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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Global Green USA

Fostering a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future

three stars

82.44

c/o WeWorks 520 Broadway Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90404
tel: (310) 581-2700   Web Site
EIN: 77-0387124

Board Leadership
Ian Reece and Trammell S. Crow
Co-Chairs

CEO
Walker Wells
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.44 three stars
  Financial 75.17 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1993, Global Green USA (GG USA) is the American arm of Green Cross International (GCI), which was created by President Mikhail S. Gorbachev to foster a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future by reconnecting humanity with the environment. Global Green is working to address some of the greatest challenges facing humanity. In the United States our work is primarily focused on stemming global climate change by creating green buildings and cities. GG USA's unique approach merges innovative research, cutting-edge community based projects and targeted advocacy. Internationally, Global Green and its affiliates are working toward: eliminating weapons of mass destruction and providing clean, safe drinking water for everyone.

Founded in 1993, Global Green USA (GG USA) is the American arm of Green Cross International (GCI), which was created by President Mikhail S. Gorbachev to foster a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future by reconnecting humanity with the environment. Global Green is working to address some of the greatest challenges facing humanity. In the United States our work is primarily focused on stemming global climate change by creating green buildings and cities. GG USA's unique approach merges innovative research, cutting-edge community based projects and targeted advocacy. Internationally, Global Green and its affiliates are working toward: eliminating weapons of mass destruction and providing clean, safe drinking water for everyone.

Financial

two stars

75.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 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)
68.1%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.97
  Program Expenses Growth -7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Green USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Green USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Green USA (CA) 82.44 three stars
Connecticut Fund for the Environment (CT) 92.57 four stars
Center for Biological Diversity (AZ) 97.86 four stars
Earthjustice (CA) 93.37 four stars
Conservation Law Foundation (MA) 89.94 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,284,350
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $133,624
Total Contributions $1,417,974
   Program Service Revenue $282,526
Total Primary Revenue $1,700,500
   Other Revenue $51,056
TOTAL REVENUE $1,751,556
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,602,456
   Administrative Expenses $254,412
   Fundraising Expenses $533,724
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,390,592
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-639,036
   
Net Assets $4,751,205

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
Green Urbanism Program $601,533 37.5%
Water $521,789 32.6%
Gulf Coast and Green Rebuilding $305,791 19.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 82.44 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 87.67 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.71 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 80.46 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2015 90.55 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 83.61 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 89.33 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 97.43 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 94.79 four stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 92.83 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.81 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 89.41 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 91.06 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 95.78 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 91.58 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 76.45 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 78.38 two stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 65.20 one star
2002-12 05/01/2004 90.87 four stars
2001-12 06/09/2003 82.59 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 77-0387124
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL GREEN USA
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 July, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$180,000 7.52% Lester McCabe President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Green USA (CA) 82.44 three stars
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (DC) 92.02 four stars
ecoAmerica (DC) 88.77 three stars
World Resources Institute (DC) 95.47 four stars
Ceres (MA) 93.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Global Green USA
c/o WeWorks
520 Broadway Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90404
tel: (310) 581-2700
EIN: 77-0387124

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Board Leadership

Ian Reece and Trammell S. Crow
Co-Chairs

CEO

Walker Wells
Executive Director

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