Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Rainforest Alliance

Innovative solutions for global conservation

three stars

80.29

233 Broadway 28th Floor
New York, NY 10279
tel: (212) 677-1900   Web Site
EIN: 13-3377893

Board Leadership
Daniel R. Katz
Chair

CEO
Nigel Sizer
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.29 three stars
  Financial 72.30 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

two stars

72.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth -5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 52.3%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,316,885
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $932,611
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,301,790
Total Contributions $19,551,286
   Program Service Revenue $19,382,963
Total Primary Revenue $38,934,249
   Other Revenue $58,239
TOTAL REVENUE $38,992,488
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $35,035,616
   Administrative Expenses $3,953,099
   Fundraising Expenses $4,681,674
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $43,670,389
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,677,901
   
Net Assets $8,172,242

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Nigel Sizer President
Other Salaries of Note
$355,274 0.81% Hortense Whelan Former President

Mission

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) 80.29 three stars
The Arbor Day Foundation (NE) 88.12 three stars
National Forest Foundation (MT) 96.46 four stars
Rainforest Trust (VA) 100.00 four stars
Forest Trends (DC) 95.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Rainforest Alliance
233 Broadway
28th Floor
New York, NY 10279
tel: (212) 677-1900
fax: (212) 677-2187
EIN: 13-3377893

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Board Leadership

Daniel R. Katz
Chair

CEO

Nigel Sizer
President