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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Regional Trail Corporation

Acquiring, developing, and managing appropriate trail corridors

three stars

84.44

111 Collinsburg Road P.O. Box 95
West Newton, PA 15089
tel: (724) 872-5586   Web Site
EIN: 25-1660116

Board Leadership
Andy Baechle
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.44 three stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
93.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 18.09
  Program Expenses Growth 79.7%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Regional Trail Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Regional Trail Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Regional Trail Corporation (PA) 84.44 three stars
Trees Forever (IA) 87.62 three stars
Rainforest Foundation US (NY) 97.05 four stars
Rainforest Trust (VA) 100.00 four stars
National Forest Foundation (MT) 96.46 four stars

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The Regional Trail Corporation (RTC) is a partnership that works to acquire, develop, and manage appropriate trail corridors in southwestern Pennsylvania and to create and promote opportunities for recreation, tourism, economic development, and historic and environmental conservation. The Regional Trail Corporation was created in 1992 by Allegheny, Fayette, and Westmoreland Counties. The Youghiogheny River Trail (YRT) North section is our first project. The YRT North Section is a 43-mile limestone surfaced trail built along the Youghiogheny River between McKeesport and Connellsville in southwestern Pennsylvania and is designed as a non-motorized, shared-use, recreational trail for bicycling, walking, fishing and canoe access, hiking, nature study, historic appreciation, cross country skiing, picnicking, and horseback riding.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $775,976
   Federated Campaigns $3,561
   Membership Dues $13,106
   Fundraising Events $6,700
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $799,343
   Program Service Revenue $207,325
Total Primary Revenue $1,006,668
   Other Revenue $139,965
TOTAL REVENUE $1,146,633
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,422,126
   Administrative Expenses $84,500
   Fundraising Expenses $31,292
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,537,918
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,391,285
   
Net Assets $23,526,090

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
Maintaining Regional Trails $2,422,126 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 84.44 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.43 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 82.59 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 87.14 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 83.74 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 83.92 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.05 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 84.83 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 98.86 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 98.80 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 92.18 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 60.05 one star
2004-12 12/01/2005 54.27 zero star
2003-12 12/01/2004 72.00 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 25-1660116
Name in IRS Master File REGIONAL TRAIL CORPORATION
NTEE Code C50
NTEE Classification Environmental Beautification and Aesthetics
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (352) Land acquisition for preservation
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 July, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

The Regional Trail Corporation (RTC) is a partnership that works to acquire, develop, and manage appropriate trail corridors in southwestern Pennsylvania and to create and promote opportunities for recreation, tourism, economic development, and historic and environmental conservation. The Regional Trail Corporation was created in 1992 by Allegheny, Fayette, and Westmoreland Counties. The Youghiogheny River Trail (YRT) North section is our first project. The YRT North Section is a 43-mile limestone surfaced trail built along the Youghiogheny River between McKeesport and Connellsville in southwestern Pennsylvania and is designed as a non-motorized, shared-use, recreational trail for bicycling, walking, fishing and canoe access, hiking, nature study, historic appreciation, cross country skiing, picnicking, and horseback riding.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Regional Trail Corporation (PA) 84.44 three stars
Rainforest Foundation US (NY) 97.05 four stars
National Forest Foundation (MT) 96.46 four stars
Rainforest Trust (VA) 100.00 four stars
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 93.62 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Regional Trail Corporation
111 Collinsburg Road
P.O. Box 95
West Newton, PA 15089
tel: (724) 872-5586
fax: (724) 872-1305
EIN: 25-1660116

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Board Leadership

Andy Baechle
President

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