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Women's Funding Alliance

Live. Lead. Thrive.

two stars

71.08

2101 Fourth Avenue Suite 1330
Seattle, WA 98121
tel: (206) 467-6733   Web Site
EIN: 91-1244815

Board Leadership
Gillian Crossan
Chair

CEO
Cheryl Sesnon
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.08 two stars
  Financial 60.62 one star
  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.

Women's Funding Alliance envisions a world where all women and girls have the opportunity to live, lead and thrive. Our mission is to advance leadership and economic opportunity for women and girls in Washington State. We accomplish this by making the case, driving solutions and mobilizing people to make change. Through our research, grant-making partnerships and community engagement, we have developed a deep understanding of how profoundly gender influences the challenges that face women and girls, and the solutions that stick. Our approach, honed by experience and informed by data specific to women and girls, effectively integrates the resources and advocacy where we as a community can make the most impact. In addition to initiating and leading efforts for change, Women's Funding Alliance is a programming, resource and mobilization hub for people who care about women and girls.

Women's Funding Alliance envisions a world where all women and girls have the opportunity to live, lead and thrive. Our mission is to advance leadership and economic opportunity for women and girls in Washington State. We accomplish this by making the case, driving solutions and mobilizing people to make change. Through our research, grant-making partnerships and community engagement, we have developed a deep understanding of how profoundly gender influences the challenges that face women and girls, and the solutions that stick. Our approach, honed by experience and informed by data specific to women and girls, effectively integrates the resources and advocacy where we as a community can make the most impact. In addition to initiating and leading efforts for change, Women's Funding Alliance is a programming, resource and mobilization hub for people who care about women and girls.

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Financial

one star

60.62

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)
59.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.32
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Funding Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Funding Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Funding Alliance (WA) 71.08 two stars
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NY) 86.05 three stars
Jewish Women International (DC) 88.22 three stars
National Partnership for Women & Families (DC) 85.10 three stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 90.52 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $886,764
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $228,897
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,115,661
   Program Service Revenue $16,164
Total Primary Revenue $1,131,825
   Other Revenue $-10,264
TOTAL REVENUE $1,121,561
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $836,070
   Administrative Expenses $290,500
   Fundraising Expenses $352,697
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,479,267
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-357,706
   
Net Assets $1,426,274

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
Economic Opportunity $416,932 49.9%
Leadership $344,171 41.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 71.08 two stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 79.06 two stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 78.83 two 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 91-1244815
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS FUNDING ALLIANCE
NTEE Code P83
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 (927) Fundraising
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,442 9.89% Elizabeth Vivian President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Funding Alliance (WA) 71.08 two stars
Chicago Foundation for Women (IL) 93.60 four stars
Women's Law Project (PA) 87.27 three stars
National Women's Law Center (DC) 98.09 four stars
New York Women's Foundation (NY) 90.84 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Women's Funding Alliance
2101 Fourth Avenue
Suite 1330
Seattle, WA 98121
tel: (206) 467-6733
EIN: 91-1244815

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Board Leadership

Gillian Crossan
Chair

CEO

Cheryl Sesnon
Interim Executive Director

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