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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Trustees for Alaska

Sustaining and protecting Alaska's natural environment

86.75

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 86.75
  Financial 81.27
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

81.27

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.69
  Program Expenses Growth -4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
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) 86.75
Center for Biological Diversity (AZ) 97.16
Center for International Environmental Law (DC) 93.14
World Resources Institute (DC) 96.46
350.org (NY) 91.36

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $891,899
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $415,860
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,307,759
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,307,759
   Other Revenue $10,427
TOTAL REVENUE $1,318,186
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $766,337
   Administrative Expenses $82,322
   Fundraising Expenses $136,062
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $984,721
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $333,465
   
Net Assets $699,138

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
Climate Change $297,778 38.9%
Clean Air & Water/Mining $195,128 25.5%
Arctic $188,880 24.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 86.75
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.07
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 81.49
2013-09 12/22/2014 89.30
2012-09 10/01/2013 90.44
2011-09 12/01/2012 90.77
2010-09 12/01/2011 90.96
2009-09 09/20/2011 81.97
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 77.00
2008-09 09/01/2009 67.52
2007-09 09/01/2008 70.00
2006-09 05/01/2007 79.10
2005-09 07/01/2006 77.02
2004-09 07/01/2005 69.67
2003-09 11/01/2004 85.17

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$88,495 8.98% Victoria Clark Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Trustees for Alaska (AK) 86.75
Oregon Environmental Council (OR) 96.34
Southern Environmental Law Center (VA) 100.00
Group for the East End (NY) 89.43
Washington Environmental Council (WA) 91.12

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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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