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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

International Rivers

People, water, life

three stars

85.58

2054 University Avenue Suite 300
Berkeley, CA 94704
tel: (510) 848-1155   Web Site
EIN: 94-3158295

Board Leadership
Deborah Moore
Chair

CEO
Peter Bosshard
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.58 three stars
  Financial 82.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

82.84

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
74.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Rivers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Rivers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Rivers (CA) 85.58 three stars
American Whitewater (NC) 91.13 four stars
River Network (CO) 85.36 three stars
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater (NY) 86.62 three stars
Great River Greening (MN) 92.24 four stars

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Founded in 1985, International Rivers (also known as International Rivers Network) protects rivers and defends the rights of communities that depend on them. We oppose destructive dams and the development model they advance, and encourage better ways of meeting people's needs for water, energy and protection from damaging floods. We work with a global network of dam-affected people, environmentalists, human rights advocates and experts who are committed to fighting destructive river projects and promoting better alternatives. Focusing our work is in Latin America, Asia and Africa, we foster grassroots organizations in more than 60 countries and promote the leadership of our regional partners by providing technical and strategic advice.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,511,144
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $191,855
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,702,999
   Program Service Revenue $12,326
Total Primary Revenue $1,715,325
   Other Revenue $11,204
TOTAL REVENUE $1,726,529
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,836,364
   Administrative Expenses $321,618
   Fundraising Expenses $254,075
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,412,057
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-685,528
   
Net Assets $1,930,363

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.58 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.53 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 90.68 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 84.04 three stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 89.73 three stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 80.97 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.19 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 92.35 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 95.67 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 89.16 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 77.09 two stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 81.54 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 77.07 two stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 86.58 three stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 85.10 three stars
2001-12 06/09/2003 81.97 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 94-3158295
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL RIVERS NETWORK
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 (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]
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$89,770 3.72% Jason Rainey Executive Director

Founded in 1985, International Rivers (also known as International Rivers Network) protects rivers and defends the rights of communities that depend on them. We oppose destructive dams and the development model they advance, and encourage better ways of meeting people's needs for water, energy and protection from damaging floods. We work with a global network of dam-affected people, environmentalists, human rights advocates and experts who are committed to fighting destructive river projects and promoting better alternatives. Focusing our work is in Latin America, Asia and Africa, we foster grassroots organizations in more than 60 countries and promote the leadership of our regional partners by providing technical and strategic advice.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Rivers (CA) 85.58 three stars
James River Association (VA) 88.95 three stars
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (GA) 95.03 four stars
Riverkeeper (NY) 92.86 four stars
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater (NY) 86.62 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Rivers
2054 University Avenue
Suite 300
Berkeley, CA 94704
tel: (510) 848-1155
fax: (510) 848-1008
EIN: 94-3158295

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Board Leadership

Deborah Moore
Chair

CEO

Peter Bosshard
Interim Executive Director

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