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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Rainforest Action Network

Environmentalism with teeth

four stars

93.60

425 Bush Street Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94108
tel: (415) 398-4404   Web Site
EIN: 94-3045180

Board Leadership
Anna Hawken
Chair

CEO
Lindsey Allen
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.60 four stars
  Financial 91.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Rainforest Action Network preserves forests, protects the climate and upholds human rights by challenging corporate power and systemic injustice through frontline partnerships and strategic campaigns. RAN works toward a world where the rights and dignity of all communities are respected and where healthy forests, a stable climate and wild biodiversity are protected and celebrated.

Rainforest Action Network preserves forests, protects the climate and upholds human rights by challenging corporate power and systemic injustice through frontline partnerships and strategic campaigns. RAN works toward a world where the rights and dignity of all communities are respected and where healthy forests, a stable climate and wild biodiversity are protected and celebrated.

Financial

four stars

91.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 16.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rainforest Action Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rainforest Action Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 93.60 four stars
The American Chestnut Foundation (NC) 97.35 four stars
Stand (CA) 87.85 three stars
Rainforest Foundation US (NY) 98.23 four stars
Trees Atlanta (GA) 99.30 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,301,350
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $72,813
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $486,614
Total Contributions $6,860,777
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,860,777
   Other Revenue $310,228
TOTAL REVENUE $7,171,005
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,786,882
   Administrative Expenses $281,274
   Fundraising Expenses $1,094,254
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,162,410
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,595
   
Net Assets $5,347,967

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
Agribusiness Campaign $1,731,740 29.9%
Climate and Energy Campaign $1,024,115 17.7%
Rainforest Free Paper Campaign $734,654 12.7%

Ratings History
Rainforest Action Network has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 93.60 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 93.62 four stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 93.45 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 93.19 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 93.98 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 80.33 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 77.34 two stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 81.72 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.33 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 83.09 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 83.14 three stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 88.46 three stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 88.27 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 88.09 three stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 88.04 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 67.52 one star
2002-12 03/01/2004 61.59 one star
2001-12 02/05/2003 62.47 one star
2000-12 10/15/2002 87.72 three 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 94-3045180
Name in IRS Master File RAINFOREST ACTION NETWORK
NTEE Code C36
NTEE Classification Forest Conservation
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 December, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$156,416 2.18% Lindsey Allen Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 93.60 four stars
American Forests (DC) 86.81 three stars
Amazon Conservation Association (DC) 100.00 four stars
Rainforest Trust (VA) 92.92 four stars
The American Chestnut Foundation (NC) 97.35 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Rainforest Action Network
425 Bush Street
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94108
tel: (415) 398-4404
fax: (415) 398-2732
EIN: 94-3045180

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Board Leadership

Anna Hawken
Chair

CEO

Lindsey Allen
Executive Director

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