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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Center for ReSource Conservation

Conservation starts here

four stars

91.26

2639 Spruce Street Boulder, CO 80302
tel: (303) 999-3820   Web Site
EIN: 84-0808982

Board Leadership
Ben Apple
Board Chair

CEO
Neal Lurie
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.26 four stars
  Financial 87.64 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

87.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for ReSource Conservation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for ReSource Conservation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for ReSource Conservation (CO) 91.26 four stars
Conservation Strategy Fund (CA) 97.98 four stars
Trees, Water & People (CO) 85.94 three stars
Wildlands Network (WA) 88.89 three stars
Everglades Foundation (FL) 89.35 three stars

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The Center for ReSource Conservation, formerly the Boulder Energy Conservation Center (BECC), was founded in 1976 by a group of community-minded citizens seeking ways to help reduce our dependence on non-renewable resources. The organization has since developed extensive expertise in the areas of green building, renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste reduction, and water conservation. We share practical solutions for environmental living through print and on-line communications materials, direct services, events, workshops, demonstration projects, tours, and walk-in/email/phone requests for information. Our goal is to tackle resource conservation issues close to home, provide accessible and affordable conservation solutions, and reduce the negative environmental impacts associated with non-sustainable practices.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,113,132
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $71,174
Total Contributions $1,184,306
   Program Service Revenue $711,864
Total Primary Revenue $1,896,170
   Other Revenue $92,294
TOTAL REVENUE $1,988,464
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,618,218
   Administrative Expenses $318,027
   Fundraising Expenses $82,240
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,018,485
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-30,021
   
Net Assets $482,739

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
Center for ReSource Conservation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 91.26 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 85.91 three stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 83.90 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 91.19 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 91.47 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 87.22 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 74.75 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.62 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 93.63 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 93.82 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 91.31 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 91.32 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 89.73 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 84-0808982
Name in IRS Master File BOULDER ENERGY CONSERVATION CENTER INC
NTEE Code C60
NTEE Classification Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 June, 1980
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$64,731 3.20% Neal Lurie President

The Center for ReSource Conservation, formerly the Boulder Energy Conservation Center (BECC), was founded in 1976 by a group of community-minded citizens seeking ways to help reduce our dependence on non-renewable resources. The organization has since developed extensive expertise in the areas of green building, renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste reduction, and water conservation. We share practical solutions for environmental living through print and on-line communications materials, direct services, events, workshops, demonstration projects, tours, and walk-in/email/phone requests for information. Our goal is to tackle resource conservation issues close to home, provide accessible and affordable conservation solutions, and reduce the negative environmental impacts associated with non-sustainable practices.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for ReSource Conservation (CO) 91.26 four stars
Natural Resources Council of Maine (ME) 94.79 four stars
Coalition for Clean Air (CA) 86.44 three stars
Manomet (MA) 87.30 three stars
Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association (NJ) 93.85 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for ReSource Conservation
2639 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302
tel: (303) 999-3820
fax: (303) 440-0703
EIN: 84-0808982

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Board Leadership

Ben Apple
Board Chair

CEO

Neal Lurie
President

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