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Society for Women's Health Research

Improving women's health through advocacy, education, and research.

three stars

85.78

1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 223-8224   Web Site
EIN: 52-1694732

Board Leadership
John J. Seng
Chair

CEO
Amy M. Miller
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.78 three stars
  Financial 80.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

80.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
77.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth -10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Society for Women's Health Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Society for Women's Health Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Society for Women's Health Research (DC) 85.78 three stars
National Women's Law Center (DC) 95.23 four stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 95.36 four stars
National Partnership for Women & Families (DC) 89.22 three stars
Women's Foundation for A Greater Memphis (TN) 86.85 three stars

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The Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR), a national non-profit organization based in Washington DC, is widely recognized as the thought leader in research on sex differences and is dedicated to improving women's health through advocacy, education, and research.

Founded in 1990 by a group of physicians, medical researchers and health advocates, SWHR aims to bring attention to the myriad of diseases and conditions that affect women uniquely. Due to SWHR's efforts, women are now routinely included in most major medical research studies and scientists are beginning to consider biological sex as a variable in their research.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,774,006
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $664,878
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,438,884
   Program Service Revenue $4,800
Total Primary Revenue $2,443,684
   Other Revenue $50,112
TOTAL REVENUE $2,493,796
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,702,887
   Administrative Expenses $250,390
   Fundraising Expenses $239,473
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,192,750
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $301,046
   
Net Assets $1,965,545

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
Scientific Dialogue $970,595 57.0%
Policy and Advocacy $408,234 24.0%
Public Education $324,058 19.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 85.78 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.95 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 92.45 four stars
2014-12 10/01/2015 91.94 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 77.85 two stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 92.38 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 88.60 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 87.29 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.85 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 74.63 two stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 78.79 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 85.31 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 84.50 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 84.07 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 80.38 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 68.64 one star
2002-12 04/01/2004 66.55 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 52-1694732
Name in IRS Master File THE SOCIETY FOR WOMENS HEALTH RESEARCH
NTEE Code E60
NTEE Classification Health Support Services
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (149) Other instruction and training
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, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$215,220 9.81% Phyllis Greenberger President, CEO

The Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR), a national non-profit organization based in Washington DC, is widely recognized as the thought leader in research on sex differences and is dedicated to improving women's health through advocacy, education, and research.

Founded in 1990 by a group of physicians, medical researchers and health advocates, SWHR aims to bring attention to the myriad of diseases and conditions that affect women uniquely. Due to SWHR's efforts, women are now routinely included in most major medical research studies and scientists are beginning to consider biological sex as a variable in their research.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Society for Women's Health Research (DC) 85.78 three stars
National Partnership for Women & Families (DC) 89.22 three stars
Chicago Foundation for Women (IL) 96.64 four stars
Equal Rights Advocates (CA) 89.59 three stars
Provide (MA) 94.28 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Society for Women's Health Research
1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 223-8224
fax: (202) 833-3472
EIN: 52-1694732

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Board Leadership

John J. Seng
Chair

CEO

Amy M. Miller
Chief Executive Officer

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