ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Address
2401 WALNUT STREET NO 102
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
Contact
Website: http://www.aashe.org
Phone: +1 (888) 347-9997
Nonprofit
NTEE: C60 - Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs
EIN: 22-3319874

Mission

TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABILITY IN ALL SECTORS OF HIGHER EDUCATION THROUGH EDUCATION, COMMUNICATION, RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Doing business as nameAASHE
Year of formation1994
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area6162
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$117,452.00$114,928.00   
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$104,700.00$102,200.00   
Number of employees1918   
Number of people compensated >$100k11   
Number of volunteers125100   
Number of highly compensated contractors11   
Personnel
Ahmed, Fahmida
Title CHAIR   
Name of key/compensated person FAHMIDA AHMED   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Current officer True   
Average hours per week working for org 2.50   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Antle, Jay
TitleSECRETARYDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personJAY ANTLEJAY ANTLE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.502.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Champion, Ben
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personBEN CHAMPIONBEN CHAMPION   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.502.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Dean, Monica
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personMONICA DEAN    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.50    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Erhardt, Ann
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personANN ERHARDT    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.50    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Innes, Trina
TitleDIRECTORSECRETARY   
Name of key/compensated personTRINA INNESTRINA INNES   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officer True   
Average hours per week working for org2.502.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Jarrett, Ben
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personBEN JARRETT    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.50    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Jensen, Jon
TitleDIRECTORTREASURER   
Name of key/compensated personJON JENSENJON JENSEN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officer True   
Average hours per week working for org2.502.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Klein-Banai, Cindy
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personCINDY KLEIN-BANAI    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.50    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Korsh, Sally
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personSALLY GRANS KORSHSALLY GRANS KORSH   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.502.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Miller, Richard
TitleVICE CHAIRDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD A MILLERRICHARD A MILLER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.502.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Richardson, Charles
TitleCHAIRVICE CHAIR   
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES RICHARDSONCHARLES RICHARDSON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.502.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Smith, Kim
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personKIM D SMITHKIM D SMITH   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.502.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Whang, Kyujung
TitleTREASURERDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personKYUJUNG WHANGKYUJUNG WHANG   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.502.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Zahniser, Meghan
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personMEGHAN FAY ZAHNISERMEGHAN FAY ZAHNISER   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$104,700.00$102,200.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$12,752.00$12,728.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO PROMOTE SUSTAINABILITY IN ALL SECTORS OF HIGHER EDUCATION THROUGH EDUCATION, COMMUNICATION, RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABILITY IN ALL SECTORS OF HIGHER EDUCATION THROUGH EDUCATION, COMMUNICATION, RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.   
Program service expenses, total$1,814,058.00$1,867,357.00   
Programs, including revenue & expenses
CONFERENCE AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS: ATTENDEES FROM AROUND THE WORLD SHARE INNOVATIONS, ACTIVITIES, FRAMEWORKS, LEARNING OUTCOMES, TOOLS, STRATEGIES, RESEARCH, THEORY AND LEADERSHIP INITIATIVES THAT ARE CHANGING THE FACE OF SUSTAINABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION. WITH TRAILBLAZING KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, WORKSHOPS, SUSTAINABILITY TOURS, STUDENT SUMMITS, AWARDS AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES, AASHE CONFERENCES REPRESENT AND INFORM THE FULL SPECTRUM OF CURRENT SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES AND BEST PRACTICES IN HIGHER EDUCATION EACH YEAR. EDUCATION PROGRAMS AIM TO ENGAGE A DIVERSE GROUP OF CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVES; FROM FACULTY TO SUSTAINABILITY OFFICERS, PRESIDENTS TO STUDENTS. IN DIALOGUE AND ACTION FOCUSED ON PRESSING ISSUES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO; CURRICULUM TRANSFORMATION, SOCIAL JUSTICE, CLIMATE ACTION AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE.
Program expenses$841,045.00$24,348.00   
Program revenue$1,076,196.00$32,130.00   
Program descriptionCONFERENCE AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS: ATTENDEES FROM AROUND THE WORLD SHARE INNOVATIONS, ACTIVITIES, FRAMEWORKS, LEARNING OUTCOMES, TOOLS, STRATEGIES, RESEARCH, THEORY AND LEADERSHIP INITIATIVES THAT ARE CHANGING THE FACE OF SUSTAINABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION. WITH TRAILBLAZING KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, WORKSHOPS, SUSTAINABILITY TOURS, STUDENT SUMMITS, AWARDS AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES, AASHE CONFERENCES REPRESENT AND INFORM THE FULL SPECTRUM OF CURRENT SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES AND BEST PRACTICES IN HIGHER EDUCATION EACH YEAR. EDUCATION PROGRAMS AIM TO ENGAGE A DIVERSE GROUP OF CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVES; FROM FACULTY TO SUSTAINABILITY OFFICERS, PRESIDENTS TO STUDENTS. IN DIALOGUE AND ACTION FOCUSED ON PRESSING ISSUES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO; CURRICULUM TRANSFORMATION, SOCIAL JUSTICE, CLIMATE ACTION AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE.EDUCATION PROGRAMS: AIM TO ENGAGE A DIVERSE GROUP OF CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVES; FROM FACULTY TO SUSTAINABILITY OFFICERS, PRESIDENTS TO STUDENTS. IN DIALOGUE AND ACTION FOCUSED ON PRESSING ISSUES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO; CURRICULUM TRANSFORMATION, SOCIAL JUSTICE, CLIMATE ACTION AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE.   
MEMBERSHIPS: AASHE IS THE LEADING ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION. WE SERVE A FULL RANGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION FACULTY, ADMINISTRATORS, STAFF AND STUDENTS WHO ARE CHANGE AGENTS AND DRIVERS OF SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION. ESTABLISHED IN 2005, AASHE'S MEMBERS ARE LOCATED IN 48 U.S. STATES, 1 U.S. TERRITORY, 9 CANADIAN PROVINCES AND 20 COUNTRIES. OVER 900 HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, BUSINESSES AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS COMPRISE AASHE'S MEMBERSHIP BASE. WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL VALUE TO OUR MEMBERSHIP THROUGH A ROBUST AND DIVERSE SUITE OF BENEFITS INCLUDING: NETWORKING AND RECOGNITION, BENCHMARKING AND RESEARCH, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, NEWS AND RESOURCES.
Program expenses$844,014.00    
Program revenue$1,024,870.00    
Program descriptionMEMBERSHIPS: AASHE IS THE LEADING ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION. WE SERVE A FULL RANGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION FACULTY, ADMINISTRATORS, STAFF AND STUDENTS WHO ARE CHANGE AGENTS AND DRIVERS OF SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION. ESTABLISHED IN 2005, AASHE'S MEMBERS ARE LOCATED IN 48 U.S. STATES, 1 U.S. TERRITORY, 9 CANADIAN PROVINCES AND 20 COUNTRIES. OVER 900 HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, BUSINESSES AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS COMPRISE AASHE'S MEMBERSHIP BASE. WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL VALUE TO OUR MEMBERSHIP THROUGH A ROBUST AND DIVERSE SUITE OF BENEFITS INCLUDING: NETWORKING AND RECOGNITION, BENCHMARKING AND RESEARCH, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, NEWS AND RESOURCES.    
STARS: THE PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE A GUIDE FOR ADVANCING SUSTAINABILITY IN ALL SECTORS OF HIGHER EDUCATION: PROVIDES COMMON STANDARD OF MEASUREMENT TO COMPARE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, CREATES INCENTIVES FOR IMPROVEMENT TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY, FACILITATES INFORMATION SHARING AND BUILDS A MORE DIVERSE CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY COMMUNITY.
Program expenses$128,999.00$116,378.00   
Program revenue$150,641.00$149,072.00   
Program descriptionSTARS: THE PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE A GUIDE FOR ADVANCING SUSTAINABILITY IN ALL SECTORS OF HIGHER EDUCATION: PROVIDES COMMON STANDARD OF MEASUREMENT TO COMPARE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, CREATES INCENTIVES FOR IMPROVEMENT TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY, FACILITATES INFORMATION SHARING AND BUILDS A MORE DIVERSE CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY COMMUNITY.STARS: THE PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE A GUIDE FOR ADVANCING SUSTAINABILITY IN ALL SECTORS OF HIGHER EDUCATION: PROVIDES COMMON STANDARD OF MEASUREMENT TO COMPARE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, CREATES INCENTIVES FOR IMPROVEMENT TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY, FACILITATES INFORMATION SHARING AND BUILDS A MORE DIVERSE CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY COMMUNITY.   
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$2,309,892.00$2,464,166.00   
Revenue from contributions (total)$36,000.00$7,283.00$990,648.00$1,024,731.00$1,106,348.00
Investment income, current yr$3,547.00$1,772.00   
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$36,000.00$7,283.00   
Total unrelated business revenue$12,138.00$18,290.00   
Other revenue, current yr$18,638.00$18,290.00   
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$2,712.00$7,822.00   
Program service revenue (total)$2,251,707.00$2,436,821.00$1,308,570.00$1,249,452.00$1,140,447.00
Gross receipts$2,309,892.00$2,464,166.00   
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$36,000.00$7,283.00   
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$18,638.00$18,290.00   
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$3,547.00$1,772.00   
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$2,248,091.00$2,289,344.00   
Total functional expenses: program service $1,814,058.00$1,867,357.00   
Total functional expenses: management and general$419,033.00$421,987.00   
Total functional expenses: fundraising$15,000.00$0.00   
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$9,500.00$12,092.00   
Fundraising service fees (total)$15,000.00$0.00   
General management fees (total)$39,392.00$20,959.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,201,361.00$1,187,433.00$1,047,037.00$912,360.00$727,240.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,187,433.00$1,047,037.00   
Total liabilities$796,176.00$844,049.00$878,475.00$821,903.00$727,111.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$844,049.00$878,475.00   
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$379,685.00$343,384.00   
Temporarily restricted net assets$25,500.00    
Net assets$405,185.00$343,384.00   
Net assets, beginning of year$343,384.00$168,562.00   
Other liabilities$75,283.00$85,131.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$51,597.00$53,314.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$53,314.00$439,350.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$61,801.00$174,822.00   
Advertising (total)$2,370.00$2,040.00   
Savings & temp cash investment$1,045,995.00$986,151.00   
Accounts receivable, net$23,458.00$28,315.00   
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$37,439.00$61,514.00   
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$73,704.00$60,959.00   
Deferred revenue$647,189.00$697,959.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$405,185.00$343,384.00   
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$20,554.00$10,571.00   
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1310   
Number of independent voting members1310   
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrue   
Accrual accountingTrueTrue   
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-01   
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990   
Date e-filing submitted2018-08-212017-08-30   
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.0   
Filing identifier201801219349301340201701189349300915   
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