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    National Wildlife Federation
    Impact & Measurement
    Accountability & Finance
    Culture & Community
    Leadership & Adaptability

    National Wildlife Federation

     
    501(c)(3) organization
    Donations are tax-deductible
    11100 Wildlife Center Drive
    Reston VA 20190

    Reston VA | IRS ruling year: 1943 | EIN: 53-0204616  
    An EIN is a unique nine-digit number that identifies a business for tax purposes.
     
    Organization Mission
    In a critical time of accelerating climate and biodiversity crises, we envision improved ecological balance and safe, equitable access to clean water, air and land t ... (More)
     

    Rating Information

    rating
    Great

    This charity's score is 98%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores, weighted as follows: 80% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

    Historical Ratings

    Rating Report

    Accountability & Finance
    Score

    99

    Most Recent Fiscal Year:
    FY 2021
    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    Key Accountability Metrics

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    Majority Independent Board Members - 100% independent members
    6 out of 6 points
    Independent Board Size - 35 independent members
    6 out of 6 points
    Financial Statements - Audit and Oversight Committee
    12 out of 12 points
    Material Diversion of Assets - None
    12 out of 12 points

    Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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    No Credit
    Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed
    3 out of 3 points
    Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Whistleblower Policy - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Document Retention and Destruction - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes
    3 out of 3 points
    Compensates Board - No
    5 out of 5 points
    Tax Form Distributed to Board Before Filing - Listed
    3 out of 3 points
    Loans to/from Officers - None
    5 out of 5 points
    Reports CEO and Compensation on Tax Form - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    CEO Compensation Process - Listed
    5 out of 5 points

    Website Disclosures

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    No Credit
    Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Audit Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Staff Members Listed on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
    3 out of 3 points
    Board Members Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Donor Privacy Policy Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed, but is opt-out
    1 out of 2 points

    Financial Metrics

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    Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 30.29%
    25 out of 25 points
    Program Expense: Ratio - 84.40%
    25 out of 25 points
    Fundraising Efficiency: Ratio - $0.11
    25 out of 25 points
    Working Capital: Ratio - 1.22 years
    25 out of 25 points

    Additional Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available