Animals : Wildlife Conservation (Grantmaking)

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA

Embracing all measures that compliment the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife.

four stars

91.45

25283 Cabot Road Suite 101
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
tel: (949) 305-3785   Web Site
EIN: 30-0224549

Board Leadership
Robert Brian Miller
President

CEO
Melissa Sciacca
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust embraces all measures that compliment the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife. These include anti-poaching, safe guarding the natural environment, enhancing community awareness, addressing animal welfare issues, providing veterinary assistance to animals in need, rescuing and hand rearing elephant and rhino orphans, along with other species that can ultimately enjoy a quality of life in wild terms when grown.

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust embraces all measures that compliment the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife. These include anti-poaching, safe guarding the natural environment, enhancing community awareness, addressing animal welfare issues, providing veterinary assistance to animals in need, rescuing and hand rearing elephant and rhino orphans, along with other species that can ultimately enjoy a quality of life in wild terms when grown.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of veterinary field clinics held
5
Number of trained volunteer dog-and-handler teams
4
This impact information is current as of January 2020, 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

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
92.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 29.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,848,692
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $23,343
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,872,035
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,872,035
   Other Revenue $64,168
TOTAL REVENUE $5,936,203
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,118,231
   Administrative Expenses $305,678
   Fundraising Expenses $61,518
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,485,427
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $450,776
   
Net Assets $1,976,782

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$152,464 2.77% Melissa Sciacca Executive Director

Mission

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust embraces all measures that compliment the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife. These include anti-poaching, safe guarding the natural environment, enhancing community awareness, addressing animal welfare issues, providing veterinary assistance to animals in need, rescuing and hand rearing elephant and rhino orphans, along with other species that can ultimately enjoy a quality of life in wild terms when grown.

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Charity Contact Info

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA
25283 Cabot Road
Suite 101
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
tel: (949) 305-3785
EIN: 30-0224549

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Board Leadership

Robert Brian Miller
President

CEO

Melissa Sciacca
Executive Director