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International : Development and Relief Services

Vital Voices Global Partnership

Investing in women to improve the world

92.49

1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Suite 850
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 861-2625   Web Site
EIN: 52-2151557

Board Leadership
Susan Ann Davis
Chair of the Board

CEO
Alyse Nelson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.49
  Financial 89.39
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
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

89.39

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vital Voices Global Partnership on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vital Voices Global Partnership on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vital Voices Global Partnership (DC) 92.49
The Hunger Project (NY) 91.97
Water.org (MO) 93.61
BrazilFoundation (NY) 96.46
Sustainable Harvest International (ME) 87.47

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Founded in 2000, Vital Voices Global Partnership identifies, trains, and empowers emerging women leaders and social entrepreneurs around the globe, enabling them to create a better world for us all. We provide these women with the capacity, connections, and credibility they need to unlock their leadership potential. Vital Voices believes in the transformative value of women's participation in society. We invest in women who are creating economic opportunities, advancing political reform, and safeguarding human rights.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,200,649
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,972,071
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,409,821
Total Contributions $9,582,541
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,582,541
   Other Revenue $-449,050
TOTAL REVENUE $9,133,491
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,749,888
   Administrative Expenses $725,253
   Fundraising Expenses $964,171
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,439,312
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,305,821
   
Net Assets $6,120,148

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
Activating the Network $3,388,221 38.7%
Signature Fellowships $3,381,804 38.6%
Strategic Investments $1,369,263 15.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.49
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 87.63
2013-12 08/01/2015 94.81
2012-12 06/01/2014 91.79
2011-12 07/01/2013 94.23
2010-12 04/01/2012 94.06
2009-12 12/01/2011 96.08
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.08
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 96.33
2008-12 05/01/2010 94.32
2007-12 03/01/2009 95.42
2006-12 02/01/2008 65.36
2005-12 02/01/2007 63.66
2004-12 04/01/2006 72.23
2003-12 05/01/2005 75.93

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

EIN 52-2151557
Name in IRS Master File VITAL VOICES GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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, 1999
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
$196,665 1.88% Alyse Nelson President, CEO

Founded in 2000, Vital Voices Global Partnership identifies, trains, and empowers emerging women leaders and social entrepreneurs around the globe, enabling them to create a better world for us all. We provide these women with the capacity, connections, and credibility they need to unlock their leadership potential. Vital Voices believes in the transformative value of women's participation in society. We invest in women who are creating economic opportunities, advancing political reform, and safeguarding human rights.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vital Voices Global Partnership (DC) 92.49
ACCION International (MA) 94.46
GlobalGiving (DC) 98.23
Esperanza International Foundation (WA) 85.91
Endeavor (NY) 93.82

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Charity Contact Info

Vital Voices Global Partnership
1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 850
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 861-2625
EIN: 52-2151557

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Board Leadership

Susan Ann Davis
Chair of the Board

CEO

Alyse Nelson
President, CEO

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