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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Wild Earth Allies

Protecting our natural world, together.

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four stars

91.86

2 Wisconsin Circle Suite 900
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
tel: (202) 375-7767   Web Site
EIN: 04-2730954

Board Leadership
Clea Newman Soderlund
Board Chair

CEO
Katie Frohardt
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.86 four stars
  Financial 88.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Wild Earth Allies collaborates with a wide network of partners to protect wildlife and habitats in culturally appropriate ways.

Our mission is to protect vital areas of our natural world for the benefit of wildlife, habitats, and people by inspiring collaborative action. We operate with best practices, a lean structure, and a commitment to optimism, cultural respect, shared learning, and integrity.

We envision a world where wildlife flourishes in healthy ecosystems that sustain us all.

Wild Earth Allies collaborates with a wide network of partners to protect wildlife and habitats in culturally appropriate ways.

Our mission is to protect vital areas of our natural world for the benefit of wildlife, habitats, and people by inspiring collaborative action. We operate with best practices, a lean structure, and a commitment to optimism, cultural respect, shared learning, and integrity.

We envision a world where wildlife flourishes in healthy ecosystems that sustain us all.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Showing 3 of 4
Total in 2017
Wildlife Conservation - Number of priority wildlife species with evidence of reduced threats
7
Habitat Conservation: Number of important habitat areas with evidence of improved conservation management
5
Human well-being: Number of local communities engaged and benefiting from our conservation activities
12
Collaborative Action: Number of direct implementation partners we’ve joined with to deliver conservation results
6
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
93.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wild Earth Allies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wild Earth Allies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wild Earth Allies (MD) 91.86 four stars
Conservation International (VA) 96.90 four stars
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (MT) 95.76 four stars
Nature and Culture International (CA) 89.03 three stars
Conservation Northwest (WA) 87.29 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,138,657
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,138,657
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,138,657
   Other Revenue $16,130
TOTAL REVENUE $2,154,787
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,935,149
   Administrative Expenses $200,697
   Fundraising Expenses $62,754
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,198,600
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,043,813
   
Net Assets $1,472,882

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
Southeast Asia $1,780,054 60.6%
Africa $644,959 22.0%
Americas $468,426 16.0%

Ratings History
Wild Earth Allies has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 91.86 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 93.31 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 97.81 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 99.55 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 95.03 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 95.02 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 91.42 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 90.85 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.39 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 93.21 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 86.70 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 96.60 four stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 94.11 four stars
2005-12 07/01/2007 80.85 three 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 04-2730954
Name in IRS Master File WILD EARTH ALLIES INC
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 (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 September, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$216,430 6.76% Katie Frohardt Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wild Earth Allies (MD) 91.86 four stars
Island Conservation (CA) 90.11 four stars
Rocky Mountain Conservancy (CO) 96.63 four stars
Seacology (CA) 97.98 four stars
The Wild Center (NY) 90.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Wild Earth Allies
2 Wisconsin Circle
Suite 900
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
tel: (202) 375-7767
fax: (240) 802-2457
EIN: 04-2730954

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Board Leadership

Clea Newman Soderlund
Board Chair

CEO

Katie Frohardt
Executive Director

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