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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Women's Project & Productions

Developing, producing, and promoting the work of women+ at every stage of their careers

four stars

92.92

55 West End Avenue New York, NY 10023
tel: (212) 765-1706   Web Site
EIN: 13-3369451

Board Leadership
Sandy Ashendorf
Chairperson

CEO
Lisa McNulty
Artistic Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 94.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WP was founded in 1978 by visionary producer, Julia Miles, to address the significant under-representation of women in theater. Women's Project And Productions' empowers female-identified and gender nonconforming artists to reach their full potential and, in doing so, challenges preconceptions about the kinds of plays women write and the stories they tell. Today, WP accomplishes its mission through several fundamental programs, including: the WP Lab, a two-year mentorship and new play development program for women playwrights, directors, and producers; the Domestic Partner residency program; the Developmental series; and the Mainstage series, which features a full season of Off-Broadway productions written and directed by extraordinary theater artists.

WP was founded in 1978 by visionary producer, Julia Miles, to address the significant under-representation of women in theater. Women's Project And Productions' empowers female-identified and gender nonconforming artists to reach their full potential and, in doing so, challenges preconceptions about the kinds of plays women write and the stories they tell. Today, WP accomplishes its mission through several fundamental programs, including: the WP Lab, a two-year mentorship and new play development program for women playwrights, directors, and producers; the Domestic Partner residency program; the Developmental series; and the Mainstage series, which features a full season of Off-Broadway productions written and directed by extraordinary theater artists.

Financial

four stars

94.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.24
  Program Expenses Growth 9.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Women's Project & Productions on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Women's Project & Productions on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,537,539
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $235,646
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $203,250
Total Contributions $1,976,435
   Program Service Revenue $180,672
Total Primary Revenue $2,157,107
   Other Revenue $66,570
TOTAL REVENUE $2,223,677
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,258,417
   Administrative Expenses $55,145
   Fundraising Expenses $242,783
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,556,345
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $667,332
   
Net Assets $1,738,432

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
Productions $1,258,417 100.0%

Ratings History
The Women's Project & Productions has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 92.92 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2020 93.38 four 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 13-3369451
Name in IRS Master File THE WOMENS PROJECT & PRODUCTIONS
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (88) Community theatrical group
(90) Cultural performances
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 October, 1986
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
$102,963 6.61% Michael Sag Managing Director
Other Salaries of Note
$103,636 6.65% Lisa McNulty Producing Director

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Charity Contact Info

The Women's Project & Productions
55 West End Avenue
New York, NY 10023
tel: (212) 765-1706
fax: (212) 765-2024
EIN: 13-3369451

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Board Leadership

Sandy Ashendorf
Chairperson

CEO

Lisa McNulty
Artistic Director

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