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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Acadia Center

Advancing the Clean Energy Future

four stars

96.01

8 Summer Street Rockport, ME 04856
tel: (207) 236-6470   Web Site
EIN: 01-0518193

Board Leadership
Elizabeth Bennett Carroll
Chair

CEO
Daniel Sosland
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.01 four stars
  Financial 94.36 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

four stars

94.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
90.4%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.43
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Acadia Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Acadia Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Acadia Center (ME) 96.01 four stars
Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (WA) 88.98 three stars
Environmental Initiative (MN) 90.63 four stars
Communities for a Better Environment (CA) 85.03 three stars
Oregon Natural Desert Association (OR) 95.05 four stars

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Acadia Center is a non-profit, research and advocacy organization committed to advancing the clean energy future. Acadia Center is at the forefront of efforts to build clean, low carbon and consumer friendly economies. Acadia Center's approach is characterized by reliable information, comprehensive advocacy and problem solving through innovation and collaboration.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,696,478
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,696,478
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,696,478
   Other Revenue $6,637
TOTAL REVENUE $1,703,115
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,368,275
   Administrative Expenses $82,438
   Fundraising Expenses $72,761
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,523,474
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $179,641
   
Net Assets $2,429,375

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 Efficiency & Energy Grid Energy Efficiency $768,579 56.2%
Clean Energy Initiative $309,276 22.6%
Transportation $151,585 11.1%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.01 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 99.35 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 93.81 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 92.07 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 95.07 four stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 97.11 four stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 97.59 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.25 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 96.60 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 99.10 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 99.05 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 99.01 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 99.25 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 01-0518193
Name in IRS Master File ACADIA CENTER
NTEE Code C35
NTEE Classification Energy Resources Conservation and Development
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 August, 1998
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$158,750 10.42% Daniel L. Sosland President

Acadia Center is a non-profit, research and advocacy organization committed to advancing the clean energy future. Acadia Center is at the forefront of efforts to build clean, low carbon and consumer friendly economies. Acadia Center's approach is characterized by reliable information, comprehensive advocacy and problem solving through innovation and collaboration.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Acadia Center (ME) 96.01 four stars
Ecotrust (OR) 93.62 four stars
EcoLogic Development Fund (MA) 85.46 three stars
Coastal Conservation League (SC) 89.32 three stars
Sierra Club Foundation (CA) 94.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Acadia Center
8 Summer Street
Rockport, ME 04856
tel: (207) 236-6470
fax: (207) 236-6471
EIN: 01-0518193

Mail donations to:
PO Box 583
Rockport, ME 04856

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth Bennett Carroll
Chair

CEO

Daniel Sosland
President and CEO

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