Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

Protecting the Life that Sustains Us

four stars

91.34

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 91.34 four stars
  Financial 88.14 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

88.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.32
  Program Expenses Growth 13.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,511,678
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $904,065
Total Contributions $4,415,743
   Program Service Revenue $782,047
Total Primary Revenue $5,197,790
   Other Revenue $93,733
TOTAL REVENUE $5,291,523
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,525,033
   Administrative Expenses $383,213
   Fundraising Expenses $629,973
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,538,219
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $753,304
   
Net Assets $5,361,692

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$154,222 3.39% Scott Hoffman Black Executive Director

Mission

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.

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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