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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Action for the Climate Emergency

We're taking control of our future.

88.26

4676 Broadway Suite A
Boulder, CO 80304
tel: (720) 866-8796   Web Site
EIN: 26-3106566

Board Leadership
Michael Haas
Preseident

CEO
Leah Qusba
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.26
  Financial 83.90
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ACE has a mission to educate, inspire and support young people to lead the fight for their future. We ensure they have everything they need to understand the science and advocate for solutions to the climate emergency.

We achieve our mission by reaching tens of millions of young people with our programs each year, training a new generation of leaders, amplifying youth voices to shift the narrative, and increasing diverse youth participation in our democracy.

ACE has a mission to educate, inspire and support young people to lead the fight for their future. We ensure they have everything they need to understand the science and advocate for solutions to the climate emergency.

We achieve our mission by reaching tens of millions of young people with our programs each year, training a new generation of leaders, amplifying youth voices to shift the narrative, and increasing diverse youth participation in our democracy.

Financial

83.90

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
72.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth 13.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action for the Climate Emergency on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action for the Climate Emergency on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action for the Climate Emergency (CO) 88.26
Environmental Research and Education Foundation (NC) 90.78
National Environmental Education Foundation (DC) 90.27
Hitchcock Center (MA) 90.36
The Greening of Detroit (MI) 85.41

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,006,221
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,006,221
   Program Service Revenue $6,234
Total Primary Revenue $4,012,455
   Other Revenue $2,792
TOTAL REVENUE $4,015,247
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,104,806
   Administrative Expenses $224,224
   Fundraising Expenses $529,769
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,858,799
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,156,448
   
Net Assets $1,467,711

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 Program $839,018 39.9%
Digital Engagement Program $460,542 21.9%
Leadership Program $456,524 21.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 10/01/2021 88.26
2019-06 04/01/2021 79.01
2018-06 03/01/2020 80.59
2017-06 07/01/2019 79.69
2017-06 11/01/2018 78.44
2015-12 04/01/2018 78.46

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 26-3106566
Name in IRS Master File ALLIANCE FOR CLIMATE EDUCATION INC
NTEE Code C05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable 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 January, 2009
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$120,144 4.20% Leah Qusba Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action for the Climate Emergency (CO) 88.26
Captain Planet Foundation (GA) 94.69
Hitchcock Center (MA) 90.36
The Greening of Detroit (MI) 85.41
Green Corps (CO) 85.66

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Charity Contact Info

Action for the Climate Emergency
4676 Broadway
Suite A
Boulder, CO 80304
tel: (720) 866-8796
EIN: 26-3106566

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Board Leadership

Michael Haas
Preseident

CEO

Leah Qusba
Executive Director

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