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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

IslandWood

Providing exceptional learning experiences and inspiring lifelong environmental and community stewardship.

four stars

90.56

4450 Blakely Avenue, NE Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
tel: (206) 855-4300   Web Site
EIN: 31-1654076

Board Leadership
Marguerite Kondracke
Board Chairperson

CEO
Megan Karch
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.56 four stars
  Financial 86.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We need everyone engaged in creating a future where all life (people and the natural world) can thrive. Unfortunately, not everyone is aware of or empowered to address the social, ecological, political, and economic forces that affect quality of life. That's why we're advancing innovative educational approaches that build understanding of our environment and empower every student to take action for greater environmental health and wellbeing for all. Our direct experiential environmental learning programs on Bainbridge Island, in Seattle, and in Woodinville, WA reach more than 10,000 3rd-8th graders annually. We reach thousands more kids and communities members nationwide through the work of our alumni from our graduate programs in education, as well as through our curriculum development, teacher training programs, and policy work.

We need everyone engaged in creating a future where all life (people and the natural world) can thrive. Unfortunately, not everyone is aware of or empowered to address the social, ecological, political, and economic forces that affect quality of life. That's why we're advancing innovative educational approaches that build understanding of our environment and empower every student to take action for greater environmental health and wellbeing for all. Our direct experiential environmental learning programs on Bainbridge Island, in Seattle, and in Woodinville, WA reach more than 10,000 3rd-8th graders annually. We reach thousands more kids and communities members nationwide through the work of our alumni from our graduate programs in education, as well as through our curriculum development, teacher training programs, and policy work.

Financial

three stars

86.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.75
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by IslandWood on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by IslandWood on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
IslandWood (WA) 90.56 four stars
Wilderness Inquiry (MN) 96.45 four stars
NYC Outward Bound Schools (NY) 97.26 four stars
Walking Mountains Science Center (CO) 96.59 four stars
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education (UT) 91.67 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,063,964
   Federated Campaigns $81,750
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $600,572
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,746,286
   Program Service Revenue $4,773,053
Total Primary Revenue $9,519,339
   Other Revenue $306,265
TOTAL REVENUE $9,825,604
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,779,965
   Administrative Expenses $1,181,108
   Fundraising Expenses $893,654
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,854,727
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-29,123
   
Net Assets $52,498,003

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
Residential School Program $7,412,835 95.3%
Environmental Stewardship Program $367,130 4.7%

Ratings History
IslandWood has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/21/2018 90.56 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 90.14 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 91.65 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 87.53 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.19 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.15 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 90.41 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 86.40 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 82.20 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 77.98 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 89.50 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 80.35 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 87.77 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 92.30 four stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 82.56 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 31-1654076
Name in IRS Master File ISLANDWOOD
NTEE Code C60
NTEE Classification Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 October, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
$180,600 1.83% Ben Klasky Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
IslandWood (WA) 90.56 four stars
NYC Outward Bound Schools (NY) 97.26 four stars
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education (UT) 91.67 four stars
Walking Mountains Science Center (CO) 96.59 four stars
Ocean Discovery Institute (CA) 90.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

IslandWood
4450 Blakely Avenue, NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
tel: (206) 855-4300
EIN: 31-1654076

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Board Leadership

Marguerite Kondracke
Board Chairperson

CEO

Megan Karch
CEO

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