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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Trees, Water & People

Helping people and the planet

three stars

85.94

633 Remington Street Fort Collins, CO 80524
tel: (877) 606-4897   Web Site
EIN: 84-1462044

Board Leadership
Stuart Conway
President

CEO
Richard Fox
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.94 three stars
  Financial 80.35 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

80.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth -13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Trees, Water & People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Trees, Water & People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Trees, Water & People (CO) 85.94 three stars
Rocky Mountain Institute (CO) 95.81 four stars
Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association (NJ) 93.85 four stars
Natural Resources Council of Maine (ME) 92.19 four stars
Minnesota Environmental Partnership (MN) 87.20 three stars

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Founded in 1998, Trees, Water & People (TWP) is dedicated to helping communities protect, conserve and manage the natural resources upon which their long-term well-being depends. This mission is guided by two core beliefs:
- That natural resources are best protected when local people play an active role in their care and management; and
- Preserving local trees, wetlands, and watersheds is essential for the ongoing social, economic, and environmental health of communities everywhere.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $942,731
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $942,731
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $942,731
   Other Revenue $-1,204
TOTAL REVENUE $941,527
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $781,235
   Administrative Expenses $142,964
   Fundraising Expenses $69,246
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $993,445
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-51,918
   
Net Assets $909,550

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
2015-12 02/01/2017 85.94 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 78.26 two stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 75.30 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 84.29 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 82.91 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 88.28 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 88.76 three stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 91.12 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 89.29 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 92.81 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.18 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 92.64 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 92.62 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 94.11 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 87.89 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 87.85 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 87.83 three stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 90.18 four 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 84-1462044
Name in IRS Master File TREES WATER AND PEOPLE
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$78,844 7.93% Richard Fox Executive Director

Founded in 1998, Trees, Water & People (TWP) is dedicated to helping communities protect, conserve and manage the natural resources upon which their long-term well-being depends. This mission is guided by two core beliefs:
- That natural resources are best protected when local people play an active role in their care and management; and
- Preserving local trees, wetlands, and watersheds is essential for the ongoing social, economic, and environmental health of communities everywhere.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Trees, Water & People (CO) 85.94 three stars
Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association (NJ) 93.85 four stars
Rocky Mountain Institute (CO) 95.81 four stars
Center for ReSource Conservation (CO) 91.26 four stars
Lloyd Center for the Environment (MA) 86.54 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Trees, Water & People
633 Remington Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
tel: (877) 606-4897
fax: (970) 224-1726
EIN: 84-1462044

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Board Leadership

Stuart Conway
President

CEO

Richard Fox
Executive Director

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