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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation (Fundraising)

EarthShare California

One environment . . .one simple way to care for it

two stars

79.05

870 Market Street Suite 703
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (800) 368-1819   Web Site
EIN: 94-2840364

Board Leadership
Scott McIntyre
President

CEO
Pat Smith
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.05 two stars
  Financial 72.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

72.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.12
  Program Expenses Growth -4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 85.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by EarthShare California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by EarthShare California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
EarthShare California (CA) 79.05 two stars
Minnesota Environmental Fund (MN) 85.38 three stars
The Street Trust (OR) 85.03 three stars
Pacific Crest Trail Association (CA) 85.50 three stars
Teton Science Schools (WY) 96.66 four stars

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Founded in 1982, EarthShare California's mission is to protect, support and improve California's natural heritage of clean air, safe water, diverse wildlife, and healthy communities and families by raising funds for leading environmental organizations. Earth Share of California coordinates workplace giving for over eighty carefully selected environmental charities. Part of the national EarthShare network, EarthShare California offers business partners the opportunity to connect with the most respected organizations, offering solutions to environmental business questions, volunteer opportunities and networking. Our member organizations have been instrumental in maintaining the California landscape, and many have influenced eco-friendly legislation, including the tax credit for energy efficient vehicles.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $52,548
   Federated Campaigns $1,033,541
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,086,089
   Program Service Revenue $387,803
Total Primary Revenue $1,473,892
   Other Revenue $263
TOTAL REVENUE $1,474,155
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,341,377
   Administrative Expenses $161,126
   Fundraising Expenses $50,175
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,552,678
   
Payments to Affiliates $41,192
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-78,523
   
Net Assets $207,359

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
Coordinating Workplace Giving Campaigns $1,341,377 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 79.05 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.55 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 78.02 two stars
2014-06 12/22/2015 76.68 two stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 71.35 two stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 71.37 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 78.64 two stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 90.24 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 87.90 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 91.78 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2010 91.12 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 74.47 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 77.95 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 74.69 two stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 74.13 two stars
2002-09 01/01/2004 68.66 one star
2001-09 02/05/2003 68.73 one star

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

EIN 94-2840364
Name in IRS Master File ENVIRONMENTAL FEDERATION OF CALIFORNIA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 November, 1982
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$82,824 5.33% Patricia Smith Executive Director

Founded in 1982, EarthShare California's mission is to protect, support and improve California's natural heritage of clean air, safe water, diverse wildlife, and healthy communities and families by raising funds for leading environmental organizations. Earth Share of California coordinates workplace giving for over eighty carefully selected environmental charities. Part of the national EarthShare network, EarthShare California offers business partners the opportunity to connect with the most respected organizations, offering solutions to environmental business questions, volunteer opportunities and networking. Our member organizations have been instrumental in maintaining the California landscape, and many have influenced eco-friendly legislation, including the tax credit for energy efficient vehicles.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
EarthShare California (CA) 79.05 two stars
Friends of the Earth (DC) 97.85 four stars
Bioneers (NM) 91.72 four stars
Yosemite Conservancy (CA) 88.52 three stars
Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (NC) 96.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

EarthShare California
870 Market Street
Suite 703
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (800) 368-1819
fax: (415) 800-6592
EIN: 94-2840364

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Board Leadership

Scott McIntyre
President

CEO

Pat Smith
Executive Director

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