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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust

Linking forests, trails, wildlife, and history along I-90

three stars

88.98

2701 First Avenue, Suite 240 Seattle, WA 98121
tel: (206) 382-5565   Web Site
EIN: 91-1531234

Board Leadership
Kurt Fraese
President

CEO
Jon Hoekstra
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.98 three stars
  Financial 84.42 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 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

84.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth -5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (WA) 88.98 three stars
Grand Canyon Trust (AZ) 91.19 four stars
NatureServe (VA) 85.57 three stars
Pacific Environment (CA) 86.77 three stars
Yosemite Conservancy (CA) 88.52 three stars

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Created in 1991, Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust protects and enhances a 100-mile corridor of permanent open space lands along Interstate 90 from Seattle to Central Washington. The Greenway embraces city parks and trails, wildlife habitat, working and protected forests, recreational opportunities in nature, local history, scenic beauty, tourism, and educational activities that promote a balance between population growth and a healthy environment.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,189,056
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $93,288
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $736,181
Total Contributions $2,018,525
   Program Service Revenue $21,385
Total Primary Revenue $2,039,910
   Other Revenue $-178
TOTAL REVENUE $2,039,732
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,541,772
   Administrative Expenses $224,879
   Fundraising Expenses $147,063
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,913,714
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $126,018
   
Net Assets $1,418,260

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
Stewardship $816,455 52.9%
Policy and Coalition $404,488 26.2%
Public Engagement $188,261 12.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 88.98 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 88.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 85.47 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 93.83 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 91.94 four stars
2011-06 02/01/2013 87.32 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 85.40 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.34 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 95.96 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 96.16 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 95.87 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 96.76 four stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 95.36 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 98.22 four stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 95.29 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 91-1531234
Name in IRS Master File THE MOUNTAINS TO SOUND GREENWAY TR
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 (379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification 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 November, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
Not compensated -- Jon Hoekstra Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$75,765 3.95% Cynthia Welti Former Executive Director
$7,050 0.36% Elizabeth Lunney Interim Executive Director

Created in 1991, Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust protects and enhances a 100-mile corridor of permanent open space lands along Interstate 90 from Seattle to Central Washington. The Greenway embraces city parks and trails, wildlife habitat, working and protected forests, recreational opportunities in nature, local history, scenic beauty, tourism, and educational activities that promote a balance between population growth and a healthy environment.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (WA) 88.98 three stars
Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (NC) 96.34 four stars
Seed Savers Exchange (IA) 87.02 three stars
Appalachian Mountain Club (MA) 95.78 four stars
Teton Science Schools (WY) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust
2701 First Avenue, Suite 240
Seattle, WA 98121
tel: (206) 382-5565
fax: (206) 859-6733
EIN: 91-1531234

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Board Leadership

Kurt Fraese
President

CEO

Jon Hoekstra
Executive Director

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