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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide

Collaborating across borders to secure climate justice & defend human rights in communities around the world!

four stars

98.09

1412 Pearl Street Eugene, OR 97401
tel: (541) 687-8454   Web Site
EIN: 94-3116602

Board Leadership
David Hunter
President & Chair

CEO
Bern Johnson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.09 four stars
  Financial 97.30 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) gives public interest lawyers and scientists around the world the skills and resources they need to protect the environment through law. More than 300 grassroots lawyers and scientists in 70 countries participate in the ELAW network. By giving our partners the legal and scientific support they need, ELAW helps challenge environmental abuses and builds a worldwide corps of skilled, committed advocates working to protect ecosystems and communities for generations to come.

The Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) gives public interest lawyers and scientists around the world the skills and resources they need to protect the environment through law. More than 300 grassroots lawyers and scientists in 70 countries participate in the ELAW network. By giving our partners the legal and scientific support they need, ELAW helps challenge environmental abuses and builds a worldwide corps of skilled, committed advocates working to protect ecosystems and communities for generations to come.

Financial

four stars

97.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (OR) 98.09 four stars
Pinelands Preservation Alliance (NJ) 86.14 three stars
Environmental Law Institute (DC) 86.19 three stars
Environmental Working Group (DC) 92.58 four stars
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MN) 93.82 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,938,573
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,938,573
   Program Service Revenue $9,433
Total Primary Revenue $1,948,006
   Other Revenue $13,651
TOTAL REVENUE $1,961,657
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,320,790
   Administrative Expenses $77,752
   Fundraising Expenses $159,350
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,557,892
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $403,765
   
Net Assets $2,060,407

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 98.09 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 92.51 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.20 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 98.93 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 88.83 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 86.69 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 84.88 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 91.01 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 87.87 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 85.87 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.41 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 91.96 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 90.88 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 95.88 four stars
2006-12 08/01/2007 70.47 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 70.69 two stars
2004-12 08/01/2005 73.05 two stars
2003-12 08/01/2004 67.81 one star
2002-12 02/01/2004 78.19 two stars
2001-12 06/09/2003 75.19 two 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 94-3116602
Name in IRS Master File ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ALLIANCE WORLDWIDE
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 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 June, 1990
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
$128,000 8.21% Bern Johnson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (OR) 98.09 four stars
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (MD) 91.26 four stars
Pesticide Action Network North America (CA) 89.13 three stars
Group for the East End (NY) 90.61 four stars
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (DC) 92.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide
1412 Pearl Street
Eugene, OR 97401
tel: (541) 687-8454
fax: (541) 687-0535
EIN: 94-3116602

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Board Leadership

David Hunter
President & Chair

CEO

Bern Johnson
Executive Director

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