Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Earth Island Institute

Helping Environmental Activists Change the World

four stars

91.53

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 91.53 four stars
  Financial 88.03 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Number of free participants in conferences
1,600
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Financial

three stars

88.03

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.3%
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 $6,815,253
   Federated Campaigns $38,126
   Membership Dues $315,399
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,268,318
Total Contributions $9,437,096
   Program Service Revenue $1,173,783
Total Primary Revenue $10,610,879
   Other Revenue $559,320
TOTAL REVENUE $11,170,199
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,018,990
   Administrative Expenses $1,420,540
   Fundraising Expenses $907,414
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,346,944
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-176,745
   
Net Assets $8,643,982

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,760 0.83% David Phillips Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$89,500 0.78% John Knox Co-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) 91.53 four stars
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As You Sow (CA) 93.98 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