Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

Boston Harbor Now

Bringing the islands to life

three stars

89.97

15 State Street Suite 1100
Boston, MA 02109
tel: (617) 223-8667   Web Site
EIN: 04-3268863

Board Leadership
Jeff Porter
Chair

CEO
Kathy Abbott
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.97 three stars
  Financial 86.40 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boston Harbor Island Alliance promotes the use, enjoyment, and awareness of the Boston Harbor Islands national park area by creating vibrant public spaces, facilities, and programming on the islands, raising and managing the public and private resources necessary to do so. The Alliance attracts and manages funds for educational, recreational, and environmental programs and projects, and assists state and federal agencies with implementing services. One of our primary objectives is to create the environmental stewards of tomorrow by bringing youth to the islands and educating them about their environment.

Boston Harbor Island Alliance promotes the use, enjoyment, and awareness of the Boston Harbor Islands national park area by creating vibrant public spaces, facilities, and programming on the islands, raising and managing the public and private resources necessary to do so. The Alliance attracts and manages funds for educational, recreational, and environmental programs and projects, and assists state and federal agencies with implementing services. One of our primary objectives is to create the environmental stewards of tomorrow by bringing youth to the islands and educating them about their environment.

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Financial

three stars

86.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 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)
72.4%
  Administrative Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Harbor Now on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Harbor Now on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,224,341
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $676,267
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $962,428
Total Contributions $3,863,036
   Program Service Revenue $149,083
Total Primary Revenue $4,012,119
   Other Revenue $-187,733
TOTAL REVENUE $3,824,386
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,100,906
   Administrative Expenses $738,635
   Fundraising Expenses $331,001
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,170,542
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $653,844
   
Net Assets $2,488,017

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$209,243 6.59% Katherine Abbott President, CEO

Mission

Boston Harbor Island Alliance promotes the use, enjoyment, and awareness of the Boston Harbor Islands national park area by creating vibrant public spaces, facilities, and programming on the islands, raising and managing the public and private resources necessary to do so. The Alliance attracts and manages funds for educational, recreational, and environmental programs and projects, and assists state and federal agencies with implementing services. One of our primary objectives is to create the environmental stewards of tomorrow by bringing youth to the islands and educating them about their environment.

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Charity Contact Info

Boston Harbor Now
15 State Street
Suite 1100
Boston, MA 02109
tel: (617) 223-8667
fax: (617) 223-8671
EIN: 04-3268863

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Board Leadership

Jeff Porter
Chair

CEO

Kathy Abbott
President and CEO