Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Rainforest Alliance

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two stars

79.81

125 Broad Street 9th Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 677-1900   Web Site
EIN: 13-3377893

Board Leadership
Daniel R. Katz
Chair

CEO
Han De Groot
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.81 two stars
  Financial 71.61 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

71.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth -6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 56.6%
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 $9,236,554
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,022,887
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,877,727
Total Contributions $19,137,168
   Program Service Revenue $19,798,984
Total Primary Revenue $38,936,152
   Other Revenue $90,454
TOTAL REVENUE $39,026,606
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $31,684,724
   Administrative Expenses $4,516,663
   Fundraising Expenses $3,767,073
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $39,968,460
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-941,854
   
Net Assets $7,348,998

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$345,910 0.86% Nigel Sizer 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) 79.81 two stars
The American Chestnut Foundation (NC) 99.08 four stars
Trees Atlanta (GA) 99.89 four stars
Rainforest Foundation US (NY) 94.67 four stars
Stand.earth (CA) 88.89 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Rainforest Alliance
125 Broad Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 677-1900
fax: (212) 677-2187
EIN: 13-3377893

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Board Leadership

Daniel R. Katz
Chair

CEO

Han De Groot
Chief Executive Officer