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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Georgia Conservancy

We conserve Georgia land and waters.

three stars

86.47

230 Peachtree Street NW Suite 1250
Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (404) 876-2900   Web Site
EIN: 58-1027246

Board Leadership
C. Edward Dobbs
Chair

CEO
Robert Ramsay
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.47 three stars
  Financial 84.35 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1967, the Georgia Conservancy is a statewide, member-supported environmental organization. Our mission is to protect Georgia's natural resources for present and future generations by advocating sound environmental policies, advancing sustainable growth practices and facilitating common-ground solutions to environmental challenges.
The Conservancy focuses on environmental advocacy, land conservation, coastal protection, growth management and water quality and supply.
Our Vision: a Georgia where people and the environment thrive.

Founded in 1967, the Georgia Conservancy is a statewide, member-supported environmental organization. Our mission is to protect Georgia's natural resources for present and future generations by advocating sound environmental policies, advancing sustainable growth practices and facilitating common-ground solutions to environmental challenges.
The Conservancy focuses on environmental advocacy, land conservation, coastal protection, growth management and water quality and supply.
Our Vision: a Georgia where people and the environment thrive.

Financial

three stars

84.35

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Georgia Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Georgia Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Georgia Conservancy (GA) 86.47 three stars
The Conservation Fund (VA) 96.46 four stars
Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (LA) 85.48 three stars
The Adirondack Council (NY) 97.45 four stars
National Environmental Education Foundation (DC) 90.40 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $975,376
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $186,432
   Fundraising Events $21,600
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,183,408
   Program Service Revenue $97,558
Total Primary Revenue $1,280,966
   Other Revenue $166,411
TOTAL REVENUE $1,447,377
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,229,711
   Administrative Expenses $172,440
   Fundraising Expenses $223,836
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,625,987
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-178,610
   
Net Assets $1,066,145

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
Stewardship, Trips and Service $365,798 29.7%
Sustainable Growth Management $325,093 26.4%
Land Conservation $179,380 14.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 86.47 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 86.57 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 87.45 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.27 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 82.46 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 84.52 three stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 84.14 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 76.06 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 70.11 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 74.90 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 71.85 two stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 77.33 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2008 87.87 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 90.11 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 90.17 four stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 85.54 three 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 58-1027246
Name in IRS Master File GEORGIA CONSERVANCY INC
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 September, 1967
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$127,155 7.82% Robert Ramsay President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Georgia Conservancy (GA) 86.47 three stars
Training Resources for the Environmental Community (NM) 88.52 three stars
Acterra (CA) 90.34 four stars
EarthShare Texas (TX) 85.85 three stars
Environmental Defense Fund (NY) 92.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Georgia Conservancy
230 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 1250
Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (404) 876-2900
fax: (404) 872-9229
EIN: 58-1027246

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Board Leadership

C. Edward Dobbs
Chair

CEO

Robert Ramsay
President

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