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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Toxic-Free Future

Protecting public health and the environment

four stars

94.31

4649 Sunnyside Avenue, N Suite 540
Seattle, WA 98103
tel: (206) 632-1545   Web Site
EIN: 91-1214158

Board Leadership
Sharon Hsiang Chen
President

CEO
Laurie Valeriano
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.31 four stars
  Financial 99.22 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1981, Washington Toxics Coalition (WTC) protects public health and the environment by eliminating toxic pollution. WTC promotes alternatives, advocates policies, empowers communities, and educates people to create a healthy environment. We believe that all people and other species have the right to a healthy environment, free from pollution. We believe in the right to know about toxic chemicals used, released, or disposed of in communities. We advocate precedent-setting policies based on the precautionary principle and pollution prevention. Our positions are developed from a careful review of science and grounded in public policy that promotes a toxic free environment.

Founded in 1981, Washington Toxics Coalition (WTC) protects public health and the environment by eliminating toxic pollution. WTC promotes alternatives, advocates policies, empowers communities, and educates people to create a healthy environment. We believe that all people and other species have the right to a healthy environment, free from pollution. We believe in the right to know about toxic chemicals used, released, or disposed of in communities. We advocate precedent-setting policies based on the precautionary principle and pollution prevention. Our positions are developed from a careful review of science and grounded in public policy that promotes a toxic free environment.

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Financial

four stars

99.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth 14.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Toxic-Free Future on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Toxic-Free Future on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Toxic-Free Future (WA) 94.31 four stars
GrowNYC (NY) 94.69 four stars
Pure Earth (NY) 97.74 four stars
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (IN) 85.20 three stars
Earth Day Network (DC) 88.32 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,382,012
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,382,012
   Program Service Revenue $20,000
Total Primary Revenue $1,402,012
   Other Revenue $14,218
TOTAL REVENUE $1,416,230
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,148,405
   Administrative Expenses $100,201
   Fundraising Expenses $120,590
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,369,196
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $47,034
   
Net Assets $1,310,724

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
Safer States $606,792 52.8%
Toxic Free Legacy Campaign $541,613 47.2%

Ratings History
Toxic-Free Future has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 94.31 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 90.47 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.99 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 81.69 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 86.95 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 73.94 two stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 78.98 two stars
2010-12 12/01/2012 79.60 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 77.27 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.48 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 89.25 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 92.19 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 90.49 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 87.62 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 87.48 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 90.06 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 86.72 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 91-1214158
Name in IRS Master File TOXIC-FREE FUTURE
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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, 1984
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,290 6.81% Laurie Valeriano Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$101,024 7.37% Sarah Doll Safer States Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Toxic-Free Future (WA) 94.31 four stars
GrowNYC (NY) 94.69 four stars
Bring Recycling (OR) 91.90 four stars
Earth Day Network (DC) 88.32 three stars
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (IN) 85.20 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Toxic-Free Future
4649 Sunnyside Avenue, N
Suite 540
Seattle, WA 98103
tel: (206) 632-1545
EIN: 91-1214158

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Board Leadership

Sharon Hsiang Chen
President

CEO

Laurie Valeriano
Executive Director

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