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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Dogwood Alliance

Our forests. Our strength.

89.18

P.O. Box 7645 Asheville, NC 28802
tel: (828) 251-2525   Web Site
EIN: 56-2139120

Board Leadership
Neil Yelverton
Chair

CEO
Danna Smith
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.18
  Financial 84.70
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over 20 years, Dogwood Alliance has worked with diverse communities, partner organizations and decision-makers to protect Southern forests across 14 states. We do this through community and grassroots organizing, holding corporations and governments accountable and working to conserve millions of acres of Southern forests.

For over 20 years, Dogwood Alliance has worked with diverse communities, partner organizations and decision-makers to protect Southern forests across 14 states. We do this through community and grassroots organizing, holding corporations and governments accountable and working to conserve millions of acres of Southern forests.

Financial

84.70

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
67.9%
  Administrative Expenses 16.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.78
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dogwood Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dogwood Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dogwood Alliance (NC) 89.18
Center for Biological Diversity (AZ) 97.87
Resources for the Future (DC) 86.48
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (MD) 100.00
1000 Friends of Florida (FL) 91.60

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,127,433
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,832
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,131,265
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,131,265
   Other Revenue $32,655
TOTAL REVENUE $2,163,920
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,254,516
   Administrative Expenses $295,183
   Fundraising Expenses $265,009
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,814,708
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $349,212
   
Net Assets $3,045,608

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
Our Forests Aren't Fuel $585,591 46.7%
Forests and Climate $416,123 33.2%
Wetland Forest Initiative $252,802 20.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 89.18
2018-12 09/03/2019 89.08
2017-12 11/01/2018 88.31
2016-12 06/01/2018 86.11

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

EIN 56-2139120
Name in IRS Master File DOGWOOD ALLIANCE INC
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
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 July, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,217 4.97% Danna Smith Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dogwood Alliance (NC) 89.18
Environmental Law and Policy Center (IL) 99.41
Pinelands Preservation Alliance (NJ) 96.15
Oregon Wild (OR) 88.00
World Resources Institute (DC) 98.23

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Charity Contact Info

Dogwood Alliance
P.O. Box 7645
Asheville, NC 28802
tel: (828) 251-2525
fax: (828) 615-1250
EIN: 56-2139120

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Board Leadership

Neil Yelverton
Chair

CEO

Danna Smith
Executive Director

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