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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

two stars

79.93

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 79.93 two stars
  Financial 82.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

82.07

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth -13.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.3%
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) 79.93 two stars
Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PA) 91.45 four stars
Environmental Law Institute (DC) 94.14 four stars
1000 Friends of Oregon (OR) 91.68 four stars
Connecticut Fund for the Environment (CT) 92.37 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $239,234
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $53,600
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $292,834
   Program Service Revenue $7,000
Total Primary Revenue $299,834
   Other Revenue $3,889
TOTAL REVENUE $303,723
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $407,948
   Administrative Expenses $69,488
   Fundraising Expenses $77,081
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $554,517
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-250,794
   
Net Assets $277,284

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 79.93 two stars
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
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$30,000 5.41% Nick Sifuentes Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$24,233 4.37% Veronica Vanterpool Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tri-State Transportation Campaign (NY) 79.93 two stars
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MN) 93.88 four stars
Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CO) 92.20 four stars
The Climate Reality Project (DC) 87.61 three stars
Wyoming Outdoor Council (WY) 90.39 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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