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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

Making connections, naturally

three stars

85.48

P.O. Box 157 Bozeman, MT 59771
tel: (800) 966-7920   Web Site
EIN: 81-0535303

Board Leadership
Bill Weber
Chairperson

CEO
Jodi Hilty
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.48 three stars
  Financial 79.47 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1997, the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) is connecting and protecting habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive. As a connector, Y2Y serves as an alliance-building force, scientific warehouse, and funding ally for groups and individuals doing on-the-ground conservation work. Our goal is to maintain and sustain this region in a way that allows wilderness, wildlife, native plants, and natural processes to function as an interconnected web of life. This is as much for the benefit of future generations as it is for the land, the wildlife, and the people currently living in the region. Y2Y is a joint Canadian-US network of over 300 organizations, institutions, foundations, and conservation-minded individuals.

Established in 1997, the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) is connecting and protecting habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive. As a connector, Y2Y serves as an alliance-building force, scientific warehouse, and funding ally for groups and individuals doing on-the-ground conservation work. Our goal is to maintain and sustain this region in a way that allows wilderness, wildlife, native plants, and natural processes to function as an interconnected web of life. This is as much for the benefit of future generations as it is for the land, the wildlife, and the people currently living in the region. Y2Y is a joint Canadian-US network of over 300 organizations, institutions, foundations, and conservation-minded individuals.

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Financial

two stars

79.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
75.0%
  Administrative Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (MT) 85.48 three stars
Glacier National Park Conservancy (MT) 89.20 three stars
Fontenelle Forest (NE) 87.95 three stars
Seacology (CA) 97.29 four stars
Appalachian Trail Conservancy (WV) 96.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,746,747
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $104,498
Total Contributions $1,851,245
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,851,245
   Other Revenue $174
TOTAL REVENUE $1,851,419
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,107,287
   Administrative Expenses $602,705
   Fundraising Expenses $9,878
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,719,870
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $131,549
   
Net Assets $831,291

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
Conservation Program $622,637 56.2%
Policy Program $200,384 18.1%
Communication Program $84,266 7.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 09/01/2018 85.48 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 95.77 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 91.08 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.66 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 80.57 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 85.54 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 93.57 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 96.44 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 78.54 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.39 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 86.67 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 91.20 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 88.54 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 82.34 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 68.58 one star

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

EIN 81-0535303
Name in IRS Master File YELLOWSTONE TO YUKON CONSERVATION INITIATIVE
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 September, 2000
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Jodi Hilty President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (MT) 85.48 three stars
Rocky Mountain Conservancy (CO) 96.51 four stars
Nature and Culture International (CA) 93.91 four stars
Seacology (CA) 97.29 four stars
Glacier National Park Conservancy (MT) 89.20 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
P.O. Box 157
Bozeman, MT 59771
tel: (800) 966-7920
EIN: 81-0535303

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Board Leadership

Bill Weber
Chairperson

CEO

Jodi Hilty
President

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