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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Ecotrust

Working for an equitable, prosperous, climate-smart future.

four stars

91.59

721 Northwest Ninth Avenue Suite 200
Portland, OR 97209
tel: (503) 227-6225   Web Site
EIN: 93-1050144

CEO
Jeremy Barnicle
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.59 four stars
  Financial 88.12 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ecotrust creates and accelerates triple-bottom-line innovations to benefit our region and inspire the world.

On the farm, at the coast, in the forest, and across our cities, we work in partnership towards an equitable, prosperous, climate-smart future. Our home is Salmon Nation, the region from California to Alaska that holds productive lands and determined people. We recognize the legacy of colonialism and the deep inequities of this place, and we believe that radical, practical change is possible and necessary. Since 1991, we have created durable change and sparked ideas across the globe. Join us.

Ecotrust creates and accelerates triple-bottom-line innovations to benefit our region and inspire the world.

On the farm, at the coast, in the forest, and across our cities, we work in partnership towards an equitable, prosperous, climate-smart future. Our home is Salmon Nation, the region from California to Alaska that holds productive lands and determined people. We recognize the legacy of colonialism and the deep inequities of this place, and we believe that radical, practical change is possible and necessary. Since 1991, we have created durable change and sparked ideas across the globe. Join us.

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Financial

three stars

88.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
69.7%
  Administrative Expenses 23.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.78
  Program Expenses Growth 15.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ecotrust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ecotrust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ecotrust (OR) 91.59 four stars
Buffalo Bayou Partnership (TX) 98.23 four stars
Teton Science Schools (WY) 89.57 three stars
American Hiking Society (MD) 87.21 three stars
EarthShare Texas (TX) 92.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,399,097
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $25
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $745,569
Total Contributions $5,144,691
   Program Service Revenue $2,738,809
Total Primary Revenue $7,883,500
   Other Revenue $475,030
TOTAL REVENUE $8,358,530
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,642,578
   Administrative Expenses $2,084,432
   Fundraising Expenses $489,557
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,216,567
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $141,963
   
Net Assets $31,860,651

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
Ecotrust Investments $2,598,963 46.1%
Knowledge Systems $761,118 13.5%
Forests and Ecosystem Services Program $596,246 10.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 91.59 four stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 89.11 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 88.91 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 88.19 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 90.27 four stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 93.62 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 89.16 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.07 three stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 94.93 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 93.50 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 93.85 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 92.63 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.19 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.19 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 99.11 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 98.80 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 95.19 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 90.68 four stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 95.51 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 93-1050144
Name in IRS Master File ECOTRUST
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification activities
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 October, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$162,240 1.97% Jeremy Barnicle Executive Director, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$250,000 3.04% Spencer Beebe Executive Chair
$163,000 1.98% Adam Lane CFO & COO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ecotrust (OR) 91.59 four stars
Rare (VA) 86.48 three stars
Communities for a Better Environment (CA) 85.18 three stars
Quebec-Labrador Foundation (MA) 88.66 three stars
Walden Woods Project (MA) 94.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ecotrust
721 Northwest Ninth Avenue
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97209
tel: (503) 227-6225
fax: (503) 222-1517
EIN: 93-1050144

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CEO

Jeremy Barnicle
Executive Director

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