Research and Public Policy : Non-Medical Science & Technology Research

Woods Hole Research Center

Climate Science & Solutions

four stars

91.69

149 Woods Hole Road Falmouth, MA 02540
tel: (508) 540-9900   Web Site
EIN: 04-3005094

Board Leadership
William Moomaw
Chair

CEO
Philip B. Duffy
President and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.69 four stars
  Financial 88.26 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Woods Hole Research Center is an independent research center dedicated to discovering and implementing solutions to climate change. We focus on the threats that pose the greatest risk to humanity, including tipping points and tropical deforestation. Our work involves satellite remote sensing, field work, modeling, and on the ground engagement in key locations around the world. Working locally and globally, we merge natural science with economics to discover sustainable paths for human prosperity and stewardship of the Earth's natural resources.

Woods Hole Research Center is an independent research center dedicated to discovering and implementing solutions to climate change. We focus on the threats that pose the greatest risk to humanity, including tipping points and tropical deforestation. Our work involves satellite remote sensing, field work, modeling, and on the ground engagement in key locations around the world. Working locally and globally, we merge natural science with economics to discover sustainable paths for human prosperity and stewardship of the Earth's natural resources.

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Financial

three stars

88.26

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
67.7%
  Administrative Expenses 23.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.56
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Woods Hole Research Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Woods Hole Research Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,587,692
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $55,825
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,323,656
Total Contributions $11,967,173
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $11,967,173
   Other Revenue $457,463
TOTAL REVENUE $12,424,636
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,065,618
   Administrative Expenses $2,210,156
   Fundraising Expenses $733,429
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,009,203
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,415,433
   
Net Assets $17,920,631

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$272,031 2.71% Philip Duffy President/Executive Director

Mission

Woods Hole Research Center is an independent research center dedicated to discovering and implementing solutions to climate change. We focus on the threats that pose the greatest risk to humanity, including tipping points and tropical deforestation. Our work involves satellite remote sensing, field work, modeling, and on the ground engagement in key locations around the world. Working locally and globally, we merge natural science with economics to discover sustainable paths for human prosperity and stewardship of the Earth's natural resources.

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Woods Hole Research Center (MA) 91.69 four stars
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New York Academy of Sciences (NY) 86.44 three stars
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American Association for the Advancement of Science (DC) 89.09 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Woods Hole Research Center
149 Woods Hole Road
Falmouth, MA 02540
tel: (508) 540-9900
fax: (508) 540-9700
EIN: 04-3005094

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Board Leadership

William Moomaw
Chair

CEO

Philip B. Duffy
President and Executive Director