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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

New Mexico Wilderness Alliance

Dedicated to the protection, restoration, and continued enjoyment of New Mexico's wildlands

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four stars

96.27

P.O. Box 25464 Albuquerque, NM 87125
tel: (505) 843-8696   Web Site
EIN: 85-0457916

Board Leadership
Nancy Morton
Chair

CEO
Mark Allison
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.27 four stars
  Financial 95.67 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is a grassroots environmental organization dedicated to the protection, restoration, and continued enjoyment of New Mexico's wildlands and wilderness areas. The primary goal of the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is to ensure the protection and restoration of all remaining wild lands in New Mexico through administrative designations, federal wilderness designation, and wilderness education.

The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is a grassroots environmental organization dedicated to the protection, restoration, and continued enjoyment of New Mexico's wildlands and wilderness areas. The primary goal of the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is to ensure the protection and restoration of all remaining wild lands in New Mexico through administrative designations, federal wilderness designation, and wilderness education.

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Financial

four stars

95.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 11.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Mexico Wilderness Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Mexico Wilderness Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM) 96.27 four stars
Natural Resources Defense Council (NY) 93.34 four stars
Coalition for Clean Air (CA) 85.15 three stars
Land Trust Alliance (DC) 90.85 four stars
Anacostia Watershed Society (MD) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,191,020
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $151,956
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $213,284
Total Contributions $1,556,260
   Program Service Revenue $13,919
Total Primary Revenue $1,570,179
   Other Revenue $22,494
TOTAL REVENUE $1,592,673
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $993,974
   Administrative Expenses $152,680
   Fundraising Expenses $125,063
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,271,717
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $320,956
   
Net Assets $973,892

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Outreach and Education $357,235 35.9%
Wilderness Protection $310,521 31.2%
Wilderness Defense $192,648 19.4%

Ratings History
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 09/03/2019 96.27 four stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 93.26 four stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 94.50 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 84.28 three stars
2014-09 07/01/2016 82.06 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 81.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 79.20 two stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 75.11 two stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 76.23 two stars
2011-09 06/01/2013 78.10 two stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 74.94 two stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 83.38 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-09 12/01/2009 90.88 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 90.39 four stars
2005-12 05/01/2007 74.28 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 85-0457916
Name in IRS Master File NEW MEXICO WILDERNESS ALLIANCE
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$86,997 6.84% Mark Allison Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (NM) 96.27 four stars
Anacostia Watershed Society (MD) 90.58 four stars
Land Trust Alliance (DC) 90.85 four stars
Natural Resources Council of Maine (ME) 93.11 four stars
Manomet (MA) 89.86 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
P.O. Box 25464
Albuquerque, NM 87125
tel: (505) 843-8696
fax: (505) 843-8697
EIN: 85-0457916

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Board Leadership

Nancy Morton
Chair

CEO

Mark Allison
Executive Director

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