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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Women's Law Center

Expanding possibilities. Eliminating barriers.

four stars

96.16

11 Dupont Circle, NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 588-5180   Web Site
EIN: 52-1213010

Board Leadership
Jane Sherburne
Chair

CEO
Fatima Goss Graves
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.16 four stars
  Financial 94.58 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Women's Law Center (NWLC): We are passionate champions of national and state policies and laws that help women and girls achieve their potential throughout their lives-at school, at work, at home, in their families, and in their communities. We are committed advocates who take on the toughest challenges, especially for women who face multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and women who are low-income - and we make change happen. We are proud to have been on the front lines of virtually every major advance for women since 1972, benefiting women, their families, their communities, and the nation.

The National Women's Law Center (NWLC): We are passionate champions of national and state policies and laws that help women and girls achieve their potential throughout their lives-at school, at work, at home, in their families, and in their communities. We are committed advocates who take on the toughest challenges, especially for women who face multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and women who are low-income - and we make change happen. We are proud to have been on the front lines of virtually every major advance for women since 1972, benefiting women, their families, their communities, and the nation.

Financial

four stars

94.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.75
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Women's Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Women's Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Women's Law Center (DC) 96.16 four stars
The Women's Fund of Central Ohio (OH) 87.27 three stars
Womens Media Center (DC) 91.38 four stars
National Partnership for Women & Families (DC) 90.58 four stars
Women's Law Project (PA) 86.64 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,928,386
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $972,209
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,900,595
   Program Service Revenue $180,455
Total Primary Revenue $5,081,050
   Other Revenue $680,623
TOTAL REVENUE $5,761,673
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,377,958
   Administrative Expenses $1,332,383
   Fundraising Expenses $687,399
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,397,740
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,636,067
   
Net Assets $38,759,398

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
Health and Reproductive Rights $3,325,769 39.7%
Women's Legal Rights, Education and Employment $2,962,421 35.4%
Family Economic Security $2,089,768 24.9%

Ratings History
National Women's Law Center has received 14 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2017 96.16 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 95.23 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 97.12 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 91.10 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 97.59 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 90.49 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 97.54 four stars
2010-06 12/23/2011 91.74 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 90.37 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 98.88 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 03/01/2011 98.41 four stars
2008-06 11/01/2010 98.20 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 90.32 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 94.34 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 92.50 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 98.16 four stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 98.15 four stars
2002-06 04/01/2004 95.79 four 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 52-1213010
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL WOMENS LAW CENTER
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 April, 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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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 Compensation from Affiliates
$322,145 3.09% Marcia D. Greenberger Co-President $78
Other Salaries of Note
$320,946 3.08% Nancy Duff Campbell Co-President $503

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Women's Law Center (DC) 96.16 four stars
Chicago Foundation for Women (IL) 92.48 four stars
The Women's Fund of Central Ohio (OH) 87.27 three stars
International Women's Media Foundation (DC) 86.13 three stars
National Partnership for Women & Families (DC) 90.58 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Women's Law Center
11 Dupont Circle, NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 588-5180
fax: (202) 588-5185
EIN: 52-1213010

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Board Leadership

Jane Sherburne
Chair

CEO

Fatima Goss Graves
President

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