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Conservation Colorado

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Conservation Colorado is a environmental education program based in Denver, CO that was founded in 2001. As of 2019 they had $2.9 million in revenue and $1.3 million in assets.

Conservation Colorado is a grassroots statewide organization working to protect Colorado's air, land, water, and people. We have a long and successful history in Colorado including:* ensuring that more than three million acres of wilderness will stay ...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Colorado Conservation Voters.

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Program areas at Conservation Colorado

Educated and lobbied Colorado state legislature and other state and local officials on conservation issues-regulating greenhouse gases and carbon pollution; thwarting detrimental impacts of oil and gas drilling; improving standards for clear air and water; managing our water supply; and leading the nation in our use of renewable energy -- including holding elected leaders accountable through targeted media campaigns and publications like our legislative conservation scorecard.

Worked to elect pro-conservation champions to the Colorado legislature and local office through door-to-door gotv and persuasion efforts, ads, direct mail, and other outreach efforts.

Educated the public on issues germane to the legislative process by informing them about legislative conservation agendas, sending information and fact sheets to our members, building long-term capacity and power for Colorado's environment through grassroots organizing, and influencing public opinion on a non-partisan basis on the following issues: public lands & wilderness, cutting carbon pollution, clean energy, water quantity & quality, and other conservation issues and broadening the base of conservation voters by engaging historically underserved communities to involve citizens in conservation issues.

Form 990s for Conservation Colorado

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 7, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 25, 2017990OView PDF
2015-12Dec 15, 2016990OView PDF
2014-12Sep 16, 2015990OView PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Conservation Colorado

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,965,157
Program services$28,773
Investment income and dividends$5,712
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,301
Net income from fundraising events$-1,563
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,999,380

Vendors for Conservation Colorado

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Crady Puca and AssociatesTax accounting2019-11-12
██████Fundraising software2019-09-05
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-09-05
██████████Marketing software; CRM software2019-09-05
█████████Content management system software2019-09-05
███████████ ██████████ █████████Latin Outreach and Climate Mobilization$606,0392014-12-01

Personnel at Conservation Colorado

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Kelly NordiniExecutive Director$27,107Feb. 7, 2020
Nikki RiedtOperations and Finance Director$42,506July 15, 2019
███ ███████Organizing and Political Director-July 15, 2019
████ ███████Development Director-July 15, 2019
████ ███████West Slope Director-July 15, 2019
████████ ███████Protegete Organizing Manager-July 15, 2019
███ █████████████████████Front Range Field Manager-July 15, 2019
███████ ████████████Secretary - Treasurer$0July 15, 2019
█████ ██████Chair$0July 15, 2019
████ ████████Vice - Chair$0July 15, 2019
...and four more key personnel

Peer environmental education organizations

1Maine Conservation Voters501(c)(4)$811,984Augusta, ME
2Environmental Defense Action Fund (EDF)501(c)(4)$12 millionNew York, NY
3American Conservative Union (ACU)501(c)(4)$9.2 millionAlexandria, VA
4Conservation Colorado Education Fund501(c)(3)$3.4 millionDenver, CO
5Wallenpaupack Lake Estates501(c)(4)$3.4 millionLake Ariel, PA
6North Carolina Conservation Network501(c)(3)$2.6 millionRaleigh, NC
7Washington Conservation Voters (WCV)501(c)(4)$1.1 millionSeattle, WA
8California League of Conservation Voters501(c)(4)$1.5 millionOakland, CA
9Dallas Safari Club (DSC)501(c)(4)$5.7 millionDallas, TX
10Downtown Austin Alliance (DAA)501(c)(4)$7.6 millionAustin, TX
11Healthier Colorado501(c)(4)$2.8 millionDenver, CO
12Planned Parenthood Votes Colorado501(c)(4)$1.2 millionDenver, CO
13Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA)501(c)(4)$765,632Fort Collins, CO
14Family Policy Alliance501(c)(4)$1.7 millionColorado Springs, CO
15United States Public Interest Research Group501(c)(4)$2.0 millionDenver, CO
16WAFWA Species Restoration Foundation501(c)(4)$4.9 millionBoise, ID
17National Caucus of Environmental Legislators501(c)(3)$1.2 millionWashington, DC
18Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League501(c)(3)$816,986Glendale Springs, NC
19Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA)501(c)(3)$3.1 millionNew York, NY
20Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ)501(c)(3)$1.6 millionDetroit, MI
21Alice Ferguson Foundation501(c)(3)$2.3 millionAccokeek, MD
22Environmental Leadership Program501(c)(3)$877,079Greenbelt, MD
23Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation501(c)(3)$792,200Rockville, MD
24National Environmental Education and Training Foundation501(c)(3)$3.4 millionWashington, DC
25National Review Institute (NRI)501(c)(3)$7.3 millionNew York, NY

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