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WildEarth Guardians

 

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...501(c)(3) organization

...Donations are tax-deductible

...http://www.wildearthguardians.org

...301 N. Guadalupe St., suite 201
Santa Fe NM 87501 

505-988-9126


Santa Fe NM | IRS ruling year: 1993 | EIN: 85-0406306  

 

WildEarth Guardians protects and restores the wildlife, wild rivers, wild places, and health of the American West. Founded in 1989, Guardians has a long history of conservation successes protecting ancient forests, rivers, other threatened landscapes, and wildlife. We currently operate four major programs-Wildlife, Wild Places, Wild Rivers, and Climate & Energy-and rely on a potent combination of education, scientific analysis, public advocacy, litigation, and on-the-ground restoration. We have more than 194,000 members, e-activists, and followers that support our work, the majority of whom live in the 11 western states. Guardians has offices in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington and our 35-person staff includes lawyers, policy experts, scientists, ecosystem restoration experts, community organizers, and fundraisers.

 


Rating Information

Great


This charity's score is 90%, 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: 80% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

 Important note on the timeliness of ratings

The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for WildEarth Guardians is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

Rating Report

  • Impact & Results
  • Accountability & Finance
  • Culture & Community
  • Leadership & Adaptability
Accountability & Finance
Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability

 

Accountability & Finance

 

WildEarth Guardians has earned a 89% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

This score represents Form 990 data from 2019, the latest year published by the IRS. 

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Accountability and Transparency
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
Governance
Policies
Transparency

Financial Metrics
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 13.20% - 7.5/10 pts
...Working Capital Ratio - 0.90 years - 7.5/10 pts
...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.12 - 7.5/10 pts
...Administrative Expense Ratio - 5.70% - 10/10 pts
...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 12.70% - 7.5/10 pts
...Program Expense Ratio - 81.50% - 9/10 pts
...Program Expense Growth - 6.35% - 6.35/10 pts

Unscored Information


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IRS Published Data (Business Master File) Data Available
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Pandemic Response Data available

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