CharityWatch REPORT
Issued February 2016

Contact & General Information

Earth Island Institute
2150 Allston Way
Suite 460
Berkeley, CA 94704
Tax Status: 501(c)3

Other Names

ALERT: A Locally Empowered Response Team
All One Ocean
Altai Project
Armenia Environmental Network
Baikal Watch
Bay Area Wilderness Training
Bay Localize
Borneo Project
California Student Sustainability Coalition
California Urban Streams Partnership
Campaign to Safeguard America's Waters
Carbonfree DC
Center for Ecosystem Restoration
Center for Safe Energy
Changing Gears Community Bike Shop
Children in Nature Collaborative
Climate Wise Women
EcoVillage Farm Learning Center
Environmental Finance Center West
Ethical Traveler
Food Shift
Friends of Barefoot College USA
Friends of Muonde
Generation Waking Up
Global Trails Alliance
Global Women's Water Initiative
Green Life
Greenwash Action
Hempstead Project HEART
iMatter, Kids vs. Global Warming
International Marine Mammal Project
John Muir Project
Kids for the Bay
Los Angeles Wilderness Training
National Junior Refuge Rangers
Nature in the City
Oakland Food Policy Council
Plastic Pollution Coalition
Project Coyote
Project Survival Media
Raptors Are the Solution
Real Food Real Stories
Renew Missouri
Rooted in Community
Sacred Land Film Project
Safe Food and Fertilizer
SAVE International
Serengeti Watch
Shark Stewards
South Coast Habitat Restoration
Sustainable World Coalition
The Historically Black Colleges & Universities Green Fund
Transition Earth
Ultimate Civics
Urban Biofilter
Urban Bird Foundation
Urban Farmacy
Viva Sierra Gorda
West County DIGS
Wholly H2O
Wild Hope
Women's Earth Alliance
Youth Empowered Action Camp
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Stated Mission

Grows environmental leadership to produce solutions for pressing environmental problems by supporting bold, creative individuals who are finding the pathways toward a sustainable world for all.
Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/15

Program Percentage :  79 %

Calculated Total Expenses (rounded) :  $11,000,000 

A charity's Program % is the percentage of its cash budget it spends on Programs relative to Overhead (Fundraising and Management & General Expenses)

Cost to Raise $100 :  $ 13

Calculated Total Contributions (rounded) :  $7,100,000 

Cost to Raise $100 signifies how many dollars a charity spends on Fundraising to raise each $100 of Contributions.

Government Funding

CharityWatch calculates the percentage of a charity's cash revenue received from government sources for informational purposes for those donors who would like to factor a charity's range of government funding into their giving decisions. Donors should keep in mind that funding from the government does not automatically signal that a charity is well-governed and/or more efficient than other charities.

For the reporting year rated by CharityWatch, this charity received cash grants/contributions from government sources within a range of:

0% to 24%

Financial Documents

Earth Island Institute's rating is based on CharityWatch's in-depth analysis of the following documents for the fiscal year represented:

Entity Document Type Tax Id #
Earth Island Institute IRS Form 990 94-2889684
Earth Island Institute Audited Financial Statements 94-2889684

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