EIN 27-3009280

The Mountaineers

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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.
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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 environmental and educational goals of The organization by providing expert information on human-powered activity, preservation of wild places, and sustainable practices at home and on The trail. We support cultural heritage through outdoor literature, 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 550,000 books annually. We produce approximately 30 new titles per year and our catalog offers over 600 active titles in 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 and reach safe and responsible recreations skills and outdoor ethics which promote conservation and low impact techniques. The Mountaineers offers approximately 10,000 outdoor youth experiences through 3 programs: summer camp, a year-round adventuring program and mountain workshops, a youth outreach program of 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, and promote a healthy active outdoor lifestyle as well as giving them lifelong outdoor skills.
In addition to The above programs The Mountaineers also offers conservation and advocacy, memberships, events and room rentals, leadership development and global adventures.

Who funds The Mountaineers

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
American Online Giving FoundationGeneral Support$216,763
Schwab Charitable FundEnvironmental and Animals$91,812
Outdoor AllianceEducation and Public Land Policy Support$56,000
...and 6 more grants received

Personnel at The Mountaineers

Tom VoglChief Executive Officer Non - Voting$137,692
Helen CherulloExecutive Director / Executive Producer / Executive Publisher / Employee$113,492
Tom HellebergPublisher and Director of Finance
Brad NearDirector Seattle Since 2021
Professionally, Sam WorksSenior Product Manager
...and 19 more key personnel

Financials for The Mountaineers

RevenuesFYE 09/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,464,368
Program services$2,214,772
Investment income and dividends$73,407
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$26,287
Net rental income$-265,617
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-525
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,930,209
Miscellaneous revenues$98,941
Total revenues$6,541,842

Form 990s for The Mountaineers

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-092023-08-15990View PDF
2021-092022-04-08990View PDF
2020-092021-08-11990View PDF
2019-092020-10-15990View PDF
2018-092019-10-11990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
June 13, 2023
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $216,763 from American Online Giving Foundation
May 10, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
January 24, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 11 new personnel
July 28, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
July 28, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from American Endowment Foundation
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General information
7700 Sand Point Way Ne
Seattle, WA 98115
Metro area
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
King County, WA
Website URL
(206) 521-6000
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
C60: Environmental Education
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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