Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)

Using the power of law to protect the environment, promote human rights, and ensure a just and sustainable society

97.94

1101 15th Street NW 11th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 785-8700   Web Site
EIN: 52-1633220

Board Leadership
David Mattingly
Chair

CEO
Carroll Muffett
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.94
  Financial 97.10
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1989, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) has used the power of law to protect the environment, promote human rights, and ensure a just and sustainable society. CIEL seeks a world where the law reflects the interconnection between humans and the environment, respects the limits of the planet, protects the dignity and equality of each person, and encourages all of earth's inhabitants to live in balance with each other. CIEL pursues its mission through legal research and advocacy, education and training, with a focus on connecting global challenges to the experiences of communities on the ground. In the process, we build and maintain lasting partnerships with communities and non-profit organizations around the world.

Since 1989, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) has used the power of law to protect the environment, promote human rights, and ensure a just and sustainable society. CIEL seeks a world where the law reflects the interconnection between humans and the environment, respects the limits of the planet, protects the dignity and equality of each person, and encourages all of earth's inhabitants to live in balance with each other. CIEL pursues its mission through legal research and advocacy, education and training, with a focus on connecting global challenges to the experiences of communities on the ground. In the process, we build and maintain lasting partnerships with communities and non-profit organizations around the world.

Financial

97.10

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.08
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,276,293
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,276,293
   Program Service Revenue $1,062,992
Total Primary Revenue $4,339,285
   Other Revenue $45,760
TOTAL REVENUE $4,385,045
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,136,543
   Administrative Expenses $256,710
   Fundraising Expenses $104,080
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,497,333
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $887,712
   
Net Assets $3,205,215

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$154,637 4.42% W. Carroll Muffett President

Mission

Since 1989, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) has used the power of law to protect the environment, promote human rights, and ensure a just and sustainable society. CIEL seeks a world where the law reflects the interconnection between humans and the environment, respects the limits of the planet, protects the dignity and equality of each person, and encourages all of earth's inhabitants to live in balance with each other. CIEL pursues its mission through legal research and advocacy, education and training, with a focus on connecting global challenges to the experiences of communities on the ground. In the process, we build and maintain lasting partnerships with communities and non-profit organizations around the world.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) (DC) 97.94
Alaska Wilderness League (DC) 90.40
Earthjustice (CA) 96.14
Michigan Environmental Council (MI) 90.28
Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CO) 92.21

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Charity Contact Info

Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
1101 15th Street NW
11th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 785-8700
fax: (202) 785-8701
EIN: 52-1633220

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Board Leadership

David Mattingly
Chair

CEO

Carroll Muffett
President and CEO