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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Adirondack Mountain Club

Protecting wild lands and waters

three stars

86.18

814 Goggins Road Lake George, NY 12845
tel: (518) 668-4447   Web Site
EIN: 15-0586270

Board Leadership
Tom Andrews
President

CEO
Michael Barrett
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.18 three stars
  Financial 81.40 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 94.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is dedicated to the protection and responsible recreational use of the New York State Forest Preserve, and other parks, wild lands, and waters vital to our members and chapters. The club, founded in 1922, is a member-directed organization committed to public service and stewardship. ADK employs a balanced approach to outdoor recreation, advocacy, environmental education, and natural resource conservation. ADK encourages the involvement of all people in its mission and activities; its goal is to be a community that is comfortable, inviting, and accessible.

The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is dedicated to the protection and responsible recreational use of the New York State Forest Preserve, and other parks, wild lands, and waters vital to our members and chapters. The club, founded in 1922, is a member-directed organization committed to public service and stewardship. ADK employs a balanced approach to outdoor recreation, advocacy, environmental education, and natural resource conservation. ADK encourages the involvement of all people in its mission and activities; its goal is to be a community that is comfortable, inviting, and accessible.

Financial

three stars

81.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

94.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Adirondack Mountain Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Adirondack Mountain Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Adirondack Mountain Club (NY) 86.18 three stars
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics (CO) 92.23 four stars
Rails-To-Trails Conservancy (DC) 87.63 three stars
Washington Trails Association (WA) 92.63 four stars
East Coast Greenway (NC) 94.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,237,452
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $650,345
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,887,797
   Program Service Revenue $1,945,218
Total Primary Revenue $3,833,015
   Other Revenue $756,559
TOTAL REVENUE $4,589,574
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,680,372
   Administrative Expenses $543,241
   Fundraising Expenses $313,565
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,537,178
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $52,396
   
Net Assets $3,411,668

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
Recreation $1,801,878 48.9%
Education $466,810 12.7%
Three Trails Programs $354,896 9.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 86.18 three stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 84.50 three stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 85.38 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 84.78 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 83.87 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 85.35 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.86 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 89.47 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 85.20 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 80.67 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 15-0586270
Name in IRS Master File ADIRONDACK MOUNTAIN CLUB INC
NTEE Code C60
NTEE Classification Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(354) Preservation of scenic beauty
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 November, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$167,720 3.69% Neil F. Woodworth Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Adirondack Mountain Club (NY) 86.18 three stars
Green Mountain Club (VT) 89.07 three stars
Access Fund (CO) 88.76 three stars
PATH Foundation (GA) 91.16 four stars
Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (WA) 93.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Adirondack Mountain Club
814 Goggins Road
Lake George, NY 12845
tel: (518) 668-4447
fax: (518) 668-3746
EIN: 15-0586270

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Board Leadership

Tom Andrews
President

CEO

Michael Barrett
Executive Director

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