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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association

Advancing sustainable energy practices in the built environment

74.54

20 Federal Street Suite 8
Greenfield, MA 01301
tel: (413) 774-6051   Web Site
EIN: 23-7437161

Board Leadership
Rachel White
Board Chair

CEO
Miriam Aylward
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.54
  Financial 67.28
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) advances the adoption of sustainable energy practices in the built environment by cultivating a community where practitioners share, collaborate and learn. We envision a built environment in the Northeast that is climate neutral, adaptive and resilient, energy independent, architecturally inspiring, and supportive of connection and community. For more than forty years, NESEA has supported and inspired a growing network of professionals and sustainable energy advocates committed to responsible energy use. The Association operates primarily in the ten Northeastern states, from Maine to Delaware.

The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) advances the adoption of sustainable energy practices in the built environment by cultivating a community where practitioners share, collaborate and learn. We envision a built environment in the Northeast that is climate neutral, adaptive and resilient, energy independent, architecturally inspiring, and supportive of connection and community. For more than forty years, NESEA has supported and inspired a growing network of professionals and sustainable energy advocates committed to responsible energy use. The Association operates primarily in the ten Northeastern states, from Maine to Delaware.

Financial

67.28

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 19.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.04
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 88.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northeast Sustainable Energy Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northeast Sustainable Energy Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (MA) 74.54
Bluegreen Alliance Foundation (MN) 92.19
Appalachian Voices (NC) 98.57
New Buildings Institute (OR) 91.16
Environmental and Energy Study Institute (DC) 94.93

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $90,470
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $295,407
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $385,877
   Program Service Revenue $837,246
Total Primary Revenue $1,223,123
   Other Revenue $43,685
TOTAL REVENUE $1,266,808
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,009,419
   Administrative Expenses $146,587
   Fundraising Expenses $96,304
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,252,310
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $14,498
   
Net Assets $62,306

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
Promotion of Alternative Uses of Energy $1,009,419 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 74.54
2018-06 12/20/2019 75.27
2017-06 02/01/2019 74.96
2016-06 02/01/2018 79.17
2015-06 12/01/2016 79.48
2014-06 06/01/2016 73.72
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.16
2013-06 12/01/2014 70.98
2012-06 08/01/2013 66.86
2011-06 05/01/2012 70.31
2010-06 09/20/2011 58.62
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 68.32
2009-06 07/01/2010 69.72
2008-06 05/01/2009 75.49
2006-12 10/01/2007 74.24
2005-12 11/01/2006 78.93
2004-12 12/01/2005 65.38
2003-12 12/01/2004 78.21

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-7437161
Name in IRS Master File NORTHEAST SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Scientific Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(181) Scientific research for government
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 July, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (MA) 74.54
Bluegreen Alliance Foundation (MN) 92.19
Environmental and Energy Study Institute (DC) 94.93
Solar Cookers International (CA) 91.68
Appalachian Voices (NC) 98.57

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Charity Contact Info

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
20 Federal Street
Suite 8
Greenfield, MA 01301
tel: (413) 774-6051
fax: (413) 774-6053
EIN: 23-7437161

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Board Leadership

Rachel White
Board Chair

CEO

Miriam Aylward
Executive Director

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