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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Everglades Foundation

23 Years of Commitment to Protecting and Restoring America's Everglades

four stars

91.03

18001 Old Cutler Road Suite 625
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
tel: (305) 251-0001   Web Site
EIN: 59-3228899

Board Leadership
Carlos de la Cruz
Chair

CEO
Eric Eikenberg
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.03 four stars
  Financial 87.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1994, the Everglades Foundation is a science-based, non-profit organization dedicated solely to restoring one of the world's greatest natural ecosystems - America's Everglades. From the Kissimmee River Watershed to the St. Lucie & Caloosahatchee Rivers, and south to Florida Bay, the Everglades is the water supply for over 8 million Floridians and a major driver of Florida's economy.

The Foundation advances scientifically sound and achievable solutions to reverse environmental damage to Everglades. To do so, it builds consensus among public and private organizations, forms coalitions, sets priorities and promotes a widespread understanding of the Everglades and its irreplaceable environmental and economic value.

Founded in 1994, the Everglades Foundation is a science-based, non-profit organization dedicated solely to restoring one of the world's greatest natural ecosystems - America's Everglades. From the Kissimmee River Watershed to the St. Lucie & Caloosahatchee Rivers, and south to Florida Bay, the Everglades is the water supply for over 8 million Floridians and a major driver of Florida's economy.

The Foundation advances scientifically sound and achievable solutions to reverse environmental damage to Everglades. To do so, it builds consensus among public and private organizations, forms coalitions, sets priorities and promotes a widespread understanding of the Everglades and its irreplaceable environmental and economic value.

Financial

three stars

87.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.93
  Program Expenses Growth 17.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Everglades Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Everglades Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Everglades Foundation (FL) 91.03 four stars
Natural Resources Defense Council (NY) 93.49 four stars
Rocky Mountain Institute (CO) 94.57 four stars
Minnesota Environmental Partnership (MN) 90.47 four stars
Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association (NJ) 91.01 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,515,103
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $380,809
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,895,912
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,895,912
   Other Revenue $931,471
TOTAL REVENUE $7,827,383
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,411,333
   Administrative Expenses $571,701
   Fundraising Expenses $1,166,382
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,149,416
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-322,033
   
Net Assets $7,248,581

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
Everglades Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.03 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.91 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 89.35 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.14 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 83.75 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.51 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 83.14 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.95 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 81.30 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 80.36 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 59-3228899
Name in IRS Master File THE EVERGLADES FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(559) Other matters
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 March, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$275,691 3.38% Eric Eikenberg CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Everglades Foundation (FL) 91.03 four stars
Conservation Strategy Fund (DC) 95.76 four stars
Trees, Water & People (CO) 91.74 four stars
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM) 93.26 four stars
Rocky Mountain Institute (CO) 94.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Everglades Foundation
18001 Old Cutler Road
Suite 625
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
tel: (305) 251-0001
EIN: 59-3228899

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Board Leadership

Carlos de la Cruz
Chair

CEO

Eric Eikenberg
Chief Executive Officer

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