Friends of the Earth • Accountability


We have high rankings with all five charity rating agencies. We value the trust you have placed in our hands and we believe that you should feel confident about your investment. That's why we are committed to transparency and accountability.
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Our Corporate Donation Policy

Friends of the Earth has a strict corporate donation policy to ensure that no corporation can bias our campaigns. You can learn more about our corporate donation policy.

Victories for the Planet

We have more than 40 years of victories for our planet.  Learn more about our victories.

Financial Documentation

Our Annual Report, IRS forms and Audited financial statements are available for your inspection:

2012 IRS Form 990 / 2012 Audited Financial Statements

2013 IRS Form 990 / 2013 Audited Financial Statements

2014 IRS Form 990 / 2014 Audited Financial Statements

2015 IRS Form 990 / 2015 Audited Financial Statements

2016 IRS Form 990 / 2016 Audited Financial Statements

2017 IRS Form 990 / 2017 Audited Financial Statements

2018 IRS Form 990 / 2018 Audited Financial Statements

2019 IRS Form 990 / 2019 Audited Financial Statements

2020 IRS Form 990 / 2020 Audited Financial Statements

2021 IRS Form 990 / 2021 Audited Financial Statements

Annual Reports

Read our annual reports.

Joint Cost Allocation Procedures

Friends of the Earth applies joint cost allocation to communications that contain public education and calls to action.  Learn more about our joint cost allocation procedure.

Our Privacy Policy

We take your privacy seriously. We updated our privacy policy in October 2020.  Read our updated privacy policy.

Document Retention Policy

Friends of the Earth Document Retention & Destruction Policy