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North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association

Driving policy and market development to create clean energy jobs, economic opportunities and affordable energy that benefits all of North Carolina.

four stars

90.97

4800 Six Forks Road Suite 300
Raleigh, NC 27609
tel: (919) 832-7601   Web Site
EIN: 58-1342588

Board Leadership
Cris Masselle
Chair

CEO
Ward Lenz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.97 four stars
  Financial 87.23 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) is​ a membership organization of individuals, businesses, government, and nonprofits interested in North Carolina's sustainable energy future. ​NCSEA works to drive policy and market development to create clean energy jobs, economic opportunities and affordable energy that benefits all of North Carolina.

The NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) is​ a membership organization of individuals, businesses, government, and nonprofits interested in North Carolina's sustainable energy future. ​NCSEA works to drive policy and market development to create clean energy jobs, economic opportunities and affordable energy that benefits all of North Carolina.

Financial

three stars

87.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,357,179
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $133,444
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,490,623
   Program Service Revenue $110,807
Total Primary Revenue $2,601,430
   Other Revenue $8,438
TOTAL REVENUE $2,609,868
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,161,757
   Administrative Expenses $454,980
   Fundraising Expenses $108,301
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,725,038
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-115,170
   
Net Assets $1,323,509

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
Public Policy Advocacy $1,098,815 50.8%
Developing Clean Energy Solutions $535,714 24.8%
Education $527,228 24.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2021 90.97 four stars
2019-06 07/01/2020 90.53 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 84.13 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 89.27 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 79.80 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 58-1342588
Name in IRS Master File NORTH CAROLINA SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 March, 1979
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
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,722 5.53% Ivan Urlaub Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NC) 90.97 four stars
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Environmental Law Institute (DC) 93.43 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association
4800 Six Forks Road
Suite 300
Raleigh, NC 27609
tel: (919) 832-7601
EIN: 58-1342588

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Board Leadership

Cris Masselle
Chair

CEO

Ward Lenz
Executive Director

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