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Women's Sports Foundation

Advancing the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity

84.41

1899 Hempstead Turnpike Suite 400
East Meadow, NY 11554
tel: (800) 227-3988   Web Site
EIN: 23-7380557

Board Leadership
Sandra Vivas and Madeline Weinstein
Co-Chairs

CEO
Deborah Slaner Larkin
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.41
  Financial 79.47
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

79.47

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.32
  Program Expenses Growth -29.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Sports Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Sports Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Sports Foundation (NY) 84.41
Adaptive Sports Foundation (NY) 92.82
US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (NY) 94.04
National Sports Center for the Disabled (CO) 88.66
National Rowing Foundation (CT) 89.16

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The Women's Sports Foundation is an educational organization founded in 1974 by tennis legend Billie Jean King. Our mission is to advance the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity. One of the top five public grant-giving women's funds in the United States, the Foundation distributes $10,000-20,000 per week from operating dollars to provide opportunities for socioeconomically underprivileged and inactive girls to participate in sports and physical activity. The Foundation works for equal opportunity for our daughters to play sports so they, too, can derive the psychological, physiological and sociological benefits of sports participation.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,972,585
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $861,486
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,834,071
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,834,071
   Other Revenue $109,252
TOTAL REVENUE $3,943,323
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,371,500
   Administrative Expenses $353,164
   Fundraising Expenses $443,650
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,168,314
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,775,009
   
Net Assets $4,630,134

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 Programs $806,314 58.8%
Grant Distribution $326,593 23.8%
Advocacy $202,593 14.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.41
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 78.94
2012-12 12/20/2013 76.95
2011-12 11/06/2012 74.21
2010-12 12/01/2011 79.37
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.84
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 71.70
2008-12 03/01/2010 90.76
2007-12 11/01/2008 95.37
2006-12 02/01/2008 90.36
2005-12 02/01/2007 90.65
2004-12 03/01/2006 88.07
2003-12 03/01/2005 91.65

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-7380557
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS SPORTS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code N12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Literary Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (40) Scholarships (other)
(298) Training in sports
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 June, 1974
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$193,365 8.91% Kathryn Olson Chief Executive Officer

The Women's Sports Foundation is an educational organization founded in 1974 by tennis legend Billie Jean King. Our mission is to advance the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity. One of the top five public grant-giving women's funds in the United States, the Foundation distributes $10,000-20,000 per week from operating dollars to provide opportunities for socioeconomically underprivileged and inactive girls to participate in sports and physical activity. The Foundation works for equal opportunity for our daughters to play sports so they, too, can derive the psychological, physiological and sociological benefits of sports participation.

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Women's Sports Foundation (NY) 84.41
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United States Luge Association (NY) 85.42

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Charity Contact Info

Women's Sports Foundation
1899 Hempstead Turnpike
Suite 400
East Meadow, NY 11554
tel: (800) 227-3988
fax: (516) 542-0095
EIN: 23-7380557

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Board Leadership

Sandra Vivas and Madeline Weinstein
Co-Chairs

CEO

Deborah Slaner Larkin
Chief Executive Officer

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