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YWCA USA

Eliminating racism, empowering women

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four stars

94.51

1020 19th Street NW Suite 750
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 467-0801   Web Site
EIN: 13-1624103

Board Leadership
Sylvia Hill Fields
Board Chair

CEO
Alejandra Y. Castillo
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.51 four stars
  Financial 93.36 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of mission impact programs provided by YWCA USA and YWCA local associations.
475
Percent of YWCAs tracking specific improvements related to racial justice, civil rights, empowerment, economic advancement, health, and/or safety among the communities served.
56
Number of key data areas tracked re: social policy, practices, racism and sexism.
8
Number of affiliates speaking to government leaders about relevant policy issues
215
Number of YWCA board members, staff members and volunteers benefiting from tools/resources/education materials provided.
2,662
Number of YWCA USA and YWCA local association board and staff members attending mission leadership development programs.
587
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This impact information is current as of October 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

93.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
88.1%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.50
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
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) 94.51 four stars
Stephens Family YMCA (IL) 85.50 three stars
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus (CA) 87.99 three stars
YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 89.27 three stars
YMCA of Greater Des Moines (IA) 90.55 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,625,480
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,488,856
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,114,336
   Program Service Revenue $122,240
Total Primary Revenue $4,236,576
   Other Revenue $1,461,033
TOTAL REVENUE $5,697,609
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,024,740
   Administrative Expenses $222,287
   Fundraising Expenses $707,402
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,954,429
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,256,820
   
Net Assets $66,849,500

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 $4,026,288 66.8%
Communications $746,060 12.4%
Advocacy $887,676 14.7%
Global Initiatives $364,716 6.1%

Ratings History
YWCA USA has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 07/01/2018 94.51 four stars
2016-08 08/01/2017 91.92 four stars
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 USA INC
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, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,797 1.90% Casey Harden Interim CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$367,146 5.27% Dara Richardson-Heron Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YWCA USA (DC) 94.51 four stars
YMCA of DeKalb County (IN) 92.22 four stars
YWCA Cass Clay (ND) 89.89 three stars
YWCA Tulsa (OK) 85.06 three stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta (GA) 93.61 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

YWCA USA
1020 19th Street NW
Suite 750
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 467-0801
fax: (202) 467-0802
EIN: 13-1624103

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Board Leadership

Sylvia Hill Fields
Board Chair

CEO

Alejandra Y. Castillo
CEO

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