Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics

From your backyard to your backcountry

four stars

92.23

1000 North Street Boulder, CO 80304
tel: (800) 332-4100   Web Site
EIN: 84-1303335

Board Leadership
Julie Klein
Chair

CEO
Dana Watts
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.23 four stars
  Financial 89.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The award-winning Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly, and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands. As the leader in sustainable recreation practices, the Center is training a nation of outdoor advocates to put Leave No Trace principles into action. Through relevant and targeted education, research and outreach, the Center will ensure the long-term health of our natural world.

The award-winning Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly, and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands. As the leader in sustainable recreation practices, the Center is training a nation of outdoor advocates to put Leave No Trace principles into action. Through relevant and targeted education, research and outreach, the Center will ensure the long-term health of our natural world.

Financial

three stars

89.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,976,597
   Federated Campaigns $2,471
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $48,000
Total Contributions $2,027,068
   Program Service Revenue $72,792
Total Primary Revenue $2,099,860
   Other Revenue $131,705
TOTAL REVENUE $2,231,565
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,866,306
   Administrative Expenses $251,813
   Fundraising Expenses $197,930
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,316,049
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-84,484
   
Net Assets $628,386

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$190,721 8.23% Dana W. Gwozdz Executive Director

Mission

The award-winning Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly, and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands. As the leader in sustainable recreation practices, the Center is training a nation of outdoor advocates to put Leave No Trace principles into action. Through relevant and targeted education, research and outreach, the Center will ensure the long-term health of our natural world.

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Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics (CO) 92.23 four stars
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Adirondack Mountain Club (NY) 86.18 three stars
American Hiking Society (MD) 85.75 three stars
Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (WA) 93.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics
1000 North Street
Boulder, CO 80304
tel: (800) 332-4100
fax: (303) 442-8217
EIN: 84-1303335

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 997
Boulder, CO 80306

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Board Leadership

Julie Klein
Chair

CEO

Dana Watts
Executive Director