Foundation, Inc. (Bethesda, MD)



  • Name:Mr. Brian McFarland
  • Title:Director

Organization Address

  • Organization Foundation, Inc.
  • Address:3 Bethesda Metro Center
    Suite 700
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:240-595-6883

Organization Web

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  • Mission:
  •'s mission is: toward a ZeroCarbon™ world. is leading the fight against global warming, making it easy and affordable for any individual, business or organization to reduce and offset their climate impact and hasten the transition to a clean energy future. achieves its goals through: Climate change education; Carbon offsets and reductions; and Public outreach.

  • Overview:
  • is a leading US-based nonprofit carbon reduction and climate solutions organization with over 750,000 individual supporters and over 2,000 business partners including Dell, Discovery Communications, and National Geographic. has funded more than 70 carbon reduction and tree-planting projects across 30+ states and 15+ countries. has designed, provided upfront financing, and is now managing several forest conservation projects in the Amazon Rainforest of Brazil. These projects are conserving nearly 400,000 hectares, providing habitat to numerous threatened and endangered species, engaging approximately 600 local community members, and reducing more than 12 million mtCO2e. In addition, these projects have been independently validated and verified to leading certification standards known as the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Standard (CCBS).

  • Year established:2003
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:6
  • Advisory board size:
  • Staff size:7

Board and Executive Names

  • Board Members / Trustees:
  • Paul Rowland (Board Chair), Eric Carlson, Curt Clements, L. Hunter Lovins, Mark Rees, and Mike Staresinic

  • Executive Director / President:
  • Eric Carlson, President

Staff Names

  • Key Staff:
  • Brian McFarland (Director), Linda Kelly (Business Partnerships Manager), Jarett Emert (Business Partnerships Manager), Suzie Kaufman (Bookkeeper), Liz Schwartzer (Director - Camp Quinebarge) and Paul Wooten (Facilities Director - Camp Quinebarge)


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • Tax ID:20-0231609

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IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:200231609
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:
  • Organization Address:853 MAIN ST
  • Organization City:EAST AURORA
  • Organization State:NY
  • Organization Zip:14052-1905
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):1, 2
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Charitable Organization, Educational Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:March, 2004
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:December, 2016
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:December
  • NTEE Code:C35
  • Asset Amount:$8,737,754
  • Asset Code:7 ($5,000,000 - $9,999,999)
  • Income Amount:$2,429,433
  • Income Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$2,187,668
  • Last Updated:2/22/2018 7:03:38 am

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