MN 350

Address
2104 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Contact
Phone: +1 (612) 424-3878
Nonprofit
NTEE: C05 - Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
EIN: 45-2754381

Mission

Social movement to address climate change
 201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2014
Subsection code03
PF filing required0  
Metropolitan statistical area5120
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$100,000.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$100,000.00$62,948.00 
Number of employees553
Number of volunteers500500500
Personnel
Bauers, Anne
TitleBoard memberSecretary 
Name of key/compensated personANNE BAUERSANNE BAUERS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue 
Current officer True 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 
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 
Grant, Sam
Title Board member 
Name of key/compensated person SAM GRANT 
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 
Hamm, Carolyn
TitlePresidentPresident 
Name of key/compensated personCAROLYN HAMMCAROLYN HAMM 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 
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 
Jacobson, Kate
TitleProgram Director and interim EDProgram Director and interim ED 
Name of key/compensated personKATE JACOBSONKATE JACOBSON 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org30.0030.00 
Reportable compensation from org$52,000.00$36,281.00 
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 
Kimber, Kurt
TitleTreasurerTreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated personKURT KIMBERKURT KIMBERKURT KIMBER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
McSteen, Tom
Title  President
Name of key/compensated person  TOM MCSTEEN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True
Current officer  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
Nawak, Brian
Title Board member 
Name of key/compensated person BRIAN NAWAK 
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 
Nowak, Brian
TitleBoard member  
Name of key/compensated personBRIAN NOWAK  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.00  
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  
Prentice, Chuck
Title  Secretary
Name of key/compensated person  CHUCK PRENTICE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True
Current officer  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
Sanders-Reed, Akilah
TitleBoard memberBoard member 
Name of key/compensated personAKILAH SANDERS-REEDAKILAH SANDERS-REED 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 
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 
Sorour, Mayhar
TitleBoard memberBoard member 
Name of key/compensated personMAYHAR SOROURMAYHAR SOROUR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 
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 
Thayer, Charlie
TitleBoard member  
Name of key/compensated personCHARLIE THAYER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.00  
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  
Whelan, Kevin
TitleExecutive DirectorExecutive Director 
Name of key/compensated personKEVIN WHELANKEVIN WHELAN 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org25.0025.00 
Reportable compensation from org$48,000.00$26,667.00 
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 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesSocial movement to address climate changeSocial movement to address climate changeSocial movement to address climate change
Program service expenses, total$264,684.00$198,251.00$179,760.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
ALL OF MN350'S WORK IS THROUGH THE LENS OF CLIMATE CHANGE. WE PROVIDE OVERARCHING CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION, ENGAGEMENT, AND ADVOCACY PROGRAMMING. IN 2015, WE CONTINUED WORKING WITH OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL AND CITIZEN GROUPS, AND BROUGHT IN POWERFUL STATE-WIDE PARTNERS TO MOVE FORWARD MINNESOTA'S POLICIES SUPPORTING CARBON REDUCTION AND RENEWABLE ENERGY GOALS.
Program expenses $51,545.00 
Program revenue $90,000.00 
Program description ALL OF MN350'S WORK IS THROUGH THE LENS OF CLIMATE CHANGE. WE PROVIDE OVERARCHING CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION, ENGAGEMENT, AND ADVOCACY PROGRAMMING. IN 2015, WE CONTINUED WORKING WITH OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL AND CITIZEN GROUPS, AND BROUGHT IN POWERFUL STATE-WIDE PARTNERS TO MOVE FORWARD MINNESOTA'S POLICIES SUPPORTING CARBON REDUCTION AND RENEWABLE ENERGY GOALS. 
CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION AND OUTREACH - ALL OF MN350S WORK IS THROUGH THE LENS OF CLIMATE CHANGE, EVERYTHING THAT DOES NOT FALL UNDER THE CATEGORY OF TAR SANDS OR DIVESTMENT IS PART OF OUR OVERARCHING CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION, ENGAGEMENT AND ADVOCACY PROGRAMMING. IN 2014, WE WORKED IN COALITION WITH OVER 60 ENVIRONMENTAL AND CITIZEN GROUPS TO MOVE FORWARD MINNESOTAS POLICIES SUPPORTING STATE-WIDE CARBON REDUCTION AND RENEWABLE ENERGY GOALS.
Program expenses  $51,327.00
Program revenue  $39,105.00
Program description  CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION AND OUTREACH - ALL OF MN350S WORK IS THROUGH THE LENS OF CLIMATE CHANGE, EVERYTHING THAT DOES NOT FALL UNDER THE CATEGORY OF TAR SANDS OR DIVESTMENT IS PART OF OUR OVERARCHING CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION, ENGAGEMENT AND ADVOCACY PROGRAMMING. IN 2014, WE WORKED IN COALITION WITH OVER 60 ENVIRONMENTAL AND CITIZEN GROUPS TO MOVE FORWARD MINNESOTAS POLICIES SUPPORTING STATE-WIDE CARBON REDUCTION AND RENEWABLE ENERGY GOALS.
COMMUNITIES ACROSS MINNESOTA AND THE REGIONAL ARE MAKING THEIR VOICES HEARD TO PROTECT WATER, INDIGENOUS RIGHTS AND THE CLIMATE BY INTERVENING IN DEBATES AROUND WHAT KIND OF ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE IS NEEDED. MN350 HELPED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MEANINGFULLY AND POWERFULLY COMMENT IN THE REGULATORY PROCESS AROUND PROPOSED OIL PIPELINES, ORGANIZED EDUCATIONAL TRIPS TO COMMUNITIES IMPACTED BY FOSSIL FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE, AND HOSTED DOZENS OF PUBLIC EVENTS TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC AND POLICY-MAKERS ABOUT T
Program expenses$123,168.00  
Program revenue$140,849.00  
Program descriptionCOMMUNITIES ACROSS MINNESOTA AND THE REGIONAL ARE MAKING THEIR VOICES HEARD TO PROTECT WATER, INDIGENOUS RIGHTS AND THE CLIMATE BY INTERVENING IN DEBATES AROUND WHAT KIND OF ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE IS NEEDED. MN350 HELPED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MEANINGFULLY AND POWERFULLY COMMENT IN THE REGULATORY PROCESS AROUND PROPOSED OIL PIPELINES, ORGANIZED EDUCATIONAL TRIPS TO COMMUNITIES IMPACTED BY FOSSIL FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE, AND HOSTED DOZENS OF PUBLIC EVENTS TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC AND POLICY-MAKERS ABOUT T  
MN350 DEVELOPED MODEL POLICIES, EXPANDED COALITIONS, A "CLIMATE CONVERSATIONS" CURRICULUM, AND PERSON-TO-PERSON AND ONLINE OUTREACH PROGRAMS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT HOW A CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY CAN MAKE MINNESOTA MORE SOCIALLY JUST AND SUSTAINABLE
Program expenses$26,706.00  
Program descriptionMN350 DEVELOPED MODEL POLICIES, EXPANDED COALITIONS, A "CLIMATE CONVERSATIONS" CURRICULUM, AND PERSON-TO-PERSON AND ONLINE OUTREACH PROGRAMS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT HOW A CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY CAN MAKE MINNESOTA MORE SOCIALLY JUST AND SUSTAINABLE  
MN350 ORGANIZES VOLUNTEER TEAMS TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC, POLICYMAKERS AND BUSINESS LEADERS ABOUT THE NEED TO USE INVESTMENT RESOURCES TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE JUST ECONOMIC POLICIES. WE HELPED STATE PENSION HOLDERS, BANK CUSTOMERS AND A DIVERSE COALITION STAGE MULTIPLE EDUCATIONAL EVENTS.
Program expenses$49,764.00  
Program descriptionMN350 ORGANIZES VOLUNTEER TEAMS TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC, POLICYMAKERS AND BUSINESS LEADERS ABOUT THE NEED TO USE INVESTMENT RESOURCES TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE JUST ECONOMIC POLICIES. WE HELPED STATE PENSION HOLDERS, BANK CUSTOMERS AND A DIVERSE COALITION STAGE MULTIPLE EDUCATIONAL EVENTS.  
MN350'S DIVESTMENT PROGRAM SUPPORTS MINNESOTANS ORGANIZING ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES, IN FAITH INSTITUTIONS, AND THROUGH MUNICIPALITIES TO DIVEST FROM THE 200 COMPANIES THAT HAVE THE MOST RESERVES IN COAL, OIL, AND GAS. WE ENCOURAGE SUCH STAKEHOLDERS TO REINVEST INSTEAD IN A JUST TRANSITION TO 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES. IN 2015, THE CITY GOVERNMENTS OF MINNEAPOLIS AND SAINT PAUL BOTH PASSED RESOLUTIONS BARRING INVESTMENT OF CITY DOLLARS IN COAL, OIL, AND GAS COMPANIES.
Program expenses $47,580.00$26,364.00
Program revenue $60,000.00 
Program description MN350'S DIVESTMENT PROGRAM SUPPORTS MINNESOTANS ORGANIZING ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES, IN FAITH INSTITUTIONS, AND THROUGH MUNICIPALITIES TO DIVEST FROM THE 200 COMPANIES THAT HAVE THE MOST RESERVES IN COAL, OIL, AND GAS. WE ENCOURAGE SUCH STAKEHOLDERS TO REINVEST INSTEAD IN A JUST TRANSITION TO 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES. IN 2015, THE CITY GOVERNMENTS OF MINNEAPOLIS AND SAINT PAUL BOTH PASSED RESOLUTIONS BARRING INVESTMENT OF CITY DOLLARS IN COAL, OIL, AND GAS COMPANIES.DIVESTMENT - MN350S DIVESTMENT PROGRAM SUPPORTS MINNESOTANS ORGANIZING ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES, FAITH INSTITUTIONS, MUNICIPALITIES AND STATE-LEVEL CAMPAIGNS CALLING ON THEIR INSTITUTIONS TO DIVEST FROM THE 200 COMPANIES THAT HAVE THE MOST RESERVES IN COAL, OIL AND GAS AND RE-INVEST IN A JUST TRANSITION TO 100% RENEWABLES.
MN350'S PROGRAMMING ABOUT TAR SANDS ORGANIZES AND ENGAGES MINNESOTANS TO KEEP FOSSIL FUELS IN THE GROUND BY STOPPING EXPANSION AND NEW INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS THAT PERPETUATE CLIMATE DISRUPTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL INJUSTICE HARMFUL TO OUR COMMUNITIES, WATER, AND AIR. IN 2015, MN350 BROUGHT OVER 6,000 PEOPLE FROM AROUND THE UPPER MIDWEST TO RALLY IN OPPOSITION TO THE EXPANSION OF THE ALBERTA CLIPPER PIPELINE IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA.
Program expenses $99,126.00 
Program revenue $100,400.00 
Program description MN350'S PROGRAMMING ABOUT TAR SANDS ORGANIZES AND ENGAGES MINNESOTANS TO KEEP FOSSIL FUELS IN THE GROUND BY STOPPING EXPANSION AND NEW INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS THAT PERPETUATE CLIMATE DISRUPTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL INJUSTICE HARMFUL TO OUR COMMUNITIES, WATER, AND AIR. IN 2015, MN350 BROUGHT OVER 6,000 PEOPLE FROM AROUND THE UPPER MIDWEST TO RALLY IN OPPOSITION TO THE EXPANSION OF THE ALBERTA CLIPPER PIPELINE IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA. 
TAR SANDS - MN350 TAR SANDS PROGRAMMING ORGANIZES AND ENGAGES MINNESOTANS TO KEEP FOSSIL FUELS IN THE GROUND BY STOPPING EXPANSION AND NEW INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS THAT PERPETUATE CLIMATE DISRUPTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL INJUSTICE HARMFUL TO OUR COMMUNITIES, WATER AND AIR. IN 2014, MN350 ORGANIZED OVER 1,000 MINNESOTANS TO DIRECTLY PARTICIPATE IN THE MN PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION DECISION MAKING PROCESS FOR EXPANSION OF A TAR SANDS PIPELINE THROUGH NORTHERN MN.
Program expenses  $102,069.00
Program revenue  $12,958.00
Program description  TAR SANDS - MN350 TAR SANDS PROGRAMMING ORGANIZES AND ENGAGES MINNESOTANS TO KEEP FOSSIL FUELS IN THE GROUND BY STOPPING EXPANSION AND NEW INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS THAT PERPETUATE CLIMATE DISRUPTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL INJUSTICE HARMFUL TO OUR COMMUNITIES, WATER AND AIR. IN 2014, MN350 ORGANIZED OVER 1,000 MINNESOTANS TO DIRECTLY PARTICIPATE IN THE MN PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION DECISION MAKING PROCESS FOR EXPANSION OF A TAR SANDS PIPELINE THROUGH NORTHERN MN.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$395,966.00$327,080.00$205,611.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$354,208.00$319,975.00$151,136.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$636.00  
Investment income, current yr$3.00$3.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$354,208.00$319,975.00$151,136.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$6,566.00$0.00$2,422.00
Program service revenue (total)$35,189.00$7,102.00$52,053.00
Gross receipts$396,987.00$327,080.00$205,611.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns$40,913.00  
Contributions from related organizations $93,851.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$313,295.00$226,124.00$151,136.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)  $2,422.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$3.00$3.00 
Net rental income$700.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$5,069.00  
Net inventory sales (total)$797.00  
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$352,856.00$246,945.00$243,486.00
Total functional expenses: program service $264,684.00$198,251.00$179,760.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$35,705.00$27,666.00$53,790.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$52,467.00$21,028.00$9,936.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$25.00$25.00$38,201.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$25,420.00$21,028.00$5,041.00
General management fees (total)$10,046.00  
Investment management fees (total)  $12,325.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$176,285.00$113,270.00$29,073.00
Total assets, beginning of year$113,270.00$29,073.00$46,207.00
Total liabilities$4,095.00$5,547.00$1,485.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$5,547.00$1,485.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$129,686.00$73,286.00$14,183.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$42,504.00$34,437.00$13,405.00
Net assets$172,190.00$107,723.00$27,588.00
Net assets, beginning of year$107,723.00$27,588.00$46,207.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$142,065.00$99,875.00$4,407.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$99,875.00$4,407.00$30,536.00
Inventories for sale or use$1,050.00$1,551.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$43,110.00$80,135.00-$37,875.00
Accounts receivable, net$30,050.00$9,642.00$22,159.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$3,120.00$2,202.00$2,507.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$4,095.00$5,547.00$1,485.00
Total net assets or fund balances$172,190.00$107,723.00$27,588.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members673
Number of independent voting members673
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
LobbiedTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990
Reason for form submission
First filing  True
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-172017-01-102016-01-27
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0
Filing identifier201723179349308957201632109349300703201522949349300432
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