Gold Status Rating

We have been successful reviewed for financial responsibility and have had many positive reviews on “Great Non-profits”.





Assistance League of Wichita is recognized by the Better Business Bureau and follows the fiscal responsibility guidelines provided by National Assistance League.

Fiscal Year                                                                                                      2016             2017

Support & Revenue

Thrift Shop $215,417 $236,997
Special Events $26,711 $37,236
Grants/Contributions $148,253 $134,919
Member Dues/Other $14,763 $28,596
Total Support & Revenue $405,144 $437,748


Programs $229,160 $375,185
Fundraising $52,909 $64,543
Mgmt & General & Membership Development $24,509 $25,346

Total Expenses

$306,578 $465,074

Change in Net Assets




Our complete financial records are available on GuideStar. In order to represent our members and donors in responsible manner, we chose to have a deficit budget in 2017. Our reserves are still in compliance with our National Board recommendations.

IRS Form 990 for ALW May 2017

We are proud to meet the Better Business Bureau standards for an exemplary nonprofit.

2017 BBB Report

ALW 2016 – 2017 Budget FINAL

Here is our budget document for last year.

2017 Year Summary

Annually we report to our membership and our national organization about our success.

2-129 Chapter Year-End Summary