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Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC)

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

SELC is a energy conservation organization based in Charlottesville, VA that was founded in 1985. As of 2019 they had $60 million in revenue and $131 million in assets.

The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) uses the power of the law to protect the environment and health of the Southeast.

(434) 977-4090
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Program areas at SELC

Clean energy and air : to promote and secure a sustainable energy policy across the southeast that protects the people and natural resources of the region, enhances the economy, and minimizes the health, Environmental, and economic harm of energy development and air pollution, including greenhouse gases.

Coast and wetlands: to protect and preserve the wetlands and high priority coastal ecosystems in the southeast for the benefit of wildlife, marine life, and people.

Clean water: to protect and restore water quality and water flow to ensure surface and ground waters in our region can meet long-term human and ecological needs.

Form 990s for SELC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-03Feb 7, 2020990View PDF
2018-03Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-03Jan 19, 2018990View PDF
2016-03Feb 23, 2017990View PDF
2015-03Mar 25, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for SELC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$36,304,744
Program services$646,735
Investment income and dividends$2,713,863
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$20,411,628
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$60,076,970

Vendors for SELC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
MailChimpMarketing software2020-09-17
███ ████████ ████ █████████ ███████ ██ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
██████ ██████ █████ ██ █████████ ████Insurance2019-12-31
██████ ████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$26,8352019-12-31
████████ ██████ ███ ██████████Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-11-15
██████ █████ ███Commsupport$372,8892019-03-01
████████ █████ ███$161,8822019-03-01
█████████ ███Coal Ash Enforc$515,2612019-03-01
...and five more vendors

Personnel at SELC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Holly HuestonTreasurer$170,240Feb. 7, 2020
Erin MalecDirector of Program Communications-Dec. 10, 2018
█████ ████General Counsel$157,048March 31, 2019
████████ █████Mcelwain Program Communications Manager-Aug. 7, 2019
█████ ████████Program Communications Manager-Aug. 7, 2019
█████ ██████Senior Attor$161,968March 31, 2019
█████ █████████Dir of Va O$152,845March 31, 2019
█████ █ ████████Chair$0March 31, 2019
█████████ █ █████████President$332,170March 31, 2019
██████ ██████Vice President$0March 31, 2019
...and three more key personnel

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