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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation (Grantmaking)

Glacier National Park Conservancy

The official non-profit fundraising partner of Glacier National Park

three stars

88.55

P.O. Box 2749 402 9th Street West
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
tel: (406) 892-3250   Web Site
EIN: 56-2579734

Board Leadership
Morris A. Stein
Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.55 three stars
  Financial 84.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

84.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
73.9%
  Administrative Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth 35.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Glacier National Park Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Glacier National Park Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Glacier National Park Conservancy (MT) 88.55 three stars
Wild Earth Allies, Inc. (MD) 100.00 four stars
Appalachian Trail Conservancy (WV) 96.39 four stars
Rocky Mountain Conservancy (CO) 95.41 four stars
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (MT) 95.77 four stars

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The Glacier National Park Conservancy assures the Glacier National Park experience by providing support for preservation, education, and research through philanthropy and outreach. The Conservancy is the result of a merger between the Glacier National Park Fund and the Glacier Association in 2013 to better serve the park. Together the new organization becomes the only non-profit fundraising partner for Glacier National Park. Funds are raised through philanthropy and our stores continuing the strong legacy of the former organizations.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,403,680
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $261,116
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,664,796
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,664,796
   Other Revenue $993,484
TOTAL REVENUE $2,658,280
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,863,658
   Administrative Expenses $365,297
   Fundraising Expenses $305,285
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,534,240
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $124,040
   
Net Assets $1,935,307

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
Experience Conservancy $943,290 50.6%
Discover Conservancy $674,607 36.2%
Research Conservancy $139,490 7.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 88.55 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 56-2579734
Name in IRS Master File GLACIER NATIONAL PARK CONSERVANCY
NTEE Code N12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
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 July, 2006
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,542 4.87% Mark Preiss President, CEO

The Glacier National Park Conservancy assures the Glacier National Park experience by providing support for preservation, education, and research through philanthropy and outreach. The Conservancy is the result of a merger between the Glacier National Park Fund and the Glacier Association in 2013 to better serve the park. Together the new organization becomes the only non-profit fundraising partner for Glacier National Park. Funds are raised through philanthropy and our stores continuing the strong legacy of the former organizations.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Glacier National Park Conservancy (MT) 88.55 three stars
Seacology (CA) 94.70 four stars
Conservation International (VA) 90.81 four stars
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (MT) 95.77 four stars
Conservation Northwest (WA) 93.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Glacier National Park Conservancy
P.O. Box 2749
402 9th Street West
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
tel: (406) 892-3250
fax: (406) 892-3252
EIN: 56-2579734

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Board Leadership

Morris A. Stein
Chair

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