PROPERTY AND ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH CENTER

Address
2048 ANALYSIS DRIVE NO A
BOZEMAN, MT 59718
Contact
Website: http://www.perc.org
Phone: +1 (406) 587-9591
Nonprofit
NTEE: W05 - Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
EIN: 81-0393444

Mission

PERC IS DEDICATED TO IMPROVING ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY THROUGH MARKETS AND PROPERTY RIGHTS. PERC'S WORK CONSISTS OF RESEARCH, OUTREACH AND EDUCATION. PERC APPLIES ECONOMIC THINKING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1981
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$205,545.00$178,279.00$423,449.00$431,170.00$444,120.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$190,167.00$165,000.00$389,350.00$397,077.00$444,120.00
Number of employees1618151515
Number of people compensated >$100k12332
Number of volunteers 16161618
Number of highly compensated contractors00000
Personnel
Anderson, Terry
Title  SENIOR FELLOW; PAST PRESIDSENIOR FELLOW; PAST PRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person  TERRY ANDERSONTERRY ANDERSONTERRY ANDERSON
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Highest compensated employees (>$100k)  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org  $135,850.00$171,702.00$197,000.00
Breakdown of reportable comp
Base reportable compensation from org   $171,702.00$197,000.00
Bonus and incentive reportable compensation   $0.00$0.00
Other reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Retirement and other deferred compensation   $8,585.00$9,850.00
Nontaxable benefits from org   $0.00$0.00
Compensation from org previously reported as deferred   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $6,793.00$8,585.00$9,850.00
Sum of all compensation from org   $180,287.00$206,850.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Beach, Thomas
Title   CHAIRMANCHAIRMAN
Name of key/compensated person   THOMAS E BEACHTHOMAS E BEACH
Position of compensated person
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
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
Bough, Loren
TitleChairmanCHAIRMANCHAIRMANVICE CHAIRMANDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personLOREN D BOUGHLOREN D BOUGHLOREN D BOUGHLOREN D BOUGHLOREN D BOUGH
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Bray, Thomas
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personTHOMAS J BRAYTHOMAS J BRAYTHOMAS J BRAYTHOMAS J BRAYTHOMAS J BRAY
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.000.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Butler, Henry
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personHENRY N BUTLERHENRY N BUTLERHENRY N BUTLERHENRY N BUTLERHENRY N BUTLER
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.000.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Clement, Robert
TitleVICE CHAIRMANVICE CHAIRMANVICE CHAIRDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personROBERT CLEMENTROBERT CLEMENTROBERT CLEMENTROBERT CLEMENT 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.000.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Dann, Tyler
TitleTreasurerTREASURERTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personTYLER DANNTYLER DANNTYLER DANNTYLER DANNTYLER DANN
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Dennis, Kimberly
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personKIMBERLY O DENNISKIMBERLY O DENNISKIMBERLY O DENNISKIMBERLY O DENNISKIMBERLY O DENNIS
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.000.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Donner, Deborah
TitleSecretarySECRETARYSECRETARYDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personDEBORAH DONNERDEBORAH DONNERDEBORAH DONNERDEBORAH DONNERDEBORAH DONNER
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.000.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Falaschetti, Dino
Title    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    DINO FALASCHETTI
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $150,000.00
Breakdown of reportable comp
Base reportable compensation from org    $150,000.00
Bonus and incentive reportable compensation    $0.00
Other reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Retirement and other deferred compensation    $7,500.00
Nontaxable benefits from org    $6,631.00
Compensation from org previously reported as deferred    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $14,131.00
Sum of all compensation from org    $164,131.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Fernandez, Carlos
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  CARLOS FERNANDEZCARLOS FERNANDEZCARLOS FERNANDEZ
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  0.000.000.00
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
Guenther, Monica
Title  SENIOR DIRECTOR FOR PROGRAM MANAGEMENTCORPORATE SECRETARYCORPORATE SECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person  MONICA GUENTHERMONICA GUENTHERMONICA GUENTHER
Position of compensated person
Current officer   TrueTrue
Highest compensated employees (>$100k)  True  
Average hours per week working for org  40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org  $101,000.00$101,500.00$97,120.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $14,893.00$14,368.00$11,487.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Hayward, Steven
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    STEVEN F HAYWARD
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Hostettler, Martin
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMARTIN HOSTETTLERMARTIN HOSTETTLERMARTIN HOSTETTLERMARTIN HOSTETTLERMARTIN HOSTETTLER
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.000.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Huffman, James
TitleDirectorDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personJAMES HUFFMANJAMES HUFFMAN   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.00   
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   
Karlinsky, Fred
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personFRED E KARLINSKYFRED E KARLINSKYFRED E KARLINSKYFRED E KARLINSKYFRED E KARLINSKY
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.000.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Kendall, Kristina
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personKRISTINA KENDALLKRISTINA KENDALLKRISTINA KENDALLKRISTINA KENDALLKRISTINA KENDALL
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.000.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
King, Frank-Paul
Title    VICE CHAIRMAN
Name of key/compensated person    FRANK-PAUL KING
Position of compensated person
Current officer    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
Lee, Dwight
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personDWIGHT E LEEDWIGHT E LEEDWIGHT E LEEDWIGHT E LEEDWIGHT E LEE
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.000.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Perkins, Leigh
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    LEIGH H PERKINS
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Rieschel, Gary
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personGARY RIESCHELGARY RIESCHELGARY RIESCHEL  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.00  
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  
Smith, Rankin
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personRANKIN SMITH JRRANKIN SMITH JRRANKIN SMITH JRRANKIN SMITH JRRANKIN SMITH JR
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.000.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Tomlin, John
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJOHN F TOMLINJOHN F TOMLINJOHN F TOMLINJOHN F TOMLINJOHN F TOMLIN
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.000.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Watson, Lawrence
TitleExecutive Dir.EXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personLAWRENCE REED WATSONLAWRENCE REED WATSONLAWRENCE REED WATSONLAWRENCE REED WATSON 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$190,167.00$165,000.00$152,500.00$123,875.00 
Breakdown of reportable comp
Base reportable compensation from org$190,167.00$165,000.00$152,500.00  
Bonus and incentive reportable compensation $0.00$0.00  
Other reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Retirement and other deferred compensation$9,708.00$8,250.00$7,625.00  
Nontaxable benefits from org$5,670.00$5,029.00$4,788.00  
Compensation from org previously reported as deferred $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$15,378.00$13,279.00$12,413.00$11,140.00 
Sum of all compensation from org$205,545.00$178,279.00$164,913.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Yablonski, Brian
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personBRIAN YABLONSKIBRIAN YABLONSKIBRIAN YABLONSKIBRIAN YABLONSKIBRIAN YABLONSKI
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.000.000.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPERC IS DEDICATED TO IMPROVING ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY THROUGH MARKETS AND PROPERTY RIGHTS. PERC'S WORK CONSISTS OF RESEARCH, OUTREACH AND EDUCATION. PERC APPLIES ECONOMIC THINKING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS.PERC IS DEDICATED TO IMPROVING ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY THROUGH MARKETS AND PROPERTY RIGHTS. PERC'S WORK CONSISTS OF RESEARCH, OUTREACH AND EDUCATION. PERC APPLIES ECONOMIC THINKING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS.PERC IS DEDICATED TO IMPROVING ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY THROUGH MARKETS AND PROPERTY RIGHTS. PERC'S WORK CONSISTS OF RESEARCH, OUTREACH AND EDUCATION. PERC APPLIES ECONOMIC THINKING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS.PERC IS DEDICATED TO IMPROVING ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY THROUGH MARKETS AND PROPERTY RIGHTS. PERC'S WORK CONSISTS OF RESEARCH, OUTREACH AND EDUCATION. PERC APPLIES ECONOMIC THINKING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS.PERC IS DEDICATED TO IMPROVING ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY THROUGH MARKETS AND PROPERTY RIGHTS. PERC'S WORK CONSISTS OF RESEARCH, OUTREACH AND EDUCATION. PERC APPLIES ECONOMIC THINKING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS.
Program service expenses, total$1,607,657.00$1,695,201.00$1,771,993.00$1,340,187.00$1,383,900.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
APPLIED PROGRAMS (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)
Program expenses $57,655.00$306,632.00$268,491.00 
Program description APPLIED PROGRAMS (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)APPLIED PROGRAMS (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)APPLIED PROGRAMS (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O) 
APPLIED PROGRAMS - THE PRIMARY VALUE OF APPLIED PROGRAMS IS TO EXPOSE POLICY MAKERS, CONSERVATION GROUPS, AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENTREPRENEURS TO PERCS IDEAS SOTHAT THEY CAN PUT THOSE IDEAS INTO PRACTICE. APPLICATIONS OF FME ARE USEFUL IN OUR RESEARCH AND OUTREACH PRODUCTS, AS SUCCESS STORIES BUILDENTHUSIASM FOR PERCS IDEAS AMONG CONSERVATIONISTS, PARTNERS, POLICYMAKERS AND SUPPORTERS. ENVIRONMENTAL HACKATHON: INSPIRED BY MULTI-DAY COLLABORATIVE COMPUTER PROGRAMMING EVENTS, THIS INTENSIVE PILOT WORKSHOP ENGAGED SUCCESSFUL ENVIROPRENEURS TO DEVELOP MARKET-BASED SOLUTIONS TO AN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE. PARTNERSHIPS WITH STATE-BASED GROUPS: IN 2017, PERC PARTNERED WITH A VARIETY OF STATE-BASED GROUPS TO SPREAD OUR RESEARCH AND IDEAS TO NEW AUDIENCES. AN EXAMPLE OF THESE PARTNERSHIPS IS THE CENTER FOR PUBLIC LAND STEWARDSHIP. THIS CENTER, WHICH IS A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN PERC, THE TEXAS A&M INSTITUTE OF RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES, THE NOBLE RESEARCH INSTITUTE, AND THE EAST FOUNDATION, IS DESIGNED TO FILL CRITICAL RESEARCH NEEDS AND ADVANCE EFFECTIVE CONSERVATION SOLUTIONS
Program expenses$189,194.00    
Program descriptionAPPLIED PROGRAMS - THE PRIMARY VALUE OF APPLIED PROGRAMS IS TO EXPOSE POLICY MAKERS, CONSERVATION GROUPS, AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENTREPRENEURS TO PERCS IDEAS SOTHAT THEY CAN PUT THOSE IDEAS INTO PRACTICE. APPLICATIONS OF FME ARE USEFUL IN OUR RESEARCH AND OUTREACH PRODUCTS, AS SUCCESS STORIES BUILDENTHUSIASM FOR PERCS IDEAS AMONG CONSERVATIONISTS, PARTNERS, POLICYMAKERS AND SUPPORTERS. ENVIRONMENTAL HACKATHON: INSPIRED BY MULTI-DAY COLLABORATIVE COMPUTER PROGRAMMING EVENTS, THIS INTENSIVE PILOT WORKSHOP ENGAGED SUCCESSFUL ENVIROPRENEURS TO DEVELOP MARKET-BASED SOLUTIONS TO AN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE. PARTNERSHIPS WITH STATE-BASED GROUPS: IN 2017, PERC PARTNERED WITH A VARIETY OF STATE-BASED GROUPS TO SPREAD OUR RESEARCH AND IDEAS TO NEW AUDIENCES. AN EXAMPLE OF THESE PARTNERSHIPS IS THE CENTER FOR PUBLIC LAND STEWARDSHIP. THIS CENTER, WHICH IS A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN PERC, THE TEXAS A&M INSTITUTE OF RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES, THE NOBLE RESEARCH INSTITUTE, AND THE EAST FOUNDATION, IS DESIGNED TO FILL CRITICAL RESEARCH NEEDS AND ADVANCE EFFECTIVE CONSERVATION SOLUTIONS    
CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)
Program expenses    $391,159.00
Program description    CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)
OUTREACH (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)
Program expenses $1,097,916.00$357,579.00$289,577.00 
Program description OUTREACH (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)OUTREACH (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)OUTREACH (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O) 
OUTREACH AND PUBLICATIONS - THE OBJECTIVE OF PERCS OUTREACH TEAM IS TO DISSEMINATE TO A BROADER AUDIENCE THE IDEAS GENERATED BY OUR SENIOR FELLOWS, RESEARCH FELLOWS, VISITING SCHOLARS, AND ENVIROPRENEURS. PUBLICATIONS: PERCS PUBLICATIONS GENERATED SIGNIFICANT INTEREST AND ATTENTION FROM MAJOR OUTLETS SUCH AS THE NEW YORK TIMES, NPR, AND E&E NEWS IN 2017. THIS RESULTED IN INVITATIONS TO PRESENT BEFORE KEY AUDIENCES, INCLUDING CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY, AND HELPED US DEVELOP A STRONGER VOICE IN TODAYS ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY DEBATES. PERC DEVELOPED 12 MAJOR POLICY REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS IN 2017. DETAILS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE: WWW.PERC.ORG. ARTICLES AND OP-EDS: PERCS OUTREACH EFFORTS ARE NOT CONFINED TO IN-HOUSE PUBLICATIONS. PERC GROWS ITS AUDIENCE BY PUBLISHING ARTICLES AND OP-EDS IN POPULAR MEDIA OUTLETS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. PERC CONTINUES TO REGULARLY PLACE OP-EDS IN LEADING OUTLETS SUCH AS THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, NEW YORK TIMES, THE HILL, AND OUTSIDE.
Program expenses$419,666.00    
Program descriptionOUTREACH AND PUBLICATIONS - THE OBJECTIVE OF PERCS OUTREACH TEAM IS TO DISSEMINATE TO A BROADER AUDIENCE THE IDEAS GENERATED BY OUR SENIOR FELLOWS, RESEARCH FELLOWS, VISITING SCHOLARS, AND ENVIROPRENEURS. PUBLICATIONS: PERCS PUBLICATIONS GENERATED SIGNIFICANT INTEREST AND ATTENTION FROM MAJOR OUTLETS SUCH AS THE NEW YORK TIMES, NPR, AND E&E NEWS IN 2017. THIS RESULTED IN INVITATIONS TO PRESENT BEFORE KEY AUDIENCES, INCLUDING CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY, AND HELPED US DEVELOP A STRONGER VOICE IN TODAYS ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY DEBATES. PERC DEVELOPED 12 MAJOR POLICY REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS IN 2017. DETAILS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE: WWW.PERC.ORG. ARTICLES AND OP-EDS: PERCS OUTREACH EFFORTS ARE NOT CONFINED TO IN-HOUSE PUBLICATIONS. PERC GROWS ITS AUDIENCE BY PUBLISHING ARTICLES AND OP-EDS IN POPULAR MEDIA OUTLETS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. PERC CONTINUES TO REGULARLY PLACE OP-EDS IN LEADING OUTLETS SUCH AS THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, NEW YORK TIMES, THE HILL, AND OUTSIDE.    
PROJECTS (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)
Program expenses    $992,741.00
Program description    PROJECTS (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)
RESEARCH (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)
Program expenses $539,630.00$1,107,782.00$782,119.00 
Program description RESEARCH (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)RESEARCH (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O)RESEARCH (SEE NARRATIVE ON SCHEDULE O) 
RESEARCH - PERCS ACADEMIC RESEARCH IS AT THE FRONT OF ALL OUR EFFORTS AND REMAINS OUR CORE COMPETENCY. WE TREAT RESEARCH AS THE FIRST STAGE IN A MULTI-STAGE PROCESS TO DEVELOP EFFECTIVE CONSERVATION POLICIES AND STRENGTHEN CONSERVATION PRACTICES. CORE RESEARCH AREAS INCLUDE ISSUES RELATED TO LAND USE, WATER, AND WILDLIFE. ADDITIONAL FOCUS AREAS INCLUDE THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY, AND GLOBAL CONSERVATION ISSUES. CONFERENCES AND COLLOQUIA: PERC HOSTED MULTI-DAY CONFERENCES IN THE PAST YEAR TO DEVELOP RESEARCH IDEAS. THE IDEAS AND PUBLICATIONS THESE WORKSHOPS GENERATED (OR WILL GENERATE) INFUSE THE ACADEMIC AND POLICY DEBATES WITH THE PRINCIPLES OF FREE MARKET ENVIRONMENTALISM. FELLOWSHIPS: PERCS IN-HOUSE RESEARCH INITIATIVES ARE AUGMENTED BY VISITING SCHOLARS FROM UNIVERSITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE WORLD. IN 2017, WE HOSTED GRADUATE FELLOWS, JULIAN SIMONS FELLOWS, LONE MOUNTAIN FELLOWS, AND IMPACT FELLOWS. DETAILS ABOUT OUR FELLOWSHIPS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE, WWW.PERC.ORG
Program expenses$998,797.00    
Program descriptionRESEARCH - PERCS ACADEMIC RESEARCH IS AT THE FRONT OF ALL OUR EFFORTS AND REMAINS OUR CORE COMPETENCY. WE TREAT RESEARCH AS THE FIRST STAGE IN A MULTI-STAGE PROCESS TO DEVELOP EFFECTIVE CONSERVATION POLICIES AND STRENGTHEN CONSERVATION PRACTICES. CORE RESEARCH AREAS INCLUDE ISSUES RELATED TO LAND USE, WATER, AND WILDLIFE. ADDITIONAL FOCUS AREAS INCLUDE THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY, AND GLOBAL CONSERVATION ISSUES. CONFERENCES AND COLLOQUIA: PERC HOSTED MULTI-DAY CONFERENCES IN THE PAST YEAR TO DEVELOP RESEARCH IDEAS. THE IDEAS AND PUBLICATIONS THESE WORKSHOPS GENERATED (OR WILL GENERATE) INFUSE THE ACADEMIC AND POLICY DEBATES WITH THE PRINCIPLES OF FREE MARKET ENVIRONMENTALISM. FELLOWSHIPS: PERCS IN-HOUSE RESEARCH INITIATIVES ARE AUGMENTED BY VISITING SCHOLARS FROM UNIVERSITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE WORLD. IN 2017, WE HOSTED GRADUATE FELLOWS, JULIAN SIMONS FELLOWS, LONE MOUNTAIN FELLOWS, AND IMPACT FELLOWS. DETAILS ABOUT OUR FELLOWSHIPS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE, WWW.PERC.ORG    
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$2,586,687.00$2,483,944.00$1,830,035.00$3,418,492.00$2,288,768.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$2,549,962.00$2,450,572.00$1,798,824.00$3,411,590.00$2,281,434.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$4,504.00$3,660.00   
Investment income, current yr$12,589.00$11,172.00$10,061.00$2,622.00$2,515.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$2,549,962.00$2,450,572.00$1,798,824.00$3,411,590.00$2,281,434.00
Other revenue, current yr$24,136.00$22,200.00$21,150.00$4,280.00$4,819.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue $0.00$0.00$0.00$208.00
Program service revenue (total)$0.00    
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$2,549,962.00$2,450,572.00$1,798,824.00$3,411,590.00$2,281,434.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00    
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$1,936.00    
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00    
Investment income$12,589.00$11,172.00$6,799.00$2,622.00$2,515.00
Net rental income$22,200.00$22,200.00$21,150.00$4,280.00$4,819.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00    
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00    
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$2,268,821.00$2,269,589.00$2,356,797.00$1,950,661.00$2,015,073.00
Total functional expenses: program service $1,607,657.00$1,695,201.00$1,771,993.00$1,340,187.00$1,383,900.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$389,616.00$326,411.00$352,807.00$467,614.00$356,879.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$271,548.00$247,977.00$231,997.00$142,860.00$274,294.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00    
Legal fees (total)$0.00    
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00   $9,554.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00    
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$5,230,542.00$4,912,264.00$4,684,057.00$5,214,255.00$4,005,156.00
Total assets, beginning of year$4,912,264.00$4,684,057.00$5,214,255.00$4,005,156.00$4,074,156.00
Total liabilities$45,130.00$44,718.00$30,866.00$34,301.00$293,033.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$44,718.00$30,866.00$34,301.00$293,033.00$635,728.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$1,335,000.00$775,000.00$395,500.00$663,000.00$784,752.00
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00    
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$2,987,705.00$2,865,049.00$2,775,432.00$2,914,435.00$2,186,779.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$2,082,969.00$1,889,751.00$1,765,013.00$2,152,773.00$1,412,598.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$114,738.00$112,746.00$112,746.00$112,746.00$112,746.00
Net assets$5,185,412.00$4,867,546.00$4,653,191.00$5,179,954.00$3,712,123.00
Net assets, beginning of year$4,867,546.00$4,653,191.00$5,179,954.00$3,712,123.00$3,438,428.00
Other liabilities  $0.00$6,461.00$264,703.00
Intangible assets$0.00    
Other assets$0.00    
Investments: other securities$0.00    
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00    
Cash: non-interest bearing$335,897.00$380,219.00$264,740.00$318,680.00$272,014.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$380,219.00$264,740.00$318,680.00$272,014.00$432,575.00
Investments -- program-related$0.00    
Inventories for sale or use$0.00    
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$317,866.00$214,355.00-$526,762.00$1,467,831.00$273,695.00
Advertising (total)$0.00    
Savings & temp cash investment$2,086,369.00$2,219,511.00$2,482,199.00$2,640,284.00$1,303,446.00
Accounts receivable, net$3,296.00$51,269.00$1,844.00$1,228.00$1,231.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$2,662.00$7,464.00$10,397.00$8,692.00$7,755.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$45,130.00$44,718.00$30,866.00$27,840.00$28,330.00
Total net assets or fund balances$5,185,412.00$4,867,546.00$4,653,191.00$5,179,954.00$3,712,123.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$51,860.00$57,040.00$60,365.00$55,374.00$53,166.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00    
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1616161618
Number of independent voting members1616161618
Financial sheets were auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Relationships among key personnel  TrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
LobbiedTrue    
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.0
Filing identifier201840949349300804201711179349301216201610999349300441201520999349300622201421329349303372
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