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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Rainforest Alliance

Innovative solutions for global conservation

87.30

233 Broadway 28th Floor
New York, NY 10279
tel: (888) 693-2784   Web Site
EIN: 13-3377893

Board Leadership
Daniel R. Katz
Chair

CEO
Nigel Sizer
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.30
  Financial 82.50
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
89.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rainforest Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rainforest Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rainforest Alliance (NY) 87.30
Trees Atlanta (GA) 96.59
The Arbor Day Foundation (NE) 89.66
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (NH) 94.98
Forest Trends (DC) 95.47

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Rainforest Alliance (NY) 87.30
The Arbor Day Foundation (NE) 89.66
Amazon Conservation Association (DC) 100.00
National Forest Foundation (MT) 96.46
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 93.19

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Founded in 1987, the Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. The Rainforest Alliance works with people whose livelihoods depend on the land, helping them transform the way they grow food, harvest wood and host travelers. From large multinational corporations to small, community-based cooperatives, we involve businesses and consumers worldwide in our efforts to bring responsibly produced goods and services to a global marketplace where the demand for sustainability is growing steadily. We promote standards for sustainability that conserve wildlife and wildlands and promote the well-being of workers and their communities.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,887,429
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $216,699
   Fundraising Events $1,347,153
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $14,541,964
Total Contributions $27,993,245
   Program Service Revenue $23,691,898
Total Primary Revenue $51,685,143
   Other Revenue $49,229
TOTAL REVENUE $51,734,372
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $42,671,188
   Administrative Expenses $3,979,079
   Fundraising Expenses $2,643,274
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $49,293,541
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,440,831
   
Net Assets $12,097,605

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
RA-Cert $12,504,962 29.3%
Trees $11,002,594 25.8%
Sustainable Agriculture $8,140,799 19.1%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.30
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.13
2013-06 11/01/2014 91.97
2012-06 12/01/2013 92.10
2011-06 03/01/2013 93.85
2011-06 10/01/2012 92.83
2010-06 11/01/2011 92.83
2009-06 09/20/2011 92.88
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 91.91
2008-06 10/01/2009 91.96
2007-06 07/01/2008 91.80
2006-06 08/01/2007 89.26
2005-06 07/01/2006 89.14
2004-06 07/01/2005 88.84
2003-06 06/01/2004 83.41
2002-06 06/09/2003 83.45
2001-06 02/05/2003 85.81

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

EIN 13-3377893
Name in IRS Master File RAINFOREST ALLIANCE INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 July, 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, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011
  • June, 2010

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
$287,777 0.58% Hortense Whelan President

Founded in 1987, the Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. The Rainforest Alliance works with people whose livelihoods depend on the land, helping them transform the way they grow food, harvest wood and host travelers. From large multinational corporations to small, community-based cooperatives, we involve businesses and consumers worldwide in our efforts to bring responsibly produced goods and services to a global marketplace where the demand for sustainability is growing steadily. We promote standards for sustainability that conserve wildlife and wildlands and promote the well-being of workers and their communities.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rainforest Alliance (NY) 87.30
The Arbor Day Foundation (NE) 89.66
The American Chestnut Foundation (NC) 93.82
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (NH) 94.98
Rainforest Foundation US (NY) 98.23

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rainforest Alliance (NY) 87.30
The Arbor Day Foundation (NE) 89.66
Amazon Conservation Association (DC) 100.00
National Forest Foundation (MT) 96.46
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 93.19

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Charity Contact Info

Rainforest Alliance
233 Broadway
28th Floor
New York, NY 10279
tel: (888) 693-2784
fax: (212) 677-2187
EIN: 13-3377893

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Board Leadership

Daniel R. Katz
Chair

CEO

Nigel Sizer
President

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