Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Conservation Colorado Education Fund

The future is worth the fight

four stars

92.22

1536 Wynkoop Street Suite 510
Denver, CO 80202
tel: (303) 333-7846   Web Site
EIN: 84-0614285

Board Leadership
Diane Carman
Chair

CEO
Kelly Nordini
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 99.77 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Conservation Colorado Education Fund's (CCEF) mission is to educate and mobilize people to protect Colorado's environment and quality of life. CCEF is a grassroots, statewide organization working to protect Colorado's air, land, water, and people.

CCEF works in four core program areas-Energy & Climate Change, Wilderness & Public Lands, Water, and Civic Engagement. In each of these areas, we focus on investment in organizing and outreach based around shared core values that can fundamentally change policy outcomes to advance conservation in our democratic society.

Conservation Colorado Education Fund's (CCEF) mission is to educate and mobilize people to protect Colorado's environment and quality of life. CCEF is a grassroots, statewide organization working to protect Colorado's air, land, water, and people.

CCEF works in four core program areas-Energy & Climate Change, Wilderness & Public Lands, Water, and Civic Engagement. In each of these areas, we focus on investment in organizing and outreach based around shared core values that can fundamentally change policy outcomes to advance conservation in our democratic society.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total number of organization members
50,400
Number of new Promotorxs trained
44
Number of Colorado businesses engaged in environmental activism
230
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

99.77

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.48
  Program Expenses Growth 18.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Conservation Colorado Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Conservation Colorado Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,345,340
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $99,573
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,444,913
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,444,913
   Other Revenue $49,422
TOTAL REVENUE $3,494,335
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,457,352
   Administrative Expenses $178,459
   Fundraising Expenses $190,934
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,826,745
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $667,590
   
Net Assets $3,249,065

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$22,282 0.78% Kelly Nordini Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$42,099 1.48% Maria Handley Interim Executive Director

Mission

Conservation Colorado Education Fund's (CCEF) mission is to educate and mobilize people to protect Colorado's environment and quality of life. CCEF is a grassroots, statewide organization working to protect Colorado's air, land, water, and people.

CCEF works in four core program areas-Energy & Climate Change, Wilderness & Public Lands, Water, and Civic Engagement. In each of these areas, we focus on investment in organizing and outreach based around shared core values that can fundamentally change policy outcomes to advance conservation in our democratic society.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Conservation Colorado Education Fund (CO) 92.22 four stars
Environmental Defense Center (CA) 94.13 four stars
Pinelands Preservation Alliance (NJ) 94.29 four stars
Idaho Conservation League (ID) 92.24 four stars
Environmental Health Coalition (CA) 86.61 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Conservation Colorado Education Fund
1536 Wynkoop Street
Suite 510
Denver, CO 80202
tel: (303) 333-7846
EIN: 84-0614285

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Board Leadership

Diane Carman
Chair

CEO

Kelly Nordini
Executive Director