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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Environment America Research and Policy Center

Protecting America's air, water, and open spaces.

two stars

78.20

1543 Wazee Street Suite 410
Denver, CO 80202
tel: (303) 801-0581   Web Site
EIN: 13-4339865

Board Leadership
Wendy Wendlandt
Chair

CEO
John Rumpler
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.20 two stars
  Financial 73.08 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Environment America Research & Public Policy Center was founded 2006. Clean water to drink and clean air to breathe; healthy lakes and rivers that are safe for swimming and fishing; preserved open spaces; clean sources of energy that don't pollute and never run out—all this should be the heritage we leave to future generations. Our staff research the issues, educate the public, and win tangible results.

Environment America Research & Public Policy Center was founded 2006. Clean water to drink and clean air to breathe; healthy lakes and rivers that are safe for swimming and fishing; preserved open spaces; clean sources of energy that don't pollute and never run out—all this should be the heritage we leave to future generations. Our staff research the issues, educate the public, and win tangible results.

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Financial

two stars

73.08

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
78.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth -1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 72.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environment America Research and Policy Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environment America Research and Policy Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environment America Research and Policy Center (CO) 78.20 two stars
Vermont Natural Resources Council (VT) 95.30 four stars
North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NC) 90.53 four stars
Center for Biological Diversity (AZ) 97.87 four stars
Ohio Environmental Council (OH) 92.52 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,207,726
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,207,726
   Program Service Revenue $257,064
Total Primary Revenue $2,464,790
   Other Revenue $796
TOTAL REVENUE $2,465,586
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,601,299
   Administrative Expenses $325,417
   Fundraising Expenses $186,214
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,112,930
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $352,656
   
Net Assets $666,949

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
Global Warming Solutions $876,112 54.7%
Clean Water and Air $394,420 24.6%
Grants $216,953 13.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 12/01/2019 78.20 two stars
2017-06 12/21/2018 83.13 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 83.00 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2017 78.64 two 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 13-4339865
Name in IRS Master File ENVIRONMENT AMERICA RESEARCH AND POLICY CENTER INC
NTEE Code C05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
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 February, 2008
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Ed Johnson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environment America Research and Policy Center (CO) 78.20 two stars
Resources for the Future (DC) 86.38 three stars
Union of Concerned Scientists (MA) 91.85 four stars
Environmental Defense Center (CA) 94.13 four stars
Group for the East End (NY) 91.68 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Environment America Research and Policy Center
1543 Wazee Street
Suite 410
Denver, CO 80202
tel: (303) 801-0581
EIN: 13-4339865

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Board Leadership

Wendy Wendlandt
Chair

CEO

John Rumpler
Director

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