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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Clean Air Council

Protecting everyone's right to breathe clean air

four stars

91.83

135 South 19th Street Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (215) 567-4004   Web Site
EIN: 23-1683461

Board Leadership
Russ Allen
President

CEO
Joseph Otis Minott
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.83 four stars
  Financial 96.51 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Clean Air Council is a member-supported environmental organization serving the Mid-Atlantic Region. The Council is dedicated to protecting and defending everyone's right to a healthy environment. The Council works through a broad array of related sustainability and public health initiatives, using public education, community action, government oversight, and enforcement of environmental laws.

Clean Air Council is a member-supported environmental organization serving the Mid-Atlantic Region. The Council is dedicated to protecting and defending everyone's right to a healthy environment. The Council works through a broad array of related sustainability and public health initiatives, using public education, community action, government oversight, and enforcement of environmental laws.

Financial

four stars

96.51

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 9.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Clean Air Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Clean Air Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
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Our staff
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It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback
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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Clean Air Council (PA) 91.83 four stars
Conservation Minnesota (MN) 88.88 three stars
1000 Friends of Florida (FL) 87.65 three stars
Greenbelt Alliance (CA) 85.34 three stars
Conservation Law Foundation (MA) 96.63 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,980,975
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $243,017
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $200,467
Total Contributions $2,424,459
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,424,459
   Other Revenue $42,978
TOTAL REVENUE $2,467,437
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,417,280
   Administrative Expenses $382,579
   Fundraising Expenses $78,572
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,878,431
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-410,994
   
Net Assets $1,999,756

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
Outdoor Air Quality Education $1,096,353 45.4%
Transportation Education $739,587 30.6%
Global Warming Education $275,291 11.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2020 91.83 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 23-1683461
Name in IRS Master File CLEAN AIR COUNCIL
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 (263) Association of employees
(59) Other school related activities
(927) Fundraising
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 February, 1968
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,340 4.77% Joseph O. Minott Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Clean Air Council (PA) 91.83 four stars
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (DC) 91.45 four stars
Conservation Law Foundation (MA) 96.63 four stars
Oregon Environmental Council (OR) 90.19 four stars
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (UT) 97.87 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Clean Air Council
135 South 19th Street
Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (215) 567-4004
fax: (215) 567-5791
EIN: 23-1683461

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Board Leadership

Russ Allen
President

CEO

Joseph Otis Minott
Executive Director

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