Animals : Wildlife Conservation (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Wildlife Conservation Network

The spirit of innovation in conservation

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four stars

98.23

209 Mississippi Street San Francisco, CA 94107
tel: (415) 202-6380   Web Site
EIN: 30-0108469

Board Leadership
Charles Knowles
Board Chair

CEO
Charles Knowles
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2002, Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) is dedicated to protecting endangered species and preserving their natural habitats. We support innovative strategies for people and wildlife to co-exist and thrive. We partner with independent, community-based conservationists around the world and provide them with the capital and tools they need to develop solutions for human-wildlife coexistence. WCN's conservationists actively engage local people as effective stewards of their environment and work in a culturally-respectful manner to ensure that conservation skills and values will be passed on to future generations.

Founded in 2002, Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) is dedicated to protecting endangered species and preserving their natural habitats. We support innovative strategies for people and wildlife to co-exist and thrive. We partner with independent, community-based conservationists around the world and provide them with the capital and tools they need to develop solutions for human-wildlife coexistence. WCN's conservationists actively engage local people as effective stewards of their environment and work in a culturally-respectful manner to ensure that conservation skills and values will be passed on to future generations.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of participants attending course/session/workshop
45
Number of entities served by expertise
17
Number of rallies/events/conferences/lectures held to further mission
2
Number of critically endangered species for which conservation measures have been launched or supported
125
Number of attendees present at rallies/events
1,600
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

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
91.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.37
  Program Expenses Growth 22.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wildlife Conservation Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wildlife Conservation Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,736,017
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $20,736,017
   Program Service Revenue $368,514
Total Primary Revenue $21,104,531
   Other Revenue $279,571
TOTAL REVENUE $21,384,102
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,965,732
   Administrative Expenses $1,420,576
   Fundraising Expenses $97,747
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,484,055
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,900,047
   
Net Assets $18,515,512

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,660 0.83% Jean-Gael Collomb Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$179,370 1.02% Jeffrey Parrish VP, Conservation

Mission

Founded in 2002, Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) is dedicated to protecting endangered species and preserving their natural habitats. We support innovative strategies for people and wildlife to co-exist and thrive. We partner with independent, community-based conservationists around the world and provide them with the capital and tools they need to develop solutions for human-wildlife coexistence. WCN's conservationists actively engage local people as effective stewards of their environment and work in a culturally-respectful manner to ensure that conservation skills and values will be passed on to future generations.

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Charity Contact Info

Wildlife Conservation Network
209 Mississippi Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
tel: (415) 202-6380
fax: (415) 202-6381
EIN: 30-0108469

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Board Leadership

Charles Knowles
Board Chair

CEO

Charles Knowles
President