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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Environmental Integrity Project

Advocating for more effective enforcement of environmental laws.

four stars

90.71

1000 Vermont Avenue, NW Eleventh Floor
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 296-8800   Web Site
EIN: 20-1326922

Board Leadership
John Dawes
President

CEO
Eric Schaeffer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 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

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
92.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Integrity Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Integrity Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Integrity Project (DC) 90.71 four stars
Western Environmental Law Center (OR) 88.64 three stars
Western Conservation Foundation (CO) 86.79 three stars
EARTHWORKS (DC) 95.47 four stars
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MN) 92.87 four stars

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The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) is a nonpartisan organization established in March of 2002 by former EPA enforcement attorneys to advocate for more effective enforcement of environmental laws.

We have three objectives: 1) To provide objective analysis of how the failure to enforce or implement environmental laws increases pollution and affects the public's health; 2) To hold federal and state agencies, as well as individual corporations, accountable for failing to enforce or comply with environmental laws; 3) To help local communities in key states obtain the protection of environmental laws.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,210,591
   Federated Campaigns $433
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,211,024
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,211,024
   Other Revenue $334,194
TOTAL REVENUE $2,545,218
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,554,508
   Administrative Expenses $174,502
   Fundraising Expenses $95,885
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,824,895
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-279,677
   
Net Assets $799,478

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
Coal Pollution Reduction $973,235 38.1%
Oil and Gas Campaign $756,804 29.6%
Chesapeake Bay Initiative $351,975 13.8%

Ratings History
Environmental Integrity Project has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 90.71 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.71 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 89.43 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 93.45 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 84.88 three stars
2011-12 11/01/2013 93.07 four 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 20-1326922
Name in IRS Master File ENVIRONMENTAL INTEGRITY PROJECT
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
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, 2005
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
$212,997 7.53% Eric Schaeffer Executive Director

The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) is a nonpartisan organization established in March of 2002 by former EPA enforcement attorneys to advocate for more effective enforcement of environmental laws.

We have three objectives: 1) To provide objective analysis of how the failure to enforce or implement environmental laws increases pollution and affects the public's health; 2) To hold federal and state agencies, as well as individual corporations, accountable for failing to enforce or comply with environmental laws; 3) To help local communities in key states obtain the protection of environmental laws.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Integrity Project (DC) 90.71 four stars
Vermont Natural Resources Council (VT) 87.11 three stars
Idaho Conservation League (ID) 93.95 four stars
Clean Wisconsin (WI) 88.34 three stars
Western Environmental Law Center (OR) 88.64 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Environmental Integrity Project
1000 Vermont Avenue, NW
Eleventh Floor
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 296-8800
fax: (202) 296-8822
EIN: 20-1326922

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Board Leadership

John Dawes
President

CEO

Eric Schaeffer
Executive Director

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