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World Resources Institute

CharityWatch report issued
August 2017

Top-Rated Charity
A+
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
 
91%
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
 
$2
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

World Resources Institute
10 G Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Other Names

None

Tax Status

501(c)3

Website

www.wri.org

Stated Mission

Focuses on the intersection of the environment and socio-economic development. Works with governments, business, and civil society to build solutions -- going beyond research.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 09/30/2016

Program Percentage: 91%

The percentage of World Resources Institute's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).

$90,000,000

Calculated Total Expenses

(rounded)

 

Cost to Raise $100: $2

How many dollars World Resources Institute spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.

$90,000,000

Calculated Total Contributions

(rounded)

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources

 

Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
World Resources Institute & Subsidiaries Consolidated Audited Financial Statements Multiple
World Resources Institute IRS Form 990 52-1257057
Entity: World Resources Institute & Subsidiaries
Document Type: Consolidated Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: Multiple
Entity: World Resources Institute
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 52-1257057

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.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
 
World Resources Institute
meets governance benchmarks.
 
World Resources Institute
meets 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 Andrew Steer President/CEO $428,466
2 Manish Bapna Executive VP/Managing Director $319,184
3 Lawrence MacDonald VP Communications $297,272
1
Name: Andrew Steer
Title: President/CEO
Compensation: $428,466
2
Name: Manish Bapna
Title: Executive VP/Managing Director
Compensation: $319,184
3
Name: Lawrence MacDonald
Title: VP Communications
Compensation: $297,272

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