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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

Protecting the Life that Sustains Us

92.91

628 Northeast Broadway Suite 200
Portland, OR 97232
tel: (855) 232-6639   Web Site
EIN: 51-0175253

Board Leadership
Linda Craig
President

CEO
Scott Hoffman Black
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.91
  Financial 90.44
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Xerces Society is a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. Established in 1971, the Society is at the forefront of invertebrate protection worldwide, harnessing the knowledge of scientists and the enthusiasm of citizens to implement conservation programs. The Society uses advocacy, education, and applied research to defend invertebrates. Over the past three decades, we have protected endangered species and their habitats, produced ground-breaking publications on insect conservation, trained thousands of farmers and land managers to protect and manage habitat, and raised awareness about the invertebrates of forests, prairies, deserts, and oceans.

The Xerces Society is a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. Established in 1971, the Society is at the forefront of invertebrate protection worldwide, harnessing the knowledge of scientists and the enthusiasm of citizens to implement conservation programs. The Society uses advocacy, education, and applied research to defend invertebrates. Over the past three decades, we have protected endangered species and their habitats, produced ground-breaking publications on insect conservation, trained thousands of farmers and land managers to protect and manage habitat, and raised awareness about the invertebrates of forests, prairies, deserts, and oceans.

Financial

90.44

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.50
  Program Expenses Growth 10.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (OR) 92.91
National Wildlife Federation (VA) 85.58
Defenders of Wildlife (DC) 86.97
Wild Salmon Center (OR) 91.00
Primarily Primates (TX) 92.38

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,242,630
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,177,352
Total Contributions $5,419,982
   Program Service Revenue $762,023
Total Primary Revenue $6,182,005
   Other Revenue $129,039
TOTAL REVENUE $6,311,044
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,852,715
   Administrative Expenses $403,420
   Fundraising Expenses $747,572
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,003,707
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,307,337
   
Net Assets $6,736,957

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
Pollinator Conservation $2,077,403 53.9%
Endangered Species $955,064 24.8%
Community Engagement $386,943 10.0%

Ratings History
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 92.91
2018-12 10/01/2019 91.34
2017-12 04/01/2019 93.04
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.58
2015-12 02/01/2017 93.63
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.59
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 93.22
2013-12 02/01/2015 94.96

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 51-0175253
Name in IRS Master File XERCES SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code D11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(352) Land acquisition for preservation
(379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification 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 December, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$176,070 3.51% Scott Hoffman Black Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (OR) 92.91
Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (FL) 88.16
National Wildlife Federation (VA) 85.58
HawkWatch International (UT) 91.84
International Crane Foundation (WI) 92.02

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Charity Contact Info

Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
628 Northeast Broadway
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97232
tel: (855) 232-6639
fax: (503) 233-6794
EIN: 51-0175253

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Board Leadership

Linda Craig
President

CEO

Scott Hoffman Black
Executive Director

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