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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

WildAid

When the Buying Stops, the Killing Can Too

four stars

96.48

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

Board Leadership
Robin A Ferracone
Board Chair

CEO
Peter Knights
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.48 four stars
  Financial 95.03 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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

95.03

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WildAid (CA) 96.48 four stars
Polar Bears International (MT) 94.62 four stars
Turtle Conservancy (CA) 90.42 four stars
The Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Conservation & Education (DC) 87.23 three stars
Snow Leopard Trust (WA) 91.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,750,172
   Federated Campaigns $5,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,142,645
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $75,000
Total Contributions $9,972,817
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,972,817
   Other Revenue $405,631
TOTAL REVENUE $10,378,448
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,447,096
   Administrative Expenses $695,221
   Fundraising Expenses $703,213
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,845,530
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-467,082
   
Net Assets $14,181,157

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
Enforcing Marine Protected Areas $1,761,850 18.6%
Reducing Demand for Elephant Ivory $1,329,051 14.1%
Reducing Emissions in China $1,029,714 10.9%

Ratings History
WildAid has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 96.48 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 100.00 four stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 100.00 four stars
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$316,500 2.91% Peter Knights Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WildAid (CA) 96.48 four stars
Primarily Primates (TX) 89.48 three stars
Wild Salmon Center (OR) 91.00 four stars
Wildlife Conservation Network (CA) 98.23 four stars
Wildlife Center of Virginia (VA) 95.58 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

Robin A Ferracone
Board Chair

CEO

Peter Knights
Chief Executive Officer

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