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International : Development and Relief Services

Sustainable Harvest International

Partnering with people for the planet since 1997.

three stars

87.47

104 Main Street Ellsworth, ME 04605
tel: (207) 669-8254   Web Site
EIN: 43-2023182

Board Leadership
Stephen Richards
Chair

CEO
Renée Johnson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.47 three stars
  Financial 82.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

82.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sustainable Harvest International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sustainable Harvest International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sustainable Harvest International (ME) 87.47 three stars
Engineering Ministries International (CO) 91.15 four stars
Plant With Purpose (CA) 94.79 four stars
Village Enterprise (CA) 90.39 four stars
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development (MI) 92.92 four stars

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Vision: People and the environment thriving in a healthy balance.

Mission: We preserve the environment by partnering with families to improve well-being through sustainable farming.

Sustainable Harvest International provides farming families in Central America with the training and tools to preserve tropical forests and overcome poverty-all through sustainable agriculture.

Since 1997, Sustainable Harvest International's local field trainers have helped local individuals and families learn from each other and become more independent, rather than relying on outside aid.

Through participating in Sustainable Harvest International's innovative, hands-on, and long-term program, families become stewards of the environment, with increased incomes and better nutrition.

To date, Sustainable Harvest International has helped plant almost 4 million trees and has worked with more than 2,000 families. To learn more, visit www.sustainableharvest.org.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,670,171
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,670,171
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,670,171
   Other Revenue $24,402
TOTAL REVENUE $1,694,573
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,357,119
   Administrative Expenses $150,064
   Fundraising Expenses $161,289
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,668,472
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $26,101
   
Net Assets $629,733

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
Technical training $1,247,863 91.9%
World Service Trips $109,256 8.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 87.47 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 84.98 three stars
2014-06 02/01/2015 83.40 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 79.01 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 78.90 two stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 86.80 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 86.70 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 91.56 four stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 91.10 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.22 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 88.07 three stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 87.98 three stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 93.17 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 90.46 four stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 93.35 four stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 93.28 four stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 82.74 three 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 43-2023182
Name in IRS Master File SUSTAINABLE HARVEST INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code C60
NTEE Classification Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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]
Ruling Date December, 2003
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$67,191 4.02% Renée Johnson Executive Director

Vision: People and the environment thriving in a healthy balance.

Mission: We preserve the environment by partnering with families to improve well-being through sustainable farming.

Sustainable Harvest International provides farming families in Central America with the training and tools to preserve tropical forests and overcome poverty-all through sustainable agriculture.

Since 1997, Sustainable Harvest International's local field trainers have helped local individuals and families learn from each other and become more independent, rather than relying on outside aid.

Through participating in Sustainable Harvest International's innovative, hands-on, and long-term program, families become stewards of the environment, with increased incomes and better nutrition.

To date, Sustainable Harvest International has helped plant almost 4 million trees and has worked with more than 2,000 families. To learn more, visit www.sustainableharvest.org.

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Sustainable Harvest International (ME) 87.47 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Sustainable Harvest International
104 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
tel: (207) 669-8254
fax: (207) 591-4742
EIN: 43-2023182

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1447
Ellsworth, ME 04605

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Board Leadership

Stephen Richards
Chair

CEO

Renée Johnson
Executive Director

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