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Women's Learning Partnership

For Rights, Development, and Peace

four stars

91.16

4343 Montgomery Avenue Suite 201
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (301) 654-2774   Web Site
EIN: 52-2199581

Board Leadership
Thoraya Obaid
Board Chair

CEO
Mahnaz Afkhami
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.10
  Program Expenses Growth -3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Learning Partnership on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Learning Partnership on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Learning Partnership (MD) 91.16 four stars
The Advocates for Human Rights (MN) 87.62 three stars
International Women's Health Coalition (NY) 90.36 four stars
EarthRights International (DC) 97.99 four stars
Human Rights Watch (NY) 91.15 four stars

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Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) is dedicated to women's leadership and empowerment. At its essence, WLP is a builder of networks, working with 20 autonomous and independent partner organizations in the Global South to empower women to transform their families, communities, and societies. WLP's work uses the programmatic strategies of (1) leadership and advocacy curriculum development in 20 languages, (2) training at the grassroots, national, and regional levels (3) strengthening civil society, and (4) women's human rights advocacy and movement building. Our primary objectives are to increase the number of women taking on leadership and decision-making roles at family, community, and national levels, and to improve the effectiveness of feminist movements in Muslim-majority societies and globally by strengthening the capacity of our partner organizations. We invite you to keep up to date on the results that you help make possible: WLP Blog www.learningpartnership.org/blog

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,700,984
   Federated Campaigns $6,738
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $260,000
Total Contributions $1,967,722
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,967,722
   Other Revenue $76,406
TOTAL REVENUE $2,044,128
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,759,414
   Administrative Expenses $251,036
   Fundraising Expenses $27,381
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,037,831
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,297
   
Net Assets $2,150,473

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
Leadership and Capacity Building Program $1,409,809 80.1%
Advocacy and Networking $349,605 19.9%

Ratings History
Women's Learning Partnership has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 91.16 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 92.38 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.44 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 87.60 three stars
2014-06 07/01/2015 87.28 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 97.71 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 99.43 four stars
2011-06 02/01/2013 98.07 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 97.14 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 99.41 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 98.33 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 98.96 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 94.72 four stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 99.05 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 90.55 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 52-2199581
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS LEARNING PARTNERSHIP FOR RIGHTS DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE LTD
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
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 January, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • 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
$106,330 5.21% Mahnaz Afkhami President, CEO

Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) is dedicated to women's leadership and empowerment. At its essence, WLP is a builder of networks, working with 20 autonomous and independent partner organizations in the Global South to empower women to transform their families, communities, and societies. WLP's work uses the programmatic strategies of (1) leadership and advocacy curriculum development in 20 languages, (2) training at the grassroots, national, and regional levels (3) strengthening civil society, and (4) women's human rights advocacy and movement building. Our primary objectives are to increase the number of women taking on leadership and decision-making roles at family, community, and national levels, and to improve the effectiveness of feminist movements in Muslim-majority societies and globally by strengthening the capacity of our partner organizations. We invite you to keep up to date on the results that you help make possible: WLP Blog www.learningpartnership.org/blog

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Women's Learning Partnership (MD) 91.16 four stars
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A Jewish Voice for Peace (CA) 85.04 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Women's Learning Partnership
4343 Montgomery Avenue
Suite 201
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (301) 654-2774
fax: (301) 654-2775
EIN: 52-2199581

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Board Leadership

Thoraya Obaid
Board Chair

CEO

Mahnaz Afkhami
President and CEO

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