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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation (Fundraising)

Waterkeeper Alliance

The voice for the world's waters

four stars

94.28

180 Maiden Lane Suite 603
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 747-0622   Web Site
EIN: 13-4071318

Board Leadership
Glenn R. Rink
Chair

CEO
Marc A. Yaggi
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.28 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
87.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 65.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Waterkeeper Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Waterkeeper Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Waterkeeper Alliance (NY) 94.28 four stars
Great Swamp Watershed Association (NJ) 94.32 four stars
Living Lands and Waters (IL) 94.05 four stars
Alliance For The Great Lakes (IL) 97.76 four stars
SoundWaters (CT) 90.83 four stars

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Waterkeeper Alliance's mission is to strengthen and grow a global network of grassroots leaders protecting everyone's right to clean water. Today, Waterkeeper Alliance is made up of over 300 Waterkeeper Organizations and Affiliates protecting rivers, lakes and coastal waterways on 6 continents. They are the largest and fastest growing nonprofit solely focused on clean water and their goal is swimmable, drinkable and fishable water everywhere. They accomplish this by holding polluters accountable and connecting local Waterkeeper organizations worldwide.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,466,974
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $661,785
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,128,759
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $10,128,759
   Other Revenue $-207,590
TOTAL REVENUE $9,921,169
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,512,587
   Administrative Expenses $377,162
   Fundraising Expenses $450,195
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,339,944
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,418,775
   
Net Assets $2,683,599

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
Support for Individual Waterkeeper Organizations $7,541,081 71.7%
Clean and Safe Energy $632,912 6.0%
Annual Conference $389,777 3.7%

Ratings History
Waterkeeper Alliance has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.28 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 07/01/2015 94.95 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 86.64 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 76.81 two stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 76.74 two stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 74.86 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 73.29 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.54 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 04/01/2011 79.36 two stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 85.52 three stars
2007-09 09/01/2008 85.53 three stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 87.88 three stars
2005-09 06/01/2006 85.54 three stars
2004-09 10/01/2005 81.78 three stars
2003-09 10/01/2004 82.02 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 13-4071318
Name in IRS Master File WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE INC
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
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 June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$189,615 1.67% Marc Yaggi Executive Director

Waterkeeper Alliance's mission is to strengthen and grow a global network of grassroots leaders protecting everyone's right to clean water. Today, Waterkeeper Alliance is made up of over 300 Waterkeeper Organizations and Affiliates protecting rivers, lakes and coastal waterways on 6 continents. They are the largest and fastest growing nonprofit solely focused on clean water and their goal is swimmable, drinkable and fishable water everywhere. They accomplish this by holding polluters accountable and connecting local Waterkeeper organizations worldwide.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Waterkeeper Alliance (NY) 94.28 four stars
The Wetlands Initiative (IL) 90.82 four stars
Clean Water Fund (DC) 90.80 four stars
Alliance For The Great Lakes (IL) 97.76 four stars
League to Save Lake Tahoe (CA) 87.42 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Waterkeeper Alliance
180 Maiden Lane
Suite 603
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 747-0622
fax: (212) 747-0611
EIN: 13-4071318

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Board Leadership

Glenn R. Rink
Chair

CEO

Marc A. Yaggi
Executive Director

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