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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Center for Creative Land Recycling

Identifying and implementing responsible patterns of land use and development

89.39

200 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza 5th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (415) 398-1080   Web Site
EIN: 94-3302410

Board Leadership
Bill Witte
President

CEO
Sarah Sieloff
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39
  Financial 85.00
  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

85.00

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)
87.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth -7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Creative Land Recycling on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Creative Land Recycling on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Creative Land Recycling (CA) 89.39
GrowNYC (NY) 95.47
Toxic-Free Future (WA) 90.47
Pure Earth (NY) 91.09
Carbonfund.org (NY) 100.00

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The Center for Creative Land Recycling (CCLR or "see clear") is focused on creating sustainable communities and encouraging environmentally conscious and socially responsible development. Our goal is to revitalize urban areas, discourage urban sprawl, conserve greenspace, reduce energy consumption, and reverse climate change through the facilitation of land recycling. We believe that the creative reuse of already used lands, (often environmentally-distressed properties, commonly referred to as "brownfields") is the key to responsible land use and sustainable development. Our work is accomplished through training, technical assistance and funding for communities who are attempting to turn around vacant or environmentally distressed properties through creative private, public, and nonprofit partnerships. CCLR was founded in 1996 as a project of The Trust for Public Land (TPL), and became an independent 501(c)(3) organization in 1999.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $185,930
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $648,960
Total Contributions $834,890
   Program Service Revenue $117,160
Total Primary Revenue $952,050
   Other Revenue $536
TOTAL REVENUE $952,586
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $716,926
   Administrative Expenses $63,211
   Fundraising Expenses $70,513
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $850,650
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $101,936
   
Net Assets $548,162

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.39
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 88.21
2013-12 12/22/2014 90.99
2012-12 03/01/2014 80.46
2011-12 02/01/2013 92.10
2010-12 03/01/2012 92.50
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.37
2009-12 10/01/2011 91.58
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.33
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 95.47
2007-12 07/01/2009 85.14
2006-12 04/01/2008 86.06
2005-12 02/01/2007 83.17
2004-12 05/01/2006 64.61
2003-12 03/01/2005 66.97
2002-12 10/01/2003 54.35 0 stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 45.45 0 stars

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

EIN 94-3302410
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR CREATIVE LAND RECYCLING
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
(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, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$204,428 24.03% Stephanie Shakofsky Executive Director

The Center for Creative Land Recycling (CCLR or "see clear") is focused on creating sustainable communities and encouraging environmentally conscious and socially responsible development. Our goal is to revitalize urban areas, discourage urban sprawl, conserve greenspace, reduce energy consumption, and reverse climate change through the facilitation of land recycling. We believe that the creative reuse of already used lands, (often environmentally-distressed properties, commonly referred to as "brownfields") is the key to responsible land use and sustainable development. Our work is accomplished through training, technical assistance and funding for communities who are attempting to turn around vacant or environmentally distressed properties through creative private, public, and nonprofit partnerships. CCLR was founded in 1996 as a project of The Trust for Public Land (TPL), and became an independent 501(c)(3) organization in 1999.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Creative Land Recycling (CA) 89.39
Toxic-Free Future (WA) 90.47
Pure Earth (NY) 91.09
Bring Recycling (OR) 93.12
Carbonfund.org (NY) 100.00

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Creative Land Recycling
200 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
5th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (415) 398-1080
fax: (415) 398-5738
EIN: 94-3302410

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Board Leadership

Bill Witte
President

CEO

Sarah Sieloff
Executive Director

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