NORTHERN FOREST CENTER INC

Address
18 N MAIN ST STE 204
CONCORD, NH 03301-4926
Contact
Website: http://www.northernforest.org
Phone: +1 (603) 229-0679
Nonprofit
NTEE: B99 - Education N.E.C.
EIN: 22-3458955

Mission

See attached statement
 20172016201520142012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1996
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel    $90,758.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation    $77,658.00
Number of employees    13
Number of people compensated >$100k    0
Number of volunteers    0
Personnel
Barba, Steve
Title    Secretary
Name of key/compensated person    STEVE BARBA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Bergh, Peter
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    PETER BERGH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Bofinger, Paul
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    PAUL BOFINGER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Bradley, Darby
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    DARBY BRADLEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Collins, John
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    JOHN COLLINS JR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Corcoran, Dan
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    DAN CORCORAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Eneguess, Katharine
Title    Chair
Name of key/compensated person    KATHARINE ENEGUESS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    5.00
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
Janeway, Harold
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    HAROLD JANEWAY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Large, Terrance
Title    Treasurer
Name of key/compensated person    TERRANCE J LARGE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    3.00
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
Marvin, David
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    DAVID MARVIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
McBryde, Mary
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    MARY MCBRYDE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Nichols, Richard
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    RICHARD NICHOLS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Pope, Ellen
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    ELLEN POPE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Riley, Rob
Title    Ex-Officio/President
Name of key/compensated person    ROB RILEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    40
Reportable compensation from org    $77,658.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $13,100.00
Whittemore, Henry
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    HENRY WHITTEMORE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities    The Northern Forest Center advocates for the Northern Forest region and helps its communities benefit from forest-based economic and conservation initiatives.
Program service expenses, total    $1,004,308.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
COMMUNITY PROGRAMS - IN ITS PLACE-BASED INITIATIVES, THE CENTER HELPS GENERATE INCOME AND POSITIVE ECONOMIC IMPACT THROUGH NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES BASED IN CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY. IN THE ANDROSCOGGIN VALLEY - MAHOOSUC REGION ON THE MAINE/ NEW HAMPSHIRE BORDER, THE CENTER IS HELPING: BUSINESSES AND COMMUNITIES TO TRANSITION FROM OIL TO WOOD BIOMASS FOR HEATING; ASSISTING WOOD PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS TO INNOVATE AND LAUNCH NEW PRODUCTS; STRENGTHENING TOURISM BUSINESSES THROUGH TRAI
Program expenses    $189,541.00
Program revenue    $215.00
Grants and allocations made    $113,965.00
Program description    COMMUNITY PROGRAMS - IN ITS PLACE-BASED INITIATIVES, THE CENTER HELPS GENERATE INCOME AND POSITIVE ECONOMIC IMPACT THROUGH NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES BASED IN CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY. IN THE ANDROSCOGGIN VALLEY - MAHOOSUC REGION ON THE MAINE/ NEW HAMPSHIRE BORDER, THE CENTER IS HELPING: BUSINESSES AND COMMUNITIES TO TRANSITION FROM OIL TO WOOD BIOMASS FOR HEATING; ASSISTING WOOD PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS TO INNOVATE AND LAUNCH NEW PRODUCTS; STRENGTHENING TOURISM BUSINESSES THROUGH TRAI
REGIONAL STRATEGY & CAPACITY BUILDING - NETWORK SUPPORT & CAPACITY BUILDING: THE CENTER STRENGTHENS OVER A DOZEN SECTOR- OR PLACE-BASED COLLABORATIVE NETWORKS ACROSS THE REGION BY: PROVIDING BACKBONE ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT TO ADVANCE THE COMMON GOALS OF STAKEHOLDERS; HOSTING REGIONAL EVENTS SUCH AS THE SUMMIT FOR THE NORTHERN FOREST: PROVIDING THE NORTHERN FOREST NEWS DIGEST AND OTHER INFORMATION SERVICES. PUBLIC POLICY: THE CENTER ADVOCATES FOR THE REGION BY RAISING AWARENESS OF THE NORTHERN FO
Program expenses    $339,006.00
Program revenue    $25,076.00
Grants and allocations made    $44,731.00
Program description    REGIONAL STRATEGY & CAPACITY BUILDING - NETWORK SUPPORT & CAPACITY BUILDING: THE CENTER STRENGTHENS OVER A DOZEN SECTOR- OR PLACE-BASED COLLABORATIVE NETWORKS ACROSS THE REGION BY: PROVIDING BACKBONE ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT TO ADVANCE THE COMMON GOALS OF STAKEHOLDERS; HOSTING REGIONAL EVENTS SUCH AS THE SUMMIT FOR THE NORTHERN FOREST: PROVIDING THE NORTHERN FOREST NEWS DIGEST AND OTHER INFORMATION SERVICES. PUBLIC POLICY: THE CENTER ADVOCATES FOR THE REGION BY RAISING AWARENESS OF THE NORTHERN FO
RESOURCE PROGRAMS - THE CENTER SPURS ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND FOREST CONSERVATION BY HELPING COMMUNITIES, BUSINESSES, LANDOWNERS AND ORGANIZATIONS GENERATE REVENUE FROM THE SUSTAINABLE USE OF FOREST RESOURCES. THE CENTER FOCUSES ON THE FOLLOWING AREAS: WOODY BIOMASS: PROJECTS HELP HOMEOWNERS, AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS AND MUNICIPALITIES TO REPLACE OIL BURNERS WITH WOOD-PELLET BOILERS AND TO CREATE COMMUNITY-SCALE BIOMASS SYSTEMS THROUGH DISTRICT HEATING. REPLACING OIL WITH A SUSTAINABLE LOCAL RESOURCE RETAINS DOLLARS IN THE LOCAL ECEONOMY AND SUPPORTS FOREST-BASED JOBS. ECOSYSTEM SERVICES: PROJECTS CONNECT RESORTS, CONFERENCE CENTERS AND OTHER VOLUNTARY BUYERS OF CARBON WITH OFFSETS GENERATED FROM SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT. NEW INCOME STREAMS FROM CARBON AND WATERSHED SERVICES HELP LANDOWNERS MAINTAIN THEIR FORESTS AS FORESTS. TOURISM: THE CENTER COORDINATES THE MAINE WOODS CONSORTIUM TO PROVIDE TRAINING AND CUSTOM ITINERARY DEVELOPMENT AND CO-LEADS THE NORTHERN FOREST TOURISM NETWORK, WHICH ADDRESSES MULTI-STATE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL BRANDING. ENHANCED SUCCESS OF TOURISM-BASED BUSINESSES WILL LEAD TO BETTER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE INDUSTRY. WOOD PRODUCTS: THE CENTER HELPS ADVANCE INNOVATION IN WOOD PRODUCT MANUFACTURING THROUGH ITS SUBSIDIARY SUSTAINABLE FORESTS FUTURES (PLEASE SEE SEPARATE 990 FOR SSF.) IN ALL AREAS, THE CENTER PROVIDES TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, FUNDING, INFORMATION, DECISION-MAKING TOOLS AND ACCESS TO EXPERTS TO HELP COMMUNITIES AND BUSINESSES ADVANCE THIS COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGY.
Program expenses    $475,761.00
Program revenue    $7,662.00
Grants and allocations made    $297,009.00
Program description    RESOURCE PROGRAMS - THE CENTER SPURS ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND FOREST CONSERVATION BY HELPING COMMUNITIES, BUSINESSES, LANDOWNERS AND ORGANIZATIONS GENERATE REVENUE FROM THE SUSTAINABLE USE OF FOREST RESOURCES. THE CENTER FOCUSES ON THE FOLLOWING AREAS: WOODY BIOMASS: PROJECTS HELP HOMEOWNERS, AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS AND MUNICIPALITIES TO REPLACE OIL BURNERS WITH WOOD-PELLET BOILERS AND TO CREATE COMMUNITY-SCALE BIOMASS SYSTEMS THROUGH DISTRICT HEATING. REPLACING OIL WITH A SUSTAINABLE LOCAL RESOURCE RETAINS DOLLARS IN THE LOCAL ECEONOMY AND SUPPORTS FOREST-BASED JOBS. ECOSYSTEM SERVICES: PROJECTS CONNECT RESORTS, CONFERENCE CENTERS AND OTHER VOLUNTARY BUYERS OF CARBON WITH OFFSETS GENERATED FROM SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT. NEW INCOME STREAMS FROM CARBON AND WATERSHED SERVICES HELP LANDOWNERS MAINTAIN THEIR FORESTS AS FORESTS. TOURISM: THE CENTER COORDINATES THE MAINE WOODS CONSORTIUM TO PROVIDE TRAINING AND CUSTOM ITINERARY DEVELOPMENT AND CO-LEADS THE NORTHERN FOREST TOURISM NETWORK, WHICH ADDRESSES MULTI-STATE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL BRANDING. ENHANCED SUCCESS OF TOURISM-BASED BUSINESSES WILL LEAD TO BETTER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE INDUSTRY. WOOD PRODUCTS: THE CENTER HELPS ADVANCE INNOVATION IN WOOD PRODUCT MANUFACTURING THROUGH ITS SUBSIDIARY SUSTAINABLE FORESTS FUTURES (PLEASE SEE SEPARATE 990 FOR SSF.) IN ALL AREAS, THE CENTER PROVIDES TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, FUNDING, INFORMATION, DECISION-MAKING TOOLS AND ACCESS TO EXPERTS TO HELP COMMUNITIES AND BUSINESSES ADVANCE THIS COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGY.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,695,251.00   $1,525,618.00
Revenue from contributions (total)    $1,488,933.00
Revenue from noncash contributions    $51,874.00
Investment income, current yr    $3,732.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr    $1,488,933.00
Total unrelated business revenue    $0.00
Other revenue, current yr    $0.00
Program service revenue (total)    $32,953.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants    $85,000.00
Revenue from all other contributions    $1,403,933.00
Other types of revenue
Investment income    $4,114.00
Net rental income    $0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all    $1,217,238.00
Total functional expenses: program service     $1,004,308.00
Total functional expenses: management and general    $65,927.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising    $147,003.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)    $0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$2,072,892.00   $1,227,971.00
Total assets, beginning of year    $930,777.00
Total liabilities    $73,840.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year    $85,026.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net    $305,741.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr    $518,570.00
Temporarily restricted net assets    $635,561.00
Net assets    $1,154,131.00
Net assets, beginning of year    $845,751.00
Other assets    $14,480.00
Cash: non-interest bearing    $184,819.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year    $12,296.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses    $308,380.00
Savings & temp cash investment    $418,804.00
Accounts receivable, net    $30,602.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges    $1,709.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses    $73,840.00
Total net assets or fund balances    $1,154,131.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization    $67,992.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members    15
Number of independent voting members    14
Financial sheets were audited    True
Accrual accounting    True
Tax year start date    2011-05-01
Tax year end date2017-04-012016-04-012015-04-012014-04-012012-04-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5k    True
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF    990
IRS schema version    2011v1.2
Filing identifier    201202589349300320
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