Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment

Fostering Stewardship. Building Community. Demanding Justice.

four stars

96.47

201 4th Street Suite 102
Oakland, CA 94607
tel: (510) 658-0702   Web Site
EIN: 94-3179772

Board Leadership
Jill Ratner
President

CEO
Tim Little
Executive Director & Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.47 four stars
  Financial 95.01 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We support grassroots initiatives that help build a world in which individuals, organizations, and communities are empowered to promote stewardship of nature, inspire people to take action, and hold government and corporations accountable.
To accomplish our mission, we:
*Foster Stewardship
*Build Community
*Demand Justice

The Rose Foundation is a grantmaking public charity that specializes in administering mitigation payments and class-action settlement awards, and using these funds to support grassroots-based conservation, social justice, and consumer protection projects in close conformance with the nexus of the specific settlement. The Rose Foundation has pursued its goals since our founding in 1992, awarding more than $50 million in community grants and training and empowering over 160 youth environmental leaders annually in our New Voices Are Rising program.

The Rose Foundation has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for 10 years in-a-row!

We support grassroots initiatives that help build a world in which individuals, organizations, and communities are empowered to promote stewardship of nature, inspire people to take action, and hold government and corporations accountable.
To accomplish our mission, we:
*Foster Stewardship
*Build Community
*Demand Justice

The Rose Foundation is a grantmaking public charity that specializes in administering mitigation payments and class-action settlement awards, and using these funds to support grassroots-based conservation, social justice, and consumer protection projects in close conformance with the nexus of the specific settlement. The Rose Foundation has pursued its goals since our founding in 1992, awarding more than $50 million in community grants and training and empowering over 160 youth environmental leaders annually in our New Voices Are Rising program.

The Rose Foundation has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for 10 years in-a-row!

Financial

four stars

95.01

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
93.6%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,309,661
   Federated Campaigns $13,387
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $69,158
Total Contributions $4,392,206
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,392,206
   Other Revenue $260,397
TOTAL REVENUE $4,652,603
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,811,027
   Administrative Expenses $266,073
   Fundraising Expenses $276,087
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,353,187
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,700,584
   
Net Assets $5,580,069

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$120,000 1.88% Tim Little Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$65,000 1.02% Jill Ratner President

Mission

We support grassroots initiatives that help build a world in which individuals, organizations, and communities are empowered to promote stewardship of nature, inspire people to take action, and hold government and corporations accountable.
To accomplish our mission, we:
*Foster Stewardship
*Build Community
*Demand Justice

The Rose Foundation is a grantmaking public charity that specializes in administering mitigation payments and class-action settlement awards, and using these funds to support grassroots-based conservation, social justice, and consumer protection projects in close conformance with the nexus of the specific settlement. The Rose Foundation has pursued its goals since our founding in 1992, awarding more than $50 million in community grants and training and empowering over 160 youth environmental leaders annually in our New Voices Are Rising program.

The Rose Foundation has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for 10 years in-a-row!

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment (CA) 96.47 four stars
The Conservation Fund (VA) 90.94 four stars
Sierra Club Foundation (CA) 95.87 four stars
Climate Central (NJ) 85.98 three stars
EarthShare Texas (TX) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment
201 4th Street
Suite 102
Oakland, CA 94607
tel: (510) 658-0702
fax: (510) 658-0732
EIN: 94-3179772

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Board Leadership

Jill Ratner
President

CEO

Tim Little
Executive Director & Co-Founder