Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

1000 Friends of Florida

Building Better Communities and Saving Special Places

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three stars

87.65

308 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32301
tel: (850) 222-6277   Web Site
EIN: 59-2761163

Board Leadership
Victoria Tschinkel
Chair

CEO
Paul Owens
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.65 three stars
  Financial 83.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The state's leading not-for-profit smart growth advocacy organization, 1000 Friends of Florida is building better communities and saving special places in one of the fastest growing states in the nation. We promote vibrant, sustainable, walkable, livable communities which provide residents with affordable housing choices and transportation alternatives. We work to protect natural lands that cleanse and store fresh water needed for residents, agriculture and the environment, provide refuge for wildlife, and support abundant recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike. Above all, we strive to give citizens a meaningful role in shaping the futures of their communities and state.

Founded in 1986, 1000 Friends of Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization.

The state's leading not-for-profit smart growth advocacy organization, 1000 Friends of Florida is building better communities and saving special places in one of the fastest growing states in the nation. We promote vibrant, sustainable, walkable, livable communities which provide residents with affordable housing choices and transportation alternatives. We work to protect natural lands that cleanse and store fresh water needed for residents, agriculture and the environment, provide refuge for wildlife, and support abundant recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike. Above all, we strive to give citizens a meaningful role in shaping the futures of their communities and state.

Founded in 1986, 1000 Friends of Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of annual attendees at the Dr. John M. DeGrove Webinar Series
2,547
Total number of new organization members
187
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

83.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth -2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by 1000 Friends of Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by 1000 Friends of Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $508,908
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $508,908
   Program Service Revenue $540
Total Primary Revenue $509,448
   Other Revenue $-122
TOTAL REVENUE $509,326
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $386,859
   Administrative Expenses $66,967
   Fundraising Expenses $32,115
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $485,941
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $23,385
   
Net Assets $421,269

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Mission

The state's leading not-for-profit smart growth advocacy organization, 1000 Friends of Florida is building better communities and saving special places in one of the fastest growing states in the nation. We promote vibrant, sustainable, walkable, livable communities which provide residents with affordable housing choices and transportation alternatives. We work to protect natural lands that cleanse and store fresh water needed for residents, agriculture and the environment, provide refuge for wildlife, and support abundant recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike. Above all, we strive to give citizens a meaningful role in shaping the futures of their communities and state.

Founded in 1986, 1000 Friends of Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
1000 Friends of Florida (FL) 87.65 three stars
Environmental Health Coalition (CA) 86.60 three stars
Oregon Environmental Council (OR) 96.66 four stars
Union of Concerned Scientists (MA) 91.85 four stars
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (MD) 91.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

1000 Friends of Florida
308 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
tel: (850) 222-6277
fax: (850) 222-1117
EIN: 59-2761163

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 5948
Tallahassee, FL 32314

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Board Leadership

Victoria Tschinkel
Chair

CEO

Paul Owens
President