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...501(c)(3) organization

...Donations are tax-deductible

...http://www.forest-trends.org

...1203 19th Street, NW
4th floor
Washington DC 20036 

202-298-3000


Washington DC | IRS ruling year: 1999 | EIN: 52-2135531  

 

For two decades, Forest Trends has pioneered the idea that creating economic value in our forests and natural ecosystems is one of the most powerful incentives for sustaining them.

Our mission is to work with communities, governments, and businesses to more fully embed conservation into economic activity and prevent the destruction that comes from badly planned, unsustainable resource allocation and development.

Our approach is built on three key pillars. 1) Incubation and demonstration: We specialize in cutting-edge business models, tools, and strategies for conservation. 2) Coalition-building: We convene diverse partners and communities of practice that have shaped conservation policy and finance around the world. 3) Knowledge creation: Transparent information is key to creating environmental markets and shifting to a green global economy. We specialize in providing data and analysis that guides decision-makers on sustainable policy, procurement, and investment.

 


Rating Information

Good


This charity's score is 89%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.


This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Accountability & Finance. 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 As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Forest Trends is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations.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

 

Forest Trends has earned a 89% 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 - 43.70% - 2.5/10 pts
...Working Capital Ratio - 0.28 years - 5/10 pts
...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.00 - 10/10 pts
...Administrative Expense Ratio - 16.00% - 7.5/10 pts
...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 0.30% - 10/10 pts
...Program Expense Ratio - 83.50% - 9.57/10 pts
...Program Expense Growth - 13.10% - 10/10 pts

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Salary of Key Persons Data Available
IRS Published Data (Business Master File) Data Available
Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) Data available

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