Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Great Swamp Watershed Association

Protecting the water resources of the greater Passaic River region from source to sea.

four stars

94.92

568 Tempe Wick Road Morristown, NJ 07960
tel: (973) 538-3500   Web Site
EIN: 22-2403906

Board Leadership
Nicolas Platt
Chairman

CEO
Sally Rubin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.92 four stars
  Financial 92.82 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.

The Great Swamp Watershed Association is dedicated to protecting and improving the water resources of the Passaic River region, from the Great Swamp headwaters to Newark Bay, for present and future generations. Through education, advocacy, science, land preservation and stewardship, in collaboration with partners, we work to instill our communities with an awareness of water's effect on health and the beauty of the environment, from source to sea.

The Great Swamp Watershed Association is dedicated to protecting and improving the water resources of the Passaic River region, from the Great Swamp headwaters to Newark Bay, for present and future generations. Through education, advocacy, science, land preservation and stewardship, in collaboration with partners, we work to instill our communities with an awareness of water's effect on health and the beauty of the environment, from source to sea.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of unique sites regularly monitored for water quality
16
Number or school children reached through our environmental education programs
3,500
Number of new schools at which we are presenting environmental education programs
15
Number of public education events and activities offered
50
Attendance at public education events and activities
1,500
This impact information is current as of January 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

four stars

92.82

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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.32
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Great Swamp Watershed Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Great Swamp Watershed Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $568,162
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $232,588
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $800,750
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $800,750
   Other Revenue $19,258
TOTAL REVENUE $820,008
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $659,487
   Administrative Expenses $53,112
   Fundraising Expenses $99,994
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $812,593
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,415
   
Net Assets $1,733,129

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,272 15.17% Sally S. Rubin Executive Director

Mission

The Great Swamp Watershed Association is dedicated to protecting and improving the water resources of the Passaic River region, from the Great Swamp headwaters to Newark Bay, for present and future generations. Through education, advocacy, science, land preservation and stewardship, in collaboration with partners, we work to instill our communities with an awareness of water's effect on health and the beauty of the environment, from source to sea.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Great Swamp Watershed Association (NJ) 94.92 four stars
Living Lands and Waters (IL) 88.95 three stars
Mono Lake Committee (CA) 89.18 three stars
Waterkeeper Alliance (NY) 91.82 four stars
California Trout (CA) 86.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Great Swamp Watershed Association
568 Tempe Wick Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
tel: (973) 538-3500
EIN: 22-2403906

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 300
New Vernon, NJ 07976

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Board Leadership

Nicolas Platt
Chairman

CEO

Sally Rubin
Executive Director