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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Island Institute

Strengthening Communities

three stars

80.16

386 Main Street Rockland, ME 04841
tel: (207) 594-9209   Web Site
EIN: 22-2786731

Board Leadership
Joseph R. Higdon
Chair

CEO
Rob Snyder
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.16 three stars
  Financial 71.95 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Island Institute works to sustain Maine's island and remote coastal communities, and exchanges ideas and experiences to further the sustainability of communities here and elsewhere.

The Island Institute works to sustain Maine's island and remote coastal communities, and exchanges ideas and experiences to further the sustainability of communities here and elsewhere.

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Financial

two stars

71.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
58.8%
  Administrative Expenses 22.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.33
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Island Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Island Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Island Institute (ME) 80.16 three stars
Hope Community (MN) 89.09 three stars
Community Voices Heard (CVH) (NY) 87.57 three stars
Greater Phoenix Economic Council (AZ) 91.16 four stars
Beyond Housing (MO) 88.70 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,423,495
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $189,764
Total Contributions $6,613,259
   Program Service Revenue $250,543
Total Primary Revenue $6,863,802
   Other Revenue $1,980,762
TOTAL REVENUE $8,844,564
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,758,696
   Administrative Expenses $1,083,351
   Fundraising Expenses $1,104,830
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,946,877
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,897,687
   
Net Assets $34,176,952

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
Strengthening Community Economies $1,407,072 37.4%
Delivering and Sharing Solutions $1,068,325 28.4%
Education and Leadership Programs $474,824 12.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 80.16 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 78.89 two stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 81.33 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 84.59 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.30 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.82 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 90.66 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 91.27 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 87.60 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 85.86 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 88.54 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 88.11 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 85.21 three stars
2007-06 12/01/2008 69.60 one star
2006-06 11/01/2007 68.14 one star
2005-06 11/01/2006 67.70 one star
2004-06 12/01/2005 70.40 two stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 73.24 two stars
2002-06 02/01/2004 74.37 two 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 22-2786731
Name in IRS Master File ISLAND INSTITUTE
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
(350) Preservation of natural resources (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 April, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$163,802 2.75% Robert Snyder President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Island Institute (ME) 80.16 three stars
Asian Pacific Environmental Network (CA) 91.75 four stars
Puente (CA) 96.66 four stars
Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (FL) 89.73 three stars
Metropolitan Planning Council (IL) 90.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Island Institute
386 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841
tel: (207) 594-9209
fax: (207) 594-9314
EIN: 22-2786731

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 648
Rockland, ME 04841

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Board Leadership

Joseph R. Higdon
Chair

CEO

Rob Snyder
President

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