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WHW

Empowering Employment Success

three stars

89.60

1800 McFadden Avenue Suite 1A
Santa Ana, CA 92705
tel: (949) 631-2333   Web Site
EIN: 33-0576900

Board Leadership
Kyle Rowen
Board Chair

CEO
Janie Best
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.60 three stars
  Financial 90.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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 80,000 job seekers referred by over 275 partner agencies at no charge. 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 80,000 job seekers referred by over 275 partner agencies at no charge. 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!

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Number of groups brought together in a coalition/alliance/partnership
75
Number of clients served
8,146
Number of clients placed
6,757
Number of organizational partners
312
Number of participants engaged in programs
8,146
Number of clients reporting increased knowledge after educational programs
7,738
Number of volunteers
2,000
Number of clients participating in educational programs
7,366
Number of donations made by board members
49
Average change in income of clients served (in dollars)
27,440
Average wage of clients served (in dollars)
38,186
Number of clients receiving health care benefits as part of wage package
4,191
Number of clients still working after 12 months
6,216
Number of participants who gain employment
6,757
Number of placements defined as full-time
4,392
Average hourly wage of clients who became employed after job skills training
18
Number of computer literacy/skills/technology courses conducted
398
Number of job skills training courses/workshops conducted
362
Number of program participants who obtain a job within 3 months of program completion
5,012
Number of program participants who remain employed 12 months after program completion
6,081
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Financial

four stars

90.24

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 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)
91.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WHW (CA) 89.60 three stars
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.40 four stars
Dress for Success Worldwide (NY) 92.38 four stars
REDF (CA) 89.41 three stars
Goodwill Industries of Denver (CO) 93.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $675,838
   Federated Campaigns $55,500
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $133,658
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $447,929
Total Contributions $1,312,925
   Program Service Revenue $141,541
Total Primary Revenue $1,454,466
   Other Revenue $138,300
TOTAL REVENUE $1,592,766
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,218,901
   Administrative Expenses $67,186
   Fundraising Expenses $44,116
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,330,203
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $262,563
   
Net Assets $951,164

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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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
$102,884 7.73% Janie Wolcki Best Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WHW (CA) 89.60 three stars
REDF (CA) 89.41 three stars
JVS (CA) 89.92 three stars
Goodwill Industries of Southern NJ and Philadelphia (NJ) 85.53 three stars
Goodwill of Silicon Valley (CA) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

WHW
1800 McFadden Avenue
Suite 1A
Santa Ana, CA 92705
tel: (949) 631-2333
EIN: 33-0576900

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Board Leadership

Kyle Rowen
Board Chair

CEO

Janie Best
Chief Executive Officer

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