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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Earth Day Network

Building the world's largest environmental movement

91.76

1752 NStreet, NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 518-0044   Web Site
EIN: 13-3798288

Board Leadership
Gerald Torres
Chair

CEO
Kathleen Rogers
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.76
  Financial 90.70
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Earth Day Network (EDN) grew out of the original Earth Day in 1970. EDN works to grow and diversify the environmental movement worldwide, and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle for promoting a healthy, sustainable planet. We pursue our mission through education, politics, events, and consumer activism. We are a driving force steering environmental awareness around the world. Through EDN, activists connect, interact, and have an impact on their communities, creating positive change in local, national, and global policies. Earth Day is the only event celebrated simultaneously around the globe by people of all backgrounds, faiths and nationalities. More than a billion people participate in Earth Day each year.

Earth Day Network (EDN) grew out of the original Earth Day in 1970. EDN works to grow and diversify the environmental movement worldwide, and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle for promoting a healthy, sustainable planet. We pursue our mission through education, politics, events, and consumer activism. We are a driving force steering environmental awareness around the world. Through EDN, activists connect, interact, and have an impact on their communities, creating positive change in local, national, and global policies. Earth Day is the only event celebrated simultaneously around the globe by people of all backgrounds, faiths and nationalities. More than a billion people participate in Earth Day each year.

Financial

90.70

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 32.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Earth Day Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Earth Day Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Earth Day Network (DC) 91.76
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (PA) 96.27
TreePeople (CA) 87.29
BRING Recycling (OR) 94.00
GrowNYC (NY) 91.59

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,699,476
   Federated Campaigns $225
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $189,460
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,889,161
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,889,161
   Other Revenue $-38,857
TOTAL REVENUE $3,850,304
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,112,353
   Administrative Expenses $713,694
   Fundraising Expenses $201,193
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,027,240
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-176,936
   
Net Assets $2,249,871

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
Public Education $2,394,235 76.9%
Trees Initiative $285,251 9.2%
Programs and Curriculum for Schoolchildren $253,283 8.1%

Ratings History
Earth Day Network has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 91.76
2018-12 06/01/2020 90.01
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.94
2016-12 09/01/2018 88.32
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.02
2015-12 08/01/2017 83.78
2014-12 07/01/2016 80.40
2014-12 06/01/2016 77.34
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 76.73
2013-12 07/01/2015 81.07
2012-12 03/01/2014 83.36
2011-12 03/01/2013 69.83
2010-12 03/01/2012 91.09
2009-12 10/01/2011 90.95
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.77
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 93.48
2008-12 07/01/2010 93.31
2007-12 02/01/2009 93.10
2006-12 04/01/2008 82.86
2005-12 03/01/2007 90.36

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

EIN 13-3798288
Name in IRS Master File EARTH DAY NETWORK INC
NTEE Code C02
NTEE Classification Management & Technical Assistance
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(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 May, 1995
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
$209,039 5.19% Kathleen Rogers President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Earth Day Network (DC) 91.76
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (PA) 96.27
Friends of the Urban Forest (CA) 88.23
BRING Recycling (OR) 94.00
GrowNYC (NY) 91.59

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Charity Contact Info

Earth Day Network
1752 NStreet, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 518-0044
fax: (202) 518-8794
EIN: 13-3798288

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Board Leadership

Gerald Torres
Chair

CEO

Kathleen Rogers
President

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