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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Loyalhanna Watershed Association

Conserve, Protect and Restore the Natural Resources of the Loyalhanna Creek Watershed

three stars

81.61

6 Old Lincoln Highway West Ligonier, PA 15658
tel: (724) 238-7560   Web Site
EIN: 23-7135993

Board Leadership
William Knowles
President

CEO
Susan Huba
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.61 three stars
  Financial 76.44 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The 298 square-mile Loyalhanna Creek Watershed is located in Westmoreland County in Southwestern Pennsylvania. In 1971, the Loyalhanna Watershed Association (LWA) was founded to address the various pollution impacts throughout the watershed and to preserve natural areas. Today, LWA's primary objectives remain to protect and improve our area waterways, conserve land parcels and riparian corridors as green, open space, provide educational opportunities to students of all ages and backgrounds, and foster a watershed stewardship ethic in the communities we serve.

The 298 square-mile Loyalhanna Creek Watershed is located in Westmoreland County in Southwestern Pennsylvania. In 1971, the Loyalhanna Watershed Association (LWA) was founded to address the various pollution impacts throughout the watershed and to preserve natural areas. Today, LWA's primary objectives remain to protect and improve our area waterways, conserve land parcels and riparian corridors as green, open space, provide educational opportunities to students of all ages and backgrounds, and foster a watershed stewardship ethic in the communities we serve.

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Financial

two stars

76.44

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
63.8%
  Administrative Expenses 22.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.62
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Loyalhanna Watershed Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Loyalhanna Watershed Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Loyalhanna Watershed Association (PA) 81.61 three stars
River Network (CO) 94.78 four stars
American Whitewater (NC) 97.05 four stars
Huron River Watershed Council (MI) 93.45 four stars
San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust (CA) 91.79 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $281,758
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $37,818
   Fundraising Events $79,342
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $398,918
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $398,918
   Other Revenue $30,175
TOTAL REVENUE $429,093
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $419,359
   Administrative Expenses $200,825
   Fundraising Expenses $57,817
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $678,001
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-248,908
   
Net Assets $4,053,473

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 81.61 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 84.54 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 84.92 three 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 23-7135993
Name in IRS Master File LOYALHANNA WATERSHED ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(350) Preservation of natural resources (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, 1971
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
$60,700 8.95% Susan Huba Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Loyalhanna Watershed Association (PA) 81.61 three stars
American Rivers (DC) 91.28 four stars
Blue Water Baltimore (MD) 90.91 four stars
Development Director (MN) 92.92 four stars
River Network (CO) 94.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Loyalhanna Watershed Association
6 Old Lincoln Highway West
Ligonier, PA 15658
tel: (724) 238-7560
fax: (724) 238-7681
EIN: 23-7135993

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Board Leadership

William Knowles
President

CEO

Susan Huba
Executive Director

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