Non-profit

Climate Change Education Project

Location:

BELLEVUE, WA

Tax ID:

26-3217081

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)

Budget (2017):

Revenue: $30,700
Expenses: $9,711
Assets: $32,753

Formation:

2014

Leader:

Eric Michelman

The Climate Change Education Project is an environmentalist 501(c)(3) organization [1] that works to promote left-of-center climate change advocacy. It is the fiscal sponsor of the More Than Scientists project. The organization is based in Seattle, Washington.

Both organizations are run by Eric Michelman, a former computer scientist for Apple and Microsoft turned entrepreneur who has become a climate change activist. [2]

The organization was founded in 2008. However, the 501(c)(3) tax status was not sought until 2014. [3]

Financials

As of the 2015 tax returns, the organization raised $140,000 and spent $135,000 to various undisclosed contractors. From 2014 through 2017 Climate Change Education Project filed taxes on the IRS’s Form 990-EZ for small organizations;[4] in 2017, it reported only $30,700 in revenue and less than $10,000 in expenditures. [5]

References

  1. “Who We Are”. 2019. More Than Scientists. Accessed October 28. https://morethanscientists.org/who-we-are/. ^
  2. “ANGELS AMONG US: ERIC MICHELMAN”. 2019. Microsoft Alumni Network. Accessed October 28. https://www.microsoftalumni.com/s/1769/19/interior.aspx?sid=1769&gid=2&pgid=1170&sparam=Search&scontid=0. ^
  3. Internal Revenue Service. 2015. “Form 990”. Seattle, Washington. ^
  4. “Full-Text Search – Climate Change Education Project.” ProPublica Nonprofit Explorer. Accessed November 10, 2019. https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/full_text_search?utf8=✓&q=climate+change+education+project.   ^
  5. Climate Change Education Project, Short Form Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990-EZ), Part I ^

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. Eric Michelman
    President and Board Member
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: December - November
  • Tax Exemption Received: August 1, 2014

  • 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
    2017 Dec Form 990EZ $30,700 $9,711 $32,753 $8,092 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2015 Dec Form 990EZ $140,000 $137,557 $2,858 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    Climate Change Education Project

    3104 142ND PL NE
    BELLEVUE, WA 98007-3260