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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

The Climate Reality Project

Choose Reality

three stars

89.25

750 Ninth Street, NW Suite 520
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 567-6800   Web Site
EIN: 87-0745629

Board Leadership
Al Gore
Founder & Chair

CEO
Ken Berlin
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.25 three stars
  Financial 89.52 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

89.52

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Climate Reality Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Climate Reality Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Climate Reality Project (DC) 89.25 three stars
Washington Environmental Council (WA) 94.90 four stars
Environmental Integrity Project (DC) 90.71 four stars
Western Environmental Law Center (OR) 88.64 three stars
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (DC) 96.56 four stars

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Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,738,743
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,738,743
   Program Service Revenue $68,190
Total Primary Revenue $16,806,933
   Other Revenue $5,696
TOTAL REVENUE $16,812,629
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,087,287
   Administrative Expenses $927,724
   Fundraising Expenses $759,935
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,774,946
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,037,683
   
Net Assets $5,294,739

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
Reality Programs $4,516,836 34.5%
GLOBAL Leadership Policy $3,262,136 24.9%
Climate Leadership Corps $3,110,381 23.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.25 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 05/01/2015 78.20 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 80.46 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 86.07 three stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 79.57 two 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 87-0745629
Name in IRS Master File THE ALLIANCE FOR CLIMATE PROTECTION
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
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 October, 2006
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$202,746 1.37% Kenneth Berlin President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$194,237 1.31% Maggie Fox President & CEO

Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Climate Reality Project (DC) 89.25 three stars
Ceres (MA) 94.02 four stars
Idaho Conservation League (ID) 93.95 four stars
350.org (NY) 93.91 four stars
Earthjustice (CA) 93.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Climate Reality Project
750 Ninth Street, NW
Suite 520
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 567-6800
fax: (202) 628-1445
EIN: 87-0745629

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Board Leadership

Al Gore
Founder & Chair

CEO

Ken Berlin
President & CEO

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