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Concerned Women for America

Promoting Biblical values

three stars

85.14

1015 Fifteenth Street, NW Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 488-7000   Web Site
EIN: 95-3580834

Board Leadership
Linda Murphy
Chairman

CEO
Penny Young Nance
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.14 three stars
  Financial 79.38 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1979, the mission of Concerned Women for America (CWA) is to protect and promote Biblical values among all citizens - first through prayer, then education, and finally by influencing our society - thereby reversing the decline in moral values in our nation. We help people focus on six core issues, which we have determined need Biblical principles most and where we can have the greatest impact. These issues are: family, the sanctity of human life, education, pornography, religious liberty, and national sovereignty. CWA is a unique blend of policy experts and an activist network of people in small towns and big cities across the country working to address mutually held goals and concerns.

Founded in 1979, the mission of Concerned Women for America (CWA) is to protect and promote Biblical values among all citizens - first through prayer, then education, and finally by influencing our society - thereby reversing the decline in moral values in our nation. We help people focus on six core issues, which we have determined need Biblical principles most and where we can have the greatest impact. These issues are: family, the sanctity of human life, education, pornography, religious liberty, and national sovereignty. CWA is a unique blend of policy experts and an activist network of people in small towns and big cities across the country working to address mutually held goals and concerns.

Financial

two stars

79.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Concerned Women for America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Concerned Women for America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Concerned Women for America (DC) 85.14 three stars
Life Legal Defense Foundation (CA) 95.27 four stars
Care Net (VA) 92.90 four stars
PROLIFE Across AMERICA (MN) 93.13 four stars
Students for Life of America (VA) 88.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,347,478
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,347,478
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,347,478
   Other Revenue $1,719
TOTAL REVENUE $4,349,197
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,125,933
   Administrative Expenses $566,710
   Fundraising Expenses $272,066
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,964,709
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $384,488
   
Net Assets $3,010,721

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
Public Information and Educational Material $3,125,933 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 05/01/2021 85.14 three stars
2019-06 05/01/2020 82.32 three stars
2018-06 04/01/2019 77.44 two stars
2017-06 03/01/2018 72.14 two stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 72.05 two stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 70.45 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 68.94 one star
2013-06 05/01/2014 69.34 one star
2012-06 07/01/2013 69.01 one star
2011-06 05/01/2012 68.79 one star
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.51 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 74.87 two stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 79.92 two stars
2008-06 03/01/2009 71.99 two stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 59.39 one star
2006-06 02/01/2007 56.98 one star
2005-06 02/01/2006 56.84 one star
2004-06 04/01/2005 64.93 one star
2003-06 04/01/2004 48.61 zero star
2002-06 04/15/2003 58.22 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-3580834
Name in IRS Master File CONCERNED WOMEN FOR AMERICA
NTEE Code W00
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 (120) Publishing activities
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(559) Other matters
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 December, 1981
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
$250,000 6.30% Penny Nance President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Concerned Women for America (DC) 85.14 three stars
PROLIFE Across AMERICA (MN) 93.13 four stars
Students for Life of America (VA) 88.18 three stars
Life Legal Defense Foundation (CA) 95.27 four stars
Care Net (VA) 92.90 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Concerned Women for America
1015 Fifteenth Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 488-7000
fax: (202) 488-0806
EIN: 95-3580834

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 34300
Washington, DC 20043

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Board Leadership

Linda Murphy
Chairman

CEO

Penny Young Nance
President, CEO

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