Research and Public Policy : Non-Medical Science & Technology Research

Global Footprint Network

Advancing the science of sustainability

three stars

85.32

1528 Webster St Suite 11
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 839-8879   Web Site
EIN: 73-1672982

Board Leadership
Keith Tuffley
Chair

CEO
Laurel Hanscom
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.32 three stars
  Financial 79.24 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In 2003, Global Footprint Network was established to enable a sustainable future where all people have the opportunity to live satisfying lives within the means of one planet. Creating a world where everyone can live well, within the means of one planet, is going to take all of us pulling together toward this common goal. At Global Footprint Network, our programs are designed to influence decision makers at all levels of society and to create a critical mass of powerful institutions using the Footprint to put an end to ecological overshoot and get our economies back into balance.

In 2003, Global Footprint Network was established to enable a sustainable future where all people have the opportunity to live satisfying lives within the means of one planet. Creating a world where everyone can live well, within the means of one planet, is going to take all of us pulling together toward this common goal. At Global Footprint Network, our programs are designed to influence decision makers at all levels of society and to create a critical mass of powerful institutions using the Footprint to put an end to ecological overshoot and get our economies back into balance.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Online Ecological Footprint Calculator sessions
3,255,400
Number of website sessions
1,772,270
Number of press articles published
2,871
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

79.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth -11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Footprint Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Footprint Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $693,680
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $693,680
   Program Service Revenue $481,779
Total Primary Revenue $1,175,459
   Other Revenue $-38,729
TOTAL REVENUE $1,136,730
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,086,710
   Administrative Expenses $142,527
   Fundraising Expenses $153,385
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,382,622
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-245,892
   
Net Assets $1,191,304

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$111,180 8.04% Mathis Wackernagel Chief Executive Officer

Mission

In 2003, Global Footprint Network was established to enable a sustainable future where all people have the opportunity to live satisfying lives within the means of one planet. Creating a world where everyone can live well, within the means of one planet, is going to take all of us pulling together toward this common goal. At Global Footprint Network, our programs are designed to influence decision makers at all levels of society and to create a critical mass of powerful institutions using the Footprint to put an end to ecological overshoot and get our economies back into balance.

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Charity Contact Info

Global Footprint Network
1528 Webster St
Suite 11
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 839-8879
EIN: 73-1672982

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Board Leadership

Keith Tuffley
Chair

CEO

Laurel Hanscom
CEO