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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

EarthShare Texas

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three stars

85.85

6500 Tracor Lane Building 27, Suite A
Austin, TX 78725
tel: (800) 473-3689   Web Site
EIN: 74-2627643

Board Leadership
Gene Fisseler
Board Chair

CEO
Janet Maykus
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.85 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded by its member charities in 1992, the mission of EarthShare Texas is to conserve natural resources and build a healthy and sustainable environment by partnering with our member organizations, employers, and the community. EarthShare of Texas is a federation of environmental and conservation-based charities, representing and supporting more than 70 of America's most respected environmental and conservation groups. EarthShare of Texas vets member charities for fiscal responsibility, raises money for its members, and distributes those funds to its members.

Founded by its member charities in 1992, the mission of EarthShare Texas is to conserve natural resources and build a healthy and sustainable environment by partnering with our member organizations, employers, and the community. EarthShare of Texas is a federation of environmental and conservation-based charities, representing and supporting more than 70 of America's most respected environmental and conservation groups. EarthShare of Texas vets member charities for fiscal responsibility, raises money for its members, and distributes those funds to its members.

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Financial

three stars

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.92
  Program Expenses Growth -18.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 50.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by EarthShare Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by EarthShare Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
EarthShare Texas (TX) 85.85 three stars
Washington Trails Association (WA) 93.23 four stars
Greenpeace Fund (DC) 90.76 four stars
Teton Science Schools (WY) 90.70 four stars
Rare (VA) 91.82 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $201,394
   Federated Campaigns $97,876
   Membership Dues $170,570
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $469,840
   Program Service Revenue $52,230
Total Primary Revenue $522,070
   Other Revenue $1,674
TOTAL REVENUE $523,744
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $474,776
   Administrative Expenses $73,277
   Fundraising Expenses $9,370
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $557,423
   
Payments to Affiliates $23,118
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-33,679
   
Net Assets $572,659

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
Annual Campaigns and Partnerships $401,845 84.6%
Campaign Management $12,995 2.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 08/01/2018 85.85 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2018 83.85 three stars
2016-06 04/01/2018 78.97 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 76.80 two stars
2015-06 12/22/2017 83.85 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 83.85 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.57 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.54 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 84.25 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 86.95 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 91.74 four stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 87.39 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 81.22 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 03/01/2011 94.60 four stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 97.18 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 96.55 four stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 85.58 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 81.99 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 77.46 two stars
2003-03 01/05/2005 81.51 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 74-2627643
Name in IRS Master File ENVIRONMENTAL FUND FOR TEXAS
NTEE Code C12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, 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, 1992
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
$37,914 6.80% Jessica Wassenaar Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$29,601 5.31% Suzanne Kho Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
EarthShare Texas (TX) 85.85 three stars
Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment (CA) 95.87 four stars
Ecotrust (OR) 88.19 three stars
The Conservation Fund (VA) 98.23 four stars
Georgia Conservancy (GA) 86.47 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

EarthShare Texas
6500 Tracor Lane
Building 27, Suite A
Austin, TX 78725
tel: (800) 473-3689
EIN: 74-2627643

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1911
Austin, TX 78767

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Board Leadership

Gene Fisseler
Board Chair

CEO

Janet Maykus
Executive Director

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