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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

James River Association

Protecting America's Founding River

four stars

94.20

4833 Old Main Street Richmond, VA 23231
tel: (804) 788-8811   Web Site
EIN: 51-0211913

Board Leadership
Tyrone Murray
Chairman

CEO
Bill Street
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.20 four stars
  Financial 92.84 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1976, James River Association works to be a guardian of the James River. We provide a voice for the river and take action to promote conservation and responsible stewardship of its natural resources. We achieve these goals through our core programs: Watershed Restoration; Education, Outreach; River Advocacy; and our Riverkeeper program.

Established in 1976, James River Association works to be a guardian of the James River. We provide a voice for the river and take action to promote conservation and responsible stewardship of its natural resources. We achieve these goals through our core programs: Watershed Restoration; Education, Outreach; River Advocacy; and our Riverkeeper program.

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Financial

four stars

92.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.27
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by James River Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by James River Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
James River Association (VA) 94.20 four stars
Stroud Water Research Center (PA) 91.86 four stars
Blue Water Baltimore (MD) 91.16 four stars
American Rivers (DC) 91.28 four stars
American Whitewater (NC) 97.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,951,206
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,951,206
   Program Service Revenue $170,782
Total Primary Revenue $2,121,988
   Other Revenue $229,334
TOTAL REVENUE $2,351,322
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,017,054
   Administrative Expenses $229,758
   Fundraising Expenses $293,071
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,539,883
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-188,561
   
Net Assets $2,744,578

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
Conservation and Preservation $2,017,054 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 94.20 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 88.07 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 92.15 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 88.95 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.90 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 89.56 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 92.12 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 51-0211913
Name in IRS Master File JAMES RIVER ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code C32
NTEE Classification Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification 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 December, 1977
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,843 5.58% William H. Street Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
James River Association (VA) 94.20 four stars
Delaware Riverkeeper Network (PA) 89.20 three stars
San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust (CA) 91.79 four stars
American Whitewater (NC) 97.05 four stars
Columbia Riverkeeper (OR) 86.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

James River Association
4833 Old Main Street
Richmond, VA 23231
tel: (804) 788-8811
EIN: 51-0211913

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Board Leadership

Tyrone Murray
Chairman

CEO

Bill Street
Chief Executive Officer

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