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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Captain Planet Foundation

Project-based environmental learning strategies that bring education to life

four stars

91.37

133 Luckie Street Second Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (404) 522-4270   Web Site
EIN: 58-1959421

Board Leadership
Laura Turner Seydel
Chairperson

CEO
Leesa Carter-Jones
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.37 four stars
  Financial 88.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Captain Planet Foundation works to give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. For close to twenty-five years, we have been activating generations of environmentally literate citizens empowered to protect and sustain the natural systems upon which all life depends. Through our four main program areas, CPF invests in high-quality, solution-based programs that inspire and teach youth to become collaborators and agents of change.

The Captain Planet Foundation works to give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. For close to twenty-five years, we have been activating generations of environmentally literate citizens empowered to protect and sustain the natural systems upon which all life depends. Through our four main program areas, CPF invests in high-quality, solution-based programs that inspire and teach youth to become collaborators and agents of change.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Number of children/youth who directly particpate in an environmental stewardship project
28,696
Number of children/youth who are participating in Project Learning Garden
175,700
Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed/maintained healthy eating habits
140,560
Number of critically endangered species for which conservation measures have been launched or supported
10
Number of teachers trained
339
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Financial

three stars

88.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 26.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Captain Planet Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Captain Planet Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Captain Planet Foundation (GA) 91.37 four stars
LightHawk (CO) 85.58 three stars
The Garden Conservancy (NY) 92.23 four stars
Land Stewardship Project (MN) 91.31 four stars
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (PA) 90.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,041,429
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $335,059
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,376,488
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,376,488
   Other Revenue $1,053
TOTAL REVENUE $1,377,541
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,098,991
   Administrative Expenses $137,395
   Fundraising Expenses $138,494
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,374,880
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,661
   
Net Assets $666,315

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
Grants $1,098,991 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 02/01/2018 91.37 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 88.73 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 58-1959421
Name in IRS Master File CAPTAIN PLANET FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification activities
(927) Fundraising
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 January, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$105,483 7.67% Elizabeth Carter-Jones Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Captain Planet Foundation (GA) 91.37 four stars
Blue Ridge Conservancy (NC) 86.56 three stars
Greenpeace Fund (DC) 90.76 four stars
Training Resources for the Environmental Community (NM) 88.52 three stars
Conservation Lands Foundation (CO) 94.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Captain Planet Foundation
133 Luckie Street
Second Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (404) 522-4270
fax: (404) 522-4204
EIN: 58-1959421

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Board Leadership

Laura Turner Seydel
Chairperson

CEO

Leesa Carter-Jones
Executive Director

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