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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Resource Central

Conservation made easy

four stars

92.51

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

Board Leadership
Andrew Moore
Board Chair

CEO
Neal Lurie
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.51 four stars
  Financial 89.42 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Resource Central, formerly the Center for ReSource Conservation, 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 energy efficiency, waste reduction, and water conservation. Our programs--which are aimed at driving individual action--are designed to create practical solutions and incentives to make conservation easy and affordable for everyone. We are mission focused and measure our program effectiveness by environmental impact, including gallons of water saved, pounds of waste diverted, and energy saved.

Resource Central, formerly the Center for ReSource Conservation, 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 energy efficiency, waste reduction, and water conservation. Our programs--which are aimed at driving individual action--are designed to create practical solutions and incentives to make conservation easy and affordable for everyone. We are mission focused and measure our program effectiveness by environmental impact, including gallons of water saved, pounds of waste diverted, and energy saved.

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Financial

three stars

89.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Resource Central on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Resource Central on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Resource Central (CO) 92.51 four stars
Coalition for Clean Air (CA) 85.15 three stars
Sky Island Alliance (AZ) 93.71 four stars
Trees, Water & People (CO) 90.37 four stars
California Native Plant Society (CA) 88.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,185,626
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,205
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $110,622
Total Contributions $1,299,453
   Program Service Revenue $499,385
Total Primary Revenue $1,798,838
   Other Revenue $562,893
TOTAL REVENUE $2,361,731
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,994,711
   Administrative Expenses $244,991
   Fundraising Expenses $100,903
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,340,605
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $21,126
   
Net Assets $605,492

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 11/01/2018 92.51 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 89.94 three stars
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 RESOURCE CENTRAL
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)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$125,208 5.34% Neal Lurie President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Resource Central (CO) 92.51 four stars
Natural Resources Defense Council (NY) 93.49 four stars
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM) 94.50 four stars
Lloyd Center for the Environment (MA) 85.91 three stars
Coalition for Clean Air (CA) 85.15 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Resource Central
2639 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302
tel: (303) 999-3820
fax: (303) 440-0703
EIN: 84-0808982

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Board Leadership

Andrew Moore
Board Chair

CEO

Neal Lurie
President

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