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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Stroud Water Research Center

Dedicated to the study of streams and rivers

four stars

91.98

970 Spencer Road Avondale, PA 19311
tel: (610) 268-2153   Web Site
EIN: 52-2081073

Board Leadership
Rodman W. Moorhead III and Charles Porter Schutt III
Co-Chairs

CEO
David B. Arscott
President and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.98 four stars
  Financial 88.67 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1967, Stroud Water Research Center has been focused on one thing - fresh water. We are dedicated to understanding the ecology of streams, rivers, and their watersheds - both pristine and polluted. The health of freshwater ecosystems is our first line of defense in preserving clean water - and clean water is essential to all life. Our freshwater research, environmental education, watershed restoration, and stewardship programs enable businesses, policymakers, landowners, and individuals to make informed decisions that affect water quality and availability around the world.

Since 1967, Stroud Water Research Center has been focused on one thing - fresh water. We are dedicated to understanding the ecology of streams, rivers, and their watersheds - both pristine and polluted. The health of freshwater ecosystems is our first line of defense in preserving clean water - and clean water is essential to all life. Our freshwater research, environmental education, watershed restoration, and stewardship programs enable businesses, policymakers, landowners, and individuals to make informed decisions that affect water quality and availability around the world.

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Financial

three stars

88.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
71.6%
  Administrative Expenses 23.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.78
  Program Expenses Growth 19.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stroud Water Research Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stroud Water Research Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stroud Water Research Center (PA) 91.98 four stars
American Whitewater (NC) 92.22 four stars
James River Association (VA) 94.20 four stars
Riverkeeper (NY) 93.25 four stars
San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust (CA) 90.56 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,512,626
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,828,480
Total Contributions $12,341,106
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,341,106
   Other Revenue $1,200,681
TOTAL REVENUE $13,541,787
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,898,034
   Administrative Expenses $2,150,448
   Fundraising Expenses $455,600
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,504,082
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,037,705
   
Net Assets $45,419,501

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 91.98 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 89.69 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 87.21 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.38 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.17 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 81.60 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2014 84.61 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 84.46 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 86.20 three stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 81.98 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 79.09 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 75.23 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 67.08 one star
2008-12 07/01/2010 74.08 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 72.98 two stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 69.74 one star
2005-12 02/01/2007 76.31 two stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 79.62 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-2081073
Name in IRS Master File STROUD WATER RESEARCH CENTER INC
NTEE Code U21
NTEE Classification Marine Science and Oceanography
NTEE Type Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services
Classification Scientific Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$256,274 2.69% Bernard W. Sweeney President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stroud Water Research Center (PA) 91.98 four stars
American Whitewater (NC) 92.22 four stars
James River Association (VA) 94.20 four stars
Blue Water Baltimore (MD) 89.35 three stars
River Network (CO) 94.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Stroud Water Research Center
970 Spencer Road
Avondale, PA 19311
tel: (610) 268-2153
fax: (610) 268-0490
EIN: 52-2081073

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Board Leadership

Rodman W. Moorhead III and Charles Porter Schutt III
Co-Chairs

CEO

David B. Arscott
President and Executive Director

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