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Global Fund for Women

Advocating for and defending women's human rights

three stars

86.16

800 Market Street Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 248-4800   Web Site
EIN: 77-0155782

Board Leadership
Sharon Bhagwan Rolls & Blythe Masters
Co-Chairs

CEO
Musimbi Kanyoro
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.16 three stars
  Financial 80.67 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Global Fund for Women is a global champion for the human rights of women and girls. We use our powerful networks to find, fund, and amplify the courageous work of women who are building social movements and challenging the status quo. We are committed to getting money and attention where it will make the biggest difference in the fight for gender equality. Since 1987, Global Fund for Women has invested in nearly 5,000 grassroots organizations in 175 countries, helping to win rights for millions of women and girls.

The Global Fund for Women is a global champion for the human rights of women and girls. We use our powerful networks to find, fund, and amplify the courageous work of women who are building social movements and challenging the status quo. We are committed to getting money and attention where it will make the biggest difference in the fight for gender equality. Since 1987, Global Fund for Women has invested in nearly 5,000 grassroots organizations in 175 countries, helping to win rights for millions of women and girls.

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Financial

three stars

80.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Fund for Women on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Fund for Women on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Global Fund for Women (CA) 86.16 three stars
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PCI Media Impact (NY) 93.98 four stars
The Advocates for Human Rights (MN) 87.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,099,138
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $56,069
   Fundraising Events $14,588
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $15,169,795
   Program Service Revenue $217,480
Total Primary Revenue $15,387,275
   Other Revenue $608,402
TOTAL REVENUE $15,995,677
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,922,084
   Administrative Expenses $863,250
   Fundraising Expenses $1,935,973
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,721,307
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,274,370
   
Net Assets $20,842,234

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
Grants to Women's Groups Around the World $8,747,840 80.1%
Advocacy and Innovation $2,174,244 19.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 07/01/2017 86.16 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 86.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.39 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 87.56 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 90.97 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 87.76 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 87.99 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.99 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 87.80 three stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 90.29 four stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 85.45 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 92.98 four stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 95.61 four stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 92.81 four stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 90.34 four stars
2002-06 01/01/2004 90.07 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 77-0155782
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN INC
NTEE Code Q19
NTEE Classification Nonmonetary Support N.E.C.
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 April, 1992
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$179,006 1.30% Musimbi Kanyoro President and CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Global Fund for Women
800 Market Street
Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 248-4800
fax: (415) 248-4801
EIN: 77-0155782

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Board Leadership

Sharon Bhagwan Rolls & Blythe Masters
Co-Chairs

CEO

Musimbi Kanyoro
President and CEO

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