Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation (Grantmaking)

Waterkeeper Alliance

The voice for the world's waters

four stars

92.61

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 92.61 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of new advocates recruited
24
Number of unique website visitors
259,691
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
1,076,860
Facebook engagement
161,702
Facebook growth
56,551
Twitter engagement
41,885
Twitter growth
53,901
Instagram engagement
16,914
Instagram growth
9,084
This impact information is current as of October 2019, 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

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
92.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.11
  Program Expenses Growth 33.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Waterkeeper Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Waterkeeper Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,287,109
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,049,923
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $20,337,032
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $20,337,032
   Other Revenue $-254,424
TOTAL REVENUE $20,082,608
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $17,575,746
   Administrative Expenses $704,962
   Fundraising Expenses $855,534
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,136,242
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $946,366
   
Net Assets $1,891,426

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$200,000 1.04% Robert F. Kennedy President
Other Salaries of Note
$199,500 1.04% Marc Yaggi Executive Director

Mission

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) 92.61 four stars
Alliance For The Great Lakes (IL) 92.29 four stars
The Wetlands Initiative (IL) 99.91 four stars
Mono Lake Committee (CA) 89.18 three stars
Living Lands and Waters (IL) 88.95 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