Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Rare

Rare inspires change so people and nature thrive.

three stars

86.64

1310 North Courthouse Road Suite 110
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (703) 522-5070   Web Site
EIN: 23-7380563

Board Leadership
Dorothy Batten
Chair

CEO
Brett Jenks
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.64 three stars
  Financial 81.12 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Rare is the leading behavior change organization in conservation. We specialize in identifying proven locally-led solutions and work with partners and communities worldwide to bring these solutions to a regional and national scale. For over 45 years, through more than 450 behavior change campaigns across 60 countries, Rare has empowered over 10 million individuals to shift from resource users to environmental stewards. Our mission-Rare inspires change so people and nature thrive-is about motivating behavior change. Rare uses insights from behavioral science and design thinking to encourage individuals and their communities to adopt behaviors that benefit people and nature-and ensure that change lasts. Our programs are based on the cumulative power of individual action and the exponential power of those actions to inspire others. Rare trains local leaders to lead change, leaving a legacy of increased capacity and a sense of ownership, responsibility, and pride in conservation.

Rare is the leading behavior change organization in conservation. We specialize in identifying proven locally-led solutions and work with partners and communities worldwide to bring these solutions to a regional and national scale. For over 45 years, through more than 450 behavior change campaigns across 60 countries, Rare has empowered over 10 million individuals to shift from resource users to environmental stewards. Our mission-Rare inspires change so people and nature thrive-is about motivating behavior change. Rare uses insights from behavioral science and design thinking to encourage individuals and their communities to adopt behaviors that benefit people and nature-and ensure that change lasts. Our programs are based on the cumulative power of individual action and the exponential power of those actions to inspire others. Rare trains local leaders to lead change, leaving a legacy of increased capacity and a sense of ownership, responsibility, and pride in conservation.

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Financial

three stars

81.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 50.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,951,326
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,443,070
Total Contributions $21,394,396
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $21,394,396
   Other Revenue $553,111
TOTAL REVENUE $21,947,507
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,022,893
   Administrative Expenses $2,332,715
   Fundraising Expenses $2,161,120
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,516,728
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,569,221
   
Net Assets $17,740,705

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$431,635 1.76% Brett Jenks President & CEO

Mission

Rare is the leading behavior change organization in conservation. We specialize in identifying proven locally-led solutions and work with partners and communities worldwide to bring these solutions to a regional and national scale. For over 45 years, through more than 450 behavior change campaigns across 60 countries, Rare has empowered over 10 million individuals to shift from resource users to environmental stewards. Our mission-Rare inspires change so people and nature thrive-is about motivating behavior change. Rare uses insights from behavioral science and design thinking to encourage individuals and their communities to adopt behaviors that benefit people and nature-and ensure that change lasts. Our programs are based on the cumulative power of individual action and the exponential power of those actions to inspire others. Rare trains local leaders to lead change, leaving a legacy of increased capacity and a sense of ownership, responsibility, and pride in conservation.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rare (VA) 86.64 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Rare
1310 North Courthouse Road
Suite 110
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (703) 522-5070
fax: (703) 522-5027
EIN: 23-7380563

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Board Leadership

Dorothy Batten
Chair

CEO

Brett Jenks
President and CEO