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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Quebec-Labrador Foundation

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

four stars

92.79

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

Board Leadership
Clare McMorris
Chair

CEO
Elizabeth Alling
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.79 four stars
  Financial 93.69 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

four stars

93.69

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
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) 92.79 four stars
Earth Island Institute (CA) 88.24 three stars
Teton Science Schools (WY) 90.70 four stars
Georgia Conservancy (GA) 86.47 three stars
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (FL) 90.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $927,210
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $88,199
Total Contributions $1,015,409
   Program Service Revenue $102,015
Total Primary Revenue $1,117,424
   Other Revenue $680,908
TOTAL REVENUE $1,798,332
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,647,369
   Administrative Expenses $137,948
   Fundraising Expenses $110,027
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,895,344
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-97,012
   
Net Assets $5,427,451

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 $724,620 44.0%
Conservation and Stewardship $533,952 32.4%
Special Projects $230,752 14.0%

Ratings History
Quebec-Labrador Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 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
$133,776 7.05% Elizabeth Alling President
Other Salaries of Note
$186,064 9.81% Lawrence B Morris President Emeritus
$17,500 0.92% Elizabeth Cabot Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Quebec-Labrador Foundation (MA) 92.79 four stars
Acadia Center (ME) 94.88 four stars
Cultural Landscape Foundation (DC) 86.63 three stars
Bioneers (NM) 91.42 four stars
The Adirondack Council (NY) 97.45 four 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 McMorris
Chair

CEO

Elizabeth Alling
President and CEO

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