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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Ms. Foundation for Women

Change the way the world works

90.73

12 MetroTech Center 26th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
tel: (212) 742-2300   Web Site
EIN: 23-7252609

Board Leadership
Alicia Lara
Chair

CEO
Teresa C. Younger
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.73
  Financial 86.90
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Ms. Foundation for Women, a social justice foundation, delivers strategic grants, capacity building and leadership development to over 150 grassroots and national advocacy organizations throughout the U.S. Ms. Foundation support enables groups to create connections across issues, constituencies and policymaking levels to strengthen social movements and ignite change on behalf of women, families and communities. Since 1973, the Foundation has granted more than $65 million to organizations in rural and urban areas nationwide.

The Ms. Foundation for Women, a social justice foundation, delivers strategic grants, capacity building and leadership development to over 150 grassroots and national advocacy organizations throughout the U.S. Ms. Foundation support enables groups to create connections across issues, constituencies and policymaking levels to strengthen social movements and ignite change on behalf of women, families and communities. Since 1973, the Foundation has granted more than $65 million to organizations in rural and urban areas nationwide.

Financial

86.90

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 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)
66.6%
  Administrative Expenses 19.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.53
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ms. Foundation for Women on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ms. Foundation for Women on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ms. Foundation for Women (NY) 90.73
9to5 National Association of Working Women (WI) 88.28
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 91.35
Healthy Women (NJ) 86.19
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NY) 86.05

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,409,099
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $550,514
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,959,613
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,959,613
   Other Revenue $1,196,146
TOTAL REVENUE $4,155,759
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,015,579
   Administrative Expenses $1,613,917
   Fundraising Expenses $1,192,268
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,821,764
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,666,005
   
Net Assets $45,410,386

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
Grantmaking and Capacity Building $5,144,300 85.5%
Public Education $808,739 13.4%
Advocacy and Policy $62,540 1.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 10/01/2021 90.73
2019-06 09/01/2020 86.44
2018-06 08/01/2019 79.46
2017-06 08/01/2018 79.00
2016-06 10/01/2017 81.89
2015-06 02/01/2017 79.76
2015-06 07/01/2016 78.51
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.81
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 74.38
2013-06 03/01/2014 85.34
2012-06 07/01/2013 76.87
2011-06 04/01/2012 76.65
2010-06 09/20/2011 76.02
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 78.33
2008-06 10/01/2009 81.69
2007-06 11/01/2008 69.57
2006-06 07/01/2007 77.88
2005-06 09/01/2006 69.36
2004-06 05/01/2005 86.80
2003-06 09/01/2004 63.05

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

EIN 23-7252609
Name in IRS Master File MS FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN INC
NTEE Code R24
NTEE Classification Women's Rights
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$241,305 2.73% Teresa Younger President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ms. Foundation for Women (NY) 90.73
International Women's Media Foundation (DC) 92.18
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 91.35
Clare Boothe Luce Center for Conservative Women (VA) 87.83
Healthy Women (NJ) 86.19

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Charity Contact Info

Ms. Foundation for Women
12 MetroTech Center
26th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
tel: (212) 742-2300
fax: (212) 742-1653
EIN: 23-7252609

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Board Leadership

Alicia Lara
Chair

CEO

Teresa C. Younger
President and CEO

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