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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

IslandWood

Inspiring lifelong environmental and community stewardship

three stars

87.53

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

Board Leadership
Gretchen Hund Andrews
Chairperson

CEO
Ben Klasky
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.53 three stars
  Financial 90.73 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1998, IslandWood is a unique 255-acre outdoor learning center designed to provide exceptional learning experiences and inspire lifelong environmental and community stewardship. We offer programs for everyone - children, graduate students, teachers, families, and adults. Through its flagship School Overnight Program, IslandWood's educators combine scientific inquiry, technology and the arts to help Puget Sound-area students discover natural connections with the outdoors. A wide range of community programs is available for children, adults and families that enhance individual exploration and understanding of the natural world. IslandWood offers hands-on learning opportunities using the unique ecology and natural history of the Puget Sound. Lifelong learning is encouraged to inspire environmental and community stewardship.

Founded in 1998, IslandWood is a unique 255-acre outdoor learning center designed to provide exceptional learning experiences and inspire lifelong environmental and community stewardship. We offer programs for everyone - children, graduate students, teachers, families, and adults. Through its flagship School Overnight Program, IslandWood's educators combine scientific inquiry, technology and the arts to help Puget Sound-area students discover natural connections with the outdoors. A wide range of community programs is available for children, adults and families that enhance individual exploration and understanding of the natural world. IslandWood offers hands-on learning opportunities using the unique ecology and natural history of the Puget Sound. Lifelong learning is encouraged to inspire environmental and community stewardship.

Financial

four stars

90.73

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.25
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
IslandWood (WA) 87.53 three stars
Ocean Discovery Institute (CA) 90.28 four stars
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education (UT) 92.10 four stars
Wilderness Inquiry (MN) 95.73 four stars
Sea Education Association (MA) 86.99 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,578,399
   Federated Campaigns $1,166
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $638,563
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,218,128
   Program Service Revenue $4,294,838
Total Primary Revenue $8,512,966
   Other Revenue $826,808
TOTAL REVENUE $9,339,774
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,326,421
   Administrative Expenses $1,116,127
   Fundraising Expenses $938,552
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,381,100
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-41,326
   
Net Assets $52,752,403

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,657 1.46% Ben Klasky President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
IslandWood (WA) 87.53 three stars
Pro Kids Golf Academy (CA) 88.20 three stars
Sea Education Association (MA) 86.99 three stars
NYC Outward Bound Schools (NY) 93.89 four stars
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education (UT) 92.10 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

Gretchen Hund Andrews
Chairperson

CEO

Ben Klasky
Executive Director

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