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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Keep America Beautiful

Do something beautiful

four stars

90.57

1010 Washington Boulevard Stamford, CT 06901
tel: (203) 659-3000   Web Site
EIN: 13-1761633

Board Leadership
Howard Ungerleider
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Jennifer M. Jehn
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.57 four stars
  Financial 86.67 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

86.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth -2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Keep America Beautiful on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Keep America Beautiful on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Keep America Beautiful (CT) 90.57 four stars
Asian Pacific Environmental Network (CA) 91.29 four stars
Fifth Avenue Committee (NY) 86.73 three stars
Eastern Market Corporation (MI) 91.69 four stars
Business Volunteers Unlimited (OH) 89.39 three stars

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Formed in 1953, Keep America Beautiful (KAB) engages individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community environments. KAB is guided by the principles of education, individual responsibility, public-private partnerships, and volunteer action. It combines education with hands-on stewardship to make America's communities cleaner, greener, safer, and more livable. KAB's work on the ground is carried out by a national network of over 1,000 certified affiliates and participating organizations. Each of these organizations address local challenges by engaging and inspiring community stewardship in three focus areas - litter prevention, waste reduction and beautification.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,420,832
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $698,057
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,118,889
   Program Service Revenue $344,381
Total Primary Revenue $7,463,270
   Other Revenue $57,157
TOTAL REVENUE $7,520,427
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,444,855
   Administrative Expenses $914,128
   Fundraising Expenses $676,486
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,035,469
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-515,042
   
Net Assets $7,006,137

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
Lowe's Community Impact Grant Program $809,729 12.6%
Cigarette Litter Prevention Program $769,018 11.9%
Great American Cleanup $551,211 8.6%

Ratings History
Keep America Beautiful has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 90.57 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.72 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.14 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 92.45 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 86.78 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 91.02 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 89.62 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 93.00 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.07 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 95.39 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 96.00 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 98.29 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 96.00 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 81.37 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 82.43 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 71.15 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 65.03 one star
2001-12 02/05/2003 82.38 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 13-1761633
Name in IRS Master File KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL INC
NTEE Code C50
NTEE Classification Environmental Beautification and Aesthetics
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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]
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$354,706 4.41% Jennifer Jehn President, Chief Executive Officer

Formed in 1953, Keep America Beautiful (KAB) engages individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community environments. KAB is guided by the principles of education, individual responsibility, public-private partnerships, and volunteer action. It combines education with hands-on stewardship to make America's communities cleaner, greener, safer, and more livable. KAB's work on the ground is carried out by a national network of over 1,000 certified affiliates and participating organizations. Each of these organizations address local challenges by engaging and inspiring community stewardship in three focus areas - litter prevention, waste reduction and beautification.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Keep America Beautiful (CT) 90.57 four stars
Liberty Hill Foundation (CA) 91.06 four stars
Regional Plan Association (NY) 96.66 four stars
ULI Foundation (DC) 93.38 four stars
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (NY) 90.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Keep America Beautiful
1010 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06901
tel: (203) 659-3000
fax: (203) 659-3001
EIN: 13-1761633

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Board Leadership

Howard Ungerleider
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Jennifer M. Jehn
President & CEO

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