Center for Coalfield Justice




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Tax-Exempt Status:


Budget (2018):

Revenue: $164,028
Expenses: $267,726
Assets: $154,261


Environmental Activist Group

Latest Tax Filing:

2019 Form 990

The Center for Coalfield Justice is a far-left environmental advocacy nonprofit in southwestern Pennsylvania that seeks to ban fracking and certain coal industry practices.


Donors to Center for Coalfield Justice

Known donors to the Center for Coalfield Justice include the following: [1]

FoundationAmountYearGrant Description
Heinz Endowments$210,000 2011Environment - for outreach to coalfield residents on the impacts of long wall mining in southwestern Pennsylvania
Heinz Endowments$190,000 2010To support grassroots assistance to communities working to enforce laws and improve public policy on the production and use of coal
Heinz Endowments$184,000 2015To support program work operational expenses and collaborations to the coalfield regions of south-western Pennsylvania
Heinz Endowments$180,000 2013For operating support
Heinz Endowments$150,000 2008For support for grassroots assistance to communities affected by coal mining
Heinz Endowments$150,000 2006For funding to continue project work in coalfield communities and to transition Tri -State Citizen Mining Network into the Center for coalfield justice
Heinz Endowments$125,000 2012To inform organize and empower public influence on energy extraction in southeastern Pennsylvania
Heinz Endowments$122,000 2005To support coalition for coalfield justice project
Heinz Endowments$95,000 2007For funding to further promote social and environmental justice in Pennsylvania's coalfields
Heinz Endowments$95,000 2009To support grassroots assistance to communities working to enforce laws and improve public policy on the production and use of coal
Colcom Foundation$60,000 2012Educational tools for evaluating community impacts from fossil fuel extractive industries
Colcom Foundation$60,000 2018Moving people into action- virtual coalfield tours
Colcom Foundation$60,000 2013Landscape today project
Colcom Foundation$60,000 2011Interactive online maps depicting water quality impacts related to mining and drilling activities in local watersheds
Colcom Foundation$60,000 2008Grassroots organizations to collaborate with national groups to address the issues of longwall mining
Colcom Foundation$60,000 2015Virtual coalfield tour
John M Hopwood Charitable Trust$26,000 2002
John M Hopwood Charitable Trust$26,000 2001
John M Hopwood Charitable Trust$26,000 2003General Contributions
Heinz Endowments$20,000 2002To enable citizens to participate in negotiations of a federal appeal and to promote protection of water resources and the rights of surface owners and their communities
Sierra Club$20,000 2008Environmental support
Colcom Foundation$15,000 2013Pilot program to bring rain water harvesting programs to rural areas that have been negatively impacted by coal and shale gas extraction
Sierra Club$10,960 2018ENVIRONMENTAL SUPPORT
Sierra Club$10,750 2011Environmental support
Sierra Club$10,400 2013Environmental support
Schwab Charitable Fund$10,000 2017Environmental/animals
Norcross Wildlife Foundation Inc$6,500 2007GIS software poster printer office copier & personal computer
Buhl Foundation$5,000 2008To construct a web-based tool for monitoring the effect of fossil fuel extraction practices for use by teachers of environmental education
Ann W & Peter H Williams Family Fund$502014GENERAL FUND
Ann W & Peter H Williams Family Fund$502015GENERAL FUND


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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: June - May
  • Tax Exemption Received: June 1, 2000

  • Available Filings

    Period Form Type Total revenue Total functional expenses Total assets (EOY) Total liabilities (EOY) Unrelated business income? Total contributions Program service revenue Investment income Comp. of current officers, directors, etc. Form 990
    2018 Jun Form 990 $164,028 $267,726 $154,261 $6,434 N $163,806 $0 $222 $58,000 PDF
    2017 Dec Form 990EZ $55,665 $129,602 $254,865 $3,340 $0 $0 $0 $0
    2016 Dec Form 990 $379,683 $275,244 $331,219 $5,757 N $379,351 $0 $332 $50,000 PDF
    2015 Dec Form 990EZ $90,411 $302,689 $228,661 $4,053 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2014 Dec Form 990EZ $18,794 $231,650 $443,800 $6,914 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2013 Dec Form 990 $555,869 $227,656 $656,508 $6,766 N $555,173 $0 $411 $51,200 PDF
    2012 Dec Form 990 $384,453 $214,239 $326,140 $4,611 N $382,781 $0 $465 $48,500 PDF
    2011 Dec Form 990 $121,650 $255,999 $154,404 $3,089 N $117,080 $0 $1,154 $23,327 PDF

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    Center for Coalfield Justice

    14 E BEAU ST
    WASHINGTON, PA 15301-4702