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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

North Carolina Conservation Network

Working to protect NC's environment and promote solutions for a safer, healthier state

four stars

91.90

234 Fayetteville Street Fifth Floor
Raleigh, NC 27601
tel: (919) 857-4699   Web Site
EIN: 58-2504713

Board Leadership
Lauren Bowen
Chair

CEO
Brian Buzby
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.90 four stars
  Financial 89.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

North Carolina Conservation Network supports, trains, and coordinates diverse groups and directly advocates to achieve equitable and sustainable solutions for our environment. We are a statewide network of over 60 environmental, community, and environmental justice organizations focused on protecting North Carolina's environment and public health. Our vision is for diverse groups to engage in environmental policy decision-making at all levels of government – creating a North Carolina committed to improving and protecting the state's vast natural resources, fostering environmental justice, and ensuring healthy, sustainable communities with a high quality of life.

North Carolina Conservation Network supports, trains, and coordinates diverse groups and directly advocates to achieve equitable and sustainable solutions for our environment. We are a statewide network of over 60 environmental, community, and environmental justice organizations focused on protecting North Carolina's environment and public health. Our vision is for diverse groups to engage in environmental policy decision-making at all levels of government – creating a North Carolina committed to improving and protecting the state's vast natural resources, fostering environmental justice, and ensuring healthy, sustainable communities with a high quality of life.

Financial

three stars

89.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.92
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Carolina Conservation Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Carolina Conservation Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
North Carolina Conservation Network (NC) 91.90 four stars
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The Garden Conservancy (NY) 88.01 three stars
Pacific Environment (CA) 89.21 three stars
The Alliance Center (CO) 90.36 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,629,487
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $43,975
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,673,462
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,673,462
   Other Revenue $75,968
TOTAL REVENUE $1,749,430
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,468,765
   Administrative Expenses $210,294
   Fundraising Expenses $75,499
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,754,558
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,128
   
Net Assets $4,157,774

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
North Carolina Conservation Network has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 91.90 four stars
2019-12 12/23/2020 90.53 four stars
2018-12 10/01/2020 94.26 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 58-2504713
Name in IRS Master File NORTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION NETWORK
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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, 2000
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
$127,395 7.26% Brian Buzby Executive Director

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North Carolina Conservation Network (NC) 91.90 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

North Carolina Conservation Network
234 Fayetteville Street
Fifth Floor
Raleigh, NC 27601
tel: (919) 857-4699
EIN: 58-2504713

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Board Leadership

Lauren Bowen
Chair

CEO

Brian Buzby
Executive Director

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