Non-profit

PennFuture (Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future)

Website:

www.pennfuture.org

Location:

HARRISBURG, PA

Tax ID:

31-1607866

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)

Budget (2019):

Revenue: $3,031,017
Expenses: $3,207,088
Assets: $3,145,898

Formation:

1998

Type:

State Environmentalist Group

President:

Jacquelyn Bonomo (2017-Present)

Larry Schweiger (2014-2017)

Latest Tax Filing:

2019 Form 990

PennFuture (formerly Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future) is a center-left state environmental advocacy group created in 1998 and headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

The group is closely related to another environmental group, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, and the two groups share staffers. [1]

Funding

Financial Overview

In 2019, PennFuture reported total revenues of $3 million, total expenditures of $3.2 million (including grants paid totaling $180,757), and net assets of $2.9 million. [2] [3]

Donors to PennFuture

The following are known grants to PennFuture: [4]

FoundationAmountYearGrant Description
Cabot-Kjellerup Foundation$1502018FOR GENERAL SUPPORT OF CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES
Chatham Foundation$5,000 2016
Claneil Foundation$7,500 2016From storm water to oil trains -building the environmental voice
Colcom Foundation$200,000 2018Protecting Pennsylvania's open spaces and high quality streams
Colcom Foundation$74,000 2011Public education on Marcellus Shale drilling regulations re-submission of grant ID # 200 13245
Colcom Foundation$40,000 2018Protect and improve stream quality in the laurel valley
Community Foundation of Collier County$10,000 2018
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$167,000 2007Operating support
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$115,000 2009Operating support
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$100,000 2014Operating support
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$100,000 2012Operating support
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$100,000 2011Operating support
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$75,000 2015Operating support
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$73,000 2006
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$60,000 2006
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$56,000 2008Operating support
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$50,000 2013Operating support
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$50,000 2010Operating support
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$50,000 2005
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation$50,000 2004
Energy Foundation$355,000 2017TO PROMOTE EDUCATION AND ANALYSIS TO BUILD MARKETS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY. TO SUPPORT EDUCATION AND OUTREACH TO BUILD A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE.
Energy Foundation$180,000 2018TO SUPPORT EDUCATION AND OUTREACH TO BUILD A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE.
Energy Foundation$100,000 2016To support education and outreach about clean energy
Energy Foundation$100,000 2010To promote renewable energy policies in state and federal venues and in the proposed merger of first energy and Allegheny energy
Energy Foundation$90,000 2008To promote clean energy policies in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$85,000 2003To promote the benefits of renewable energy and the need for policy to promote renewables in Pennsylvania.
Energy Foundation$80,000 2014To promote education and analysis to build markets for energy efficiency
Energy Foundation$80,000 2015To promote education and analysis to advance energy efficiency
Energy Foundation$78,000 2008To support development for a global warming action plan for Pennsylvania and educate federal policymakers about the need for national global warming policy
Energy Foundation$75,000 2009To educate opinion leaders in Pennsylvania on climate change.
Energy Foundation$65,250 2009To promote energy efficiency in Pennsylvania and the United States.
Energy Foundation$60,000 2010Torease energy efficiency investment and retire old coal in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$60,000 2012To advance EE and RE in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$50,000 2014To promote education and analysis to build markets for energy efficient buildings
Energy Foundation$50,000 2014To promote education and analysis to build markets for energy efficiency
Energy Foundation$50,000 2007To promote clean energy policies in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$50,000 2007To promote clean energy policies in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$50,000 2011To support expansion and implementation of renewable energy policies in Pennsylvania.
Energy Foundation$50,000 2012To advance building codes and benchmarking policies in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$50,000 2013To support education and analysis to build markets for energy-efficient buildings.
Energy Foundation$49,000 2009To promote a low carbon fuel standard in the Northeast.
Energy Foundation$45,000 2006To expand funding for energy efficiency service in Pennsylvania and to convince state officials and developers to apply carbon sequestration to coal-gasification and coal to liquid fuels projects
Energy Foundation$43,000 2009To conduct outreach to Pennsylvania's business community around the benefits of energy efficiency.
Energy Foundation$40,000 2010To promote a northeast low-carbon fuel standard.
Energy Foundation$40,000 2003To promote the benefits of renewable energy and the need for policy to promote renewables in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$36,000 2004To support the cool Pennsylvania campaign and lay the groundwork for global warming policies in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$35,000 2011To advance energy efficiency policies in Pennsylvania and prevent deterioration of utility energy efficiency programs and funding
Energy Foundation$35,000 2006To build support for global warming action in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$30,000 2011To support the northeast low carbon fuel standard.
Energy Foundation$25,000 2009To support education on renewable energy in Pennsylvania.
Energy Foundation$25,000 2007To promote clean energy policies in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$25,000 2007To promote clean energy policies in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$25,000 2006To print and distribute a report of the renewable agricultural energy council and to craft policy recommendations for biofuels in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$12,000 2004To support the Cool Pennsylvania campaign and lay the groundwork for global warming policies in Pennsylvania
Energy Foundation$10,000 2006To build support for clean car policies in Pennsylvania
Environmental Defense Fund$100,000 2018
Environmental Defense Fund$212,000 2017
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund$61,480 2018For grant recipient's exempt purposes
Heinz Endowments$2,800,000 2002To support the Pennsylvania Conservation Center
Heinz Endowments$2,000,000 2002For PennFuture operating support
Heinz Endowments$1,000,000 2004For Penn future operating support
Heinz Endowments$1,000,000 2003For PennFuture operating support
Heinz Endowments$747,000 2008For general operating support
Heinz Endowments$747,000 2007For operating support
Heinz Endowments$650,000 2010For annual operating support
Heinz Endowments$650,000 2011Environment - for annual operating support
Heinz Endowments$625,000 2000To support the Pennsylvania Conservation Center
Heinz Endowments$625,000 2001To support the Pennsylvania Conservation Center
Heinz Endowments$525,000 2015To provide legal support for citizens seeking to protect public health and safety and the environment in their communities
Heinz Endowments$400,000 2002For support of the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Communications Resource Center and campaign for land use and sustainable transportation in southwestern Pennsylvania
Heinz Endowments$373,500 2005For 2006 operating support
Heinz Endowments$373,500 2006For 2006 operating support
Heinz Endowments$350,000 2015To support air quality improvement for western Pennsylvania
Heinz Endowments$305,000 2015To reduce impact of natural gas development on public health and environment and to promote Pennsylvania�s shift to renewable energy
Heinz Endowments$254,000 2001To create a western Pennsylvania environmental communications resource center and early stage development of a land use campaign for southwestern Pennsylvania
Heinz Endowments$200,000 2002For continued funding of the Environmental Communications Center of Western Pennsylvania
Heinz Endowments$200,000 2001For support of the Western Pennsylvania environmental communications resource center and campaign for land use and sustainable transportation in southwestern Pennsylvania
Heinz Endowments$150,000 2003To provide professional media training and support for Western Pennsylvania public interest organizations
Heinz Endowments$150,000 2005For support of the collaborative on health and the Environment - Pennsylvania
Heinz Endowments$146,000 2004For support of the Environmental Communications Resource Center for Western Pennsylvania
Heinz Endowments$100,000 2011Environment - to support the creation of a comprehensive solar energy program in Allegheny County
Heinz Endowments$100,000 2001For the Mid-Atlantic renewable energy campaign
Heinz Endowments$50,000 2010To support the creation of a comprehensive solar energy program in Allegheny county
Heinz Endowments$50,000 2011Common initiatives - to provide strategic policy direction coordinate environmental advocacy and offer advocacy training
Heinz Endowments$50,000 2015To support air quality improvement for western Pennsylvania
Heinz Endowments$25,000 2011Common initiatives - for the Pittsburgh climate initiative the black & gold city goes green community campaign
Heinz Endowments$14,606 2010For the creation of a youth community partner group to engage youth in local environmental policy discussions particularly related to the Pittsburgh climate initiative and the black and gold city goes green project
J N Pew Jr Charitable Trust$325,000 2002For a statewide environmental organization for Pennsylvania
J N Pew Jr Charitable Trust$325,000 2003For a statewide environmental organization for Pennsylvania
John Merck Fund$50,000 2006To ensure that Pennsylvania Adopts regulation requiring the state's power plants to reduce their mercury emissions by 90 percent by 2015 and to prohibit trading of mercury allowances as part of compliance
Keith Campbell Foundation For Environment$115,000 2017CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM
Keith Campbell Foundation For Environment$100,000 2011Clean water starts here
Keith Campbell Foundation For Environment$90,000 2017PA WIP LEAD
Keith Campbell Foundation For Environment$50,000 2013Clean Water Starts Here
Keith Campbell Foundation For Environment$50,000 2012Clean water starts here
Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment$75,000 2008
Levin Family Foundation$1002015DONATION
Mccune Foundation$6,043 2001
Mertz Gilmore Foundation$50,000 2007Pennsylvania climate plan
Mertz Gilmore Foundation$50,000 2008Cool Pennsylvania campaign (PENN FUTURE-)
Mertz Gilmore Foundation$50,000 2009Cool Pennsylvania Campaign
Mertz Gilmore Foundation$50,000 2010Reducing Pennsylvania's contributions to global warming
Mertz Gilmore Foundation$30,000 2011Northeast regional low carbon fuel standard development (PENNFUTURE-)
National Wildlife Federation$118,968 2018CONSERVATION ASSISTANCE (CITIZENS FOR PENNSYLVANIA'S FUTURE)
National Wildlife Federation$92,990 2016Conservation assistance
National Wildlife Federation$92,624 2017Conservation assistance
National Wildlife Federation$77,442 2015Conservation assistance
National Wildlife Federation$72,000 2013Conservation assistance
National Wildlife Federation$45,000 2011Conservation assistance
National Wildlife Federation$8,000 2012Conservation assistance
National Wildlife Federation$55,839 2010Conservation Advocacy
Partnership Project$15,000 2014
Patagonia$6,000 2015To support environmental projects
Pew Charitable Trusts$1,320,000 2006
Pew Charitable Trusts$1,050,000 2009Policy support
Pew Charitable Trusts$403,000 2006
Pew Charitable Trusts$403,000 2005Operating support for a statewide environmental organization for Pennsylvania
Pew Charitable Trusts$250,000 2012Policy support
Pew Memorial Trust$514,000 2003Operating support for a statewide environmental organization for Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Foundation$100,300 2017ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY PROTECTION BEAUTIFICATION (CITIZENS FOR PENNSYLVANIA'S FUTURE)
Pittsburgh Foundation$25,000 2015Support for environmental projects
Proteus Fund$15,000 2018DEMOCRACY (CITIZEN'S FOR PENNSYLVANIAS FUTURE)
Reinvestment Fund$133,673 2004Support for education
Reinvestment Fund$15,000 2007Renewable energy education - SDF
Reinvestment Fund$15,000 2008Renewable energy development SDF
Reinvestment Fund$11,615 2015Energy efficiency grant
Reinvestment Fund$7,984 2014Peco SDF
Reinvestment Fund$25,000 2004
Reinvestment Fund$75,000 2009
Surdna Foundation$80,000 2008
Surdna Foundation$75,000 2002For development of a marketing and outreach program torease consumer demand for renewable energy power in the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania area
Surdna Foundation$50,000 2004Renewed support for an organization working torease consumer demand for renewable energy and promote the development of new renewable energy production facilities in Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region
Westwind Foundation$25,000 2009To fund operating needs
William Penn Foundation$950,000 2011Environment & communities - toward advancing state and local policies that advance regional prosperity in the greater Philadelphia region in collaboration with diverse coalitions
William Penn Foundation$550,000 2009Toward advancing policy reforms in collaboration with state and local coalitions that advance sustainability and shared prosperity in the Philadelphia region.
William Penn Foundation$495,000 2012To support implementation of policies and practices that will protect clean water in Pennsylvania luding storewater management in Philadelphia and nutrients management in the Susquehanna watershed
William Penn Foundation$475,000 2010Toward advancing state and local policies that advance regional prosperity in the Greater Philadelphia region in collaboration with diverse coalitions
William Penn Foundation$275,000 2013Reduce Stormwater discharge into waterways and safeguard special protection waters by improving municipal Stormwater management plans and state permitting
William Penn Foundation$275,000 2006Toward promoting state and local policies and investments that enhance and protect watersheds and foster sustainable development in Philadelphia and other communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania
William Penn Foundation$240,800 2008Toward advancing state and local policies that advance revitalization of older communities and protection of watersheds.
William Penn Foundation$230,000 2005Toward promoting state and local policies and investments that enhance and protect watersheds and foster sustainable development in Philadelphia and other communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania
William Penn Foundation$225,000 2008Toward advancing policy reforms in collaboration with state and local coalitions that advance sustainability and shared prosperity in the Philadelphia region.
William Penn Foundation$225,000 2010Toward advancing policy reforms in collaboration with state and local coalitions that advance sustainability and shared prosperity in the Philadelphia region.
William Penn Foundation$220,000 2006Toward promoting state and local policies and investments that enhance and protect watersheds and foster sustainable development in Philadelphia and other communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania
William Penn Foundation$220,000 2003Toward expansion of Penn Future's public policy and technical assistance programs in southeastern Pennsylvania to improve public and private stewardship of watersheds.
William Penn Foundation$220,000 2004Toward expensing of Pennfuture's public policy and technical assistance programs in southeastern Pennsylvania to improve public and private stewardship of watersheds
William Penn Foundation$220,000 2002Toward expansion of PennFuture's public policy and technical assistance programs in southeastern Pennsylvania to improve public and private stewardship of watersheds
William Penn Foundation$165,000 2006Toward promoting state and local policies and investments that enhance and protect watersheds and foster sustainable development in Philadelphia and other communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania
William Penn Foundation$110,000 2006Toward promoting state and local policies and investments that enhance and protect watersheds and foster sustainable development in Philadelphia and other communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania
William Penn Foundation$107,080 2008Toward advancing state and local policies that advance revitalization of older communities and protection of watersheds.
William Penn Foundation$102,300 2001
William Penn Foundation$86,270 2008Toward advancing state and local policies that advance revitalization of older communities and protection of watersheds.
William Penn Foundation$82,500 2005Toward development and implementation of an education and outreach initiative to build support among targeted audiences for environmental conservation and restoration programs in southeastern Pennsylvania
William Penn Foundation$75,000 2012Toward advancing and local policies that advance regional property in the greater Philadelphia region in collaboration with diverse coalitions
William Penn Foundation$65,620 2007Toward advancing state and local policies that advance revitalization of older communities and protection of watersheds.
William Penn Foundation$62,700 2002Toward a public education and policy initiative to address the environmental impact of factory farming on watersheds and related ecosystems in Pennsylvania
William Penn Foundation$44,000 2009Toward communications research on water quality issues for the Chesapeake Bay and other watersheds in Pennsylvania.
William Penn Foundation$43,000 2002Toward development and implementation of an education and outreach program to build voter support for public funding of the Growing Greener program
William Penn Foundation$40,230 2007Toward advancing state and local policies that advance revitalization of older communities and protection of watersheds.
William Penn Foundation$10,000 2007Toward advancing state and local policies that advance revitalization of older communities and protection of watersheds.
William Penn Foundation$4,500 2013General support
Total:$31,062,564

References

  1. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania. 2019. Schedule O (Supplemental Information). https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/organizations/270800179/202022309349300942/IRS990ScheduleO ^
  2. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). PennFuture. 2019. Part I: Lines 12, 13, 18, 22. https://www.influencewatch.org/app/uploads/2021/03/PennFuture-2019-Form-990.pdf ^
  3. Information provided by FoundationSearch. Search conducted March 30, 2021. www.FoundationSearch.org ^
  4. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Multiple Groups. Schedule I. See this link: https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/full_text_search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=%22pennfuture%22 ^

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. Michael E. Mann
    Board Member
  2. Larry Schweiger
    Former President (2014-2017)
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: June - May
  • Tax Exemption Received: October 1, 1998

  • 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
    2019 Jun Form 990 $3,031,017 $3,207,088 $3,145,898 $242,461 Y $2,873,067 $24,453 $60,478 $303,119 PDF
    2018 Jun Form 990 $2,904,490 $2,871,959 $3,366,756 $317,294 Y $2,818,232 $25,844 $27,691 $312,423 PDF
    2017 Jun Form 990 $2,605,520 $3,214,540 $3,230,468 $270,875 N $1,713,846 $639,156 $30,565 $331,652 PDF
    2016 Jun Form 990 $3,857,765 $2,637,085 $3,790,091 $194,674 N $3,697,291 $36,939 $35,914 $324,459 PDF
    2015 Jun Form 990 $2,708,050 $3,056,751 $2,748,733 $250,906 N $2,492,534 $0 $34,770 $239,011 PDF
    2014 Jun Form 990 $2,531,092 $2,499,853 $3,214,767 $255,405 N $2,463,115 $0 $34,669 $201,072 PDF
    2013 Jun Form 990 $2,203,267 $2,541,725 $2,941,556 $229,895 N $2,000,541 $124,591 $45,319 $107,870 PDF
    2012 Jun Form 990 $1,841,069 $3,184,295 $3,342,243 $388,741 N $1,713,715 $88,544 $41,522 $495,268 PDF
    2011 Jun Form 990 $3,069,282 $3,005,460 $4,783,539 $415,717 N $2,860,383 $52,183 $58,237 $602,586 PDF

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    PennFuture (Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future)

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