Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

The Watershed Institute

Your water. Your environment. Your voice.

four stars

93.45

31 Titus Mill Road Pennington, NJ 08534
tel: (609) 737-3735   Web Site
EIN: 21-0649717

Board Leadership
Scott Sillars
Chair

CEO
Jim Waltman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.45 four stars
  Financial 95.35 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Watershed Institute is central New Jersey's first environmental group. Since 1949 we've worked to protect your water and environment through conservation, advocacy, science and education. We speak out for your water and environment, protect and restore sensitive habitats, test our waterways for pollution and inspire others to care for and protect the natural world. Our goal is to improve the health and quality of central New Jersey's water and sustain a network of protected habitats for wildlife and people. We have a successful track record of more than 60 years of effective environmental protection.

The Watershed Institute is central New Jersey's first environmental group. Since 1949 we've worked to protect your water and environment through conservation, advocacy, science and education. We speak out for your water and environment, protect and restore sensitive habitats, test our waterways for pollution and inspire others to care for and protect the natural world. Our goal is to improve the health and quality of central New Jersey's water and sustain a network of protected habitats for wildlife and people. We have a successful track record of more than 60 years of effective environmental protection.

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Financial

four stars

95.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.84
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Watershed Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Watershed Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,192,303
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $65,100
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $75,523
Total Contributions $2,332,926
   Program Service Revenue $292,350
Total Primary Revenue $2,625,276
   Other Revenue $455,633
TOTAL REVENUE $3,080,909
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,138,312
   Administrative Expenses $307,923
   Fundraising Expenses $281,397
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,727,632
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $353,277
   
Net Assets $18,507,343

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$134,690 4.93% James Waltman Executive Director

Mission

The Watershed Institute is central New Jersey's first environmental group. Since 1949 we've worked to protect your water and environment through conservation, advocacy, science and education. We speak out for your water and environment, protect and restore sensitive habitats, test our waterways for pollution and inspire others to care for and protect the natural world. Our goal is to improve the health and quality of central New Jersey's water and sustain a network of protected habitats for wildlife and people. We have a successful track record of more than 60 years of effective environmental protection.

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Charity Contact Info

The Watershed Institute
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ 08534
tel: (609) 737-3735
EIN: 21-0649717

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Board Leadership

Scott Sillars
Chair

CEO

Jim Waltman
Executive Director