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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

EARTHWORKS

Protecting communities and the environment

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Impact Information is available from our partner, GuideStar

four stars

94.74

1612 K Street, NW Suite 808
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 887-1872   Web Site
EIN: 52-1557765

Board Leadership
Wilma Subra
Chair

CEO
Jennifer Krill
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Earthworks is dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of mineral and energy development while promoting sustainable solutions. We stand for clean water, healthy communities and corporate accountability. We fulfill our mission by working with communities and grassroots groups to reform government policies, improve corporate practices, influence investment decisions and encourage responsible materials sourcing and consumption. We expose the health, environmental, economic, social and cultural impacts of irresponsible mineral development through work informed by sound science. Earthworks brings together activists, organizers, scientists, engineers, and community leaders in a unified effort to protect our communities and the earth's resources.

Earthworks is dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of mineral and energy development while promoting sustainable solutions. We stand for clean water, healthy communities and corporate accountability. We fulfill our mission by working with communities and grassroots groups to reform government policies, improve corporate practices, influence investment decisions and encourage responsible materials sourcing and consumption. We expose the health, environmental, economic, social and cultural impacts of irresponsible mineral development through work informed by sound science. Earthworks brings together activists, organizers, scientists, engineers, and community leaders in a unified effort to protect our communities and the earth's resources.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Annual number of sites visited at least once
332
Number of people on the organization's email list
51,121
Number of Facebook followers
108,681
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This impact information is current as of January 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

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 14.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by EARTHWORKS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by EARTHWORKS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
EARTHWORKS (DC) 94.74 four stars
Environmental Law and Policy Center (IL) 93.30 four stars
Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PA) 89.71 three stars
Union of Concerned Scientists (MA) 90.64 four stars
Environmental Law Institute (DC) 92.44 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,484,380
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,484,380
   Program Service Revenue $31,952
Total Primary Revenue $4,516,332
   Other Revenue $22,088
TOTAL REVENUE $4,538,420
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,841,754
   Administrative Expenses $129,379
   Fundraising Expenses $330,820
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,301,953
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,236,467
   
Net Assets $2,221,676

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Energy Program $1,459,173 51.3%
Mining Program $524,913 18.5%
General Programming $287,282 10.1%

Ratings History
EARTHWORKS has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 09/01/2018 94.74 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 93.12 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 95.47 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.61 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 92.51 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 95.28 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 93.85 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 84.03 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 82.27 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.92 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 73.95 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 75.36 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 93.45 four stars
2006-12 08/01/2007 88.23 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 86.63 three 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 52-1557765
Name in IRS Master File EARTHWORKS
NTEE Code W06
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 April, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$112,781 3.41% Jennifer Krill Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
EARTHWORKS (DC) 94.74 four stars
ecoAmerica (DC) 88.77 three stars
Vermont Natural Resources Council (VT) 93.66 four stars
Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CO) 95.05 four stars
Environmental Defense Center (CA) 90.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

EARTHWORKS
1612 K Street, NW
Suite 808
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 887-1872
fax: (202) 887-1875
EIN: 52-1557765

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Board Leadership

Wilma Subra
Chair

CEO

Jennifer Krill
Executive Director

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