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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation (Grantmaking)

EarthShare

Share the Earth. Share the responsibility.

two stars

77.97

7735 Old Georgetown Road Suite 510
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (800) 875-3863   Web Site
EIN: 52-1601960

Board Leadership
Hayward Majors
Chairman

CEO
Brad Leibov
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.97 two stars
  Financial 68.85 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

EarthShare has empowered environmental progress for more than 30 years. Each year, tens of thousands of environmental supporters give through EarthShare, a national nonprofit that connects the most influential environmental organizations with employers, people, and communities to protect our planet. With a network of more than 500 nonprofit partners, EarthShare delivers strategic programs that give people a voice in how they take action - from protecting air and water quality, to seeking solutions to climate change, to preserving the land and wildlife in their own backyard.

EarthShare has empowered environmental progress for more than 30 years. Each year, tens of thousands of environmental supporters give through EarthShare, a national nonprofit that connects the most influential environmental organizations with employers, people, and communities to protect our planet. With a network of more than 500 nonprofit partners, EarthShare delivers strategic programs that give people a voice in how they take action - from protecting air and water quality, to seeking solutions to climate change, to preserving the land and wildlife in their own backyard.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Amount raised for organizations that protect the planet
4,896,500
Number of environmental nonprofit organizations supported
523
Number of public and private sector workplace giving campaigns
609
Total number of charitable financial transactions processed
938,000
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

one star

68.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
81.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth -18.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 84.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by EarthShare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by EarthShare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
EarthShare (MD) 77.97 two stars
The Conservation Alliance (OR) 87.06 three stars
Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (NC) 95.61 four stars
Conservancy of Southwest Florida (FL) 89.66 three stars
Buffalo Bayou Partnership (TX) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $0
   Federated Campaigns $3,176,282
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,176,282
   Program Service Revenue $2,973,508
Total Primary Revenue $6,149,790
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $6,149,790
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,885,337
   Administrative Expenses $722,086
   Fundraising Expenses $371,863
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,979,286
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,170,504
   
Net Assets $1,040,946

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
Workplace Giving $3,595,998 92.6%
Corporate Engagement Projects $94,811 2.4%
Support of Local Environmental Federation Affiliates $61,986 1.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2020 77.97 two stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 77.25 two stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 76.31 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 79.05 two stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 77.40 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.68 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 78.51 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 85.03 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 81.62 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 84.67 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.34 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 90.23 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 88.90 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 91.87 four stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 90.28 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 91.73 four stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 81.23 three stars
2003-06 07/01/2004 84.49 three stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 85.48 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 90.51 four 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 52-1601960
Name in IRS Master File EARTHSHARE
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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 December, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Deb Furry Interim CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$224,687 4.51% Meri-Margaret Deoudes Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
EarthShare (MD) 77.97 two stars
Community Environmental Council (CA) 89.32 three stars
Land Stewardship Project (MN) 89.15 three stars
Environmental Initiative (MN) 94.79 four stars
The Marion Institute (MA) 85.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

EarthShare
7735 Old Georgetown Road
Suite 510
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (800) 875-3863
fax: (240) 333-0301
EIN: 52-1601960

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Board Leadership

Hayward Majors
Chairman

CEO

Brad Leibov
CEO

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