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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Alliance for Sustainable Colorado

Advancing Sustainability Through Collaboration

two stars

78.62

1536 Wynkoop Street Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202
tel: (303) 572-1536   Web Site
EIN: 42-1622670

Board Leadership
John Powers
President

CEO
Jeff Su
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.62 two stars
  Financial 71.84 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

71.84

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
65.2%
  Administrative Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.80
  Program Expenses Growth -17.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for Sustainable Colorado (CO) 78.62 two stars
Climate Central (NJ) 85.73 three stars
Conservation Lands Foundation (CO) 97.34 four stars
Yosemite Conservancy (CA) 88.52 three stars
Acadia Center (ME) 94.16 four stars

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The mission of Alliance for Sustainable Colorado is to advance sustainability through collaboration among nonprofits, business, government and education. Collaboration and the people, planet, profit practice, long-term perspective, are the central foci of our work. We have deep commitment to sustainability and consider the impacts of decisions made today on future generations. We believe that for decisions to achieve sustainability, they should have input and buy-in from many perspectives. We are nonpartisan, broadly inclusive, promote diversity and lead by example.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $522,717
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $29,537
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $552,254
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $552,254
   Other Revenue $198,258
TOTAL REVENUE $750,512
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $667,350
   Administrative Expenses $131,919
   Fundraising Expenses $293,927
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,093,196
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-342,684
   
Net Assets $8,510,721

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
Education, Outreach, and Public Policy $350,215 52.5%
Alliance Center $178,975 26.8%
Sustainable Energy Program $138,160 20.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$78,750 7.20% Jason Page Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$58,769 5.37% Anna Zawisza Former Executive Director

The mission of Alliance for Sustainable Colorado is to advance sustainability through collaboration among nonprofits, business, government and education. Collaboration and the people, planet, profit practice, long-term perspective, are the central foci of our work. We have deep commitment to sustainability and consider the impacts of decisions made today on future generations. We believe that for decisions to achieve sustainability, they should have input and buy-in from many perspectives. We are nonpartisan, broadly inclusive, promote diversity and lead by example.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for Sustainable Colorado (CO) 78.62 two stars
Acadia Center (ME) 94.16 four stars
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (FL) 89.90 three stars
Buffalo Bayou Partnership (TX) 94.69 four stars
Appalachian Voices (NC) 97.75 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alliance for Sustainable Colorado
1536 Wynkoop Street
Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202
tel: (303) 572-1536
fax: (303) 572-0032
EIN: 42-1622670

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Board Leadership

John Powers
President

CEO

Jeff Su
CEO

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