Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Union of Concerned Scientists

Citizens and scientists for environmental solutions

four stars

91.14

Two Brattle Square Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (617) 547-5552   Web Site
EIN: 04-2535767

Board Leadership
Anne R. Kapuscinski
Chair

CEO
Kenneth Kimmell
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.14 four stars
  Financial 88.14 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems. Joining with citizens across the country, we combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.

UCS members are people from all walks of life: parents and businesspeople, biologists and physicists, teachers and students. Our achievements over the decades show that thoughtful action based on the best available science can help safeguard our future and the future of our planet.

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems. Joining with citizens across the country, we combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.

UCS members are people from all walks of life: parents and businesspeople, biologists and physicists, teachers and students. Our achievements over the decades show that thoughtful action based on the best available science can help safeguard our future and the future of our planet.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2015
Number of supporters
453,859
Number of Science Network members
16,828
Number of advocate or trained spokesperson citations in the media
12,664
Number of people inspired to take action
752,019
Number of first-time donors
16,512
Average number of dollars given by new donors
45
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Financial

three stars

88.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.34
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Union of Concerned Scientists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Union of Concerned Scientists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $29,661,136
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $29,661,136
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $29,661,136
   Other Revenue $764,616
TOTAL REVENUE $30,425,752
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $25,176,350
   Administrative Expenses $1,284,014
   Fundraising Expenses $5,409,556
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,869,920
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,444,168
   
Net Assets $38,356,865

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$275,618 0.86% Kenneth Kimmell President
Other Salaries of Note
$248,379 0.77% Kathleen Rest Executive Director

Mission

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems. Joining with citizens across the country, we combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.

UCS members are people from all walks of life: parents and businesspeople, biologists and physicists, teachers and students. Our achievements over the decades show that thoughtful action based on the best available science can help safeguard our future and the future of our planet.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Union of Concerned Scientists (MA) 91.14 four stars
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (OR) 98.09 four stars
World Resources Institute (DC) 96.46 four stars
Conservation Minnesota (MN) 93.98 four stars
Environmental Advocates of New York (NY) 92.70 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Union of Concerned Scientists
Two Brattle Square
Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (617) 547-5552
fax: (617) 864-9405
EIN: 04-2535767

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Board Leadership

Anne R. Kapuscinski
Chair

CEO

Kenneth Kimmell
President