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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

League to Save Lake Tahoe

Keep Tahoe Blue

three stars

85.53

2608 Lake Tahoe Boulevard South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
tel: (530) 541-5388   Web Site
EIN: 94-6128680

Board Leadership
David Brandenburger
President

CEO
Darcie Goodman Collins
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.53 three stars
  Financial 79.94 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1957 the League to Save Lake Tahoe has been the leading advocacy organization dedicated solely to the protection and restoration of Lake Tahoe and its surrounding basin. For 55 years the League to Save Lake Tahoe has advocated for strong protection of the Tahoe Basin's natural resources and the restoration of its famed clear water. Through our advocacy and education programs, the League to Save Lake Tahoe promotes important restoration efforts and seeks to prevent further harm to Tahoe's sensitive watershed. We have three primary program areas - advocacy and monitoring, legislative advocacy, and education and outreach--and we are currently working on a number of campaigns and projects.

Since 1957 the League to Save Lake Tahoe has been the leading advocacy organization dedicated solely to the protection and restoration of Lake Tahoe and its surrounding basin. For 55 years the League to Save Lake Tahoe has advocated for strong protection of the Tahoe Basin's natural resources and the restoration of its famed clear water. Through our advocacy and education programs, the League to Save Lake Tahoe promotes important restoration efforts and seeks to prevent further harm to Tahoe's sensitive watershed. We have three primary program areas - advocacy and monitoring, legislative advocacy, and education and outreach--and we are currently working on a number of campaigns and projects.

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Financial

two stars

79.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
67.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.58
  Program Expenses Growth 14.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by League to Save Lake Tahoe on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by League to Save Lake Tahoe on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
League to Save Lake Tahoe (CA) 85.53 three stars
Alliance For The Great Lakes (IL) 97.75 four stars
Mono Lake Committee (CA) 86.95 three stars
The Wetlands Initiative (IL) 94.80 four stars
Living Lands and Waters (IL) 90.80 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,012,677
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $655,028
   Fundraising Events $225,430
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,893,135
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,893,135
   Other Revenue $427,431
TOTAL REVENUE $2,320,566
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,359,871
   Administrative Expenses $129,034
   Fundraising Expenses $542,599
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,031,504
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $289,062
   
Net Assets $3,355,616

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 85.53 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 87.42 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.46 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 87.14 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 81.92 three stars
2012-12 07/01/2013 74.90 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 77.61 two stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 71.03 two stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 85.85 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.10 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 93.89 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 96.46 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 96.82 four stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 96.38 four stars
2005-12 07/01/2006 82.73 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 94-6128680
Name in IRS Master File LEAGUE TO SAVE LAKE TAHOE
NTEE Code X99
NTEE Classification Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 October, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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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
$115,167 5.66% Darcie Goodman-Collins Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
League to Save Lake Tahoe (CA) 85.53 three stars
Waterkeeper Alliance (NY) 90.71 four stars
Living Lands and Waters (IL) 90.80 four stars
California Trout (CA) 92.38 four stars
Great Swamp Watershed Association (NJ) 97.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

League to Save Lake Tahoe
2608 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
tel: (530) 541-5388
fax: (530) 541-5454
EIN: 94-6128680

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Board Leadership

David Brandenburger
President

CEO

Darcie Goodman Collins
Executive Director

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