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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Rocky Mountain Conservancy

Serving Rocky Mountain National Park and other public lands partners since 1931

95.41

P.O. Box 3100 Estes Park, CO 80517
tel: (970) 586-0108   Web Site
EIN: 84-0472090

Board Leadership
Don Cheley
President

CEO
Charles Money
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.41
  Financial 94.90
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

94.90

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
75.9%
  Administrative Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.55
  Program Expenses Growth 13.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rocky Mountain Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rocky Mountain Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Founded in 1931, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy (formerly the Rocky Mountain Nature Association) promotes the understanding of Rocky Mountain National Park and similar public lands through interpretive or educational publications and programs; advances stewardship through philanthropy for Rocky Mountain National Park and similar public lands; protects, restores, maintains and preserves land and historic sites in Rocky Mountain National Park and elsewhere in the Rocky Mountain West, and may, in furtherance of such mission, conduct any lawful activity.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,252,741
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $200,881
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $75,000
Total Contributions $2,528,622
   Program Service Revenue $109,160
Total Primary Revenue $2,637,782
   Other Revenue $2,659,583
TOTAL REVENUE $5,297,365
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,030,752
   Administrative Expenses $301,871
   Fundraising Expenses $180,824
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,513,447
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,783,918
   
Net Assets $14,898,149

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
Rocky Mountain Conservancy has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 95.41
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.84
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 90.85
2013-12 12/01/2014 80.98
2012-11 12/01/2013 76.75
2011-11 07/01/2013 86.15

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 84-0472090
Name in IRS Master File ROCKY MOUNTAIN CONSERVANCY
NTEE Code N32
NTEE Classification Parks and Playgrounds
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(61) Library
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1969
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • November, 2012

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
$148,387 5.90% Charles Money Executive Director

Founded in 1931, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy (formerly the Rocky Mountain Nature Association) promotes the understanding of Rocky Mountain National Park and similar public lands through interpretive or educational publications and programs; advances stewardship through philanthropy for Rocky Mountain National Park and similar public lands; protects, restores, maintains and preserves land and historic sites in Rocky Mountain National Park and elsewhere in the Rocky Mountain West, and may, in furtherance of such mission, conduct any lawful activity.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rocky Mountain Conservancy (CO) 95.41
Nature and Culture International (CA) 96.46
Conservation International (VA) 90.81
Seacology (CA) 89.11
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (MT) 95.77

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Charity Contact Info

Rocky Mountain Conservancy
P.O. Box 3100
Estes Park, CO 80517
tel: (970) 586-0108
EIN: 84-0472090

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Board Leadership

Don Cheley
President

CEO

Charles Money
Executive Director

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