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Slide Ranch wins award for best non-profit

Grassroots Environmental Nonprofits, Not Large, Well-Known Groups, Get Highest Ratings

Menlo Park, Calif. — April 30, 2009 —Grassroots organizations get top votes for best environmental nonprofits, according to GreatNonprofits’ 2009 Green Choice Awards. The contest, held during Earth Month in April, asked people to submit reviews and ratings about environmental nonprofits. The results provide surprising insights into the kinds of organizations that are considered effective by volunteers, donors and stakeholders.

Over the course of Earth Month, more than 26,000 people visited the GreatNonprofits Web site, and 835 reviews were posted about more than one hundred environmental organizations.

The winning organizations of this year’s Green Choice Awards are:

Annual Budget Between $250,000 and $1 Million

Slide Ranch
Muir Beach, Calif.

At Slide Ranch, spend the day in the organic garden, walking the trails, milking a goat or just sitting on the bluff above the roaring ocean. It is a place to connect with nature and learn about the growing of healthy food and our interdependence with the environment.

“Slide Ranch is a special place...from the fennel forest to the goats, from the wonderful counselors and staff to the amazing location. My girls are learning about their environment and nature in a way I wish I could have experienced at their age.”