Research and Public Policy : Non-Medical Science & Technology Research

The Rodale Institute

Leaders in organic solutions since 1947

four stars

93.64

611 Siegfriedale Road Kutztown, PA 19530
tel: (610) 683-1400   Web Site
EIN: 23-7206884

Board Leadership
Maria Rodale & Paul A. McGinley
Co-Chairs

CEO
Jeff Moyer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.64 four stars
  Financial 95.90 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1947, The Rodale Institute is a 333-acre education and research center and has been a leader in the science of regenerative and organic agriculture and its impact on global warming, nutrition, and human health. For 60 years, The Rodale Institute has been a pioneer in organic research, education and outreach, advocating organic food production techniques as a means of renewing human and environmental health. The Institute's research program helped launch today's organic movement and continues to direct cutting-edge trials documenting the ability of organic farming to reverse global warming. Our international program is providing locally-adapted solutions to the issues of nutrition, hunger, poverty and community degradation across the world.

Founded in 1947, The Rodale Institute is a 333-acre education and research center and has been a leader in the science of regenerative and organic agriculture and its impact on global warming, nutrition, and human health. For 60 years, The Rodale Institute has been a pioneer in organic research, education and outreach, advocating organic food production techniques as a means of renewing human and environmental health. The Institute's research program helped launch today's organic movement and continues to direct cutting-edge trials documenting the ability of organic farming to reverse global warming. Our international program is providing locally-adapted solutions to the issues of nutrition, hunger, poverty and community degradation across the world.

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Financial

four stars

95.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
79.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.68
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Rodale Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Rodale Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,089,825
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $94,209
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $610,709
Total Contributions $1,794,743
   Program Service Revenue $359,079
Total Primary Revenue $2,153,822
   Other Revenue $990,470
TOTAL REVENUE $3,144,292
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,041,225
   Administrative Expenses $461,262
   Fundraising Expenses $281,215
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,783,702
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-639,410
   
Net Assets $22,149,732

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,073 3.04% Jeff Moyer Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1947, The Rodale Institute is a 333-acre education and research center and has been a leader in the science of regenerative and organic agriculture and its impact on global warming, nutrition, and human health. For 60 years, The Rodale Institute has been a pioneer in organic research, education and outreach, advocating organic food production techniques as a means of renewing human and environmental health. The Institute's research program helped launch today's organic movement and continues to direct cutting-edge trials documenting the ability of organic farming to reverse global warming. Our international program is providing locally-adapted solutions to the issues of nutrition, hunger, poverty and community degradation across the world.

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The Rodale Institute (PA) 93.64 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Rodale Institute
611 Siegfriedale Road
Kutztown, PA 19530
tel: (610) 683-1400
fax: (610) 683-8548
EIN: 23-7206884

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Board Leadership

Maria Rodale & Paul A. McGinley
Co-Chairs

CEO

Jeff Moyer
Executive Director