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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Acadia Center

Advancing the Clean Energy Future

four stars

100.00

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

Board Leadership
Don E. Wineberg
Chair

CEO
Daniel Sosland
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Acadia Center is a non-profit organization committed to advancing the clean energy future. Through research and advocacy, it works to empower consumers and offer real-world solutions to the climate crisis for all.

Acadia Center is a non-profit organization committed to advancing the clean energy future. Through research and advocacy, it works to empower consumers and offer real-world solutions to the climate crisis for all.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.74
  Program Expenses Growth 13.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Acadia Center (ME) 100.00 four stars
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Oregon Natural Desert Association (OR) 94.83 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,150,631
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,150,631
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,150,631
   Other Revenue $7,206
TOTAL REVENUE $2,157,837
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,975,241
   Administrative Expenses $136,919
   Fundraising Expenses $64,576
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,176,736
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-18,899
   
Net Assets $3,325,403

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
Grid Modernization and Utility Business Practices Initiative $490,400 24.8%
Clean Energy and Carbon Markets Initiative $480,420 24.3%
Energy Efficiency Initiative $421,630 21.3%

Ratings History
Acadia Center has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 100.00 four stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 94.88 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 94.46 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 94.16 four stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$211,152 9.70% Daniel L. Sosland President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Acadia Center (ME) 100.00 four stars
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Community Environmental Council (CA) 89.32 three 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

Don E. Wineberg
Chair

CEO

Daniel Sosland
President and CEO

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