Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

National Women's History Museum

Preserving, interpreting, and celebrating the diverse historic contributions of women

three stars

82.14

205 South Whiting Street Suite 254
Alexandria, VA 22304
tel: (703) 461-1920   Web Site
EIN: 54-1801426

Board Leadership
Susan Whiting
Chair

CEO
Holly Hotchner
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.14 three stars
  Financial 76.81 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Women's History Museum (NWHM), founded in 1996, is a nonpartisan educational institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and celebrating the diverse historic contributions of women, and integrating this rich heritage fully into our nation's history. Our mission is to build the first ever national museum in Washington, D.C., dedicated exclusively to women's history. It will be centrally located near the world's most prestigious museums and monuments in our Nation's Capital. Until legislation passes in Congress designating a permanent museum in Washington, D.C., the NWHM promotes women's history through its temporary exhibits, special events, Cyber Museum, and online educational materials.

The National Women's History Museum (NWHM), founded in 1996, is a nonpartisan educational institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and celebrating the diverse historic contributions of women, and integrating this rich heritage fully into our nation's history. Our mission is to build the first ever national museum in Washington, D.C., dedicated exclusively to women's history. It will be centrally located near the world's most prestigious museums and monuments in our Nation's Capital. Until legislation passes in Congress designating a permanent museum in Washington, D.C., the NWHM promotes women's history through its temporary exhibits, special events, Cyber Museum, and online educational materials.

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Financial

two stars

76.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
72.5%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth 11.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Women's History Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Women's History Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $714,222
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $642,666
   Fundraising Events $350,291
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,707,179
   Program Service Revenue $4,300
Total Primary Revenue $1,711,479
   Other Revenue $-138,106
TOTAL REVENUE $1,573,373
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,251,541
   Administrative Expenses $334,212
   Fundraising Expenses $172,279
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,758,032
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-184,659
   
Net Assets $372,512

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$199,707 11.35% Joan Wages Former President & CEO

Mission

The National Women's History Museum (NWHM), founded in 1996, is a nonpartisan educational institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and celebrating the diverse historic contributions of women, and integrating this rich heritage fully into our nation's history. Our mission is to build the first ever national museum in Washington, D.C., dedicated exclusively to women's history. It will be centrally located near the world's most prestigious museums and monuments in our Nation's Capital. Until legislation passes in Congress designating a permanent museum in Washington, D.C., the NWHM promotes women's history through its temporary exhibits, special events, Cyber Museum, and online educational materials.

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Charity Contact Info

National Women's History Museum
205 South Whiting Street
Suite 254
Alexandria, VA 22304
tel: (703) 461-1920
EIN: 54-1801426

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Board Leadership

Susan Whiting
Chair

CEO

Holly Hotchner
President and CEO