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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

National Environmental Education Foundation

Knowledge to live by

three stars

89.30

4301 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 160
Washington, DC 20008
tel: (202) 833-2933   Web Site
EIN: 54-1557043

Board Leadership
Megan Reilly Cayten
Chair

CEO
Meri-Margaret Deoudes
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.30 three stars
  Financial 84.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

OUR PURPOSE
To cultivate an environmentally conscious and responsible public

OUR VISION
That people's everyday actions are guided by an understanding and concern for the well-being of people and the planet

OUR MISSION
To make the environment more accessible, relatable, relevant, and connected to the daily lives of all Americans

OUR PURPOSE
To cultivate an environmentally conscious and responsible public

OUR VISION
That people's everyday actions are guided by an understanding and concern for the well-being of people and the planet

OUR MISSION
To make the environment more accessible, relatable, relevant, and connected to the daily lives of all Americans

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Financial

three stars

84.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Environmental Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Environmental Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Environmental Education Foundation (DC) 89.30 three stars
Training Resources for the Environmental Community (NM) 89.73 three stars
Acterra (CA) 90.16 four stars
Earth Force (CO) 87.63 three stars
Second Nature (MA) 90.88 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,584,890
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,904,662
Total Contributions $3,489,552
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,489,552
   Other Revenue $8,498
TOTAL REVENUE $3,498,050
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,034,278
   Administrative Expenses $205,516
   Fundraising Expenses $267,460
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,507,254
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-9,204
   
Net Assets $2,705,745

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
Classroom Earth $1,481,133 48.8%
Health Wellness $641,989 21.2%
Public Outreach $422,199 13.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 11/01/2019 89.30 three stars
2017-09 10/01/2018 90.40 four stars
2017-09 09/01/2018 89.20 three stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 88.98 three stars
2015-09 12/21/2016 85.90 three stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 85.62 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 03/01/2016 83.19 three stars
2014-09 11/01/2015 81.69 three stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 74.56 two stars
2012-09 07/01/2013 91.20 four stars
2012-09 06/01/2013 89.90 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 54-1557043
Name in IRS Master File THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOUNDATION
NTEE Code C60
NTEE Classification Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification activities
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 July, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,210 4.85% Meri-Margaret Deoudes President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Environmental Education Foundation (DC) 89.30 three stars
Center for Ecoliteracy (CA) 88.29 three stars
Second Nature (MA) 90.88 four stars
Captain Planet Foundation (GA) 92.27 four stars
North Cascades Institute (WA) 93.88 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Environmental Education Foundation
4301 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 160
Washington, DC 20008
tel: (202) 833-2933
EIN: 54-1557043

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Board Leadership

Megan Reilly Cayten
Chair

CEO

Meri-Margaret Deoudes
President and CEO

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