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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility

Protecting employees who protect our environment

three stars

89.39

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 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
91.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth -7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.5%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (MD) 89.39 three stars
Southern Environmental Law Center (VA) 100.00 four stars
Clean Wisconsin (WI) 88.34 three stars
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (DC) 96.56 four stars
Environmental Integrity Project (DC) 90.71 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $684,481
   Federated Campaigns $8,436
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $692,917
   Program Service Revenue $69,744
Total Primary Revenue $762,661
   Other Revenue $9,736
TOTAL REVENUE $772,397
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $828,025
   Administrative Expenses $66,091
   Fundraising Expenses $19,728
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $913,844
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-141,447
   
Net Assets $358,341

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 $244,251 29.5%
Scientist Protection/Education Program $194,914 23.5%
Legal Council Assistance $166,529 20.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 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
$77,296 8.45% Jeffrey Ruch President

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (MD) 89.39 three stars
PERC (MT) 90.05 four stars
Center for Biological Diversity (AZ) 97.16 four stars
Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CO) 95.03 four stars
Vermont Natural Resources Council (VT) 87.11 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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