The Gorilla Foundation
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The Gorilla Foundation

 
501(c)(3) organization
Donations are tax-deductible
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1733 Woodside Road
Suite 330
Redwood City CA 94061

Redwood City CA | IRS ruling year: 1977 | EIN: 94-2386151  
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Organization Mission
The Gorilla Foundation is dedicated to the preservation, protection and well-being of gorillas through interspecies communication research and education. The Foundat ...
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Rating Information

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Good

This charity's score is 82%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score, weighted as follows: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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Rating Report

Accountability & Finance
Score

82

Most Recent Fiscal Year:
FY 2022
This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.
 

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Majority Independent Board Members - 80% independent members
10 out of 10 points  plus
Independent Board Size - 4 independent members
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Financial Statements - None
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Material Diversion of Assets - None
20 out of 20 points  plus

Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Whistleblower Policy - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Document Retention and Destruction - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes
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Tax Form Distributed to Board Before Filing - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Loans to/from Officers - None
5 out of 5 points  plus

Website Disclosures

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Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Missing
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Financial Metrics

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Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 0.22%
25 out of 25 points  plus
Program Expense: Ratio - 76.11%
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Fundraising Efficiency: Ratio - $0.03
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Working Capital: Ratio - 15.70 years
25 out of 25 points  plus

Additional Information

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Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available
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