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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Quality Deer Management Association

Ensuring the future of white-tailed deer, wildlife, habitat, & our hunting heritage

four stars

91.16

P.O. Box 160 Bogart, GA 30622
tel: (800) 209-3337   Web Site
EIN: 57-0941892

Board Leadership
Leon Hank
Chairman

CEO
Brian Murphy
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is a non-profit conservation organization working to ensure the future of white-tailed deer, wildlife habitat and our hunting heritage. Since 1988, QDMA has worked to promote sustainable, high-quality deer populations, wildlife habitats and ethical hunting experiences through research, education, advocacy, and hunter recruitment. QDMA teaches deer hunters how to improve local deer populations, habitat and hunting experiences.

The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is a non-profit conservation organization working to ensure the future of white-tailed deer, wildlife habitat and our hunting heritage. Since 1988, QDMA has worked to promote sustainable, high-quality deer populations, wildlife habitats and ethical hunting experiences through research, education, advocacy, and hunter recruitment. QDMA teaches deer hunters how to improve local deer populations, habitat and hunting experiences.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth 15.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 43.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Quality Deer Management Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Quality Deer Management Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Quality Deer Management Association (GA) 91.16 four stars
Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation (OH) 91.16 four stars
Ducks Unlimited (TN) 88.38 three stars
Delta Waterfowl Foundation (ND) 87.27 three stars
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (MT) 88.07 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $559,984
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $855,687
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,415,671
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,415,671
   Other Revenue $2,136,275
TOTAL REVENUE $3,551,946
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,272,586
   Administrative Expenses $276,969
   Fundraising Expenses $396,169
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,945,724
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-393,778
   
Net Assets $1,795,730

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
REACH $3,272,586 100.0%

Ratings History
Quality Deer Management Association has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 90.48 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 87.09 three 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 57-0941892
Name in IRS Master File QUALITY DEER MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code D34
NTEE Classification Wildlife Sanctuary, Refuge
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(529) Ecology or conservation
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name QUALITY DEER MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Ruling Date December, 2002
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, 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
$155,730 3.94% Brian Murphy CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Quality Deer Management Association (GA) 91.16 four stars
Delta Waterfowl Foundation (ND) 87.27 three stars
Ducks Unlimited (TN) 88.38 three stars
Boone and Crockett Club (MT) 85.24 three stars
Safari Club International Foundation (AZ) 85.70 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Quality Deer Management Association
P.O. Box 160
Bogart, GA 30622
tel: (800) 209-3337
EIN: 57-0941892

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Board Leadership

Leon Hank
Chairman

CEO

Brian Murphy
Chief Executive Officer

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