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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

WAND Education Fund

Educating the public and opinion leaders about the need to reduce violence and militarism

three stars

89.92

691 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington, MA 02476
tel: (781) 643-6740   Web Site
EIN: 04-2751387

Board Leadership
Sen. Charleta Tavares
Chair

CEO
Liz Johnson
Deputy Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.92 three stars
  Financial 85.75 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 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

85.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
78.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.23
  Program Expenses Growth -3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WAND Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WAND Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WAND Education Fund (MA) 89.92 three stars
Equal Justice Works (DC) 91.26 four stars
Alliance for Justice (DC) 91.09 four stars
Central Coast Alliance United for A Sustainable Economy (CA) 88.46 three stars
NumbersUSA (VA) 98.23 four stars

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The WAND Education Fund creates educational materials for training and briefing individuals, elected leaders and the media. Founded in 1982, we have been dedicating our energies to redirect federal budget priorities away from the military and toward human needs. Our goals are to: challenge and promote alternatives to militarism and violence as the solution to conflict; shift from a military to a civilian-based economy to address the threats to our real security; clean up environmental effects of nuclear weapons production as well as toxic waste at all military facilities; eliminate the testing, production, sale and use of weapons of mass destruction; prevent violence against women; and increase women's political leadership to further WAND's goals.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $825,197
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $825,197
   Program Service Revenue $3,400
Total Primary Revenue $828,597
   Other Revenue $66,227
TOTAL REVENUE $894,824
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $716,079
   Administrative Expenses $169,321
   Fundraising Expenses $117,524
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,002,924
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-108,100
   
Net Assets $1,290,576

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
Educational Materials & Skills Training $716,079 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 89.92 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.01 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.93 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 90.34 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 94.28 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 76.24 two stars
2010-06 03/01/2012 87.51 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 85.28 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 74.17 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 03/01/2011 75.41 two stars
2008-06 04/01/2010 84.43 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 88.54 three stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 93.82 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 77.88 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 91.60 four stars
2003-06 01/05/2005 77.91 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 04-2751387
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS ACTION FOR NEW DIRECTIONS EDUCATION FUND 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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(513) Weapons systems
(351) Combating or preventing pollution (air, water, etc)
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 March, 1982
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, 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
$77,694 7.74% Susan Shaer Executive Director

The WAND Education Fund creates educational materials for training and briefing individuals, elected leaders and the media. Founded in 1982, we have been dedicating our energies to redirect federal budget priorities away from the military and toward human needs. Our goals are to: challenge and promote alternatives to militarism and violence as the solution to conflict; shift from a military to a civilian-based economy to address the threats to our real security; clean up environmental effects of nuclear weapons production as well as toxic waste at all military facilities; eliminate the testing, production, sale and use of weapons of mass destruction; prevent violence against women; and increase women's political leadership to further WAND's goals.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WAND Education Fund (MA) 89.92 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

WAND Education Fund
691 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476
tel: (781) 643-6740
fax: (781) 643-6744
EIN: 04-2751387

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Board Leadership

Sen. Charleta Tavares
Chair

CEO

Liz Johnson
Deputy Director

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