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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Regional Trail Corporation

Acquiring, developing, and managing appropriate trail corridors

three stars

83.96

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 83.96 three stars
  Financial 94.52 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

four stars

94.52

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
92.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 17.44
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
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) 83.96 three stars
New England Forestry Foundation (MA) 85.44 three stars
Rainforest Action Network (CA) 93.62 four stars
American Forest Foundation (DC) 91.28 four stars
Amazon Conservation Association (DC) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $246,631
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $15,415
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $262,046
   Program Service Revenue $174,350
Total Primary Revenue $436,396
   Other Revenue $277,660
TOTAL REVENUE $714,056
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $745,340
   Administrative Expenses $119,224
   Fundraising Expenses $9,634
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $874,198
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-160,142
   
Net Assets $23,377,677

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 $745,340 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 83.96 three stars
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Regional Trail Corporation (PA) 83.96 three stars
New England Forestry Foundation (MA) 85.44 three stars
Trees Atlanta (GA) 98.86 four stars
The American Chestnut Foundation (NC) 97.11 four stars
Forest Trends (DC) 86.54 three 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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