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The Nature Conservancy
4245 North Fairfax Drive
Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (800) 628-6860
EIN: 53-0242652

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Board Leadership

Craig O. McCaw
Chair

CEO

Mark Tercek
President, CEO


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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

The Nature Conservancy

Protecting nature. Preserving life.

 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.86 3 stars
  Financial 78.63 2 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
72.2%
  Administrative Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.21
  Liabilities to Assets 11.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Nature Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2014)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $589,364,132
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,744,905
   Fundraising Events $6,987,711
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $110,849,784
Total Contributions $708,946,532
   Program Service Revenue $134,562,207
Total Primary Revenue $843,508,739
   Other Revenue $106,481,682
TOTAL REVENUE $949,990,421
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $529,509,734
   Administrative Expenses $127,436,862
   Fundraising Expenses $91,748,969
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $748,695,565
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $201,294,856
   
Net Assets $5,762,300,943

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$587,752 0.07% Mark R. Tercek President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$761,166 0.10% Xingsheng Zheng Managing Director, North Asia

Mission

The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. Since our founding in 1951 we have protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide - and we operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally. We have more than one million members. We work in all 50 states and more than 30 countries - protecting habitats from grasslands to coral reefs, from Australia to Alaska to Zambia. We address threats to conservation involving climate change, fire, fresh water, forests, invasive species, and marine ecosystems. We use a science-based approach, aided by our more than 500 staff scientists, and we pursue non-confrontational, pragmatic solutions to conservation challenges.

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