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World Environment Center

Creating value for business and society

three stars

81.38

734 Fifteenth Street, NW Suite 720
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 312-1370   Web Site
EIN: 13-3100197

Board Leadership
Kelly M. Semrau
Chair

CEO
Glenn Prickett
Interim President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.38 three stars
  Financial 73.67 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1974, the World Environment Center (WEC) is an independent, non-advocacy organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices of member companies and in partnership with governments, multi-lateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, universities and other stakeholders. WEC's mission is to promote business and societal value by advancing solutions to sustainable development-related problems; foster leading edge ideas about economic development, environmental protection and social responsibility through roundtables and other forums that engage the leadership of a diverse number of organizations; and recognize performance excellence by companies that advance sustainable development.

Founded in 1974, the World Environment Center (WEC) is an independent, non-advocacy organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices of member companies and in partnership with governments, multi-lateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, universities and other stakeholders. WEC's mission is to promote business and societal value by advancing solutions to sustainable development-related problems; foster leading edge ideas about economic development, environmental protection and social responsibility through roundtables and other forums that engage the leadership of a diverse number of organizations; and recognize performance excellence by companies that advance sustainable development.

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Financial

two stars

73.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.07
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 62.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Environment Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Environment Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Environment Center (DC) 81.38 three stars
Center for Immigration Studies (DC) 89.31 three stars
Creative Commons (CA) 89.32 three stars
American Youth Policy Forum (DC) 91.99 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $234,000
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $171,420
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,173,214
Total Contributions $1,578,634
   Program Service Revenue $40,558
Total Primary Revenue $1,619,192
   Other Revenue $-101,415
TOTAL REVENUE $1,517,777
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,434,622
   Administrative Expenses $322,547
   Fundraising Expenses $43,395
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,800,564
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-282,787
   
Net Assets $180,171

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
WEC Capacity Building $1,101,336 76.8%
Services Provided by WEC $333,286 23.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 81.38 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 88.39 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 85.57 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 84.56 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.75 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.55 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 84.12 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 84.51 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 83.88 three stars
2011-06 03/01/2013 86.79 three stars
2011-06 02/01/2013 85.63 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 84.67 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 75.63 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 75.60 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 65.02 one star
2008-06 10/01/2009 58.79 one star
2007-06 08/01/2008 87.16 three stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 77.78 two stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 70.30 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 76.21 two 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 13-3100197
Name in IRS Master File WORLD ENVIRONMENT CENTER INC
NTEE Code C60
NTEE Classification Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (120) Publishing activities
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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 August, 1987
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
Not compensated -- Lori Michelin President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$200,000 11.10% Terry F. Yosie Former President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Environment Center (DC) 81.38 three stars
The Naval Institute Foundation (MD) 95.11 four stars
Center on Policy Initiatives (CA) 92.18 four stars
Mercatus Center (VA) 88.81 three stars
State Policy Network (VA) 88.07 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Environment Center
734 Fifteenth Street, NW
Suite 720
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 312-1370
fax: (202) 637-2411
EIN: 13-3100197

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Board Leadership

Kelly M. Semrau
Chair

CEO

Glenn Prickett
Interim President, CEO

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