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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

NC WARN

Building people power for climate & energy justice

two stars

75.78

P.0. Box 61051 Durham, NC 27715
tel: (919) 416-5077   Web Site
EIN: 56-1734433

Board Leadership
Beth Henry and Ryan Thomson
Board Co-Chairs

CEO
Jim Warren
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.78 two stars
  Financial 95.91 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

NC WARN is a member-based nonprofit tackling the climate crisis – and other hazards posed by electricity generation – by watch-dogging Duke Energy practices and building people power for a swift North Carolina transition to clean, renewable and affordable power generation and increased energy efficiency. In partnership with other groups, and using sound scientific research, NC WARN informs and involves the public in key decisions regarding their health and economic well-being. Dedicated to climate and environmental justice, NC WARN seeks to address the needs of all of the public by intentionally including those often excluded from participation because of racism, sexism, classism, and other forms of oppression.

NC WARN is a member-based nonprofit tackling the climate crisis – and other hazards posed by electricity generation – by watch-dogging Duke Energy practices and building people power for a swift North Carolina transition to clean, renewable and affordable power generation and increased energy efficiency. In partnership with other groups, and using sound scientific research, NC WARN informs and involves the public in key decisions regarding their health and economic well-being. Dedicated to climate and environmental justice, NC WARN seeks to address the needs of all of the public by intentionally including those often excluded from participation because of racism, sexism, classism, and other forms of oppression.

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Financial

four stars

95.91

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NC WARN on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NC WARN on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NC WARN (NC) 75.78 two stars
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (OR) 91.03 four stars
Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PA) 89.37 three stars
Union of Concerned Scientists (MA) 93.69 four stars
Center for Biological Diversity (AZ) 97.87 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $49,165
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $10,922
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,378,794
Total Contributions $1,438,881
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,438,881
   Other Revenue $8,371
TOTAL REVENUE $1,447,252
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,317,129
   Administrative Expenses $145,415
   Fundraising Expenses $59,814
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,522,358
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-75,106
   
Net Assets $815,252

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
Promoting Energy Efficiency $579,536 44.0%
Averting Climate Catastrophe $395,139 30.0%
Public Education $342,454 26.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 75.78 two stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 75.89 two stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 59.65 one star

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

EIN 56-1734433
Name in IRS Master File NC WARN INCORPORATED
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (351) Combating or preventing pollution (air, water, etc)
(529) Ecology or 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 November, 1991
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,538 5.75% James E. Warren Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NC WARN (NC) 75.78 two stars
Save the Sound (CT) 92.15 four stars
Coming Clean (VT) 88.79 three stars
Property and Environment Research Center (MT) 86.88 three stars
Dogwood Alliance (NC) 89.08 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

NC WARN
P.0. Box 61051
Durham, NC 27715
tel: (919) 416-5077
fax: (919) 286-3985
EIN: 56-1734433

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Board Leadership

Beth Henry and Ryan Thomson
Board Co-Chairs

CEO

Jim Warren
Executive Director

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