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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Ohio Environmental Council

Unleashing the power of green

94.20

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

Board Leadership
Richard Shank, PhD
President

CEO
Heather Taylor-Miesle
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.20
  Financial 92.38
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

92.38

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.46
  Program Expenses Growth 13.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.8%
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) 94.20
Coming Clean (VT) 89.18
Save the Sound (CT) 92.15
Resources for the Future (DC) 86.48
Group for the East End (NY) 92.54

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,490,183
   Federated Campaigns $5,062
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $13,982
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,509,227
   Program Service Revenue $5,805
Total Primary Revenue $2,515,032
   Other Revenue $90,477
TOTAL REVENUE $2,605,509
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,079,415
   Administrative Expenses $164,229
   Fundraising Expenses $196,286
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,439,930
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $165,579
   
Net Assets $1,035,011

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 $1,969,651 94.7%
Lobbying $109,764 5.3%

Ratings History
Ohio Environmental Council has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2021 94.20
2018-06 08/01/2019 92.52
2017-06 08/01/2018 83.94
2017-06 07/01/2018 83.52
2015-12 11/01/2016 81.77
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.71
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 79.08
2013-12 09/01/2015 84.38
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.75
2012-12 04/01/2014 93.00
2011-12 03/01/2013 93.26
2010-12 03/01/2012 93.04
2009-12 10/01/2011 92.75
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.42
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 90.56
2008-12 06/01/2010 90.34
2007-12 11/01/2008 90.08
2006-12 10/01/2007 95.64
2005-12 12/01/2006 93.90
2004-12 10/01/2005 88.22

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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,814 4.74% Heather Taylor-Miesle Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ohio Environmental Council (OH) 94.20
Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CO) 92.21
Earthjustice (CA) 96.14
Group for the East End (NY) 92.54
Conservation Minnesota (MN) 87.09

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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, PhD
President

CEO

Heather Taylor-Miesle
Executive Director

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