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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

American Forest Foundation

We Grow Stewardship Every Day.

91.81

2000 M Street NW Suite 550
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 765-3660   Web Site
EIN: 52-1235124

Board Leadership
Kenneth Stewart
Chair

CEO
Tom Martin
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.81
  Financial 88.43
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

88.43

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 15.68
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Forest Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Forest Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Forest Foundation (DC) 91.81
Rainforest Foundation US (NY) 98.23
Rainforest Trust (VA) 98.23
The American Chestnut Foundation (NC) 93.82
Trees Atlanta (GA) 96.59

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American Forest Foundation (DC) 91.81
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The Arbor Day Foundation (NE) 89.66
Rainforest Foundation US (NY) 98.23
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 93.19

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The American Forest Foundation works on-the-ground with families, teachers, and elected officials to promote stewardship and protect our nation's forest heritage. AFF is committed to creating a future where North American forests are sustained by the public that understand and values the social, economic, and environmental benefits they provide to our communities, our nation, and the world.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,285,871
   Federated Campaigns $5,013
   Membership Dues $621
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,168,830
Total Contributions $2,460,335
   Program Service Revenue $816,887
Total Primary Revenue $3,277,222
   Other Revenue $26,266,152
TOTAL REVENUE $29,543,374
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,761,367
   Administrative Expenses $870,014
   Fundraising Expenses $697,933
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,329,314
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $19,214,060
   
Net Assets $161,225,096

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
Woodlands $6,028,957 68.8%
Education $2,732,410 31.2%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.81
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 89.13
2013-12 06/01/2015 85.50
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.11
2011-12 11/06/2012 90.69
2010-12 12/01/2011 91.70
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.34
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 83.51
2008-12 04/01/2010 80.12
2007-12 11/01/2008 79.47
2006-12 11/01/2007 85.18
2005-12 11/01/2006 80.07
2004-12 12/01/2005 76.30
2003-12 01/05/2005 85.23
2002-12 02/01/2004 95.83
2001-12 02/05/2003 90.83

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

EIN 52-1235124
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FOREST FOUNDATION
NTEE Code C36
NTEE Classification Forest Conservation
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 April, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$270,076 2.61% Thomas D. Martin President, CEO

The American Forest Foundation works on-the-ground with families, teachers, and elected officials to promote stewardship and protect our nation's forest heritage. AFF is committed to creating a future where North American forests are sustained by the public that understand and values the social, economic, and environmental benefits they provide to our communities, our nation, and the world.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Forest Foundation (DC) 91.81
National Forest Foundation (MT) 96.46
Rainforest Alliance (NY) 87.30
Amazon Conservation Association (DC) 100.00
Rainforest Foundation US (NY) 98.23

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Forest Foundation (DC) 91.81
Rainforest Alliance (NY) 87.30
The Arbor Day Foundation (NE) 89.66
Rainforest Foundation US (NY) 98.23
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 93.19

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Charity Contact Info

American Forest Foundation
2000 M Street NW
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 765-3660
EIN: 52-1235124

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Board Leadership

Kenneth Stewart
Chair

CEO

Tom Martin
President, CEO


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