EIN 27-3009280

The Mountaineers

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
95
Year formed
2011
Most recent tax filings
2019-09
Description
The Mountaineers is a nonprofit outdoor community of 13,000+ active members in the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 1906, they've been getting people of all ages outside safely and responsibly for over 100 years.

Program areas at The Mountaineers

Publishing: Includes Mountaineers Books, Skipstone and Braided River imprints. A leading publisher of outdoor recreations, sustainability and conservation titles. Books support the environment and educational goals of the organization by providing expert information on human-powered activity, sustainable practices at home and on the trail, and preservation of wild places. We promote Mountain culture through history, biography, and adventure narrative. Skipstone titles encourage backyard activism and community benefit. Braided River titles inspire citizen action to preserve biodiversity in western North America. We distribute more than 300,000 books and produce approximately 30 new titles annually and our catalog offers approximately 600 active titles, print and ebook.
Adult Programs: Volunteer led and outdoor focus on education and conservation experiences. The programs are designed to connect individuals with the outdoors, teach safe and responsible recreation skills and outdoor ethics which promote conservation and low impact techniques. Same environment for adult programs as youth education programs.
Youth Education: Over 3,100 volunteers organize 3,200 educational programs and trips related to outdoor activities. Programs focus on providing outdoor education and conservation experiences. The programs are designed to connect individuals with the outdoors, teach safe and responsible recreation skills and outdoor ethics which promote conservation and low impact techniques. Mountaineers offers approximately 10,000 outdoor youth experiences through 3 programs: summer camp, a year round adventuring programs and mountain workshops a youth outreach program for disadvantaged youth. We also offer need based pricing to over 50% of the participants in our youth outreach. These programs teach youth self-reliance, self-confidence, promote a healthy active outdoor lifestyle and give them lifelong outdoor skills.

Form 990s for The Mountaineers

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-092020-10-15990View PDF
2018-092019-10-11990View PDF
2017-092018-10-16990View PDF
2016-092017-10-07990View PDF
2015-092016-07-22990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds The Mountaineers

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$24,380
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...and 3 more grants received

Financials for The Mountaineers

RevenuesFYE 09/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,030,295
Program services$2,231,755
Investment income and dividends$96,506
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$22,481
Net rental income$-265,301
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-51,605
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,340,506
Miscellaneous revenues$28,293
Total revenues$5,432,930

Personnel at The Mountaineers

NameTitleCompensation
Thomas VoglChief Executive Officer$152,101
Thomas HellebergChief Financial Officer Books$48,422
Arthur FreemanPast Chief Financial Officer Books$55,643
 Subscribe to viewDirect Ops$100,841
 Subscribe to viewPresident$0
...and 15 more key personnel

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Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS)Quechee, VT$2,877,776
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$5,432,930
2019
Yearly growth
-4.7%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$5,955,996
2019
Yearly growth
0%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$13,172,599
2019
Yearly growth
-7.5%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
95
2019
Yearly growth
-6.9%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
7700 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Metro area
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
Website URL
mountaineers.org/ 
Phone
(206) 521-6000
Facebook page
TheMountaineers 
Twitter profile
@mountaineersorg 
IRS details
EIN
27-3009280
Fiscal year end
September
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2011
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
C60: Environmental Education
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization