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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Pennsylvania Environmental Council

Conservation through cooperation

three stars

89.71

810 River Avenue Suite 201
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
tel: (412) 481-9400   Web Site
EIN: 23-7286159

Board Leadership
Carol F. McCabe
Chair

CEO
Davitt Woodwell
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.71 three stars
  Financial 90.49 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1970, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) protects and restores the natural and built environments through innovation, collaboration, education, and advocacy. PEC believes in the value of partnerships with the private sector, government, communities, and individuals to improve the quality of life for all Pennsylvanians. PEC develops new policies, programs and projects that solve environmental problems using market-based and other non-partisan, science-driven solutions; promotes the understanding of environmental issues by the public, communities, organizations, and decision-makers; and serves as a catalyst for legislative, regulatory and policy change by decision-makers to advance solutions that are in the best interest of the Commonwealth.

Founded in 1970, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) protects and restores the natural and built environments through innovation, collaboration, education, and advocacy. PEC believes in the value of partnerships with the private sector, government, communities, and individuals to improve the quality of life for all Pennsylvanians. PEC develops new policies, programs and projects that solve environmental problems using market-based and other non-partisan, science-driven solutions; promotes the understanding of environmental issues by the public, communities, organizations, and decision-makers; and serves as a catalyst for legislative, regulatory and policy change by decision-makers to advance solutions that are in the best interest of the Commonwealth.

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Financial

four stars

90.49

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pennsylvania Environmental Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pennsylvania Environmental Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PA) 89.71 three stars
Clean Wisconsin (WI) 88.30 three stars
PennFuture (PA) 89.84 three stars
Western Environmental Law Center (OR) 92.54 four stars
Organic Consumers Association (MN) 85.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,176,463
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $320,443
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $398,428
Total Contributions $4,895,334
   Program Service Revenue $190,311
Total Primary Revenue $5,085,645
   Other Revenue $-120,299
TOTAL REVENUE $4,965,346
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,858,434
   Administrative Expenses $362,153
   Fundraising Expenses $63,428
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,284,015
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,681,331
   
Net Assets $3,660,132

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
Trails and Outdoor Recreation $1,029,592 36.0%
Watershed and Water Resources $726,542 25.4%
Communities and Landscapes $729,757 25.5%
Energy Advocacy $205,213 7.2%
Policy $167,330 5.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 89.71 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 88.57 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 86.84 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 79.71 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 84.63 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 81.18 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 84.03 three stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 95.95 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 95.06 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 79.80 two stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 70.86 two stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 84.79 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 91.56 four stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 88.35 three stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 83.87 three stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 90.67 four stars
2002-06 08/01/2003 90.09 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 93.01 four stars

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

EIN 23-7286159
Name in IRS Master File PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL INC
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
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 October, 1973
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$154,444 4.70% Davitt Woodwell President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PA) 89.71 three stars
Environmental Law and Policy Center (IL) 92.08 four stars
PERC (MT) 93.71 four stars
Alaska Wilderness League (DC) 88.82 three stars
Chesapeake Climate Action Network (MD) 91.29 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pennsylvania Environmental Council
810 River Avenue
Suite 201
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
tel: (412) 481-9400
fax: (570) 338-0977
EIN: 23-7286159

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Board Leadership

Carol F. McCabe
Chair

CEO

Davitt Woodwell
President, CEO

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