CharityWatch REPORT
Issued December 2016

Contact & General Information

Sierra Club Foundation
2101 Webster Street
Suite 1250
Oakland, CA 94612
www.sierraclubfoundation.org
Tax Status: 501(c)3
 

Other Names

None
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RATING:   A

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Stated Mission

To help educate, inspire and empower humanity to preserve the natural and human environment by providing resources for charitable programs that protect and restore the environment.
Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/15

Program Percentage :  87 %

Calculated Total Expenses (rounded) :  $63,000,000 

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 :  $ 8

Calculated Total Contributions (rounded) :  $87,000,000 

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

Government Funding

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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

Sierra Club Foundation's rating is based on CharityWatch's in-depth analysis of the following documents for the fiscal year represented:

Entity Document Type Tax Id #
Sierra Club Foundation IRS Form 990 94-6069890
Sierra Club Foundation Audited Financial Statements 94-6069890

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