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Earth Island Institute
2150 Allston Way
Suite 460
Berkeley, CA 94704
tel: (510) 859-9100
fax: (510) 859-9091
EIN: 94-2889684

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Board Leadership

Michael Mitrani
President

CEO

Dave Phillips & John Knox
Co-Executive Directors


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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Earth Island Institute

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall 90.55 4 stars
  Financial 89.30 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2015 using data for FY2013, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2013 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Primary Revenue Growth 2.2%
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Earth Island Institute on the FY2013 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2013)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,234,728
   Federated Campaigns $13,268
   Membership Dues $433,155
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $255,613
Total Contributions $9,936,764
   Program Service Revenue $1,066,354
Total Primary Revenue $11,003,118
   Other Revenue $554,479
TOTAL REVENUE $11,557,597
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,822,565
   Administrative Expenses $1,330,370
   Fundraising Expenses $991,086
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,144,021
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-586,424
   
Net Assets $9,270,223

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2013)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,496 0.84% David Phillips Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$77,704 0.63% John Knox Co-Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1982 by legendary environmentalist David R. Brower, Earth Island Institute is a public interest membership organization that supports people who are creating solutions to protect our shared planet. Since its founding, Earth Island Institute has been a hub for grassroots campaigns dedicated to conserving, preserving, and restoring the ecosystems on which our civilization depends. Our Project Support program acts as an incubator for start-up environmental projects, giving crucial assistance to groups and individuals with new ideas for promoting ecological sustainability. We also inform and inspire people to take action through our award-winning quarterly magazine, Earth Island Journal. We act as an umbrella organization, providing individual projects with the freedom to develop new initiatives by offering a wide range of professional services.

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