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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Quebec-Labrador Foundation

Supporting the rural communities and environment of eastern Canada and New England

three stars

88.66

4 South Main Street Ipswich, MA 01938
tel: (978) 356-0038   Web Site
EIN: 13-6155399

Board Leadership
Clare Tweedy McMorris
Chair

CEO
Elizabeth Alling
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.66 three stars
  Financial 84.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Quebec-Labrador Foundation/Atlantic Center for the Environment (QLF) fosters long-term leadership development within individuals and communities by supporting community-based conservation initiatives; developing models of stewardship of natural and cultural resources; and aiding in community service, economic development, and heritage preservation in rural regions. Since the early 1960s, QLF has worked across borders to serve the communities of the Atlantic Region by working in partnership with communities and organizations from Long Island Sound to Labrador. QLF has also worked across international borders, offering fellowships, exchanges, and leadership development for conservation leaders to focus on global challenges and provide dynamic and thoughtful leadership for the future.

The Quebec-Labrador Foundation/Atlantic Center for the Environment (QLF) fosters long-term leadership development within individuals and communities by supporting community-based conservation initiatives; developing models of stewardship of natural and cultural resources; and aiding in community service, economic development, and heritage preservation in rural regions. Since the early 1960s, QLF has worked across borders to serve the communities of the Atlantic Region by working in partnership with communities and organizations from Long Island Sound to Labrador. QLF has also worked across international borders, offering fellowships, exchanges, and leadership development for conservation leaders to focus on global challenges and provide dynamic and thoughtful leadership for the future.

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Financial

three stars

84.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth -4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Quebec-Labrador Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Quebec-Labrador Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Quebec-Labrador Foundation (MA) 88.66 three stars
Montana Wilderness Association (MT) 94.01 four stars
The Conservation Foundation (IL) 93.62 four stars
Friends of the Earth (DC) 94.64 four stars
The Marion Institute (MA) 85.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $845,527
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $26,311
Total Contributions $871,838
   Program Service Revenue $22,570
Total Primary Revenue $894,408
   Other Revenue $473,605
TOTAL REVENUE $1,368,013
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,178,056
   Administrative Expenses $189,439
   Fundraising Expenses $115,787
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,483,282
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-115,269
   
Net Assets $5,537,888

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
Leadership $482,653 41.0%
Conservation and Stewardship $392,430 33.3%
Special Projects $189,288 16.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 11/01/2019 88.66 three stars
2017-08 12/01/2018 92.79 four stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 94.21 four stars
2016-08 02/01/2018 90.72 four stars
2015-08 07/01/2016 89.18 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 89.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 82.13 three stars
2013-08 10/01/2014 81.45 three stars
2012-08 06/01/2013 90.41 four stars
2011-08 05/01/2012 84.79 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 81.38 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 06/01/2011 72.40 two stars
2009-08 08/01/2010 64.36 one star
2008-08 10/01/2009 81.46 three stars
2007-08 06/01/2009 66.22 one star
2006-08 08/01/2007 79.97 two stars
2005-08 02/01/2007 61.41 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-6155399
Name in IRS Master File QUEBEC LABRADOR FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(29) Other religious activities
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 May, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$152,310 10.26% Elizabeth Alling President
Other Salaries of Note
$163,096 10.99% Lawrence B. Morris President Emeritus

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Quebec-Labrador Foundation (MA) 88.66 three stars
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Ecotrust (OR) 89.11 three stars
Acterra (CA) 90.16 four stars
Second Nature (MA) 89.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Quebec-Labrador Foundation
4 South Main Street
Ipswich, MA 01938
tel: (978) 356-0038
fax: (978) 268-5310
EIN: 13-6155399

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Board Leadership

Clare Tweedy McMorris
Chair

CEO

Elizabeth Alling
President and CEO

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