Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Earth Island Institute

Helping Environmental Activists Change the World

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three stars

88.24

2150 Allston Way Suite 460
Berkeley, CA 94704
tel: (510) 859-9100   Web Site
EIN: 94-2889684

Board Leadership
Josh Floum
President

CEO
Dave Phillips
Executive Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.24 three stars
  Financial 83.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1982 by legendary environmentalist David Brower, Earth Island Institute is a nonprofit conservation organization confronting the unprecedented threats to life on Earth. Earth Island provides support, mentorship, and training to a vibrant network of more than 75 conservation action projects in the US and around the world.
Earth Island also operates the premier youth leadership support and recognition program, the Brower Youth Awards and the New Leaders Initiative.
Earth Island also inspires people to get involved and take action, through publication of the award-winning quarterly magazine, the Earth Island Journal.

Founded in 1982 by legendary environmentalist David Brower, Earth Island Institute is a nonprofit conservation organization confronting the unprecedented threats to life on Earth. Earth Island provides support, mentorship, and training to a vibrant network of more than 75 conservation action projects in the US and around the world.
Earth Island also operates the premier youth leadership support and recognition program, the Brower Youth Awards and the New Leaders Initiative.
Earth Island also inspires people to get involved and take action, through publication of the award-winning quarterly magazine, the Earth Island Journal.

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Financial

three stars

83.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth -2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Earth Island Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Earth Island Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,020,307
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $116,063
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $558,362
Total Contributions $8,694,732
   Program Service Revenue $1,503,386
Total Primary Revenue $10,198,118
   Other Revenue $1,024,689
TOTAL REVENUE $11,222,807
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,889,468
   Administrative Expenses $938,175
   Fundraising Expenses $923,377
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,751,020
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,471,787
   
Net Assets $10,093,930

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$111,244 1.14% David Phillips Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$94,648 0.97% John Knox Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1982 by legendary environmentalist David Brower, Earth Island Institute is a nonprofit conservation organization confronting the unprecedented threats to life on Earth. Earth Island provides support, mentorship, and training to a vibrant network of more than 75 conservation action projects in the US and around the world.
Earth Island also operates the premier youth leadership support and recognition program, the Brower Youth Awards and the New Leaders Initiative.
Earth Island also inspires people to get involved and take action, through publication of the award-winning quarterly magazine, the Earth Island Journal.

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Earth Island Institute (CA) 88.24 three stars
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Izaak Walton League of America (MD) 85.81 three stars
Conservation Lands Foundation (CO) 94.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Earth Island Institute
2150 Allston Way
Suite 460
Berkeley, CA 94704
tel: (510) 859-9100
fax: (510) 859-9091
EIN: 94-2889684

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Board Leadership

Josh Floum
President

CEO

Dave Phillips
Executive Directors