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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Environmental and Energy Study Institute

Ideas. Insights. Sustainable Solutions.

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four stars

100.00

1020 19th St. NW Suite 650
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 628-1400   Web Site
EIN: 52-1268030

Board Leadership
Jared Blum
Chair

CEO
Carol Werner
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four 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.

EESI is dedicated to promoting environmentally sustainable societies.

EESI advances innovative policy solutions that set us on a cleaner, more secure and sustainable energy path.

Our Perspective:
The climate crisis is urgent.
The solution is achievable.
A healthy climate and a healthy economy go hand-in-hand.
Energy prices must reflect their true costs.
U.S. leadership is essential.

EESI was founded by a bipartisan Congressional caucus in 1984. EESI serves as a trusted source of credible, non-partisan information on energy and environment solutions.

EESI carries out:

- Policymaker education
- Technical assistance that enables energy upgrades without upfront costs
- Innovative policy development
- Work in coalition

Transforming energy infrastructures, transportation systems, land use management practices, and community designs creates new opportunities for American entrepreneurs and creates good jobs.


EESI is dedicated to promoting environmentally sustainable societies.

EESI advances innovative policy solutions that set us on a cleaner, more secure and sustainable energy path.

Our Perspective:
The climate crisis is urgent.
The solution is achievable.
A healthy climate and a healthy economy go hand-in-hand.
Energy prices must reflect their true costs.
U.S. leadership is essential.

EESI was founded by a bipartisan Congressional caucus in 1984. EESI serves as a trusted source of credible, non-partisan information on energy and environment solutions.

EESI carries out:

- Policymaker education
- Technical assistance that enables energy upgrades without upfront costs
- Innovative policy development
- Work in coalition

Transforming energy infrastructures, transportation systems, land use management practices, and community designs creates new opportunities for American entrepreneurs and creates good jobs.


Impact Information

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Superstar Status
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Financial

four stars

100.00

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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.02
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental and Energy Study Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental and Energy Study Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental and Energy Study Institute (DC) 100.00 four stars
Solar Cookers International (CA) 91.37 four stars
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (NY) 87.62 three stars
New Buildings Institute (OR) 89.68 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,256,503
   Federated Campaigns $38,317
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,294,820
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,294,820
   Other Revenue $189,560
TOTAL REVENUE $1,484,380
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,122,726
   Administrative Expenses $81,958
   Fundraising Expenses $91,887
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,296,571
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $187,809
   
Net Assets $3,821,380

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
Energy & Climate Change Program $783,855 69.8%
Sustainable Biomass and Energy Program $159,068 14.2%
High Performance Green Buildings Program $148,114 13.2%

Ratings History
Environmental and Energy Study Institute has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 100.00 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 100.00 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.24 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 93.25 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 85.48 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 90.05 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 94.44 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 98.82 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.51 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 93.80 four stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 98.04 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 94.57 four stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 97.00 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 72.58 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 72.83 two stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 87.99 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 52-1268030
Name in IRS Master File ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY STUDY INSTITUTE
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 March, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$122,892 9.47% Carol Werner Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental and Energy Study Institute (DC) 100.00 four stars
New Buildings Institute (OR) 89.68 three stars
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (NY) 87.62 three stars
Solar Cookers International (CA) 91.37 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Environmental and Energy Study Institute
1020 19th St. NW
Suite 650
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 628-1400
fax: (202) 204-5244
EIN: 52-1268030

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Board Leadership

Jared Blum
Chair

CEO

Carol Werner
Executive Director

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