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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Rainforest Action Network

Environmentalism with teeth

84.94

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

Board Leadership
Jodie Evans
Chair

CEO
Ginger Cassady
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.94
  Financial 78.92
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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

78.92

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
73.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 84.94
New England Forestry Foundation (MA) 94.14
Stand.earth (CA) 87.95
Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (AK) 87.93
Forest Stewardship Council - U.S. (MN) 85.22

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,542,579
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $35,895
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,578,474
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,578,474
   Other Revenue $217,870
TOTAL REVENUE $9,796,344
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,755,382
   Administrative Expenses $909,341
   Fundraising Expenses $1,256,233
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,920,956
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,875,388
   
Net Assets $8,524,916

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 $2,944,892 51.2%
Climate and Energy Campaign $1,579,807 27.4%
Community Action Grants $662,279 11.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 08/03/2021 84.94
2019-06 06/01/2020 84.01
2018-06 05/01/2019 89.83
2017-06 06/01/2018 93.60
2016-06 06/01/2017 93.62
2015-06 12/21/2016 93.45
2015-06 06/01/2016 93.19
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 93.98
2013-06 07/01/2014 80.33
2012-06 08/01/2013 77.34
2011-06 03/01/2012 81.72
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.33
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 83.09
2009-06 07/01/2010 83.14
2008-06 05/01/2009 88.46
2007-06 08/01/2008 88.27
2006-06 04/01/2007 88.09
2005-06 05/01/2006 88.04
2003-12 10/01/2004 67.52
2002-12 03/01/2004 61.59

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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,424 2.21% Lindsey Allen Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 84.94
The Arbor Day Foundation (NE) 85.10
Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (AK) 87.93
Stand.earth (CA) 87.95
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (NH) 95.01

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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

Jodie Evans
Chair

CEO

Ginger Cassady
Executive Director

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