Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

Keeping watch over our waters

four stars

94.13

Three Puritan Mill 916 Joseph Lowery Boulevard, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
tel: (404) 352-9828   Web Site
EIN: 58-2095413

Board Leadership
J. Rutherford Seydel, II
Chair

CEO
Juliet Cohen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.13 four stars
  Financial 95.56 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Chattahoochee Riverkeeper's (CRK) works to advocate and secure the protection and stewardship of the Chattahoochee River, its tributaries and watershed, in order to restore and preserve their ecological health for the people, fish and wildlife that depend on the River system. Established in 1994, CRK is an environmental advocacy organization with more than 6,000 members dedicated solely to protecting and restoring the Chattahoochee River Basin - drinking water source for 4 million people. CRK actively uses advocacy, education, research, communication, cooperation, monitoring and legal actions to protect and preserve the Chattahoochee and its watershed.

The Chattahoochee Riverkeeper's (CRK) works to advocate and secure the protection and stewardship of the Chattahoochee River, its tributaries and watershed, in order to restore and preserve their ecological health for the people, fish and wildlife that depend on the River system. Established in 1994, CRK is an environmental advocacy organization with more than 6,000 members dedicated solely to protecting and restoring the Chattahoochee River Basin - drinking water source for 4 million people. CRK actively uses advocacy, education, research, communication, cooperation, monitoring and legal actions to protect and preserve the Chattahoochee and its watershed.

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Financial

four stars

95.56

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
88.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.74
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,730,706
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $48,855
Total Contributions $1,779,561
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,779,561
   Other Revenue $220,371
TOTAL REVENUE $1,999,932
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,225,299
   Administrative Expenses $149,539
   Fundraising Expenses $163,863
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,538,701
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-538,769
   
Net Assets $4,180,186

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$92,583 3.64% Juliet Cohen Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$88,029 3.46% Jason Ulseth Executive Director

Mission

The Chattahoochee Riverkeeper's (CRK) works to advocate and secure the protection and stewardship of the Chattahoochee River, its tributaries and watershed, in order to restore and preserve their ecological health for the people, fish and wildlife that depend on the River system. Established in 1994, CRK is an environmental advocacy organization with more than 6,000 members dedicated solely to protecting and restoring the Chattahoochee River Basin - drinking water source for 4 million people. CRK actively uses advocacy, education, research, communication, cooperation, monitoring and legal actions to protect and preserve the Chattahoochee and its watershed.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (GA) 94.13 four stars
River Network (CO) 94.78 four stars
James River Association (VA) 94.20 four stars
Anacostia Watershed Society (MD) 91.28 four stars
Great River Greening (MN) 93.55 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
Three Puritan Mill
916 Joseph Lowery Boulevard, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
tel: (404) 352-9828
fax: (404) 352-8676
EIN: 58-2095413

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Board Leadership

J. Rutherford Seydel, II
Chair

CEO

Juliet Cohen
Executive Director