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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Climate Solutions

Accelerating clean energy solutions to the climate crisis

four stars

91.84

1402 Third Avenue Suite 1305
Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 443-9570   Web Site
EIN: 91-1123302

Board Leadership
Marc Daudon
President

CEO
Gregg Small
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.84 four stars
  Financial 91.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 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

four stars

91.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 17.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Climate Solutions on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Climate Solutions on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Climate Solutions (WA) 91.84 four stars
Solar Cookers International (CA) 90.63 four stars
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (NY) 89.39 three stars
Environmental and Energy Study Institute (DC) 100.00 four stars

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Climate Solutions' mission is to accelerate clean energy solutions to the climate crisis. Our vision is a thriving, equitable Northwest, powered by clean energy, inspiring the transition to sustainable prosperity across the nation and beyond.

As a Northwest clean energy economy nonprofit, Climate Solutions champions transformational policies and market-based innovations; catalyzes powerful partnerships and a diverse movement for action and accountability; and communicates a bold vision for solutions at the scale required by climate science.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,745,405
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $361,075
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,106,480
   Program Service Revenue $19,666
Total Primary Revenue $4,126,146
   Other Revenue $-33,620
TOTAL REVENUE $4,092,526
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,728,948
   Administrative Expenses $330,207
   Fundraising Expenses $393,072
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,452,227
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-359,701
   
Net Assets $1,468,338

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
West Coast Climate Campaign $2,066,583 55.4%
Strategic Innovation Program $538,129 14.4%

Ratings History
Climate Solutions has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 91.84 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 92.50 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 88.59 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 88.53 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 91-1123302
Name in IRS Master File CLIMATE SOLUTIONS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 January, 1981
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
$119,903 2.69% Gregg Small Executive Director

Climate Solutions' mission is to accelerate clean energy solutions to the climate crisis. Our vision is a thriving, equitable Northwest, powered by clean energy, inspiring the transition to sustainable prosperity across the nation and beyond.

As a Northwest clean energy economy nonprofit, Climate Solutions champions transformational policies and market-based innovations; catalyzes powerful partnerships and a diverse movement for action and accountability; and communicates a bold vision for solutions at the scale required by climate science.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Climate Solutions (WA) 91.84 four stars
Solar Cookers International (CA) 90.63 four stars
Environmental and Energy Study Institute (DC) 100.00 four stars
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (NY) 89.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Climate Solutions
1402 Third Avenue
Suite 1305
Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 443-9570
EIN: 91-1123302

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Board Leadership

Marc Daudon
President

CEO

Gregg Small
Executive Director

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