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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Toxic-Free Future

Protecting public health and the environment

89.76

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

Board Leadership
Dan Mensher
President

CEO
Laurie Valeriano
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.76
  Financial 87.93
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

87.93

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Toxic-Free Future (WA) 89.76
Pure Earth (NY) 90.59
Communities for a Better Environment (CA) 85.74
Asian Pacific Environmental Network (CA) 90.92
Pesticide Action Network North America (CA) 88.34

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,868,023
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,868,023
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,868,023
   Other Revenue $13,705
TOTAL REVENUE $1,881,728
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,276,649
   Administrative Expenses $111,405
   Fundraising Expenses $184,536
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,572,590
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $309,138
   
Net Assets $1,710,004

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 $731,276 57.3%
Toxic-Free Legacy Campaign $545,373 42.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 05/01/2021 89.76
2018-12 09/03/2019 93.98
2017-12 03/01/2019 94.31
2016-12 02/01/2018 94.31
2015-12 12/01/2016 90.47
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.99
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 81.69
2013-12 05/01/2015 86.95
2012-12 10/01/2013 73.94
2011-12 03/01/2013 78.98
2010-12 12/01/2012 79.60
2010-12 02/01/2012 77.27
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.48
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 89.25
2008-12 07/01/2010 92.19
2007-12 05/01/2009 90.49
2006-12 03/01/2008 87.62
2005-12 12/01/2006 87.48
2004-12 03/01/2006 90.06
2003-12 09/01/2005 86.72

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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$95,397 6.06% Laurie Valeriano Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Toxic-Free Future (WA) 89.76
Pure Earth (NY) 90.59
Environmental Health Coalition (CA) 89.04
Environmental Working Group (DC) 98.06
Communities for a Better Environment (CA) 85.74

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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

Dan Mensher
President

CEO

Laurie Valeriano
Executive Director

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