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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

ecoAmerica

Building climate leadership

three stars

84.95

1730 Rhode Island Ave NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 457-1900   Web Site
EIN: 20-3895611

Board Leadership
Philip Sharp
Chairman

CEO
Bob Perkowitz
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.95 three stars
  Financial 81.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ecoAmerica builds institutional leadership, public support, and political will for climate solutions in the United States. We help national mainstream organizations elevate their climate leadership, providing them strategy, tools and resources to: demonstrate visible climate leadership; empower climate literacy; engage all constituents; and build collective action and advocacy. ecoAmerica expands climate leadership beyond traditional environmental circles. We're building a diverse network of major institutions and thought leaders in five sectors – faith, health, communities, higher education, and business – who have the power to inspire tens of millions of Americans on climate change, in counties and communities nationwide including our heartland.

ecoAmerica builds institutional leadership, public support, and political will for climate solutions in the United States. We help national mainstream organizations elevate their climate leadership, providing them strategy, tools and resources to: demonstrate visible climate leadership; empower climate literacy; engage all constituents; and build collective action and advocacy. ecoAmerica expands climate leadership beyond traditional environmental circles. We're building a diverse network of major institutions and thought leaders in five sectors – faith, health, communities, higher education, and business – who have the power to inspire tens of millions of Americans on climate change, in counties and communities nationwide including our heartland.

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Financial

three stars

81.78

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth -5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ecoAmerica on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ecoAmerica on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ecoAmerica (DC) 84.95 three stars
Environmental Investigation Agency (DC) 93.45 four stars
Washington Environmental Council (WA) 94.31 four stars
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MN) 93.82 four stars
Ceres (MA) 96.52 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,012,535
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,012,535
   Program Service Revenue $65,750
Total Primary Revenue $1,078,285
   Other Revenue $1,757
TOTAL REVENUE $1,080,042
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,919,215
   Administrative Expenses $189,433
   Fundraising Expenses $435,655
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,544,303
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,464,261
   
Net Assets $2,411,755

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 84.95 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 88.77 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 86.07 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 86.44 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 20-3895611
Name in IRS Master File ECOAMERICA
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational 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, 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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,425 3.99% Robert Perkowitz President
Other Salaries of Note
$197,631 5.57% Meighen Speiser VP & Chief Engagement Officer
$171,930 4.85% Margaret Knudson VP of Development
$159,146 4.49% Dirk Kincannon VP & Chief Administrative Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ecoAmerica (DC) 84.95 three stars
Washington Environmental Council (WA) 94.31 four stars
Environmental Law and Policy Center (IL) 92.34 four stars
Environmental Health Coalition (CA) 86.60 three stars
World Resources Institute (DC) 95.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ecoAmerica
1730 Rhode Island Ave NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 457-1900
fax: (509) 351-1900
EIN: 20-3895611

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Board Leadership

Philip Sharp
Chairman

CEO

Bob Perkowitz
Chief Executive Officer

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