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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide

Connecting grassroots advocates in 80 countries to defend communities and ecosystems!

100.00

1412 Pearl Street Eugene, OR 97401
tel: (541) 687-8454   Web Site
EIN: 94-3116602

Board Leadership
Amy Shannon
President & Chair

CEO
Bern Johnson
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) helps communities speak out for clean air, clean water, and a healthy planet. We are a global alliance of attorneys, scientists and other advocates collaborating across borders to build a sustainable, just future.

The Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) helps communities speak out for clean air, clean water, and a healthy planet. We are a global alliance of attorneys, scientists and other advocates collaborating across borders to build a sustainable, just future.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.79
  Program Expenses Growth 15.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Site visits to partner offices
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We are reluctant to burden our partners
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
At the request of the partners we serve, we have started integrating outside experts into our International Annual Meetings on topics of mutual interest
This Constituent Feedback information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Feedback information published on this organization's page has no effect on its star rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (OR) 100.00
Oregon Environmental Council (OR) 90.19
Clean Wisconsin (WI) 87.08
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (DC) 92.02
Michigan Environmental Council (MI) 90.28

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,608,999
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,608,999
   Program Service Revenue $22,993
Total Primary Revenue $2,631,992
   Other Revenue $20,608
TOTAL REVENUE $2,652,600
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,014,581
   Administrative Expenses $75,074
   Fundraising Expenses $192,467
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,282,122
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $370,478
   
Net Assets $3,418,138

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
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 100.00
2018-12 02/01/2020 91.03
2017-12 04/01/2019 95.34
2016-12 04/01/2018 98.09
2015-12 03/01/2017 92.51
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.20
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 98.93
2013-12 08/01/2015 88.83
2013-12 05/01/2015 86.69
2012-12 12/01/2013 84.88
2011-12 12/20/2012 91.01
2010-12 12/23/2011 87.87
2010-12 12/01/2011 85.87
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.41
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 91.96
2008-12 05/01/2010 90.88
2007-12 05/01/2009 95.88
2006-12 08/01/2007 70.47
2005-12 12/01/2006 70.69
2004-12 08/01/2005 73.05

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 94-3116602
Name in IRS Master File ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ALLIANCE WORLDWIDE
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 June, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,173 6.40% Bern Johnson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (OR) 100.00
Center for Biological Diversity (AZ) 97.87
Environmental Integrity Project (DC) 94.30
Clean Wisconsin (WI) 87.08
Environmental Investigation Agency (DC) 91.77

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Charity Contact Info

Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide
1412 Pearl Street
Eugene, OR 97401
tel: (541) 687-8454
fax: (541) 687-0535
EIN: 94-3116602

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Board Leadership

Amy Shannon
President & Chair

CEO

Bern Johnson
Executive Director

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