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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

WildAid

When the Buying Stops, the Killing Can Too

four stars

100.00

333 Pine Street Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94104
tel: (415) 834-3174   Web Site
EIN: 20-3644441

Board Leadership
Pete Solvik
Board Chair

CEO
Peter Knights
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WildAid's mission is to end the illegal wildlife trade in our lifetimes. WildAid works to reduce the demand for illegal wildlife products, and to promote energy conservation, via global public awareness campaigns. WildAid also strives to create model field conservation programs and to strengthen marine protected areas around the world.

WildAid's mission is to end the illegal wildlife trade in our lifetimes. WildAid works to reduce the demand for illegal wildlife products, and to promote energy conservation, via global public awareness campaigns. WildAid also strives to create model field conservation programs and to strengthen marine protected areas around the world.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
90.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.11
  Program Expenses Growth 30.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WildAid on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WildAid on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WildAid (CA) 100.00 four stars
American Bird Conservancy (VA) 91.33 four stars
Loggerhead Marinelife Center (FL) 92.62 four stars
International Wolf Center (MN) 96.70 four stars
Sea Turtle Conservancy (FL) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,629,948
   Federated Campaigns $24,950
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,041,562
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $250,000
Total Contributions $8,946,460
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,946,460
   Other Revenue $389,847
TOTAL REVENUE $9,336,307
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,152,655
   Administrative Expenses $594,082
   Fundraising Expenses $373,924
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,120,661
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $215,646
   
Net Assets $15,313,360

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
Climate Change $1,089,458 13.4%
Galapagos Program $990,490 12.1%
Sharks $948,632 11.6%

Ratings History
WildAid has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 100.00 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 100.00 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 99.15 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 98.39 four stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 96.74 four stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 99.42 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 97.63 four stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 93.72 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 89.11 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.52 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 79.53 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 20-3644441
Name in IRS Master File WILDAID INC
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Educational 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 March, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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
$280,000 3.06% Peter Knights Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WildAid (CA) 100.00 four stars
American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (NY) 91.16 four stars
Carolina Raptor Center (NC) 87.96 three stars
International Wolf Center (MN) 96.70 four stars
The Peregrine Fund (ID) 94.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

WildAid
333 Pine Street
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94104
tel: (415) 834-3174
fax: (415) 834-1759
EIN: 20-3644441

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Board Leadership

Pete Solvik
Board Chair

CEO

Peter Knights
Executive Director

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