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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

International Rivers

For people, water, and life

three stars

84.35

1330 Broadway 3rd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 848-1155   Web Site
EIN: 94-3158295

Board Leadership
Scott Spann
Chair

CEO
Darryl Knudsen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.35 three stars
  Financial 77.87 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

International Rivers protects rivers and defends the rights of communities that depend on them. We work with a global network of river protectors who are committed to preserving our freshwater resources, and promoting clean and just energy solutions. Our programs are located in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Additionally, we foster grassroots organizations in more than 60 countries, promoting the leadership of our regional partners by providing technical and strategic advice.

International Rivers protects rivers and defends the rights of communities that depend on them. We work with a global network of river protectors who are committed to preserving our freshwater resources, and promoting clean and just energy solutions. Our programs are located in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Additionally, we foster grassroots organizations in more than 60 countries, promoting the leadership of our regional partners by providing technical and strategic advice.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of organizational partners
83
Number of research or policy analysis products developed, e.g., reports, briefs
10
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

77.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
68.8%
  Administrative Expenses 18.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.3%
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) 84.35 three stars
Stroud Water Research Center (PA) 91.86 four stars
American Whitewater (NC) 97.05 four stars
American Rivers (DC) 91.28 four stars
Anacostia Watershed Society (MD) 91.28 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,555,864
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $109,474
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,665,338
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,665,338
   Other Revenue $6,453
TOTAL REVENUE $3,671,791
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,376,946
   Administrative Expenses $668,937
   Fundraising Expenses $325,132
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,371,015
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,300,776
   
Net Assets $2,405,419

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
2018-12 06/01/2020 84.35 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 82.82 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 82.97 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 83.53 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.29 three stars
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

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]
Ruling Date October, 1992
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,742 4.50% Katherine Horner Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Rivers (CA) 84.35 three stars
Stroud Water Research Center (PA) 91.86 four stars
River Network (CO) 94.78 four stars
Anacostia Watershed Society (MD) 91.28 four stars
Blue Water Baltimore (MD) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Rivers
1330 Broadway
3rd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 848-1155
fax: (510) 848-1008
EIN: 94-3158295

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Board Leadership

Scott Spann
Chair

CEO

Darryl Knudsen
Executive Director

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