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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility

Protecting employees who protect our environment

four stars

91.26

962 Wayne Ave Suite 610
Silver Spring, MD 20910
tel: (202) 265-7337   Web Site
EIN: 93-1102740

Board Leadership
Frank Buono
Chair

CEO
Jeff Ruch
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.26 four stars
  Financial 87.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is a national alliance of local state and federal resource professionals, law enforcement officers, land managers, and other professionals dedicated to upholding environmental laws and values. We organize a broad base of among employees within local, state, and federal resource management agencies. We monitor these agencies by serving as a watch dog for the public interest and inform the administration, congress, other officials, media, and the public about substantive environmental issues. We defend and strengthen the legal rights of public employees who speak out about issues concerning natural resource management and environmental protection, providing free legal assistance when necessary.

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is a national alliance of local state and federal resource professionals, law enforcement officers, land managers, and other professionals dedicated to upholding environmental laws and values. We organize a broad base of among employees within local, state, and federal resource management agencies. We monitor these agencies by serving as a watch dog for the public interest and inform the administration, congress, other officials, media, and the public about substantive environmental issues. We defend and strengthen the legal rights of public employees who speak out about issues concerning natural resource management and environmental protection, providing free legal assistance when necessary.

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Financial

three stars

87.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
90.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth -1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (MD) 91.26 four stars
PennFuture (PA) 89.84 three stars
Clean Wisconsin (WI) 88.30 three stars
Dogwood Alliance (NC) 86.11 three stars
Earthjustice (CA) 93.37 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,288,864
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,288,864
   Program Service Revenue $163,520
Total Primary Revenue $1,452,384
   Other Revenue $4,703
TOTAL REVENUE $1,457,087
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $760,650
   Administrative Expenses $44,720
   Fundraising Expenses $23,794
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $829,164
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $627,923
   
Net Assets $840,664

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
Field Operations $168,457 22.1%
Resource Protection $168,457 22.1%
Legal Council Assistance $127,074 16.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 08/01/2018 91.26 four stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 84.09 three stars
2016-09 10/01/2017 83.33 three stars
2015-09 07/01/2016 89.39 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 83.29 three stars
2013-09 08/01/2014 89.48 three stars
2013-09 06/01/2014 85.06 three stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 76.36 two stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 93.29 four stars
2010-09 12/01/2011 87.15 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 86.56 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 83.41 three stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 95.50 four stars
2007-09 09/01/2008 96.65 four stars
2006-09 05/01/2007 88.58 three stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 86.63 three stars
2004-09 08/01/2005 79.44 two stars
2003-09 03/01/2005 74.23 two 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 93-1102740
Name in IRS Master File PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY INC
NTEE Code C03
NTEE Classification Professional Societies, Associations
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)
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 October, 1995
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, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013

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
$85,472 10.30% Jeffrey Ruch President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (MD) 91.26 four stars
Geos Institute (OR) 85.00 three stars
Michigan Environmental Council (MI) 92.04 four stars
World Resources Institute (DC) 96.46 four stars
Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PA) 89.71 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
962 Wayne Ave
Suite 610
Silver Spring, MD 20910
tel: (202) 265-7337
fax: (202) 265-4192
EIN: 93-1102740

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Board Leadership

Frank Buono
Chair

CEO

Jeff Ruch
Executive Director

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