Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Southern Environmental Law Center

Using the power of law to protect the environment and health of the Southeast

four stars

100.00

201 Main Street Suite 14
Charlottesville, VA 22902
tel: (434) 977-4090   Web Site
EIN: 52-1436778

Board Leadership
Allen L. McCallie
Chair

CEO
Frederick Middleton
Founder, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Southern Environmental Law Center uses the power of law and policy to protect the environment in six states: Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. SELC's attorneys work in all branches and at all levels of government to defend healthy air and clean water; to protect the region's forests, coasts, wetlands, and other native landscapes; and to promote vibrant and livable communities across the Southeast.

The Southern Environmental Law Center uses the power of law and policy to protect the environment in six states: Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. SELC's attorneys work in all branches and at all levels of government to defend healthy air and clean water; to protect the region's forests, coasts, wetlands, and other native landscapes; and to promote vibrant and livable communities across the Southeast.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.90
  Program Expenses Growth 17.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southern Environmental Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southern Environmental Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $35,875,013
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $35,875,013
   Program Service Revenue $150,748
Total Primary Revenue $36,025,761
   Other Revenue $1,625,713
TOTAL REVENUE $37,651,474
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,459,227
   Administrative Expenses $1,832,477
   Fundraising Expenses $1,259,767
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,551,471
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $11,100,003
   
Net Assets $94,717,935

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$351,475 1.32% Frederick S. Middleton III President

Mission

The Southern Environmental Law Center uses the power of law and policy to protect the environment in six states: Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. SELC's attorneys work in all branches and at all levels of government to defend healthy air and clean water; to protect the region's forests, coasts, wetlands, and other native landscapes; and to promote vibrant and livable communities across the Southeast.

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Charity Contact Info

Southern Environmental Law Center
201 Main Street
Suite 14
Charlottesville, VA 22902
tel: (434) 977-4090
fax: (434) 977-1483
EIN: 52-1436778

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Board Leadership

Allen L. McCallie
Chair

CEO

Frederick Middleton
Founder, Executive Director