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Earthjustice
50 California Street
Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94111
tel: (800) 584-6460
fax: (415) 217-2000
EIN: 94-1730465

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Board Leadership

Geroge Martin
Chair

CEO

Trip Van Noppen
President


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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Earthjustice

Because the earth needs a good lawyer

 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall 94.59 4 stars
  Financial 92.97 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 4 stars
This rating was published 11/01/2015 using data for FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2014 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Primary Revenue Growth 10.1%
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Earthjustice on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2014)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $42,562,786
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $42,562,786
   Program Service Revenue $2,337,012
Total Primary Revenue $44,899,798
   Other Revenue $1,183,917
TOTAL REVENUE $46,083,715
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $30,655,778
   Administrative Expenses $2,315,138
   Fundraising Expenses $5,452,596
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $38,423,512
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,660,203
   
Net Assets $62,837,078

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$367,606 0.95% Donnell Van Noppen President

Mission

Earthjustice is a public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment. We bring about far-reaching change by enforcing and strengthening environmental laws on behalf of hundreds of organizations, coalitions and communities. Established as the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund in 1971, Earthjustice has a legal staff of more than 50 in eight offices around the country. Earthjustice uses federal and state environmental laws to protect the environment by taking government agencies to court for failing to enforce our nation's environmental laws, and corporations for breaking them. Earthjustice does this work on behalf of hundreds of community and environmental groups, providing legal services free of charge.

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