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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Trailnet

healthy, active & vibrant communities where walking, bicycling & the use of public transportation are a way of life

one star

66.32

317 North 11th Street Suite 302
St. Louis, MO 63101
tel: (314) 455-6329   Web Site
EIN: 43-1509048

Board Leadership
Michael Cody
President

CEO
Cindy Mense
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 66.32 one star
  Financial 53.91 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1988, Trailnet has a 20-year history of promoting active living - a way of life that encourages people to integrate physical activity into their daily routines. Trailnet's mission is to lead in fostering healthy and active communities through innovative programs, planning, and policy that promote walking and bicycling throughout the St. Louis bi-state region. Trailnet provides biking, hiking, walking and conservation events and community education to diverse groups of people looking to lead healthier and more active lives. Trailnet helps municipalities design streets, sidewalks and trails where people can walk and bike safely, and our Healthy and Active Communities initiative provides the first visions of healthy, active living for residents of four underserved communities.

Founded in 1988, Trailnet has a 20-year history of promoting active living - a way of life that encourages people to integrate physical activity into their daily routines. Trailnet's mission is to lead in fostering healthy and active communities through innovative programs, planning, and policy that promote walking and bicycling throughout the St. Louis bi-state region. Trailnet provides biking, hiking, walking and conservation events and community education to diverse groups of people looking to lead healthier and more active lives. Trailnet helps municipalities design streets, sidewalks and trails where people can walk and bike safely, and our Healthy and Active Communities initiative provides the first visions of healthy, active living for residents of four underserved communities.

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Financial

zero star

53.91

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
63.7%
  Administrative Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.32
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth -3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 68.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Trailnet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Trailnet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Trailnet (MO) 66.32 one star
BRING Recycling (OR) 94.00 four stars
Friends of the Urban Forest (CA) 87.82 three stars
Center for Creative Land Recycling (CA) 88.64 three stars
Earth Day Network (DC) 90.01 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $313,705
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $215,151
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $35,698
Total Contributions $564,554
   Program Service Revenue $118,394
Total Primary Revenue $682,948
   Other Revenue $217,763
TOTAL REVENUE $900,711
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $741,053
   Administrative Expenses $130,330
   Fundraising Expenses $158,922
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,030,305
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-129,594
   
Net Assets $204,166

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
Education and Encouragement Programs $429,401 57.9%
Planning $127,233 17.2%
Bicycle Rides $184,419 24.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/01/2020 66.32 one star
2017-12 12/01/2019 67.36 one star
2016-12 04/01/2018 65.22 one star
2015-12 06/01/2017 66.99 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 68.88 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 67.52 one star
2013-12 07/01/2015 67.79 one star
2012-12 05/01/2014 73.64 two stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 81.18 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 81.88 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 71.06 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 63.24 one star
2008-12 04/01/2010 66.61 one star
2007-12 02/01/2009 71.50 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 70.62 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 77.52 two stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 80.96 three stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 74.21 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 43-1509048
Name in IRS Master File TRAILNET INC
NTEE Code N30
NTEE Classification Physical Fitness and Community Recreational Facilities
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (318) Other recreational 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 June, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,328 10.32% Ralph Pfremmer Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Trailnet (MO) 66.32 one star
BRING Recycling (OR) 94.00 four stars
Keep America Beautiful (CT) 86.95 three stars
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (IN) 90.27 four stars
Earth Day Network (DC) 90.01 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Trailnet
317 North 11th Street
Suite 302
St. Louis, MO 63101
tel: (314) 455-6329
EIN: 43-1509048

Mail donations to:
317 North 11th Street
Suite 202
St. Louis, MO 63101

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Board Leadership

Michael Cody
President

CEO

Cindy Mense
Chief Executive Officer

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