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American Forest Foundation
2000 M Street NW
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 765-3660
EIN: 52-1235124

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Board Leadership

Kenneth Stewart


Tom Martin
President, CEO

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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

American Forest Foundation

We Grow Stewardship Every Day.

(out of 100)
Overall 89.13 3 stars
  Financial 84.64 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 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)
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Primary Revenue Growth 6.6%
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 15.60
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Forest Foundation on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,285,871
   Federated Campaigns $5,013
   Membership Dues $621
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,168,830
Total Contributions $2,460,335
   Program Service Revenue $816,887
Total Primary Revenue $3,277,222
   Other Revenue $26,266,152
TOTAL REVENUE $29,543,374
   Program Expenses $8,761,367
   Administrative Expenses $870,014
   Fundraising Expenses $697,933
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $19,214,060
Net Assets $161,225,096


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$270,076 2.61% Thomas D. Martin President, CEO


The American Forest Foundation works on-the-ground with families, teachers, and elected officials to promote stewardship and protect our nation's forest heritage. AFF is committed to creating a future where North American forests are sustained by the public that understand and values the social, economic, and environmental benefits they provide to our communities, our nation, and the world.

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