHW (formerly known as Women Helping Women) has a mission of providing the unemployed and the underemployed the skills and resources they need to get and keep a good job. Since 1993, WHW has served over 100,000 job seekers at no charge, many of whom were referred by over 275 partner agencies. Each year thousands of job seekers participate in programs focused on equipping each of them to be the most marketable candidate for the job they seek. WHW envisions a day when every person in Orange County who wants to work enjoys gainful employment!

WHW (formerly known as Women Helping Women) has a mission of providing the unemployed and the underemployed the skills and resources they need to get and keep a good job. Since 1993, WHW has served over 100,000 job seekers at no charge, many of whom were referred by over 275 partner agencies. Each year thousands of job seekers participate in programs focused on equipping each of them to be the most marketable candidate for the job they seek. WHW envisions a day when every person in Orange County who wants to work enjoys gainful employment!

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of groups brought together in a coalition/alliance/partnership
75
Number of clients served
9,534
Number of clients placed
7,913
Number of organizational partners
312
Number of participants engaged in programs
9,534
Number of clients reporting increased knowledge after educational programs
9,057
Number of volunteers
2,000
Number of clients participating in educational programs
7,606
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

93.11

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
91.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WHW on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WHW on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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WHW (CA) 90.82 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $661,967
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $140,420
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $375,940
Total Contributions $1,178,327
   Program Service Revenue $185,840
Total Primary Revenue $1,364,167
   Other Revenue $129,979
TOTAL REVENUE $1,494,146
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,441,592
   Administrative Expenses $77,421
   Fundraising Expenses $56,405
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,575,418
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-81,272
   
Net Assets $872,776

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
Employment Success Program $1,441,592 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 90.82 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 88.41 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 89.60 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 33-0576900
Name in IRS Master File WOMEN HELPING WOMEN
NTEE Code T99
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C.
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 June, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,907 7.29% Janie Wolcki Best Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WHW (CA) 90.82 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

WHW
2803 McGaw Avenue
Irvine, CA 92614
tel: (949) 631-2333
EIN: 33-0576900

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Board Leadership

Pauline Francis
Board Chair

CEO

Janie Best
Chief Executive Officer

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