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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Panthera Corporation

Protecting Wild Cats Protects the Earth

four stars

95.78

Eight West 40th Street 18th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (646) 786-0400   Web Site
EIN: 20-4668756

Board Leadership
Thomas S. Kaplan
Chairman

CEO
Frédéric Launay
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.78 four stars
  Financial 95.58 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Panthera is the only organization in the world that is devoted exclusively to the conservation of the world's 38 wild cat species and their ecosystems. Utilizing the expertise of the world's premier cat biologists, Panthera develops and implements global strategies for the most imperiled large cats: tigers, lions, jaguars, snow leopards, cheetahs, pumas, and leopards. Representing the most comprehensive effort of its kind, Panthera partners with local and international NGOs, scientific institutions, local communities, governments around the globe, and citizens who want to help ensure a future for wild cats. Panthera's grants program, the Small Cat Action Fund (SCAF), additionally supports conservation and research initiatives on many of the 31 smaller wild cat species around the globe.

Panthera is the only organization in the world that is devoted exclusively to the conservation of the world's 38 wild cat species and their ecosystems. Utilizing the expertise of the world's premier cat biologists, Panthera develops and implements global strategies for the most imperiled large cats: tigers, lions, jaguars, snow leopards, cheetahs, pumas, and leopards. Representing the most comprehensive effort of its kind, Panthera partners with local and international NGOs, scientific institutions, local communities, governments around the globe, and citizens who want to help ensure a future for wild cats. Panthera's grants program, the Small Cat Action Fund (SCAF), additionally supports conservation and research initiatives on many of the 31 smaller wild cat species around the globe.

Financial

four stars

95.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
78.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.26
  Program Expenses Growth 15.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Panthera Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Panthera Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Panthera Corporation (NY) 95.78 four stars
Turtle Island Restoration Network (CA) 96.56 four stars
Carolina Raptor Center (NC) 90.07 four stars
WildAid (CA) 100.00 four stars
Cheetah Conservation Fund (VA) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,749,779
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,749,779
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,749,779
   Other Revenue $41,582
TOTAL REVENUE $6,791,361
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,629,088
   Administrative Expenses $1,621,389
   Fundraising Expenses $974,895
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,225,372
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,434,011
   
Net Assets $30,469,413

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
Jaguars $2,424,613 25.2%
Tigers $2,418,223 25.1%
Snow Leopards $1,212,554 12.6%

Ratings History
Panthera Corporation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 12/01/2017 95.78 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 95.74 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 20-4668756
Name in IRS Master File PANTHERA CORPORATION
NTEE Code D30
NTEE Classification Wildlife Preservation, Protection
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
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 August, 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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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
$396,235 3.24% Alan R. Rabinowitz Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$258,837 2.11% Luke Hunter President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Panthera Corporation (NY) 95.78 four stars
The Peregrine Fund (ID) 94.34 four stars
Wildlife Conservation Network (CA) 100.00 four stars
International Crane Foundation (WI) 92.37 four stars
Wildlife Alliance (NY) 86.04 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Panthera Corporation
Eight West 40th Street
18th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (646) 786-0400
EIN: 20-4668756

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Board Leadership

Thomas S. Kaplan
Chairman

CEO

Frédéric Launay
Chief Executive Officer

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