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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Alliance to Save Energy

Creating an energy-efficient world

two stars

72.51

1850 M Street, NW Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 857-0666   Web Site
EIN: 52-1082991

Board Leadership
Gil Quiniones
Chair

CEO
Clay Nesler
Interim President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.51 two stars
  Financial 61.34 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1977, the Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit, bipartisan alliance of business, government, environmental and consumer leaders working to expand the economy while using less energy. Our mission is to promote energy productivity worldwide - including through energy efficiency - to achieve a stronger economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security, affordability and reliability.

Founded in 1977, the Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit, bipartisan alliance of business, government, environmental and consumer leaders working to expand the economy while using less energy. Our mission is to promote energy productivity worldwide - including through energy efficiency - to achieve a stronger economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security, affordability and reliability.

Financial

one star

61.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
72.2%
  Administrative Expenses 24.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 187.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance to Save Energy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance to Save Energy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance to Save Energy (DC) 72.51 two stars
Appalachian Voices (NC) 98.57 four stars
Solar Cookers International (CA) 91.68 four stars
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (NY) 91.76 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,300,982
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $562,766
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $180,668
Total Contributions $3,044,416
   Program Service Revenue $1,108,500
Total Primary Revenue $4,152,916
   Other Revenue $-196,257
TOTAL REVENUE $3,956,659
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,044,728
   Administrative Expenses $1,214,625
   Fundraising Expenses $123,415
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,382,768
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-426,109
   
Net Assets $-476,169

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
Policy $1,925,691 63.2%
Demonstration Programs $655,390 21.5%
Communication $463,647 15.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 72.51 two stars
2018-12 09/03/2019 69.58 one star
2017-12 09/01/2018 70.28 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 72.35 two stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 70.11 two stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 69.64 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 69.58 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 71.29 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 71.21 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 76.52 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 84.44 three stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 88.32 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.67 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.45 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 90.82 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 84.38 three stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 59.68 one star
2006-12 12/15/2007 78.89 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 71.24 two stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 87.54 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 52-1082991
Name in IRS Master File ALLIANCE TO SAVE ENERGY
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(529) Ecology or 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 April, 1977
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$231,591 5.28% Jason Hartke Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance to Save Energy (DC) 72.51 two stars
Acadia Center (ME) 100.00 four stars
Appalachian Voices (NC) 98.57 four stars
Solar Cookers International (CA) 91.68 four stars
New Buildings Institute (OR) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alliance to Save Energy
1850 M Street, NW
Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 857-0666
fax: (202) 331-9588
EIN: 52-1082991

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Board Leadership

Gil Quiniones
Chair

CEO

Clay Nesler
Interim President

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