Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Earth Island Institute

Helping Environmental Activists Change the World

four stars

98.42

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 Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.42 four stars
  Financial 97.77 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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 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 New Leaders Initiative. Earth Island Advocates, our legal arm, is on a mission to protect irreplaceable resources, sild spaces and wildlife that are critical to a healthy planet.
Earth Island also inspires people to get involved and take action, through the publication of our 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 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 New Leaders Initiative. Earth Island Advocates, our legal arm, is on a mission to protect irreplaceable resources, sild spaces and wildlife that are critical to a healthy planet.
Earth Island also inspires people to get involved and take action, through the publication of our award-winning quarterly magazine, the Earth Island Journal.

Financial

four stars

97.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
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 $12,076,515
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $351,562
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $510,951
Total Contributions $12,939,028
   Program Service Revenue $1,636,482
Total Primary Revenue $14,575,510
   Other Revenue $777,413
TOTAL REVENUE $15,352,923
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,106,003
   Administrative Expenses $894,709
   Fundraising Expenses $502,557
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,503,269
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,849,654
   
Net Assets $17,992,898

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,985 1.18% David Phillips Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1982 by legendary environmentalist David Brower, Earth Island Institute is a nonprofit conservation organization confronting 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 New Leaders Initiative. Earth Island Advocates, our legal arm, is on a mission to protect irreplaceable resources, sild spaces and wildlife that are critical to a healthy planet.
Earth Island also inspires people to get involved and take action, through the publication of our award-winning quarterly magazine, the Earth Island Journal.

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Earth Island Institute (CA) 98.42 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 Director