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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Forest Stewardship Council - U.S.

Changing the dialogue about the practice of sustainable forestry

three stars

87.73

708 First Street North Suite 235
Minneapolis, MN 55401
tel: (612) 353-4511   Web Site
EIN: 03-0355315

Board Leadership
Sophie Beckham
Chair

CEO
Corey Brinkema
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.73 three stars
  Financial 83.12 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Forest Stewardship Council-U.S. (FSC-US) is the U.S. chapter of FSC International, an organization devoted to encouraging the responsible management of the world's forests. FSC was created in 1993 to change the dialogue about and the practice of sustainable forestry worldwide. FSC sets high standards that ensure forestry is practiced in an environmentally responsible, socially beneficial, and economically viable way. FSC-U.S. coordinates the development of forest management standards throughout the different biogeographic regions of the U.S., provides public information about certification and FSC, and works with certification organizations to promote FSC certification in the U.S.

Forest Stewardship Council-U.S. (FSC-US) is the U.S. chapter of FSC International, an organization devoted to encouraging the responsible management of the world's forests. FSC was created in 1993 to change the dialogue about and the practice of sustainable forestry worldwide. FSC sets high standards that ensure forestry is practiced in an environmentally responsible, socially beneficial, and economically viable way. FSC-U.S. coordinates the development of forest management standards throughout the different biogeographic regions of the U.S., provides public information about certification and FSC, and works with certification organizations to promote FSC certification in the U.S.

Financial

three stars

83.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forest Stewardship Council - U.S. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forest Stewardship Council - U.S. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forest Stewardship Council - U.S. (MN) 87.73 three stars
New England Forestry Foundation (MA) 89.97 three stars
Rainforest Foundation US (NY) 98.23 four stars
American Forest Foundation (DC) 96.39 four stars
The Arbor Day Foundation (NE) 86.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $152,634
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $152,634
   Program Service Revenue $1,997,532
Total Primary Revenue $2,150,166
   Other Revenue $892
TOTAL REVENUE $2,151,058
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,860,752
   Administrative Expenses $158,037
   Fundraising Expenses $4,938
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,023,727
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $127,331
   
Net Assets $488,479

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
System Integrity $967,591 52.0%
Grow Demand $781,516 42.0%
Increase Domestic Acreage $111,645 6.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.73 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 88.36 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 82.31 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.29 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 85.31 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 86.44 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 83.99 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 85.23 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 75.83 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 66.50 one star
 
CN 1.0
2007-12 12/01/2008 61.48 one star
2006-12 10/01/2007 68.25 one star
2005-12 09/01/2006 73.73 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 55.00 one star
2003-12 09/01/2004 61.98 one star
2002-12 01/01/2004 90.33 four 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 03-0355315
Name in IRS Master File US WORKING GROUP INC
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 June, 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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$212,696 10.51% Corey Brinkema President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forest Stewardship Council - U.S. (MN) 87.73 three stars
National Forest Foundation (MT) 93.66 four stars
American Forests (DC) 86.81 three stars
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 89.83 three stars
Rainforest Trust (VA) 94.69 four stars

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Forest Stewardship Council - U.S.
708 First Street North
Suite 235
Minneapolis, MN 55401
tel: (612) 353-4511
EIN: 03-0355315

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Board Leadership

Sophie Beckham
Chair

CEO

Corey Brinkema
President

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