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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

EcoLogic Development Fund

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three stars

84.52

PO Box 381571 Cambridge, MA 02238
tel: (617) 441-6300   Web Site
EIN: 25-1704582

Board Leadership
Mark Spranca
Chair

CEO
Barbara Vallarino
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.52 three stars
  Financial 78.11 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

EcoLogic works with communities to foster sustainable livelihoods and protect biodiversity. We aim to conserve unique landscapes in Central America and Mexico by putting rural communities in charge of managing local natural resources. By working with local partners we are helping communities become better environmental stewards of their land.

EcoLogic works with communities to foster sustainable livelihoods and protect biodiversity. We aim to conserve unique landscapes in Central America and Mexico by putting rural communities in charge of managing local natural resources. By working with local partners we are helping communities become better environmental stewards of their land.

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Financial

two stars

78.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth -34.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by EcoLogic Development Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by EcoLogic Development Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
EcoLogic Development Fund (MA) 84.52 three stars
Nature and Culture International (CA) 87.62 three stars
Amazon Conservation Team (VA) 96.97 four stars
Rare (VA) 86.48 three stars
Galapagos Conservancy (VA) 88.96 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $424,305
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $68,110
Total Contributions $492,415
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $492,415
   Other Revenue $211,266
TOTAL REVENUE $703,681
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $411,746
   Administrative Expenses $48,885
   Fundraising Expenses $25,178
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $485,809
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $217,872
   
Net Assets $550,336

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2020 76.24 two stars
2017-12 05/01/2020 76.24 two stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 74.58 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 81.51 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 92.15 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.46 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 81.70 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 75.26 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 74.77 two stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 76.63 two stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 78.79 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 78.74 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.74 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 85.26 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 93.98 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 93.27 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 83.31 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 67.96 one star
2003-12 04/01/2005 90.81 four stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 87.99 three 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 25-1704582
Name in IRS Master File ECO-LOGIC DEVELOPMENT FUND
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 May, 1993
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,598 20.08% Barbara Vallarino Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
EcoLogic Development Fund (MA) 84.52 three stars
Amazon Conservation Team (VA) 96.97 four stars
Nature and Culture International (CA) 87.62 three stars
Rare (VA) 86.48 three stars
Galapagos Conservancy (VA) 88.96 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

EcoLogic Development Fund
PO Box 381571
Cambridge, MA 02238
tel: (617) 441-6300
EIN: 25-1704582

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Board Leadership

Mark Spranca
Chair

CEO

Barbara Vallarino
Executive Director

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