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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

The Alliance Center

Connecting People. Inspiring Impact.

three stars

84.96

1536 Wynkoop Street 1536 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202
tel: (303) 572-1536   Web Site
EIN: 42-1622670

Board Leadership
Steve Schueth
President

CEO
Brenna Simmons-St. Onge
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.96 three stars
  Financial 81.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Alliance Center brings people together to create a world where our communities are inclusive, our democracy is strong, our economy thrives and our planet is healthy.

The Alliance Center brings people together to create a world where our communities are inclusive, our democracy is strong, our economy thrives and our planet is healthy.

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Financial

three stars

81.81

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
65.1%
  Administrative Expenses 21.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.56
  Program Expenses Growth 23.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Alliance Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Alliance Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Alliance Center (CO) 84.96 three stars
Northern Plains Resource Council (MT) 94.34 four stars
Ecology Center (MI) 94.39 four stars
Sierra Club Foundation (CA) 95.87 four stars
Ecotrust (OR) 91.59 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,273,463
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,273,463
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,273,463
   Other Revenue $746,289
TOTAL REVENUE $2,019,752
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,248,025
   Administrative Expenses $211,913
   Fundraising Expenses $151,574
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,611,512
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $408,240
   
Net Assets $9,841,638

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
Strategic Collaboration and Impact Programming $643,601 51.6%
High Performance Building Initiatives $360,907 28.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 84.96 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 81.84 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 73.86 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 78.62 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 78.62 two stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 88.70 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 85.66 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 42-1622670
Name in IRS Master File ALLIANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE COLORADO
NTEE Code C19
NTEE Classification Nonmonetary Support N.E.C.
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 June, 2004
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
$117,885 7.31% Brenna Simmons Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$64,929 4.02% Jason Knoll Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Alliance Center (CO) 84.96 three stars
Northern Plains Resource Council (MT) 94.34 four stars
Grand Canyon Trust (AZ) 95.82 four stars
Environmental Initiative (MN) 94.79 four stars
Green America (DC) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Alliance Center
1536 Wynkoop Street
1536 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202
tel: (303) 572-1536
fax: (303) 572-0032
EIN: 42-1622670

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Board Leadership

Steve Schueth
President

CEO

Brenna Simmons-St. Onge
Executive Director

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