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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Global Greengrants Fund

Protect. Restore. Transform.

four stars

92.34

2840 Wilderness Place Suite A
Boulder, CO 80301
tel: (866) 387-6155   Web Site
EIN: 84-1612422

Board Leadership
Nnimmo Bassey & Regan Pritzker
Board Chair

CEO
Terry Odendahl
Executive Director and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.34 four stars
  Financial 89.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1993 to support grassroots projects and policy for social environmental justice around the world, Global Greengrants Fund works through networks of over 120 on-the-ground volunteer advisors to locate dynamic, effective projects in environmental justice, preservation, and policy; by year-end 2010 Greengrants will have donated $24 million to 129 developing countries. The fund aims to serve the poorest countries of the world. Poor, rural and indigenous communities not only suffer most the consequences of shifts in rainfall, rising seas, and increased climate variability, they are also the most vulnerable due to economic and environmental policies of the countries in which they live.

Founded in 1993 to support grassroots projects and policy for social environmental justice around the world, Global Greengrants Fund works through networks of over 120 on-the-ground volunteer advisors to locate dynamic, effective projects in environmental justice, preservation, and policy; by year-end 2010 Greengrants will have donated $24 million to 129 developing countries. The fund aims to serve the poorest countries of the world. Poor, rural and indigenous communities not only suffer most the consequences of shifts in rainfall, rising seas, and increased climate variability, they are also the most vulnerable due to economic and environmental policies of the countries in which they live.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total number of grants awarded
934
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

89.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
88.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.90
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Greengrants Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Greengrants Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Global Greengrants Fund (CO) 92.34 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,813,488
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,813,488
   Program Service Revenue $2,597
Total Primary Revenue $11,816,085
   Other Revenue $39,819
TOTAL REVENUE $11,855,904
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,567,325
   Administrative Expenses $414,046
   Fundraising Expenses $615,921
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,597,292
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,258,612
   
Net Assets $9,813,332

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
Grant Distribution $9,567,325 100.0%

Ratings History
Global Greengrants Fund has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 03/01/2020 92.34 four stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 98.23 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 100.00 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 94.74 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.32 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 92.73 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 93.86 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 93.24 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 91.96 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 90.44 four stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 91.16 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.74 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 96.51 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 96.07 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 96.10 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 96.25 four 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 84-1612422
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL GREENGRANTS FUND INC
NTEE Code C12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$164,740 1.55% Teresa Odendahl President, CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Global Greengrants Fund
2840 Wilderness Place
Suite A
Boulder, CO 80301
tel: (866) 387-6155
fax: (303) 939-9867
EIN: 84-1612422

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Board Leadership

Nnimmo Bassey & Regan Pritzker
Board Chair

CEO

Terry Odendahl
Executive Director and CEO

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