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The Women's Foundation of Colorado

Think big. Be bold. Make change.

three stars

85.58

1901 East Asbury Avenue Denver, CO 80208
tel: (303) 285-2960   Web Site
EIN: 84-1039305

Board Leadership
Steph Bruno
Chair

CEO
Lauren Y. Casteel
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.58 three stars
  Financial 79.62 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Women's Foundation of Colorado's (WFCO) mission is to build resources and lead change so that the women and girls of Colorado are full and equal participants in society. Our goal is that every woman in Colorado is economically self-sufficient, and every girl in Colorado is on the path to economic self-sufficiency. WFCO focuses its efforts on: an interactive and collaborative grantmaking process; and on research, education, advocacy, and collaboration. A catalyst for social change since 1987, WFCO has built an endowment of over $11 million, and has invested more than $9 million with 180 agencies in 75 communities statewide.

The Women's Foundation of Colorado's (WFCO) mission is to build resources and lead change so that the women and girls of Colorado are full and equal participants in society. Our goal is that every woman in Colorado is economically self-sufficient, and every girl in Colorado is on the path to economic self-sufficiency. WFCO focuses its efforts on: an interactive and collaborative grantmaking process; and on research, education, advocacy, and collaboration. A catalyst for social change since 1987, WFCO has built an endowment of over $11 million, and has invested more than $9 million with 180 agencies in 75 communities statewide.

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Financial

two stars

79.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
66.2%
  Administrative Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.00
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Women's Foundation of Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Women's Foundation of Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Women's Foundation of Colorado (CO) 85.58 three stars
New York Women's Foundation (NY) 91.73 four stars
National Women's Law Center (DC) 98.09 four stars
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NY) 88.48 three stars
Women's Media Center (DC) 89.33 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,492,840
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,728,386
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,221,226
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,221,226
   Other Revenue $464,610
TOTAL REVENUE $3,685,836
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,456,198
   Administrative Expenses $596,972
   Fundraising Expenses $324,042
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,377,212
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $308,624
   
Net Assets $22,585,170

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
Community Engagement $652,347 26.6%
Grantmaking and Philanthropy $634,031 25.8%
Community Investments and Grants $577,481 23.5%
Public Policy Support $398,243 16.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 04/01/2019 85.58 three stars
2016-12 10/01/2018 75.73 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 75.56 two stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 78.72 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 84.71 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 81.40 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 87.05 three stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 87.03 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 88.29 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.74 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 89.02 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 86.35 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 89.10 three stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 74.73 two stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 60.99 one star
2004-12 01/01/2006 62.14 one star

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

EIN 84-1039305
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS FOUNDATION OF COLORADO INC
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 September, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$178,516 5.28% Lauren Casteel President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Women's Foundation of Colorado (CO) 85.58 three stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 91.40 four stars
Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute (VA) 94.63 four stars
New York Women's Foundation (NY) 91.73 four stars
Women's Foundation for A Greater Memphis (TN) 91.75 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Women's Foundation of Colorado
1901 East Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
tel: (303) 285-2960
fax: (303) 285-2978
EIN: 84-1039305

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 173861
Denver, CO 80217

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Board Leadership

Steph Bruno
Chair

CEO

Lauren Y. Casteel
President, CEO

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