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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Greenpeace Fund

Promoting solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future

three stars

89.16

702 H Street, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (800) 722-6995   Web Site
EIN: 95-3313195

Board Leadership
Elizabeth Gilchrist
Chair

CEO
Annie Leonard
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.16 three stars
  Financial 84.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Greenpeace Fund promotes Greenpeace's mission: to halt environmental destruction and to promote solutions for future generations. Greenpeace Fund promotes Greenpeace's mission through public education, grassroots lobbying and grants to other environmental organizations. One of Greenpeace's unique strengths is our capacity to conduct international campaigns in countries around the world, giving us the ability to challenge environmental threats and promote change on issues that transcend national borders and require international cooperation. We continue to increasingly gain a reputation as a formidable force in the realm of international environmental policy through sophisticated strategies.

Greenpeace Fund promotes Greenpeace's mission: to halt environmental destruction and to promote solutions for future generations. Greenpeace Fund promotes Greenpeace's mission through public education, grassroots lobbying and grants to other environmental organizations. One of Greenpeace's unique strengths is our capacity to conduct international campaigns in countries around the world, giving us the ability to challenge environmental threats and promote change on issues that transcend national borders and require international cooperation. We continue to increasingly gain a reputation as a formidable force in the realm of international environmental policy through sophisticated strategies.

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Financial

three stars

84.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greenpeace Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greenpeace Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greenpeace Fund (DC) 89.16 three stars
Buffalo Bayou Partnership (TX) 98.23 four stars
North Carolina Coastal Federation (NC) 100.00 four stars
The Garden Conservancy (NY) 92.86 four stars
Environmental Defense Fund (NY) 90.57 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,495,195
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $18,362
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,513,557
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $16,513,557
   Other Revenue $237,218
TOTAL REVENUE $16,750,775
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,740,688
   Administrative Expenses $1,089,316
   Fundraising Expenses $2,261,076
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,091,080
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,340,305
   
Net Assets $10,014,535

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
Grant Distribution $15,740,688 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 89.16 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 92.38 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 83.40 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.76 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 87.56 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 78.95 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.01 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 89.36 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 87.96 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.78 four stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 86.61 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 85.40 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.98 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 86.40 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 87.12 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 90.98 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 85.45 three stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 71.47 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 68.43 one star
2003-12 10/01/2004 78.66 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 95-3313195
Name in IRS Master File GREENPEACE FUND INC
NTEE Code C12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
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 January, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$101,678 0.53% Ann Marie Leonard Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$129,281 0.67% Marcy Bourne Director, Special Contributor Relations
$107,036 0.56% William E. Richardson Deputy Director
$102,873 0.53% Caitlin Cosgrove Foundations Relations Manager

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greenpeace Fund (DC) 89.16 three stars
Pacific Crest Trail Association (CA) 85.87 three stars
Environmental Initiative (MN) 94.79 four stars
Appalachian Voices (NC) 97.17 four stars
Minnesota Environmental Fund (MN) 86.60 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Greenpeace Fund
702 H Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (800) 722-6995
EIN: 95-3313195

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth Gilchrist
Chair

CEO

Annie Leonard
Executive Director

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