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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Ecolife Conservation

Helping humans and nature prosper together

two stars

79.29

101 North Broadway Escondido, CA 92025
tel: (760) 740-1346   Web Site
EIN: 20-0147505

Board Leadership
Tom Hanscom
Chair

CEO
Anne Middleton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.29 two stars
  Financial 75.48 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 84.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ecolife Conservation's mission is to protect wildlife, natural resources, and the people who depend on them. We are helping humans and nature prosper together. We work at the intersections of humans and wildlife in Mexico, Uganda, and the US. While people have the capacity to damage environments, they also have the power to protect them. By providing communities with health-conscious, environmentally friendly methods of food production and cooking, we help people and nature prosper together.

Ecolife Conservation's mission is to protect wildlife, natural resources, and the people who depend on them. We are helping humans and nature prosper together. We work at the intersections of humans and wildlife in Mexico, Uganda, and the US. While people have the capacity to damage environments, they also have the power to protect them. By providing communities with health-conscious, environmentally friendly methods of food production and cooking, we help people and nature prosper together.

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Financial

two stars

75.48

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

84.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 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)
69.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.20
  Program Expenses Growth 17.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ecolife Conservation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ecolife Conservation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ecolife Conservation (CA) 79.29 two stars
Nature and Culture International (CA) 87.62 three stars
Amazon Conservation Team (VA) 96.97 four stars
Rare (VA) 86.48 three stars
Galapagos Conservancy (VA) 88.96 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $989,353
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $289,951
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,279,304
   Program Service Revenue $369,707
Total Primary Revenue $1,649,011
   Other Revenue $138
TOTAL REVENUE $1,649,149
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,128,259
   Administrative Expenses $241,258
   Fundraising Expenses $233,912
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,603,427
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $45,722
   
Net Assets $347,195

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
Fuel-Efficient Stove Program $279,959 24.8%
International Education $255,655 22.7%
Community Aquaponics and Education $144,744 12.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 08/01/2020 79.29 two stars
2018-12 04/01/2020 67.42 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 20-0147505
Name in IRS Master File ECOLIFE CONSERVATION
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
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 September, 2004
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
$90,769 5.66% William Toone Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ecolife Conservation (CA) 79.29 two stars
Amazon Conservation Team (VA) 96.97 four stars
Galapagos Conservancy (VA) 88.96 three stars
Nature and Culture International (CA) 87.62 three stars
Rare (VA) 86.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ecolife Conservation
101 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
tel: (760) 740-1346
EIN: 20-0147505

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Board Leadership

Tom Hanscom
Chair

CEO

Anne Middleton
Executive Director

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