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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Environmental Health Coalition

Fighting toxic pollution, protecting public health, promoting environmental justice

89.04

2727 Hoover Avenue Suite 202
National City, CA 91950
tel: (619) 474-0220   Web Site
EIN: 95-3798792

Board Leadership
Margaret Godshalk
President

CEO
Diane Takvorian
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.04
  Financial 86.18
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1980, the Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) is dedicated to achieving environmental and social justice. We believe that justice is accomplished by empowered communities acting together to make social change. We organize and advocate to protect public health and the environment threatened by toxic pollution. EHC supports broad efforts that create a just society which foster a healthy and sustainable quality of life. EHC has responded to community needs in the region by empowering citizens through community organization and technical assistance, and by developing policies which lead to long-term solutions. By participating in national and international networks, EHC effectively disseminates information and creates social policy change on a broader scale.

Founded in 1980, the Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) is dedicated to achieving environmental and social justice. We believe that justice is accomplished by empowered communities acting together to make social change. We organize and advocate to protect public health and the environment threatened by toxic pollution. EHC supports broad efforts that create a just society which foster a healthy and sustainable quality of life. EHC has responded to community needs in the region by empowering citizens through community organization and technical assistance, and by developing policies which lead to long-term solutions. By participating in national and international networks, EHC effectively disseminates information and creates social policy change on a broader scale.

Financial

86.18

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
80.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.48
  Program Expenses Growth 26.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 44.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Health Coalition on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Health Coalition on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings or town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
City Heights is one of EHC’s core communities and hosts a diverse population of migrants who identify as Latino, Vietnamese, and Middle Eastern In 2019, EHC hired a new City Heights Community Organizer who identifies as Latina and with a strong background working with migrant communities Some City Heights Community Action Team (CAT) members, our core group of leaders, who identify as Vietnamese expressed concern that with the new hire, the voices of Latino CAT members might be prioritized over theirs especially since the new organizer was Spanish bilingual In response, the City Heights Community Organizer organized recurring meetings with the Vietnamese CAT members so that they could have a direct channel of communication with her At the meetings, Vietnamese interpretation was provided
This Constituent Feedback information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Feedback information published on this organization's page has no effect on its star rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Health Coalition (CA) 89.04
Toxic-Free Future (WA) 89.76
Pesticide Action Network North America (CA) 88.34
Asian Pacific Environmental Network (CA) 90.92
Environmental Working Group (DC) 98.06

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,515,924
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $48,173
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $205,991
Total Contributions $5,770,088
   Program Service Revenue $2,150
Total Primary Revenue $5,772,238
   Other Revenue $24,403
TOTAL REVENUE $5,796,641
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,305,410
   Administrative Expenses $621,535
   Fundraising Expenses $262,581
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,189,526
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $607,115
   
Net Assets $2,111,784

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
Climate Justice Campaign $777,448 18.1%
Toxic Free Neighborhoods Campaign $266,110 6.2%
Healthy Kids Campaign $96,257 2.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 08/03/2021 89.04
2019-06 08/01/2020 87.56
2019-06 04/01/2020 86.61
2018-06 05/01/2019 86.60
2017-06 09/01/2018 80.27
2016-06 06/01/2017 81.94
2015-06 11/01/2016 79.95
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.15
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 77.79
2013-06 09/01/2014 86.10
2012-06 08/01/2013 86.28
2011-06 07/01/2012 79.65
2010-06 09/20/2011 79.84
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 77.47
2009-06 06/01/2010 79.88
2008-06 04/01/2009 78.22
2007-06 08/01/2008 77.88
2006-06 04/01/2007 84.37
2005-06 02/01/2006 92.97
2004-06 03/01/2005 95.55

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-3798792
Name in IRS Master File ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH COALITION
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 (149) Other instruction and training
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(351) Combating or preventing pollution (air, water, 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 April, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$66,588 1.28% Diane Takvorian Executive Director $50,532

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Health Coalition (CA) 89.04
Asian Pacific Environmental Network (CA) 90.92
Pure Earth (NY) 90.59
Toxic-Free Future (WA) 89.76
Communities for a Better Environment (CA) 85.74

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Charity Contact Info

Environmental Health Coalition
2727 Hoover Avenue
Suite 202
National City, CA 91950
tel: (619) 474-0220
fax: (619) 474-1210
EIN: 95-3798792

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Board Leadership

Margaret Godshalk
President

CEO

Diane Takvorian
Executive Director

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