Environmental Law Institute
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Environmental Law Institute

 
501(c)(3) organization
Donations are tax-deductible
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1730 M Street, NW
Suite 700
Washington DC 20036

Washington DC | IRS ruling year: 1970 | EIN: 52-0901863  
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Organization Mission
Founded in 1969, Environmental Law Institute (ELI) works to advance environmental protection by improving law, policy and management. The Institute has played a pivo ...
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Rating Information

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Great

This charity's score is 96%, 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, weighted as follows: 74% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability, 16% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

Historical Ratings
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Rating Report

Accountability & Finance
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95

Most Recent Fiscal Year:
FY 2022
This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.
 

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Majority Independent Board Members - 97% independent members
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Independent Board Size - 40 independent members
10 out of 10 points  plus
Financial Statements - Audit and Oversight Committee
20 out of 20 points  plus
Material Diversion of Assets - None
20 out of 20 points  plus

Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Whistleblower Policy - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Document Retention and Destruction - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes
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Tax Form Distributed to Board Before Filing - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Loans to/from Officers - None
5 out of 5 points  plus

Website Disclosures

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Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
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Financial Metrics

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Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 44.53%
16 out of 25 points  plus
Program Expense: Ratio - 75.12%
25 out of 25 points  plus
Fundraising Efficiency: Ratio - $0.06
25 out of 25 points  plus
Working Capital: Ratio - 1.18 years
25 out of 25 points  plus

Additional Information

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