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    Occidental Arts & Ecology Center

    Occidental Arts & Ecology Center

     

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    501(c)(3) organization

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    http://oaec.org/

    15290 Coleman Valley Road
    Occidental CA 95465

    707-874-1557


    Occidental CA | IRS ruling year: 1997 | EIN: 68-0359676  

     

    Organization Mission

    The Occidental Arts & Ecology Center (OAEC) cultivates ecological literacy and builds the capacity of civic and social movement leaders and organizations to guide their own communities to an ecologically regenerative, economically viable, and socially just future.

    Inspired by Nature, where diversity is a key indicator of the health of an ecosystem, we assist place-based communities in reorienting human economy and governance towards the restoration and stewardship of biological and cultural diversity. To realize our mission, we invest in projects and partnerships that address the root causes of the ecological, economic, and social crises of our time.

     


    Rating Information

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    This charity's score is 100%, 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: 90% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

    Beacon Weights  
    Historical Ratings  

    Rating Report

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

     

    Accountability & Finance

     

    Score

    100

    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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    Key Accountability Metrics

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    Majority Independent Board Members - 100% independent members10 out of 10 points  
    Independent Board Size - 5 independent members10 out of 10 points  
    Financial Statements - Audit and Oversight Committee20 out of 20 points  
    Material Diversion of Assets - None20 out of 20 points  

    Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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    Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Whistleblower Policy - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Document Retention and Destruction - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes5 out of 5 points  
    Tax Form Distributed to Board Before Filing - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Loans to/from Officers - Missing5 out of 5 points  

    Website Disclosures

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    No Credit
    Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed5 out of 5 points  

    Financial Metrics

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    Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 8.66%25 out of 25 points  
    Program Expense: Ratio - 86.66%25 out of 25 points  
    Fundraising Efficiency: Ratio - $0.0425 out of 25 points  
    Working Capital: Ratio - 2.69 years25 out of 25 points  

    Additional Information

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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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