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Ecology Action of Santa Cruz

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

Ecology Action of Santa Cruz is a pollution abatement organization based in Santa Cruz, CA that was founded in 1979. As of 2019 they had $33 million in revenue and $17 million in assets.

Ecology Action is passionately driven to empower individuals, businesses, and communities to take actions today that achieve environmental and economic sustainability.

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Program areas at Ecology Action of Santa Cruz

Energy Efficiency - Since 2004, Ecology Action has completed more than 16,000 energy efficiency projects which save over 581 million kilowatt hours of electricity equivalent to removing 92,589 passenger cars from the road (and their greenhouse gas emissions) for a year. We accomplish this by working with utility and government partners to meet their carbon and pollution reduction goals through designing and delivering cost-effective and comprehensive energy saving programs. We also offer direct assistance to schools, businesses and commercial facilities across the western United States to design energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that reduce carbon emissions and other pollution.

Green Communities - Ecology Action believes in thriving people and planet. We work with communities to promote sustainable transportation, youth pedestrian and bicycle safety, and water conservation programs that make our communities healthier across northern California. We create programs for individuals, professionals and businesses that teach new skills and empower and incentivize individuals to take action for climate through resource conservation. Ecology Action implements programs to help governments and businesses meet their climate action and environmental sustainability goals. Our programs are designed to encourage local commuters, families and youth to reduce single occupancy vehicle trips by safely walking, bicycling and using other sustainable transportation. Our multi-faceted approach addresses key aspects of the transportation sector including electric vehicle promotion and infrastructure, transportation planning, youth safety education and encouragement programs, reduce carbon by less car trips and promote safe bicycling. To date, we have taught over 24,000 local kids to walk or ...

Form 990s for Ecology Action of Santa Cruz

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 31, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 15, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Dec 13, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Feb 8, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Ecology Action of Santa Cruz

Total grants, contributions, etc.$32,426,106
Program services$742,423
Investment income and dividends$1,546
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$52,646
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$33,222,721

Vendors for Ecology Action of Santa Cruz

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceMarketing software; CRM software2020-03-17
█████████ ████████Software2020-03-17
██████Fundraising software2020-03-03
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-03
█████████Content management system software2020-03-03
█████ █████ ███ ███████Tax accounting2020-01-31
██████████ █ ███████ ████████████Electrical Retrofit$4,6452020-01-31
█████ ████████Electrical Retrofit$16,3892020-01-31
...and four more vendors

Personnel at Ecology Action of Santa Cruz

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jim MurphyChief Executive Officer and Executive Director-Aug. 11, 2020
Bonnie LowVice President of Utility Solutions / Vice President Operations$163,353Aug. 11, 2020
███████ ████████Vice President of Marketing Solutions$144,894Aug. 11, 2020
████ ████████Vice President Innovation$240,030Aug. 11, 2020
███████ ████████Vice President Sales$268,906Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ████Vice President of Strategic Development-Aug. 11, 2020
████████ ██████Director of Operations-Aug. 11, 2020
████ ██████Director of Technical Project Management-Aug. 11, 2020
████████ ██████████████Head of Human Resources-Aug. 11, 2020
█████ █████Director of Program Management-Aug. 11, 2020
...and 27 more key personnel

Peer pollution abatement and control organizations

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2New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission501(c)(3)$15 millionLowell, MA
3Ceres501(c)(3)$20 millionBoston, MA
4Green America501(c)(3)$14 millionWashington, DC
5The Energy Coalition (TEC)501(c)(3)$9.9 millionIrvine, CA
6Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)501(c)(3)$13 millionSan Francisco, CA
7Resources Legacy Fund501(c)(3)$53 millionSacramento, CA
8Conservation Law Foundation501(c)(3)$17 millionBoston, MA
9Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC)501(c)(3)$60 millionCharlottesville, VA
10Friends of the Earth501(c)(3)$10 millionWashington, DC
11Clean Water Action501(c)(4)$8.8 millionWashington, DC
12Public Citizen Foundation501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC
13Elevate Energy501(c)(3)$24 millionChicago, IL
14Elemental Excelerator501(c)(3)$14 millionHonolulu, HI
15Center for Energy and Environment (CEE)501(c)(3)$19 millionMinneapolis, MN
16International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)501(c)(3)$26 millionAustria,
17Resources for the Future501(c)(3)$9.1 millionWashington, DC
18Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)501(c)(3)$39 millionCambridge, MA
19Montgomery County Green Bank Corporation501(c)(3)$18 millionRockville, MD
20Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC)501(c)(3)$9.5 millionMontpelier, VT
21Environmental Working Group501(c)(3)$14 millionWashington, DC
22The Everglades Foundation501(c)(3)$10 millionPalmetto Bay, FL
23Calcef Innovations501(c)(3)$16 millionOakland, CA
24Surfrider Foundation501(c)(3)$8.6 millionSan Clemente, CA
25Earth Island Institute501(c)(3)$15 millionBerkeley, CA