Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Earthjustice

Because the earth needs a good lawyer

four stars

93.25

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

Board Leadership
George Martin
Chair

CEO
Trip Van Noppen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.25 four stars
  Financial 90.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

90.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.8%
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 $45,063,123
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $45,063,123
   Program Service Revenue $2,168,829
Total Primary Revenue $47,231,952
   Other Revenue $905,048
TOTAL REVENUE $48,137,000
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $34,851,795
   Administrative Expenses $2,764,311
   Fundraising Expenses $5,518,166
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $43,134,272
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,002,728
   
Net Assets $68,033,019

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$380,377 0.88% Donnell Van Noppen President

Mission

Earthjustice is a public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment. We bring about far-reaching change by enforcing and strengthening environmental laws on behalf of hundreds of organizations, coalitions and communities. Established as the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund in 1971, Earthjustice has a legal staff of more than 50 in eight offices around the country. Earthjustice uses federal and state environmental laws to protect the environment by taking government agencies to court for failing to enforce our nation's environmental laws, and corporations for breaking them. Earthjustice does this work on behalf of hundreds of community and environmental groups, providing legal services free of charge.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Earthjustice (CA) 93.25 four stars
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (DC) 96.56 four stars
Ceres (MA) 94.02 four stars
Western Conservation Foundation (CO) 86.79 three stars
Western Environmental Law Center (OR) 88.64 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) 217-2000
EIN: 94-1730465

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Board Leadership

George Martin
Chair

CEO

Trip Van Noppen
President

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