Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Earthjustice

Because the earth needs a good lawyer

four stars

96.12

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

Board Leadership
Fern Shepard
Chair

CEO
Abigail Dillen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.12 four stars
  Financial 95.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

four stars

95.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.60
  Program Expenses Growth 19.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
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 $95,780,169
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $95,785,669
   Program Service Revenue $3,487,389
Total Primary Revenue $99,273,058
   Other Revenue $3,534,497
TOTAL REVENUE $102,807,555
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $61,591,037
   Administrative Expenses $8,776,750
   Fundraising Expenses $8,077,690
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $78,445,477
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $24,362,078
   
Net Assets $170,001,650

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$290,690 0.37% Abigail Dillen President
Other Salaries of Note
$430,398 0.54% Donnell Van Noppen Former 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) 96.12 four stars
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (DC) 91.45 four stars
World Resources Institute (DC) 98.23 four stars
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MN) 93.09 four stars
Environmental Integrity Project (DC) 87.31 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

Fern Shepard
Chair

CEO

Abigail Dillen
President