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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Trustees for Alaska

Sustaining and protecting Alaska's natural environment

four stars

92.70

1026 West Fourth Avenue Suite 201
Anchorage, AK 99501
tel: (907) 276-4244   Web Site
EIN: 92-6010379

Board Leadership
Michelle Meyer
Board Chair

CEO
Victoria Clark
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.70 four stars
  Financial 89.68 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Trustees for Alaska is a public interest law firm providing legal counsel to protect and sustain Alaska's natural environment. We represent local and national environmental groups, Alaska Native villages and nonprofit organizations, community groups, hunters, anglers, and others who are concerned about protecting Alaska's quality of life for future generations. Our services are free of charge, and for most of our clients, we provide legal counsel they could not otherwise afford. Since 1974, Trustees for Alaska has been using a broad range of legal tools to find solutions to Alaska's toughest environmental problems and hold decision-makers accountable.

Trustees for Alaska is a public interest law firm providing legal counsel to protect and sustain Alaska's natural environment. We represent local and national environmental groups, Alaska Native villages and nonprofit organizations, community groups, hunters, anglers, and others who are concerned about protecting Alaska's quality of life for future generations. Our services are free of charge, and for most of our clients, we provide legal counsel they could not otherwise afford. Since 1974, Trustees for Alaska has been using a broad range of legal tools to find solutions to Alaska's toughest environmental problems and hold decision-makers accountable.

Financial

three stars

89.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth 29.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Trustees for Alaska on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Trustees for Alaska on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Trustees for Alaska (AK) 92.70 four stars
Environmental Law and Policy Center (IL) 93.30 four stars
Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CO) 95.05 four stars
Clean Wisconsin (WI) 88.30 three stars
ecoAmerica (DC) 88.77 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $693,959
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $25,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $718,959
   Program Service Revenue $1,078,507
Total Primary Revenue $1,797,466
   Other Revenue $5,273
TOTAL REVENUE $1,802,739
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,884,383
   Administrative Expenses $116,398
   Fundraising Expenses $138,464
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,139,245
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-336,506
   
Net Assets $362,632

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 & Water/Mining $921,373 48.9%
Climate Change $669,724 35.5%
Arctic $208,650 11.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 12/01/2017 92.70 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 86.75 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.07 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 81.49 three stars
2013-09 12/22/2014 89.30 three stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 90.44 four stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 90.77 four stars
2010-09 12/01/2011 90.96 four stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 81.97 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 77.00 two stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 67.52 one star
2007-09 09/01/2008 70.00 two stars
2006-09 05/01/2007 79.10 two stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 77.02 two stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 69.67 one star
2003-09 11/01/2004 85.17 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 92-6010379
Name in IRS Master File TRUSTEES FOR ALASKA
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(460) Public interest litigation activities
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 February, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 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
$90,257 4.21% Victoria Clark Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Trustees for Alaska (AK) 92.70 four stars
Connecticut Fund for the Environment (CT) 92.57 four stars
1000 Friends of Florida (FL) 88.13 three stars
ecoAmerica (DC) 88.77 three stars
PennFuture (PA) 89.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Trustees for Alaska
1026 West Fourth Avenue
Suite 201
Anchorage, AK 99501
tel: (907) 276-4244
fax: (907) 276-7110
EIN: 92-6010379

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Board Leadership

Michelle Meyer
Board Chair

CEO

Victoria Clark
Executive Director

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