Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Friends of the Earth

Championing a healthy and just world

four stars

90.57

1101 15th Street NW 11th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (866) 217-8499   Web Site
EIN: 23-7420660

Board Leadership
Jayni Chase
Chair

CEO
Erich Pica
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.57 four stars
  Financial 88.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Friends of the Earth and our network of grassroots groups in 77 countries fight to create a more healthy, just world. Our current campaigns focus on clean energy and solutions to global warming, protecting people from toxic and new, potentially harmful technologies, and promoting smarter, low-pollution transportation alternatives. Friends of the Earth U.S. is also a part of Friends of the Earth International, the world's largest grassroots environmental network. Our dedicated staff fights to protect the rights of all people to live in a safe and healthy environment, both at home or in countries around the world. Our campaigns demonstrate our belief that the fight for justice and the movement to protect the health of the planet are part of the same struggle.

Friends of the Earth and our network of grassroots groups in 77 countries fight to create a more healthy, just world. Our current campaigns focus on clean energy and solutions to global warming, protecting people from toxic and new, potentially harmful technologies, and promoting smarter, low-pollution transportation alternatives. Friends of the Earth U.S. is also a part of Friends of the Earth International, the world's largest grassroots environmental network. Our dedicated staff fights to protect the rights of all people to live in a safe and healthy environment, both at home or in countries around the world. Our campaigns demonstrate our belief that the fight for justice and the movement to protect the health of the planet are part of the same struggle.

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Financial

three stars

88.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of the Earth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of the Earth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,687,249
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,823,609
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,510,858
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,510,858
   Other Revenue $540,581
TOTAL REVENUE $10,051,439
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,383,412
   Administrative Expenses $958,168
   Fundraising Expenses $1,276,981
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,618,561
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,567,122
   
Net Assets $12,489,658

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$190,000 1.63% Erich Pica President

Mission

Friends of the Earth and our network of grassroots groups in 77 countries fight to create a more healthy, just world. Our current campaigns focus on clean energy and solutions to global warming, protecting people from toxic and new, potentially harmful technologies, and promoting smarter, low-pollution transportation alternatives. Friends of the Earth U.S. is also a part of Friends of the Earth International, the world's largest grassroots environmental network. Our dedicated staff fights to protect the rights of all people to live in a safe and healthy environment, both at home or in countries around the world. Our campaigns demonstrate our belief that the fight for justice and the movement to protect the health of the planet are part of the same struggle.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of the Earth (DC) 90.57 four stars
Island Press (DC) 85.82 three stars
The Conservation Alliance (OR) 87.06 three stars
Environmental Defense Fund (NY) 90.57 four stars
Georgia Conservancy (GA) 85.74 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Friends of the Earth
1101 15th Street NW
11th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (866) 217-8499
fax: (202) 783-0444
EIN: 23-7420660

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Board Leadership

Jayni Chase
Chair

CEO

Erich Pica
President