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Global Green USA

CharityWatch report issued
June 2022

 
NOT
RATABLE
CharityWatch Grade
 

Contact Information

Global Green USA
520 Broadway
Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Other Names

None

Tax Status

501(c)3

Stated Mission

Charitable, educational, and scientific activities that promote the welfare of the environment.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2020

*Why Not Ratable?

CharityWatch is currently unable to rate this organization. This does not imply a negative or positive evaluation. Please see the Analysts' Notes section for a more detailed explanation.

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
Global Green USA
does not meet governance benchmarks.
 
Global Green USA
does not meet transparency benchmarks.
Transparency
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy No Sharing  

  Name Title Compensation
1 William Bridge CEO $108,000
1
Name: William Bridge
Title: CEO
Compensation: $108,000

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.

CharityWatch is unable to provide a letter grade rating for Global Green USA based on its fiscal year 2020 financial activities.

CharityWatch generally applies our methodology and assigns letter grade ratings to charities that take in at least $1 million in public cash contributions and that maintain an annual budget of at least $500,000. For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, Global Green USA reports raising $598,790 in public cash contributions; its reported total expenses are $508,865, according to its 2020 IRS Form 990 tax filing. In fiscal 2019, Global Green USA's reported cash contributions totaled $774,052, according to its 2019 tax filing.


In addition, according to the Global Green USA 2020 tax filing, Global Green reports re: "Did the organization cease conducting, or make significant changes in how it conducts, any program services?":

"Due to COVID-19, the organization was forced to limit its program services significantly. Because of government shutdowns and global travel restrictions, normal operations were not feasible" (IRS Form 990, Schedule O re: Form 990, Part III, line 3).


Also according to the Global Green USA 2020 tax filing, Global Green answered "No" to the questions asking if its fiscal 2020 financial statements were "compiled or reviewed by an independent account" or "audited by an independent accountant" (IRS Form 990, Part XII, lines 2a & 2b).