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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Green Mountain Club

Maintaining and protecting Vermont's Long Trail since 1910

three stars

89.76

4711 Waterbury-Stowe Road Waterbury Center, VT 05677
tel: (802) 244-7037   Web Site
EIN: 03-0162865

Board Leadership
John Page
President

CEO
Mike DeBonis
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.76 three stars
  Financial 90.59 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1910, the Green Mountain Club's (GMC) mission has been to make the Vermont Mountains play a larger part in the life of the people by protecting and maintaining the Long Trail System and fostering, through education, the stewardship of Vermont's hiking trails and mountains. GMC primarily cares for the Long Trail. Additionally, GMC's advocacy and education efforts also safeguard Vermont's many other hiking trails. GMC volunteers and staff teach low-impact practices and safety skills that outdoor enthusiasts use whenever they hit the backwoods. Through its land protection program in northern Vermont, the Club has protected more than fifty-five miles of the Long Trail System and 16,000 acres of backcountry land.

Since 1910, the Green Mountain Club's (GMC) mission has been to make the Vermont Mountains play a larger part in the life of the people by protecting and maintaining the Long Trail System and fostering, through education, the stewardship of Vermont's hiking trails and mountains. GMC primarily cares for the Long Trail. Additionally, GMC's advocacy and education efforts also safeguard Vermont's many other hiking trails. GMC volunteers and staff teach low-impact practices and safety skills that outdoor enthusiasts use whenever they hit the backwoods. Through its land protection program in northern Vermont, the Club has protected more than fifty-five miles of the Long Trail System and 16,000 acres of backcountry land.

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Financial

four stars

90.59

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.15
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Green Mountain Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Green Mountain Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Green Mountain Club (VT) 89.76 three stars
Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (WA) 96.23 four stars
Land Stewardship Project (MN) 91.31 four stars
Environmental Initiative (MN) 94.01 four stars
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (FL) 93.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $383,777
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $285,310
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $251,504
Total Contributions $920,591
   Program Service Revenue $433,581
Total Primary Revenue $1,354,172
   Other Revenue $353,069
TOTAL REVENUE $1,707,241
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,287,010
   Administrative Expenses $210,050
   Fundraising Expenses $205,755
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,702,815
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,426
   
Net Assets $11,247,513

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-04 03/01/2018 89.76 three stars
2016-04 10/01/2017 83.38 three stars
2015-04 07/01/2016 83.56 three stars
2014-04 06/01/2016 87.04 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 11/01/2015 82.23 three stars
2013-04 11/01/2014 83.06 three stars
2012-04 08/01/2013 88.46 three stars
2011-04 05/01/2012 88.61 three stars
2010-04 09/20/2011 84.97 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-04 04/01/2011 85.57 three stars
2009-04 05/01/2010 84.49 three stars
2008-04 06/01/2009 89.25 three stars
2007-04 06/01/2008 74.64 two stars
2006-04 03/01/2007 78.30 two stars
2005-04 04/01/2006 65.72 one star
2004-04 05/01/2005 75.06 two stars
2003-04 02/01/2005 79.81 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 03-0162865
Name in IRS Master File GREEN MOUNTAIN CLUB INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (915) Erection or maintenance of public building or works
(537) Use of drugs or narcotics
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 April, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
  • April, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,755 4.80% Mike Debonis Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Green Mountain Club
4711 Waterbury-Stowe Road
Waterbury Center, VT 05677
tel: (802) 244-7037
fax: (802) 244-5867
EIN: 03-0162865

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Board Leadership

John Page
President

CEO

Mike DeBonis
Executive Director

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