FUND FOR WOMEN'S EQUALITY INC

Address
750 THIRD AVENUE 9TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10017
Contact
Website: http://fundforwomensequality.org
Phone: +1 (202) 459-9939
Nonprofit
NTEE: R24 - Women's Rights
EIN: 47-1180199

Mission

FUND FOR WOMEN'S EQUALITY PROMOTES LEGAL AND LIVED EQUALITY FOR WOMEN IN THE US BY INCREASING PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE NEED FOR FAIR AND EQUAL TREATMENT OF WOMEN.
 201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2014
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Number of employees1  
Personnel
Jenkins, Carol
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personCAROL JENKINS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.000  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Neuwirth, Jessica
TitlePRESIDENT DIRECTORPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personJESSICA NEUWIRTHJESSICA NEUWIRTHJESSICA NEUWIRTH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org10.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Steinem, Gloria
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personGLORIA STEINEM  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.000  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Syms, Marcy
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personMARCY SYMS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.000  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Vullo, Maria
TitleCHAIR SECRETARYSecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated personMARIA VULLOMaria VulloMaria Vullo
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.000  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Young, Elizabeth
TitleTREASURER DIRECTORTreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated personELIZABETH YOUNGElizabeth YoungElizabeth Young
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.000  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Younger, Teresa
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personTERESA YOUNGER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.000  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE ORGANIZATION PROMOTES LEGAL AND LIVED EQUALITY FOR WOMEN IN THE US BY INCREASING PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING FOR FAIREQUAL TREATMENT OF WOMEN  
Primary exempt purpose constitutional provision on sex equalityconstitutional provision on sex equality
Program service expenses, total$123,315.00$49,953.00$23,671.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
COMMUNICATIONS: THE FUND FOR WOMEN'S EQUALITY (FFWE) IS SPREADING AWARENESS THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FORMAL COMMUNICATIONS EFFORT. THROUGH POLLING AND STRATEGIC MESSAGE TESTING, FFWE IS WORKING TO GALVANIZE BROAD SUPPORT FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC. FFWE HAS DEVELOPED A STRONG FOLLOWING ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND PLANS TO DEVELOP TOOLS THAT CAN BE EASILY SHARED, SUCH AS PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS (PSAS) AND CREATE CAMPAIGN VIDEOS FEATURING KNOWN INFLUENCERS. THIS CAN HELP FFWE SHARE ITS MISSION WITH A NEW AUDIENCE ON THE ISSUE OF GENDER EQUALITY.
Program expenses$45,500.00  
Program descriptionCOMMUNICATIONS: THE FUND FOR WOMEN'S EQUALITY (FFWE) IS SPREADING AWARENESS THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FORMAL COMMUNICATIONS EFFORT. THROUGH POLLING AND STRATEGIC MESSAGE TESTING, FFWE IS WORKING TO GALVANIZE BROAD SUPPORT FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC. FFWE HAS DEVELOPED A STRONG FOLLOWING ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND PLANS TO DEVELOP TOOLS THAT CAN BE EASILY SHARED, SUCH AS PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS (PSAS) AND CREATE CAMPAIGN VIDEOS FEATURING KNOWN INFLUENCERS. THIS CAN HELP FFWE SHARE ITS MISSION WITH A NEW AUDIENCE ON THE ISSUE OF GENDER EQUALITY.  
EDUCATIONAL EVENTS: THE FUND FOR WOMEN'S EQUALITY (FFWE) ORGANIZED SEVERAL SUCCESSFUL EDUCATIONAL EVENTS, INCLUDING A NIGHT OF COMEDY WITH JANE FONDA AND SCREENINGS OF THE FILM EQUAL MEANS EQUAL. THESE EVENTS HELPED BRING ATTENTION TO THE TOPIC OF CONSTITUTIONAL EQUALITY AND PRODUCED VIDEO FOOTAGE THAT WAS USED TO CREATE EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS THAT ARE AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO USE.
Program expenses$25,694.00  
Program descriptionEDUCATIONAL EVENTS: THE FUND FOR WOMEN'S EQUALITY (FFWE) ORGANIZED SEVERAL SUCCESSFUL EDUCATIONAL EVENTS, INCLUDING A NIGHT OF COMEDY WITH JANE FONDA AND SCREENINGS OF THE FILM EQUAL MEANS EQUAL. THESE EVENTS HELPED BRING ATTENTION TO THE TOPIC OF CONSTITUTIONAL EQUALITY AND PRODUCED VIDEO FOOTAGE THAT WAS USED TO CREATE EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS THAT ARE AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO USE.  
PUBLIC EDUCATION: THE FUND FOR WOMEN'S EQUALITY (FFWE) HAS INCREASED AWARENESS ON THE NEED FOR CONSTITUTIONAL EQUALITY THROUGH ITS PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAMMATIC EFFORTS. FFWE RELEASED A NATIONALLY REPRESENTATIVE POLL SHOWING OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FOR CONSTITUTIONAL EQUALITY. THAT RESEARCH HAS BEEN DISSEMINATED WIDELY AND CITED IN EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS, ARTICLES AND PRESENTATIONS. FFWE BOARD AND STAFF HAVE GIVEN PRESENTATIONS TO HELP CREATE SUPPORT ACROSS GEOGRAPHIC AND DEMOGRAPHICALLY DIVERSE POPULATIONS.
Program expenses$52,121.00  
Program descriptionPUBLIC EDUCATION: THE FUND FOR WOMEN'S EQUALITY (FFWE) HAS INCREASED AWARENESS ON THE NEED FOR CONSTITUTIONAL EQUALITY THROUGH ITS PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAMMATIC EFFORTS. FFWE RELEASED A NATIONALLY REPRESENTATIVE POLL SHOWING OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FOR CONSTITUTIONAL EQUALITY. THAT RESEARCH HAS BEEN DISSEMINATED WIDELY AND CITED IN EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS, ARTICLES AND PRESENTATIONS. FFWE BOARD AND STAFF HAVE GIVEN PRESENTATIONS TO HELP CREATE SUPPORT ACROSS GEOGRAPHIC AND DEMOGRAPHICALLY DIVERSE POPULATIONS.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$404,576.00$176,250.00$106,879.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$404,576.00$170,000.00$106,879.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$404,576.00  
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00  
Other revenue, current yr$0.00  
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$404,576.00  
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$84,200.00  
Revenue from all other contributions$320,376.00  
Other types of revenue
Net rental income $0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$233,174.00  
Total functional expenses: program service $191,156.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$14,074.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$27,944.00  
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$38,905.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$294,281.00$122,650.00$60,744.00
Total assets, beginning of year$122,650.00$60,744.00$0.00
Total liabilities$2,251.00$2,021.00$1,103.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$2,021.00$1,103.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$292,030.00  
Net assets$292,030.00$120,629.00$59,641.00
Net assets, beginning of year$120,629.00  
Other assets$1,925.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$292,102.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$122,079.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$171,402.00  
Advertising (total)$212.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$2,251.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$292,030.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members7  
Number of independent voting members7  
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
LobbiedTrue  
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990EZ990EZ
Reason for form submission
Address changeTrue  
Date e-filing submitted2017-09-252016-09-082015-08-17
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0
Filing identifier201721359349300002201601329349200040201521359349200942
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