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Four Corners School of Outdoor Education

Creating lifelong learning experiences about the Colorado Plateau bioregion

four stars

91.67

1117 N. Main Street Monticello, UT 84535
tel: (800) 525-4456   Web Site
EIN: 39-1509336

Board Leadership
Seth Levy
President

CEO
Chris Giangreco
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.67 four stars
  Financial 95.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Four Corners School of Outdoor Education (FCS) was founded in 1984. Based in Monticello, Utah, FCS provides place-based outdoor education on and about the Colorado Plateau (Northern Arizona, Southwestern Colorado, Northwestern New Mexico, Southern Utah). Our mission is to create lifelong learning experiences about the Colorado Plateau bioregion for people of all ages and backgrounds through education, service, adventure, and conservation programs.

Four Corners School of Outdoor Education (FCS) was founded in 1984. Based in Monticello, Utah, FCS provides place-based outdoor education on and about the Colorado Plateau (Northern Arizona, Southwestern Colorado, Northwestern New Mexico, Southern Utah). Our mission is to create lifelong learning experiences about the Colorado Plateau bioregion for people of all ages and backgrounds through education, service, adventure, and conservation programs.

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Financial

four stars

95.81

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.72
  Program Expenses Growth 35.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Four Corners School of Outdoor Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Four Corners School of Outdoor Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education (UT) 91.67 four stars
Pro Kids Golf Academy (CA) 85.73 three stars
Ocean Discovery Institute (CA) 92.39 four stars
Walking Mountains Science Center (CO) 96.60 four stars
IslandWood (WA) 91.65 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,545,304
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $289,827
Total Contributions $1,835,131
   Program Service Revenue $541,803
Total Primary Revenue $2,376,934
   Other Revenue $108,716
TOTAL REVENUE $2,485,650
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,990,071
   Administrative Expenses $378,626
   Fundraising Expenses $104,663
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,473,360
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,290
   
Net Assets $9,676,685

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 Programming $944,566 47.5%
Conservation Programming $801,828 40.3%
Adventure Programming $243,677 12.2%

Ratings History
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.67 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.10 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.69 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.85 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 88.48 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 88.72 three stars
2011-12 11/01/2013 89.33 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 39-1509336
Name in IRS Master File FOUR CORNERS SCHOOL OF OUTDOOR EDUCATION INC
NTEE Code C60
NTEE Classification Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1987
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, 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
$43,650 1.76% Chris Giangreco Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$62,919 2.54% Janet Ross Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education (UT) 91.67 four stars
IslandWood (WA) 91.65 four stars
Ocean Discovery Institute (CA) 92.39 four stars
Walking Mountains Science Center (CO) 96.60 four stars
Wilderness Inquiry (MN) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Four Corners School of Outdoor Education
1117 N. Main Street
Monticello, UT 84535
tel: (800) 525-4456
fax: (435) 587-2193
EIN: 39-1509336

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1029
Monticello, UT 84535

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Board Leadership

Seth Levy
President

CEO

Chris Giangreco
Executive Director

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