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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Ohio Environmental Council

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four stars

92.52

1145 Chesapeake Ave Suite I
Columbus, OH 43212
tel: (614) 487-7506   Web Site
EIN: 31-0805578

Board Leadership
Richard Shank
President

CEO
Heather Taylor-Miesle
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.52 four stars
  Financial 92.07 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Ohio Environmental Council is the leading advocate for fresh air, clean water, and sustainable land use in Ohio. The OEC has a widely respected 45-year history of innovation, pragmatism, and success. Using legislative initiatives, legal action, scientific principles, and statewide partnerships, we secure a healthier environment for all Ohio families and communities.

The Ohio Environmental Council is the leading advocate for fresh air, clean water, and sustainable land use in Ohio. The OEC has a widely respected 45-year history of innovation, pragmatism, and success. Using legislative initiatives, legal action, scientific principles, and statewide partnerships, we secure a healthier environment for all Ohio families and communities.

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Financial

four stars

92.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ohio Environmental Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ohio Environmental Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ohio Environmental Council (OH) 92.52 four stars
Environmental Health Coalition (CA) 86.60 three stars
Environmental Working Group (DC) 91.51 four stars
The Climate Reality Project (DC) 87.61 three stars
Vermont Natural Resources Council (VT) 95.30 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,251,001
   Federated Campaigns $6,796
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,257,797
   Program Service Revenue $1,355
Total Primary Revenue $2,259,152
   Other Revenue $190,988
TOTAL REVENUE $2,450,140
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,917,610
   Administrative Expenses $157,696
   Fundraising Expenses $112,786
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,188,092
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $262,048
   
Net Assets $853,286

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
Legislative Initiatives, Public Engagement, and Legal Action $1,916,519 99.9%
Lobbying $1,091 < 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 92.52 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 83.94 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 83.52 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 81.77 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.71 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 79.08 two stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 84.38 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.75 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 93.00 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 93.26 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 93.04 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 92.75 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.42 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 90.56 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 90.34 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 90.08 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 95.64 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 93.90 four stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 88.22 three stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 93.94 four 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 31-0805578
Name in IRS Master File OHIO ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
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 January, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,625 5.05% Heather Taylor-Miesle Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ohio Environmental Council (OH) 92.52 four stars
Pinelands Preservation Alliance (NJ) 91.11 four stars
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (MD) 91.26 four stars
Conservation Law Foundation (MA) 91.21 four stars
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (DC) 92.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ohio Environmental Council
1145 Chesapeake Ave
Suite I
Columbus, OH 43212
tel: (614) 487-7506
fax: (614) 487-7510
EIN: 31-0805578

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Board Leadership

Richard Shank
President

CEO

Heather Taylor-Miesle
Executive Director

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