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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Geos Institute

Leading the way to climate change solutions that matter

four stars

90.50

84 Fourth Street Ashland, OR 97520
tel: (541) 482-4459   Web Site
EIN: 93-0880205

Board Leadership
Ken Crocker
President

CEO
Tonya Graham
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.50 four stars
  Financial 92.30 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.30

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Geos Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Geos Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Geos Institute (OR) 90.50 four stars
Vermont Natural Resources Council (VT) 87.11 three stars
Oregon Environmental Council (OR) 96.66 four stars
Trustees for Alaska (AK) 86.75 three stars
Idaho Conservation League (ID) 93.95 four stars

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The Geos Institute is a team of scientists, facilitators, and process innovators who believe that the global climate crisis will push humanity to make a collective decision – move toward greater cohesion and peace or widespread violence and conflict. We do not have all of the answers, but we lean hard toward peace and cohesion. And we do that by working on the systems where we believe our focus can have the greatest impact on people and the natural world – community decision making, forest management, and river system restoration. Our team works hard to create a future where we have successfully and collaboratively addressed the systemic causes of climate change to bring about a healthy and prosperous world for people and wildlife. The science is clear. The climate is changing rapidly and in dangerous ways. And human activity is the primary cause.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,124,090
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $383,731
Total Contributions $1,507,821
   Program Service Revenue $3,800
Total Primary Revenue $1,511,621
   Other Revenue $22,669
TOTAL REVENUE $1,534,290
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,372,296
   Administrative Expenses $88,165
   Fundraising Expenses $94,712
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,555,173
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-20,883
   
Net Assets $815,394

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
Working Waters Initiative $730,890 53.3%
Forest Legacies Initiative $446,753 32.6%
Climatewise Initiative $194,653 14.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 09/01/2017 90.50 four 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 93-0880205
Name in IRS Master File GEOS INSTITUTE
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 (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 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, 1993
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,324 7.99% Dominick Dellasala President, CSO
Other Salaries of Note
$95,185 6.12% Tonya Graham Executive Director

The Geos Institute is a team of scientists, facilitators, and process innovators who believe that the global climate crisis will push humanity to make a collective decision – move toward greater cohesion and peace or widespread violence and conflict. We do not have all of the answers, but we lean hard toward peace and cohesion. And we do that by working on the systems where we believe our focus can have the greatest impact on people and the natural world – community decision making, forest management, and river system restoration. Our team works hard to create a future where we have successfully and collaboratively addressed the systemic causes of climate change to bring about a healthy and prosperous world for people and wildlife. The science is clear. The climate is changing rapidly and in dangerous ways. And human activity is the primary cause.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Geos Institute (OR) 90.50 four stars
Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PA) 88.57 three stars
Western Environmental Law Center (OR) 88.64 three stars
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (UT) 92.15 four stars
The Climate Reality Project (DC) 92.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Geos Institute
84 Fourth Street
Ashland, OR 97520
tel: (541) 482-4459
fax: (541) 482-7282
EIN: 93-0880205

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Board Leadership

Ken Crocker
President

CEO

Tonya Graham
Executive Director

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