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Chesapeake Climate Action Network

Dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

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four stars

91.29

6930 Carroll Avenue Suite 720
Takoma Park, MD 20912
tel: (240) 896-1981   Web Site
EIN: 11-3644283

Board Leadership
David Goodrich
Board Chair

CEO
Mike Tidwell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.29 four stars
  Financial 88.35 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) is the first grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Our mission is to build a diverse movement powerful enough to put our region on the path to climate stability, while using our proximity to the nation's capital to inspire action in neighboring states, regions nationwide, and countries around the world. We envision an equitable energy future where truly clean sources of power — efficiency, solar and wind — sustain every aspect of our lives, and dirty fossil fuels are phased out; where communities now sacrificed to the fossil fuel industry – from South Baltimore to Southwest Virginia and beyond – have won the freedom to decide where their energy comes from and how it's used; and where we've kept the increase in the global average temperature below 1.5 degrees Celsius, protecting the most vulnerable communities in our region and the world from the worst impacts of climate change.

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) is the first grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Our mission is to build a diverse movement powerful enough to put our region on the path to climate stability, while using our proximity to the nation's capital to inspire action in neighboring states, regions nationwide, and countries around the world. We envision an equitable energy future where truly clean sources of power — efficiency, solar and wind — sustain every aspect of our lives, and dirty fossil fuels are phased out; where communities now sacrificed to the fossil fuel industry – from South Baltimore to Southwest Virginia and beyond – have won the freedom to decide where their energy comes from and how it's used; and where we've kept the increase in the global average temperature below 1.5 degrees Celsius, protecting the most vulnerable communities in our region and the world from the worst impacts of climate change.

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Financial

three stars

88.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chesapeake Climate Action Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chesapeake Climate Action Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Chesapeake Climate Action Network (MD) 91.29 four stars
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Environmental Investigation Agency (DC) 93.45 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,200,628
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,200,628
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,200,628
   Other Revenue $7,420
TOTAL REVENUE $1,208,048
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,047,213
   Administrative Expenses $157,325
   Fundraising Expenses $146,421
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,350,959
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-142,911
   
Net Assets $720,543

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
Awareness $1,047,213 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 91.29 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 88.24 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2017 78.00 two stars
2015-06 07/01/2017 70.24 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 11-3644283
Name in IRS Master File CHESAPEAKE CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK
NTEE Code C35
NTEE Classification Energy Resources Conservation and Development
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 June, 2004
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
$102,420 7.58% Michael Tidwell Executive Director

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Chesapeake Climate Action Network (MD) 91.29 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Chesapeake Climate Action Network
6930 Carroll Avenue
Suite 720
Takoma Park, MD 20912
tel: (240) 896-1981
fax: (888) 428-3554
EIN: 11-3644283

Mail donations to:
PO Box 11138
Takoma Park, MD 20913

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Board Leadership

David Goodrich
Board Chair

CEO

Mike Tidwell
Executive Director

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