Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Conservation Colorado Education Fund

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four stars

92.20

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

Board Leadership
Diane Carman
Chair

CEO
Maria Handley
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.20 four stars
  Financial 99.37 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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
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Total in 2017
Number of policies formally established
14
Number of policies formally blocked
17
Number of overall donors
1,100
Total number of organization members
38,000
Number of new advocates recruited
641
This impact information is current as of September 2019, 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

99.37

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
82.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.5%
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 $2,168,188
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $110,194
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,278,382
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,278,382
   Other Revenue $61,175
TOTAL REVENUE $2,339,557
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,509,345
   Administrative Expenses $191,290
   Fundraising Expenses $201,566
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,902,201
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $437,356
   
Net Assets $2,730,964

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$61,658 3.24% Pete Maysmith 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) 92.20 four stars
1000 Friends of Oregon (OR) 91.68 four stars
Ceres (MA) 96.52 four stars
International Conservation Caucus Foundation (DC) 86.84 three stars
Group for the East End (NY) 90.20 four 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

Maria Handley
Interim Executive Director