Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Earthjustice

Because the earth needs a good lawyer

four stars

94.61

50 California Street Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94111
tel: (800) 584-6460   Web Site
EIN: 94-1730465

Board Leadership
George Martin
Chair

CEO
Abigail Dillen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.61 four stars
  Financial 93.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1971, Earthjustice fights to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, protect people's health, advance clean energy, and combat climate change. As the premier nonprofit environmental law organization, we take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We have more than 100 attorneys in 13 regional offices and satellites, an international program, and communications and policy teams. We partner with hundreds of organizations, tribes, and communities-whom we represent free of charge-to take on the critical environmental issues of our time and bring about positive change.

Founded in 1971, Earthjustice fights to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, protect people's health, advance clean energy, and combat climate change. As the premier nonprofit environmental law organization, we take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We have more than 100 attorneys in 13 regional offices and satellites, an international program, and communications and policy teams. We partner with hundreds of organizations, tribes, and communities-whom we represent free of charge-to take on the critical environmental issues of our time and bring about positive change.

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Financial

four stars

93.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.60
  Program Expenses Growth 12.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Earthjustice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Earthjustice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $74,558,449
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $8,175
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $74,566,624
   Program Service Revenue $2,547,054
Total Primary Revenue $77,113,678
   Other Revenue $2,878,683
TOTAL REVENUE $79,992,361
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $49,233,442
   Administrative Expenses $5,162,099
   Fundraising Expenses $9,404,476
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $63,800,017
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $16,192,344
   
Net Assets $141,412,194

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$424,185 0.66% Donnell Van Noppen President

Mission

Founded in 1971, Earthjustice fights to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, protect people's health, advance clean energy, and combat climate change. As the premier nonprofit environmental law organization, we take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We have more than 100 attorneys in 13 regional offices and satellites, an international program, and communications and policy teams. We partner with hundreds of organizations, tribes, and communities-whom we represent free of charge-to take on the critical environmental issues of our time and bring about positive change.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Earthjustice (CA) 94.61 four stars
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (DC) 88.22 three stars
Southern Environmental Law Center (VA) 100.00 four stars
Environmental Law Institute (DC) 94.14 four stars
Coming Clean (VT) 88.79 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Earthjustice
50 California Street
Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94111
tel: (800) 584-6460
fax: (415) 217-2040
EIN: 94-1730465

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Board Leadership

George Martin
Chair

CEO

Abigail Dillen
President