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Natural Resources Defense Council

 

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...501(c)(3) organization

...Donations are tax-deductible

...http://www.nrdc.org

...40 West 20th Street
New York NY 10011  

212-727-2700


New York NY | IRS ruling year: 1970 | EIN: 13-2654926  

 

The Natural Resources Defense Council's (NRDC) purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depend ... (More)

 


Rating Information

Great


This charity's score is 95%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.


This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 90% Accountability & Finance, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

 Important note on the timeliness of ratings

The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Natural Resources Defense Council is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

Rating Report

  • Impact & Results
  • Accountability & Finance
  • Culture & Community
  • Leadership & Adaptability
Accountability & Finance
Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability

 

Accountability & Finance

 

Natural Resources Defense Council has earned a 96% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

This score represents Form 990 data from 2020, the latest year published by the IRS. 

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Accountability and Transparency
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
Governance
Policies
Transparency

Financial Metrics
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 17.20% - 7.5/10 pts
...Working Capital Ratio - 2.11 years - 10/10 pts
...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.08 - 10/10 pts
...Administrative Expense Ratio - 10.50% - 10/10 pts
...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 8.79% - 10/10 pts
...Program Expense Ratio - 80.60% - 8.74/10 pts
...Program Expense Growth - 11.63% - 10/10 pts

Unscored Information


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