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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Environmental Initiative

Powerful Partnerships, Effective Solutions

four stars

90.63

211 First Street North Suite 250
Minneapolis, MN 55401
tel: (612) 334-3388   Web Site
EIN: 41-1718834

Board Leadership
Jon Bloomberg
Chair

CEO
Mike Harley
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.63 four stars
  Financial 86.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.37
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Initiative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Initiative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Initiative (MN) 90.63 four stars
Washington Trails Association (WA) 96.05 four stars
Land Stewardship Project (MN) 91.78 four stars
The Street Trust (OR) 85.03 three stars
Appalachian Mountain Club (MA) 95.78 four stars

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Environmental Initiative is a nonprofit organization that builds partnerships to develop collaborative solutions to Minnesota's environmental problems. We plan and host events for environmental leaders to share information, network and learn from one another, as well as facilitating environmental policy conversations. We take action and implement on the ground environmental projects to improve our air, land, and water. As a catalyst, convener, or implementer, Environmental Initiative develops creative solutions to environmental problems with our partners.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $617,929
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $323,360
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $150,818
Total Contributions $1,092,107
   Program Service Revenue $53,161
Total Primary Revenue $1,145,268
   Other Revenue $1,907
TOTAL REVENUE $1,147,175
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,021,688
   Administrative Expenses $198,981
   Fundraising Expenses $117,255
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,337,924
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-190,749
   
Net Assets $1,662,812

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
Clean Air $393,295 38.5%
Sustainability $153,695 15.0%
Environmental Policy $117,733 11.5%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.63 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.19 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 83.09 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 41-1718834
Name in IRS Master File ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVE
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (529) Ecology or conservation
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
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 May, 1992
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$120,288 8.99% Mike Harley Executive Director

Environmental Initiative is a nonprofit organization that builds partnerships to develop collaborative solutions to Minnesota's environmental problems. We plan and host events for environmental leaders to share information, network and learn from one another, as well as facilitating environmental policy conversations. We take action and implement on the ground environmental projects to improve our air, land, and water. As a catalyst, convener, or implementer, Environmental Initiative develops creative solutions to environmental problems with our partners.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Initiative (MN) 90.63 four stars
Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment (CA) 94.69 four stars
The Street Trust (OR) 85.03 three stars
Bioneers (NM) 91.72 four stars
The Conservation Fund (VA) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Environmental Initiative
211 First Street North
Suite 250
Minneapolis, MN 55401
tel: (612) 334-3388
EIN: 41-1718834

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Board Leadership

Jon Bloomberg
Chair

CEO

Mike Harley
Executive Director

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