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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Tri-State Transportation Campaign

Transportation reform in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut metropolitan region

three stars

81.17

350 West 31st Street Suite 805
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 268-7474   Web Site
EIN: 13-3790165

Board Leadership
John Casellini
Chair

CEO
Nick Sifuentes
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.17 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign (TSTC) is dedicated to reducing car dependency in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. TSTC was formed as a response to the mounting economic and environmental costs of automobile and truck dependence and promising reforms in federal transportation policy. The Campaign marshals the talents of the region's most effective environmental and transportation policy watchdogs into a dynamic combination of community and campaign organizing, technical analysis, and media and legal advocacy. The Campaign's board of directors consists of senior staff from the founding organizations. In the fifteen years since our founding, the Campaign has enjoyed a strong record of accomplishment.

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign (TSTC) is dedicated to reducing car dependency in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. TSTC was formed as a response to the mounting economic and environmental costs of automobile and truck dependence and promising reforms in federal transportation policy. The Campaign marshals the talents of the region's most effective environmental and transportation policy watchdogs into a dynamic combination of community and campaign organizing, technical analysis, and media and legal advocacy. The Campaign's board of directors consists of senior staff from the founding organizations. In the fifteen years since our founding, the Campaign has enjoyed a strong record of accomplishment.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth -8.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tri-State Transportation Campaign on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tri-State Transportation Campaign on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tri-State Transportation Campaign (NY) 81.17 three stars
Center for International Environmental Law (DC) 91.16 four stars
The Climate Reality Project (DC) 87.61 three stars
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (DC) 92.27 four stars
Conservation Minnesota (MN) 88.06 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $479,630
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $38,447
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $518,077
   Program Service Revenue $56,330
Total Primary Revenue $574,407
   Other Revenue $853
TOTAL REVENUE $575,260
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $580,748
   Administrative Expenses $38,523
   Fundraising Expenses $44,490
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $663,761
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-88,501
   
Net Assets $528,078

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
Transit Investment $322,500 55.5%
Pedestrian Safety $142,700 24.6%
Sustainability Transportation $73,500 12.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 81.17 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 86.79 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 88.11 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.81 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 89.27 three stars
2014-06 12/01/2015 85.75 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 85.19 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 85.01 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 91.49 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.47 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-06 02/01/2010 86.73 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 84.00 three stars
2006-06 12/15/2007 67.43 one star
2005-06 02/01/2007 82.61 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 13-3790165
Name in IRS Master File TRI-STATE TRANSPORTATION CAMPAIGN INC
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
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 March, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,340 13.30% Veronica Vanterpool Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tri-State Transportation Campaign (NY) 81.17 three stars
Environmental Advocates of New York (NY) 99.79 four stars
Union of Concerned Scientists (MA) 91.85 four stars
Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CO) 92.20 four stars
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (UT) 97.87 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tri-State Transportation Campaign
350 West 31st Street
Suite 805
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 268-7474
fax: (212) 268-7333
EIN: 13-3790165

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Board Leadership

John Casellini
Chair

CEO

Nick Sifuentes
Executive Director

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