Thorne Ecological Institute in Boulder, Colorado (CO)

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Thorne Ecological Institute
Employer Identification Number (EIN)846029250
Name of OrganizationThorne Ecological Institute
AddressPO BOX 19107, Boulder, CO 80308-2107
ActivitiesScientific research (diseases), Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry, Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
SubsectionEducational Organization
Ruling Date10/1957
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization that normally receives no more than one third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period12/2012
Assets$100,000 to $499,999
Income$500,000 to $999,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$482,025
Amount of Income$668,983
Form 990 Revenue Amount$664,320
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification: Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs

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Amount of income in 2012: $668,983 (it was $471,035 in 2011)
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Assets in 2012: $482,025 (it was $362,725 in 2011)
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2011

Functional expenses for 2011

Support schedule

Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance (for 2011)
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year?No
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities $0
Gross income from members or shareholders$0
Gross income from other sources$0
Statement of Revenue (for 2011)
Total revenue$471,035
Contributions, Gifts, Grants and Other Similar Amounts$236,389
Program Service Revenue$211,450
Other Revenue
Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)$-1,850
Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sales of assets other than inventory$0
Net income from fundraising events$25,046
Gross income from fundraising events$29,493
Less: direct expenses$4,447
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2011)
Total functional expenses$471,040
Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$75,075
Other salaries and wages$170,048
Payroll taxes$23,330
Professional fundraising services$0
Balance Sheet (for 2011)
Total assets$362,725
Total liabilities$22,413
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$0
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$0
Total net assets or fund balances$340,312
Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds$0
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2011)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives: (1) more than 33 1/3 % of its support from contributions, membership fees, and gross receipts from activities related to its exempt functions - subject to certain exceptions, and (2) no more than 33 1/3 % of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 tax) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Section 509(a)(2) (for 2011)
2007 - 2011 Total
Total support$2,068,386
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$1,101,375
Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or facilities furnished in any activity that is related to the organization's tax-exempt purpose$939,874
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources and Unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired after June 30, 1975$27,137
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North Dakota1
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New York8
South Carolina2
West Virginia1
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