Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Trustees for Alaska

We use the law to protect and defend Alaska's lands, waters, wildlife, and people.

three stars

87.25

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

Board Leadership
Chase Hensel
Board Chair

CEO
Victoria Clark
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.25 three stars
  Financial 83.39 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1974, Trustees for Alaska has remains the legal backbone of environmental advocacy in Alaska. Our client list includes local and national conservation groups, Native villages, statewide coalitions, fishing groups, and individual Alaskans. Our services are free, and for most of our Alaskan clients, we provide legal counsel they could not otherwise afford. Our lawyers have been in the vanguard of issues large and small which continue to shape Alaska's environmental future-oil and gas development, mining, toxic wastes, air and water pollution, public land use, and protection of marine resources. While our successes have set significant legal precedent in environmental law on state and national levels, the primary need for our work is to ensure a wild, vibrant Alaska where fish, wildlife, and people thrive. With our expertise in federal statutes and regulations and Alaska's unique legal framework, we have set legal precedents and won significant victories.

Established in 1974, Trustees for Alaska has remains the legal backbone of environmental advocacy in Alaska. Our client list includes local and national conservation groups, Native villages, statewide coalitions, fishing groups, and individual Alaskans. Our services are free, and for most of our Alaskan clients, we provide legal counsel they could not otherwise afford. Our lawyers have been in the vanguard of issues large and small which continue to shape Alaska's environmental future-oil and gas development, mining, toxic wastes, air and water pollution, public land use, and protection of marine resources. While our successes have set significant legal precedent in environmental law on state and national levels, the primary need for our work is to ensure a wild, vibrant Alaska where fish, wildlife, and people thrive. With our expertise in federal statutes and regulations and Alaska's unique legal framework, we have set legal precedents and won significant victories.

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Financial

three stars

83.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,058,928
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $270,385
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,329,313
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,329,313
   Other Revenue $26,272
TOTAL REVENUE $1,355,585
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $942,779
   Administrative Expenses $152,476
   Fundraising Expenses $168,819
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,264,074
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $91,511
   
Net Assets $445,746

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$99,102 7.83% Victoria Clark Executive Director

Mission

Established in 1974, Trustees for Alaska has remains the legal backbone of environmental advocacy in Alaska. Our client list includes local and national conservation groups, Native villages, statewide coalitions, fishing groups, and individual Alaskans. Our services are free, and for most of our Alaskan clients, we provide legal counsel they could not otherwise afford. Our lawyers have been in the vanguard of issues large and small which continue to shape Alaska's environmental future-oil and gas development, mining, toxic wastes, air and water pollution, public land use, and protection of marine resources. While our successes have set significant legal precedent in environmental law on state and national levels, the primary need for our work is to ensure a wild, vibrant Alaska where fish, wildlife, and people thrive. With our expertise in federal statutes and regulations and Alaska's unique legal framework, we have set legal precedents and won significant victories.

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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

Chase Hensel
Board Chair

CEO

Victoria Clark
Executive Director