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Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation

Honoring all servicewomen - past, present and future

four stars

90.48

200 North Glebe Road Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (800) 222-2294   Web Site
EIN: 52-1513535

Board Leadership
Jan Edmunds
Board Chairwoman

CEO
Phyllis Wilson
Foundation President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.48 four stars
  Financial 87.15 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985, the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation operates and maintains the Women In Military Service For America Memorial, the only major national memorial honoring all servicewomen - past, present and future. The Memorial honors some 2.5 million women who have served or are serving in or with the U.S. Armed Forces starting with the American Revolution. Additionally, the Memorial Foundation maintains and operates the Memorial Education Center; manages an archive and research collection relating to women in the military; conducts an aggressive education program; builds exhibits showcasing the different eras in which women have served using text, images, memorabilia and artifacts; and continues to register servicewomen past and present.

Founded in 1985, the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation operates and maintains the Women In Military Service For America Memorial, the only major national memorial honoring all servicewomen - past, present and future. The Memorial honors some 2.5 million women who have served or are serving in or with the U.S. Armed Forces starting with the American Revolution. Additionally, the Memorial Foundation maintains and operates the Memorial Education Center; manages an archive and research collection relating to women in the military; conducts an aggressive education program; builds exhibits showcasing the different eras in which women have served using text, images, memorabilia and artifacts; and continues to register servicewomen past and present.

Financial

three stars

87.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 18.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.77
  Program Expenses Growth 13.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation (VA) 90.48 four stars
Peabody Essex Museum (MA) 88.37 three stars
Naval Aviation Museum Foundation (FL) 92.82 four stars
Muhammad Ali Center (KY) 88.05 three stars
Racine Art Museum (WI) 85.94 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,990,158
   Federated Campaigns $46,449
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,588,077
Total Contributions $6,624,684
   Program Service Revenue $140,550
Total Primary Revenue $6,765,234
   Other Revenue $121,980
TOTAL REVENUE $6,887,214
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $3,242,316
   Administrative Expenses $740,466
   Fundraising Expenses $443,951
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,426,733
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,460,481
   
Net Assets $10,886,174

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 90.48 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2020 90.86 four stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 89.63 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 83.06 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 83.88 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 82.40 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.92 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 76.63 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 69.99 one star
2012-12 10/01/2013 77.13 two stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 73.46 two stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 75.66 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 71.32 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 71.85 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 77.24 two stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 86.62 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 83.32 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 75.96 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 72.74 two stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 77.72 two 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 52-1513535
Name in IRS Master File WOMEN IN MILITARY SERVICE FOR AMERICA MEMORIAL FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code W30
NTEE Classification Military, Veterans' Organizations
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (62) Historical site, records or reenactment
(927) Fundraising
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, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$40,000 0.90% Phyllis J. Wilson President
Other Salaries of Note
$78,557 1.77% Dee Ann McWilliams Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation (VA) 90.48 four stars
Muhammad Ali Center (KY) 88.05 three stars
AACA Museum (PA) 92.12 four stars
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass (WI) 87.89 three stars
Peabody Essex Museum (MA) 88.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation
200 North Glebe Road
Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (800) 222-2294
EIN: 52-1513535

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Board Leadership

Jan Edmunds
Board Chairwoman

CEO

Phyllis Wilson
Foundation President

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