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World Wildlife Fund
1250 24th Street, NW
P.O. Box 97180
Washington, DC 20090
tel: (800) 960-0993
EIN: 52-1693387

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Board Leadership

Neville Isdell


Carter Roberts
President & CEO

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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

World Wildlife Fund

Protecting the future of nature

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(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 86.71 3 stars
  Financial 81.65 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 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)
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Liabilities to Assets 27.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Wildlife Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $165,268,587
   Federated Campaigns $1,398,499
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $50,815,516
Total Contributions $217,482,602
   Program Service Revenue $810,369
Total Primary Revenue $218,292,971
   Other Revenue $9,382,111
TOTAL REVENUE $227,675,082
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $165,011,372
   Administrative Expenses $13,904,853
   Fundraising Expenses $41,874,557
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,884,300
Net Assets $357,853,919

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$637,686 0.28% Carter S. Roberts President, CEO


Founded in 1961, World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) mission is the conservation of nature. Using the best available scientific knowledge and advancing that knowledge where we can, we work to preserve the diversity and abundance of life on Earth and the health of ecological systems by: protecting natural areas and wild populations of plants and animals, including endangered species; promoting sustainable approaches to the use of renewable natural resources; and promoting more efficient use of resources and energy and the maximum reduction of pollution. We are committed to reversing the degradation of our planet's natural environment and to building a future in which human needs are met in harmony with nature. We recognize the critical relevance of human numbers, poverty and consumption patterns to meeting these goals.

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