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

The Rodale Institute

Leaders in organic solutions since 1947

four stars

93.47

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 93.47 four stars
  Financial 95.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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.

Financial

four stars

95.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.11
  Program Expenses Growth 12.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
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 $1,696,114
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $108,381
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $467,594
Total Contributions $2,272,089
   Program Service Revenue $189,481
Total Primary Revenue $2,461,570
   Other Revenue $1,115,925
TOTAL REVENUE $3,577,495
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,073,300
   Administrative Expenses $481,281
   Fundraising Expenses $294,266
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,848,847
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-271,352
   
Net Assets $22,486,483

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,536 2.79% Jeff Moyer Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$115,279 2.99% Mark Smallwood Former 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Rodale Institute (PA) 93.47 four stars
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (NY) 89.50 three stars
The Planetary Society (CA) 89.87 three stars
American Association for the Advancement of Science (DC) 89.17 three stars
Lowell Observatory (AZ) 85.30 three 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

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