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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

ecoAmerica

Building climate leadership

two stars

79.60

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
Founder and President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.60 two stars
  Financial 73.34 two 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.

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

two stars

73.34

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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth -17.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.4%
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) 79.60 two stars
World Resources Institute (DC) 98.23 four stars
Oregon Wild (OR) 88.00 three stars
Resources for the Future (DC) 86.38 three stars
Environmental Advocates of New York (NY) 95.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,687,506
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,687,506
   Program Service Revenue $71,750
Total Primary Revenue $1,759,256
   Other Revenue $25,540
TOTAL REVENUE $1,784,796
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,278,812
   Administrative Expenses $468,234
   Fundraising Expenses $300,467
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,047,513
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,262,717
   
Net Assets $1,149,038

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 79.60 two stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$148,708 4.87% Robert Perkowitz President
Other Salaries of Note
$229,346 7.52% Meighen Speiser VP & Chief Engagement Officer
$169,496 5.56% Dirk Kincannon VP & Chief Administrative Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ecoAmerica (DC) 79.60 two stars
Pinelands Preservation Alliance (NJ) 94.29 four stars
EARTHWORKS (DC) 95.87 four stars
Resources for the Future (DC) 86.38 three stars
Center for Biological Diversity (AZ) 97.87 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
Founder and President

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