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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc.

Helping people and nature thrive

four stars

90.27

1029 Fletcher Avenue Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46203
tel: (317) 264-7555   Web Site
EIN: 31-1005792

Board Leadership
David Feinberg
Chair

CEO
Jeremy Kranowitz
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.27 four stars
  Financial 88.16 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) is a community-based environmental nonprofit with a mission to create vibrant public places, helping people and nature thrive. We're an award-winning, volunteer-driven affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.

KIB works with neighbors and volunteers to plant trees and native
landscapes, create community spaces, pick up litter, and engage kids and adults of all ages in nature.

Each year, KIB supports about 800 community projects with nearly 15,000 volunteers. For over 40 years, we've partnered with neighborhoods, the City of Indianapolis, and Indianapolis community groups and businesses to achieve our vision of a beautiful city that is loved and cared for.

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) is a community-based environmental nonprofit with a mission to create vibrant public places, helping people and nature thrive. We're an award-winning, volunteer-driven affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.

KIB works with neighbors and volunteers to plant trees and native
landscapes, create community spaces, pick up litter, and engage kids and adults of all ages in nature.

Each year, KIB supports about 800 community projects with nearly 15,000 volunteers. For over 40 years, we've partnered with neighborhoods, the City of Indianapolis, and Indianapolis community groups and businesses to achieve our vision of a beautiful city that is loved and cared for.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of trees planted
3,931
Total pounds of debris collected
1,072,040
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.16

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.19
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (IN) 90.27 four stars
Keep America Beautiful (CT) 86.95 three stars
GrowNYC (NY) 92.92 four stars
Friends of the Urban Forest (CA) 87.82 three stars
BRING Recycling (OR) 94.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,877,340
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $94,525
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $125,000
Total Contributions $3,096,865
   Program Service Revenue $1,864,890
Total Primary Revenue $4,961,755
   Other Revenue $3,944
TOTAL REVENUE $4,965,699
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,311,472
   Administrative Expenses $658,384
   Fundraising Expenses $385,005
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,354,861
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $610,838
   
Net Assets $4,633,321

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
Beautification and Placemaking $1,350,362 40.8%
Community Forestry $1,196,111 36.1%
Youth Programming $764,999 23.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 90.27 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 86.87 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.20 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 86.92 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.00 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 78.48 two stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 84.79 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 90.54 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 94.89 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 94.88 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.15 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 95.61 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 98.44 four stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 92.08 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 95.66 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 92.81 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 65.17 one star
2003-12 03/01/2005 68.62 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 31-1005792
Name in IRS Master File KEEP INDIANAPOLIS BEAUTIFUL INC
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 (379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification activities
(354) Preservation of scenic beauty
(351) Combating or preventing pollution (air, water, etc)
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 April, 1981
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
$164,400 3.77% David Forsell President
Other Salaries of Note
$15,000 0.34% Christine Woodward-Duncan Interim President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (IN) 90.27 four stars
Friends of the Urban Forest (CA) 87.82 three stars
Earth Day Network (DC) 90.01 four stars
GrowNYC (NY) 92.92 four stars
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (PA) 93.51 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc.
1029 Fletcher Avenue
Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46203
tel: (317) 264-7555
EIN: 31-1005792

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Board Leadership

David Feinberg
Chair

CEO

Jeremy Kranowitz
President and CEO

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