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Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International
800 Cherokee Avenue, SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
tel: (800) 851-0203
EIN: 52-1118866

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Board Leadership

Dwight Scott


Tara Stoinski
President, CEO

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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International

Helping people. Saving gorillas.

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(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 88.55 3 stars
  Financial 84.31 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 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Program Expenses Growth -4.5%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 09/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,691,201
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $382,486
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $60,117
Total Contributions $4,133,804
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,133,804
   Other Revenue $7,970
TOTAL REVENUE $4,141,774
   Program Expenses $3,260,644
   Administrative Expenses $234,657
   Fundraising Expenses $211,893
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $434,580
Net Assets $1,803,165

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 09/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,476 3.89% Clare F. Richardson President, CEO


Founded by Dr. Dian Fossey in 1978, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International is dedicated to the conservation and protection of gorillas and their habitat in Africa. We are committed to promoting continued research on their threatened ecosystems and education about their relevance to the world in which we live. In collaboration with government agencies and other international partners, we also provide assistance to local communities through education, training and economic development initiatives. Our activities take place on many levels and places, with people from Rwanda and elsewhere in Africa, the United States, and around the world.

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