Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Union of Concerned Scientists

Citizens and scientists for environmental solutions

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four stars

90.64

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 90.64 four stars
  Financial 87.39 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Impact Information

Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of supporters
483,338
Number of Science Network members
20,645
Number of first-time donors
27,399
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Financial

three stars

87.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.47
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.6%
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 $36,524,506
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $36,524,506
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $36,524,506
   Other Revenue $772,498
TOTAL REVENUE $37,297,004
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $25,034,900
   Administrative Expenses $1,337,708
   Fundraising Expenses $6,320,469
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $32,693,077
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,603,927
   
Net Assets $45,760,480

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$284,359 0.86% Kenneth Kimmell President
Other Salaries of Note
$255,387 0.78% 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) 90.64 four stars
Environmental Law Institute (DC) 86.19 three stars
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (DC) 92.02 four stars
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (DC) 90.15 four stars
Ceres (MA) 93.57 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