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Global Fund for Women

CharityWatch report issued
September 2019

Top-Rated Charity
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Global Fund for Women
800 Market Street
Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94102-3034

Other Names

Global Fund

Tax Status


Stated Mission

To fund bold, ambitious, and expansive gender justice movements to create meaningful change that will last beyond our lifetimes.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/2018

Program Percentage: 79%

The percentage of Global Fund for Women's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $11

How many dollars Global Fund for Women spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Global Fund for Women IRS Form 990 77-0155782
Global Fund for Women Audited Financial Statements 77-0155782
Entity: Global Fund for Women
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 77-0155782
Entity: Global Fund for Women
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 77-0155782

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
Global Fund for Women
meets governance benchmarks.
Global Fund for Women
meets transparency benchmarks.
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
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  Name Title Compensation
1 Musimbi Kanyoro President/CEO $288,365
2 Clare Winterton VP, Programs and Integration/COO $198,147
3 Chandra Alexandre VP of Development $178,290
Name: Musimbi Kanyoro
Title: President/CEO
Compensation: $288,365
Name: Clare Winterton
Title: VP, Programs and Integration/COO
Compensation: $198,147
Name: Chandra Alexandre
Title: VP of Development
Compensation: $178,290

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.

According to The Global Fund for Women audit of June 30, 2018 (Note 17, Related Party Transactions):

"During the year ended June 30, 2018 and 2017, the Organization paid grants to organizations of which board members are either Presidents or the Executive Directors. Members of the Board who are either the President or the Executive Director of a Global Fund for Women, Inc. grantee organization recuse themselves when the Board decides whether to approve these grants. The Organization awarded five such grants totaling $117,499 and five such grants totaling $75,400 during the years ended June 30, 2018 and 2017, respectively."

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