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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility

Protecting employees who protect our environment

100.00

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

Board Leadership
Louis Clark
Chair

CEO
Tim Whitehouse
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.18
  Program Expenses Growth 11.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.1%
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) 100.00
Coming Clean (VT) 89.18
Ceres (MA) 98.00
Resources for the Future (DC) 86.48
Earthjustice (CA) 96.14

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $914,305
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $122,900
Total Contributions $1,037,205
   Program Service Revenue $244,818
Total Primary Revenue $1,282,023
   Other Revenue $11,067
TOTAL REVENUE $1,293,090
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,051,573
   Administrative Expenses $114,758
   Fundraising Expenses $69,920
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,236,251
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $56,839
   
Net Assets $1,296,651

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
Legal Assistance $407,324 38.7%
Resource Protection $282,436 26.9%
Field Operations $158,337 15.0%

Ratings History
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-09 11/01/2021 100.00
2019-09 11/01/2020 98.69
2018-09 09/03/2019 94.27
2017-09 08/01/2018 91.26
2016-09 02/01/2018 84.09
2016-09 10/01/2017 83.33
2015-09 07/01/2016 89.39
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.39
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 83.29
2013-09 08/01/2014 89.48
2013-09 06/01/2014 85.06
2012-09 10/01/2013 76.36
2011-09 12/01/2012 93.29
2010-09 12/01/2011 87.15
2009-09 09/20/2011 86.56
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 83.41
2008-09 09/01/2009 95.50
2007-09 09/01/2008 96.65
2006-09 05/01/2007 88.58
2005-09 09/01/2006 86.63

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$79,167 6.40% Timothy Whitehouse President
Other Salaries of Note
$89,829 7.26% Paula Dinerstein Treasurer, Secretary

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (MD) 100.00
Western Environmental Law Center (OR) 99.49
1000 Friends of Oregon (OR) 86.97
Environmental Integrity Project (DC) 94.30
Sustainable Northwest (OR) 91.15

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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

Louis Clark
Chair

CEO

Tim Whitehouse
Executive Director

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