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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation (Grantmaking)

Rainforest Trust

A Global Alliance Saving Rainforests

four stars

100.00

7078 Airlie Road Warrenton, VA 20187
tel: (800) 456-4930   Web Site
EIN: 13-3500609

Board Leadership
John D. Mitchell
Board Chair

CEO
Paul Salaman
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
94.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.35
  Program Expenses Growth 88.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rainforest Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rainforest Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rainforest Trust (VA) 100.00 four stars
The Arbor Day Foundation (NE) 88.12 three stars
The American Chestnut Foundation (NC) 93.82 four stars
National Forest Foundation (MT) 96.46 four stars
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (NH) 92.95 four stars

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Established in 1988, Rainforest Trust partners with local, in-country conservation organizations around the world to strategically purchase and protect lands vital for wildlife conservation. We specifically target rainforests and tropical habitats that are critical for preventing species extinctions and that are exceptionally rich in biological diversity. Celebrating over 27 years of lasting conservation action, we are proud to have saved more than 15.7 million acres of rainforests and tropical habitat across 20+ countries in 100+ protected areas and wildlife reserves.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,747,729
   Federated Campaigns $30,532
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,778,261
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,778,261
   Other Revenue $74,788
TOTAL REVENUE $12,853,049
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,764,608
   Administrative Expenses $91,343
   Fundraising Expenses $287,605
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,143,556
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,709,493
   
Net Assets $7,719,602

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
Land Purchase Program and Reserve Creation $6,555,412 84.4%
Conservation and Land Management $1,121,116 14.4%
Capacity Building and Conservation $88,080 1.1%

Ratings History
Rainforest Trust has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 97.73 four stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 96.11 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 86.57 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 96.23 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 93.74 four stars
2009-12 12/01/2011 93.77 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 88.73 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.04 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 94.65 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 94.71 four stars
2007-12 12/15/2009 94.78 four 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 13-3500609
Name in IRS Master File RAINFOREST TRUST
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 May, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,221 1.27% Paul Salaman Chief Executive Officer

Established in 1988, Rainforest Trust partners with local, in-country conservation organizations around the world to strategically purchase and protect lands vital for wildlife conservation. We specifically target rainforests and tropical habitats that are critical for preventing species extinctions and that are exceptionally rich in biological diversity. Celebrating over 27 years of lasting conservation action, we are proud to have saved more than 15.7 million acres of rainforests and tropical habitat across 20+ countries in 100+ protected areas and wildlife reserves.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rainforest Trust (VA) 100.00 four stars
The Arbor Day Foundation (NE) 88.12 three stars
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 93.62 four stars
Rainforest Foundation US (NY) 97.05 four stars
New England Forestry Foundation, Inc. (MA) 92.04 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Rainforest Trust
7078 Airlie Road
Warrenton, VA 20187
tel: (800) 456-4930
EIN: 13-3500609

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Board Leadership

John D. Mitchell
Board Chair

CEO

Paul Salaman
Chief Executive Officer

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