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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Keepers of the Wild

We Love. We Care. We Protect.

four stars

93.98

13441 East Highway 66 Valentine, AZ 86437
tel: (928) 769-1800   Web Site
EIN: 88-0345277

Board Leadership
Sandra L. Jenkins
Chairperson

CEO
Jonathan Kraft
Founder and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Keepers of the Wild is currently home to over 140 exotic and indigenous wild animals that were rescued, surrendered by an owner, or placed with us by other animal welfare agencies. Animals placed at Keepers of the Wild can depend on a safe and life-long home. Keepers of the Wild has a strict "No Breeding" policy with a special focus on advocacy, education and protection. We continually strive to fulfill our mission to educate the public and to rescue, rehabilitate and provide life-long care to exotic and indigenous wildlife.

Keepers of the Wild is currently home to over 140 exotic and indigenous wild animals that were rescued, surrendered by an owner, or placed with us by other animal welfare agencies. Animals placed at Keepers of the Wild can depend on a safe and life-long home. Keepers of the Wild has a strict "No Breeding" policy with a special focus on advocacy, education and protection. We continually strive to fulfill our mission to educate the public and to rescue, rehabilitate and provide life-long care to exotic and indigenous wildlife.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.86
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Keepers of the Wild on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Keepers of the Wild on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Keepers of the Wild (AZ) 93.98 four stars
Big Cat Rescue (FL) 100.00 four stars
The Wild Animal Sanctuary (CO) 92.92 four stars
Our Companions Animal Rescue (CT) 99.63 four stars
American Eagle Foundation (TN) 92.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $513,003
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,297,143
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,810,146
   Program Service Revenue $207,293
Total Primary Revenue $2,017,439
   Other Revenue $93,072
TOTAL REVENUE $2,110,511
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,845,311
   Administrative Expenses $83,064
   Fundraising Expenses $186,413
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,114,788
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,277
   
Net Assets $1,941,834

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
Exotic Animal Sanctuary $1,845,311 100.0%

Ratings History
Keepers of the Wild has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 93.98 four stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 90.94 four 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 88-0345277
Name in IRS Master File KEEPERS OF THE WILD
NTEE Code D31
NTEE Classification Protection of Endangered Species
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(355) Wildlife sanctuary or refuge
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, 1996
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, 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
$72,800 3.44% Jonathan Kraft President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Keepers of the Wild (AZ) 93.98 four stars
Animals Asia Foundation Limited (CA) 86.12 three stars
The Wildcat Sanctuary (MN) 93.87 four stars
Our Companions Animal Rescue (CT) 99.63 four stars
Performing Animal Welfare Society (CA) 94.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Keepers of the Wild
13441 East Highway 66
Valentine, AZ 86437
tel: (928) 769-1800
fax: (928) 769-1805
EIN: 88-0345277

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Board Leadership

Sandra L. Jenkins
Chairperson

CEO

Jonathan Kraft
Founder and Executive Director

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