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Sierra Club

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

Sierra Club is a natural resource conservation nonprofit based in Oakland, CA that was founded in 1892. As of 2019 they had $143 million in revenue and $106 million in assets.

Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization, with more than two million members and supporters.

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Program areas at Sierra Club

Membership: support and funding of 63 volunteer led chapters and approximately 360 groups, and the development of a broad-based volunteer membership.

Information and education: calendar & online store, sierra, the organization's magazine, communications group include non-print media channels and digital strategies (mission is to align the online activities and technological investments with the broader strategy and success of the club).sierra magazine: published 6 issues per year with an average print run in excess of 680,000 magazines.calendar & online store: offered sierra club branded merchandise about nature or the environment for sale directly to the public and other resellers.

Form 990s for Sierra Club

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 3, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Feb 27, 2017990OView PDF
2014-12Feb 3, 2016990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Sierra Club

Total grants, contributions, etc.$129,549,637
Program services$10,832,446
Investment income and dividends$1,066,600
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$386,863
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$381,770
Net income from fundraising events$-66,502
Net income from gaming activities$2,078
Net income from sales of inventory$814,754
Miscellaneous revenues$710,313
Total revenues$143,677,959

Vendors for Sierra Club

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-08-12
██████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-08-12
██████████CRM software2020-08-12
████ ███ ██████ ███Tax accounting2019-01-28
████ █████ ███████Consultants$931,4202017-12-01
██████████ ██████████ ███████████Telemarketing$154,8722017-12-01
█ █ █████████ ████████Online Fundraising$39,5422017-12-01
...and 17 more vendors

Personnel at Sierra Club

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jennifer TrahanChief Operating Officer$192,539May 20, 2020
Louis BarnesChief Financial Executive$221,581Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ██████Chief Innovation Officer$192,776Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ███ ██████Chief of Staff$157,745May 20, 2020
████ ███████Chief Advancement Officer$206,792May 20, 2020
███████ █████Executive Director$286,154May 20, 2020
██████ ████Communications Director$195,787May 20, 2020
█████ ████████Director of Digital Strategies-May 20, 2020
█████ ████████Senior Director , Program Policies and Interim Governa$222,207Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ██████Senior Campaign Director$182,402Dec. 31, 2017
...and 19 more key personnel

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