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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Environmental Advocates of New York

Your government watchdog in the state capital

four stars

95.99

353 Hamilton Street Albany, NY 12210
tel: (518) 462-5526   Web Site
EIN: 22-2360736

Board Leadership
John Buttrick
Chair

CEO
Peter Iwanowicz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.99 four stars
  Financial 94.33 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1969, Environmental Advocates of New York's mission is to protect our air, land, water and wildlife and the health of all New Yorkers. Based in Albany, we monitor state government, evaluate proposed laws, and champion policies and practices that will ensure the responsible stewardship of our shared environment. We work to support and strengthen the efforts of New York's environmental community and to make our state a national leader. We are the New York State affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and confer regularly with colleagues in across the country through our membership in the State Environmental Leadership Conference.

Founded in 1969, Environmental Advocates of New York's mission is to protect our air, land, water and wildlife and the health of all New Yorkers. Based in Albany, we monitor state government, evaluate proposed laws, and champion policies and practices that will ensure the responsible stewardship of our shared environment. We work to support and strengthen the efforts of New York's environmental community and to make our state a national leader. We are the New York State affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and confer regularly with colleagues in across the country through our membership in the State Environmental Leadership Conference.

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Financial

four stars

94.33

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.46
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Advocates of New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Advocates of New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Advocates of New York (NY) 95.99 four stars
Coming Clean (VT) 88.79 three stars
Greenbelt Alliance (CA) 85.34 three stars
Clean Wisconsin (WI) 89.92 three stars
Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CO) 92.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,224,050
   Federated Campaigns $2,262
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,226,312
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,226,312
   Other Revenue $331,929
TOTAL REVENUE $1,558,241
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,065,810
   Administrative Expenses $157,133
   Fundraising Expenses $70,259
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,293,202
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $265,039
   
Net Assets $1,726,353

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
Safe Climate for All $531,683 49.9%
Clean Water for All $390,268 36.6%
Clean and Healthy Communities for All $108,063 10.1%

Ratings History
Environmental Advocates of New York has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 95.99 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 99.79 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 92.70 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 95.10 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.55 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 85.72 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 86.41 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 92.52 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 93.03 four stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 91.68 four stars
2009-12 06/01/2012 81.67 three stars
2009-12 06/01/2012 81.67 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2007-12 12/01/2008 90.54 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 70.44 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 86.04 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 81.57 three stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 89.80 three stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 93.41 four 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 22-2360736
Name in IRS Master File ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCATES OF NEW YORK INC
NTEE Code C05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (529) Ecology or conservation
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 August, 1981
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
$146,206 11.30% Peter Iwanowicz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Advocates of New York (NY) 95.99 four stars
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (DC) 91.45 four stars
The Climate Reality Project (DC) 94.56 four stars
World Resources Institute (DC) 98.23 four stars
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (OR) 91.03 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Environmental Advocates of New York
353 Hamilton Street
Albany, NY 12210
tel: (518) 462-5526
EIN: 22-2360736

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Board Leadership

John Buttrick
Chair

CEO

Peter Iwanowicz
Executive Director

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