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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Mujeres Latinas en Acción

Building strong, vibrant Chicagoland communities one woman, one family at a time.

87.71

2124 West 21st Place Chicago, IL 60608
tel: (773) 890-7676   Web Site
EIN: 36-2877520

Board Leadership
Stephen Cornejo Garcia
Chair

CEO
Linda Xóchitl Tortolero
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.71
  Financial 86.55
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1973, "Mujeres Latinas en Acción (Mujeres) empowers Latinas by providing services which reflect their values and culture and by being an advocate on the issues that make a difference in their lives." With this mission and the needs of the community always at the forefront, Mujeres provides high-quality, client-centered, bilingual/bicultural human services addressing critical issues such as domestic violence and sexual assault, leadership and youth development, positive parent support, and economic self-sufficiency. Mujeres also acts as a leading advocate on critical issues to ensure that the voices of those in the communities served are recognized among local and national lawmakers.

Founded in 1973, "Mujeres Latinas en Acción (Mujeres) empowers Latinas by providing services which reflect their values and culture and by being an advocate on the issues that make a difference in their lives." With this mission and the needs of the community always at the forefront, Mujeres provides high-quality, client-centered, bilingual/bicultural human services addressing critical issues such as domestic violence and sexual assault, leadership and youth development, positive parent support, and economic self-sufficiency. Mujeres also acts as a leading advocate on critical issues to ensure that the voices of those in the communities served are recognized among local and national lawmakers.

Financial

86.55

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
88.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mujeres Latinas en Acción on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mujeres Latinas en Acción on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mujeres Latinas en Acción (IL) 87.71
Harlem Children's Zone (NY) 91.76
Providence Connections (PA) 87.77
PRISM (MN) 90.72
North Fulton Community Charities (GA) 92.12

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,454,668
   Federated Campaigns $121,030
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $160,475
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,751,866
Total Contributions $3,488,039
   Program Service Revenue $30,264
Total Primary Revenue $3,518,303
   Other Revenue $-15,740
TOTAL REVENUE $3,502,563
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,813,511
   Administrative Expenses $305,173
   Fundraising Expenses $264,899
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,383,583
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $118,980
   
Net Assets $1,994,360

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 87.71
2018-06 08/01/2019 85.38
2017-06 08/01/2018 86.87
2016-06 11/01/2017 85.85
2016-06 07/01/2017 85.69
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.61
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 95.41
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.09
2013-06 08/01/2014 89.95
2012-06 08/01/2013 80.50
2011-06 05/01/2012 86.35
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.65
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 95.73
2009-06 05/01/2010 96.01
2007-06 02/01/2009 88.72
2006-06 03/01/2008 82.89
2005-06 12/15/2006 73.90
2004-06 01/01/2006 80.08

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

EIN 36-2877520
Name in IRS Master File LATIN WOMEN IN ACTION
NTEE Code P84
NTEE Classification Ethnic, Immigrant Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (569) Referral service (social agencies)
(429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
(564) Family planning
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 November, 1976
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,091 3.46% Linda Tortolero President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mujeres Latinas en Acción (IL) 87.71
ALIVE! (VA) 88.52
Several Sources Shelters (NJ) 89.00
Jewish Family Service of Colorado (CO) 88.05
Family & Children's Service (TN) 87.49

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Charity Contact Info

Mujeres Latinas en Acción
2124 West 21st Place
Chicago, IL 60608
tel: (773) 890-7676
fax: (773) 890-7650
EIN: 36-2877520

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Board Leadership

Stephen Cornejo Garcia
Chair

CEO

Linda Xóchitl Tortolero
President and CEO

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