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YWCA USA

Eliminating racism, empowering women

four stars

94.74

2025 M Street, NW Suite 550
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 467-0801   Web Site
EIN: 13-1624103

Board Leadership
Paula Green Johnson
Board Chair

CEO
Dara Richardson-Heron
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.85
  Program Expenses Growth 32.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YWCA USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YWCA USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YWCA USA (DC) 94.74 four stars
YWCA Tulsa (OK) 85.21 three stars
YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 90.62 four stars
YWCA Evanston/North Shore (IL) 91.69 four stars
Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester (NY) 91.73 four stars

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Founded in 1858, the YWCA USA is a women's membership movement nourished by its roots in the Christian faith and sustained by the richness of many beliefs and values. Strengthened by diversity, the YWCA draws together members who strive to create opportunities for women's growth, leadership, and power in order to attain a common vision: peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all people. The YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women's organization in the world. Across the globe, we have more than 25 million members in 106 countries, including 2.6 million members and participants in more than 220 local associations in the United States. More important than the numbers, is our mission to eliminate racism and empower women. We provide safe places for women and girls, build strong women leaders, and advocate for women's rights and civil rights in Congress.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $731,866
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,726,202
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,458,068
   Program Service Revenue $128,970
Total Primary Revenue $3,587,038
   Other Revenue $12,375,565
TOTAL REVENUE $15,962,603
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,208,680
   Administrative Expenses $101,885
   Fundraising Expenses $561,372
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,871,937
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,090,666
   
Net Assets $61,154,377

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
Local Initiatives $3,491,576 67.0%
Communications $758,667 14.6%
Advocacy $647,934 12.4%

Ratings History
YWCA USA has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 10/01/2016 94.74 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 91.52 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 94.79 four stars
2013-08 11/01/2014 94.94 four stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 64.64 one star
2011-08 11/06/2012 29.11 zero star
2010-08 12/23/2011 70.22 two stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 81.42 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 74.87 two stars
2008-08 04/01/2010 58.74 one star
2007-08 12/01/2008 71.31 two stars
2006-08 04/01/2008 59.78 one star
2005-08 07/01/2006 64.88 one star
2004-08 09/01/2005 63.30 one star
2003-08 11/01/2004 71.63 two stars
2002-08 12/01/2003 73.79 two stars
2001-08 10/15/2002 68.49 one star
2000-08 04/15/2002 67.16 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 13-1624103
Name in IRS Master File YWCA OF THE USA
NTEE Code P27
NTEE Classification Young Men's or Women's Associations (YMCA, YWCA, YWHA, YMHA)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(318) Other recreational activities
(324) YMCA, YWCA, YMCA, 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 August, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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
$383,568 6.53% Dara Richardson-Heron Chief Executive Officer

Founded in 1858, the YWCA USA is a women's membership movement nourished by its roots in the Christian faith and sustained by the richness of many beliefs and values. Strengthened by diversity, the YWCA draws together members who strive to create opportunities for women's growth, leadership, and power in order to attain a common vision: peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all people. The YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women's organization in the world. Across the globe, we have more than 25 million members in 106 countries, including 2.6 million members and participants in more than 220 local associations in the United States. More important than the numbers, is our mission to eliminate racism and empower women. We provide safe places for women and girls, build strong women leaders, and advocate for women's rights and civil rights in Congress.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YWCA USA (DC) 94.74 four stars
YMCA of Greater Charlotte (NC) 88.74 three stars
The Greater Naples YMCA (FL) 86.18 three stars
Greater Joliet Area YMCA (IL) 92.02 four stars
YWCA of Seattle - King County - Snohomish County (WA) 88.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

YWCA USA
2025 M Street, NW
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 467-0801
fax: (202) 467-0802
EIN: 13-1624103

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Board Leadership

Paula Green Johnson
Board Chair

CEO

Dara Richardson-Heron
Chief Executive Officer

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