Reports & Financials
Explore the latest financial, governance, and program information.
Explore Our Interactive 2021 Impact Report
When all women and girls thrive, families and communities thrive. Take a look at our latest impact report!
View Our 2021 Impact Summary
See the annual report highlighting 2021 investments and impact in this summary brochure.
The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota is committed to managing financial resources efficiently, effectively, and transparently.
We welcome inquiries related to our investment strategies, partners, and performance. Please contact Heidi Walsh, Vice President of Finance and Operations, with questions or to request more information at 612.236.1858 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annually, the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota engages independent auditors to audit our financial statements and review the effectiveness of our internal controls. Results of our audit are typically released in August. These are available for download below.
Additionally, the Foundation prepares an annual IRS Form 990, an informational return for U.S. tax-exempt organizations and nonexempt charitable trusts reporting assets, investments, expenses, and grant activity. These are available for download below.
Learn more about the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota in our 2022-2029 Strategic Plan.
Overhead in Grantmaking
We make strategic investments to maximize the impact of our grantmaking, policy, and research. Our grantmaking policy is to support no more than 15% of an organization’s general operating budget through program and project-specific grants.
Archived Annual Reports
Candid Platinum Level
The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota is committed to transparency and has achieved the Candid Platinum Level designation. Through Candid, we are happy to provide you detailed financial information about the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, including our most recent 990 forms, plus information on our governance, programs, impact, and more.
The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota’s strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score designates WFMN as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that WFMN uses its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria.
Charities Review Council's Accountability Standards
The Foundation completes the Charities Review Council’s Accountability Standards Review process every three years, and renewed its Meet Standards seal in 2020.