Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Grand Canyon Trust

Protecting and restoring the Colorado Plateau

four stars

95.38

2601 North Fort Valley Road Flagstaff, AZ 86001
tel: (928) 774-7488   Web Site
EIN: 86-0512633

Board Leadership
Steve Martin
Chair

CEO
Ethan Aumack
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.38 four stars
  Financial 93.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985, the Grand Canyon Trust protects and restores the Colorado Plateau - its spectacular landscapes, flowing rivers, clean air, diversity of plants and animals, and areas of beauty and solitude. As a regional conservation organization we work for common sense, balanced solutions to significant problems affecting the region's natural resources. Our vision for the Colorado Plateau is: a region still characterized by vast open spaces with restored, healthy natural areas and habitat for all native plants and animals; a sustaining relationship between human communities and the natural environment; and people living and visiting here who are willing and enthusiastic stewards of the region's natural resources and beauty.

Founded in 1985, the Grand Canyon Trust protects and restores the Colorado Plateau - its spectacular landscapes, flowing rivers, clean air, diversity of plants and animals, and areas of beauty and solitude. As a regional conservation organization we work for common sense, balanced solutions to significant problems affecting the region's natural resources. Our vision for the Colorado Plateau is: a region still characterized by vast open spaces with restored, healthy natural areas and habitat for all native plants and animals; a sustaining relationship between human communities and the natural environment; and people living and visiting here who are willing and enthusiastic stewards of the region's natural resources and beauty.

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Financial

four stars

93.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.47
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Canyon Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Canyon Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,997,691
   Federated Campaigns $3,533
   Membership Dues $847,722
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,848,946
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,848,946
   Other Revenue $269,939
TOTAL REVENUE $7,118,885
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,600,135
   Administrative Expenses $434,890
   Fundraising Expenses $459,394
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,494,419
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,624,466
   
Net Assets $21,479,327

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$226,557 5.04% Willard L. Hedden Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1985, the Grand Canyon Trust protects and restores the Colorado Plateau - its spectacular landscapes, flowing rivers, clean air, diversity of plants and animals, and areas of beauty and solitude. As a regional conservation organization we work for common sense, balanced solutions to significant problems affecting the region's natural resources. Our vision for the Colorado Plateau is: a region still characterized by vast open spaces with restored, healthy natural areas and habitat for all native plants and animals; a sustaining relationship between human communities and the natural environment; and people living and visiting here who are willing and enthusiastic stewards of the region's natural resources and beauty.

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Grand Canyon Trust (AZ) 95.38 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Grand Canyon Trust
2601 North Fort Valley Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
tel: (928) 774-7488
fax: (928) 774-7570
EIN: 86-0512633

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Board Leadership

Steve Martin
Chair

CEO

Ethan Aumack
Executive Director