Mission:

Interpretation, Education, Preservation and Restoration of the California State Parks in the Lake Tahoe-Truckee area.


 www.sierrastateparks.org
 |  1295 NORTH LAKE BLVD SUITE B Tahoe City CA 96145-0000

Sierra State Parks Foundation is headquartered in Tahoe City, CA, has an EIN of 94-2538013, and is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible.  It is classified by the IRS as a Educational Organization, with a ruling year of 1979.

(Source: IRS Business Master File and Form 990)


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Encompass Rating System by Charity Navigator


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Overall Score (BETA)

75

out of 100

This charity's score is a passing score

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...   Finance & Accountability


Charity Navigator evaluates a nonprofit organization’s financial health including measures of stability, efficiency and sustainability. We also track accountability and transparency policies to ensure the good governance and integrity of the organization.


Finance & Accountability Score (BETA)

75

out of 100

This charity's score is a passing score

This Beta V1 of Finance Score provides a baseline measure of an organization’s health including the indicators listed in the details section below.



Finance & Accountability Rating Highlights

Higher Effect on Score

Board Composition

9/9 Independent

We look for at least 3 board members, with more than 50% of members identified as independent.

Lower Effect on Score

Liabilities to Assets Ratio

1.57%

Charity Navigator looks for a ratio less than 50%.

No Effect on Score

Total Revenue

$705,473

Charity Navigator doesn’t evaluate revenue amounts or sources in Beta V1. An organization’s size can affect whether and how we evaluate other indicators.

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Finance & Accountability Report

75

of 100 points (BETA)

This beta feature is currently viewable only on desktop or tablet screens. Check back later for updates.

Overview

Overview

The Finance and Accountability Score provides a basic measure for organizational health. At this time, it comprises 100% of a charity's Overall Score.

Program Expense Ratio

79.48%

Higher effect on score

More data  


The Program Expense Ratio is determined by Program Expenses/Total Expense (average of most recent three 990s).


For a passing score, Charity Navigator looks for a ratio of 70% or higher. Charities that fall below 50% will receive zero points for the two financial metrics.


Source: IRS Form 990

Board Composition

9/9 Independent

Higher effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for at least 3 board members, with more than 50% of those members identified as independent.


Source: IRS Form 990

Independent Review/Financial Audit

No Review/Audit

Higher effect on score


For organizations larger than $1million in total revenue we expect to see that the charity completed an audit.


This indicator is not part of the score for organizations less than $250k in total revenue and is removed from the scoring methodology.


For charities under $1million but over $250K in total revenue we expect to see that the charity completed an Audit, Review or Compilation.


Source: IRS Form 990

Liabilities to Assets Ratio

1.57%

Lower effect on score


The Liabilities to Assets Ratio is determined by Total Liabilities/Total Assets (most recent 990).


Charity Navigator looks for a percentage less than 50%.


Source: IRS Form 990

Website Listed

Listed

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for a website on the Form 990 as an accountability and transparency measure.


Nonprofits act in the public trust and reporting publicly on activities is an important component


Source: IRS Form 990

...   Impact & Results


Charity Navigator will evaluate available data on the results that a nonprofit organization achieves towards delivering on its stated mission. There are many ways to assess such impact and we intend to experiment and develop leveraging various methodologies.


Impact & Results Score (BETA)

Coming Soon

Encompass Rating Beta V1 does not provide an evaluation of the organization's program impact and the results of its work. If a nonprofit organization submitted their self-report impact data to any of our partners it will be displayed below.



Impact & Results Rating Highlights

This organization's programs include:

Amount Spent
% of Program Expense
Program Description

$567,035

97%

Education and Interpretation: Through our operation of three visitor centers and four retail sites focusing on products that enhance the visitor experience, we impact the experience of over 800,000 St ... (More)

$16,934

2%

Historic Site Restoration: In strategic collaboration with our California State Parks Partner, we facilitated the completion of several critical historic site preservation projects and have invested i ... (More)

$0

0%

Community Outreach: We have had tremendous success with new initiatives to involve a more broadly diverse community to our State Parks. Our successes include our Sponsor a Family initiative which prov ... (More)

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Impact & Results Report

N/A

of 100 points (BETA)


This beta feature is currently viewable only on desktop or tablet screens. Check back later for updates.

Overview

Overview

Impact & Results scores are not available in Beta V1.

Candid-Guidestar Seal of Transparency


We display the Guidestar Seal of Transparency for organizations that have earned Gold or Platinum levels. We encourage nonprofit organizations to submit their data with Candid. Click here for more information.

Note: Encompass Rating Beta V1 does not incorporate impact data into a charity's rating.


Impact Matters


We display the Impact Matters ratings on particular programs of nonprofit organizations. We encourage nonprofit organizations to submit their data with Candid. Click here for more information.

Note: Encompass Rating Beta V1 does not incorporate impact data into a charity's rating.


Global Giving


Data not available at this time.


Classy


Data not available at this time.


...   Leadership & Adaptability


Charity Navigator will provide an assessment of the organization’s leadership capacity, strategic planning, and the ability to readily innovate or respond to changes in constituent demand/need or other relevant social and economic conditions to achieve the organization’s mission.


Leadership & Adaptability Score (BETA)

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...   Culture & Community


Charity Navigator will provide an assessment of the organization’s people operations, connectedness and engagement with the constituents and communities served, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion measures.


Culture & Community Score (BETA)

Coming Soon

Encompass Rating Beta V1 does not provide an evaluation of the organization's culture and community.


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