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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania

Connecting People to Birds and Nature Since 1916

four stars

94.34

614 Dorseyville Road Pittsburgh, PA 15238
tel: (412) 963-6100   Web Site
EIN: 25-1324559

Board Leadership
Robin Zacherl
President

CEO
Jim Bonner
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.34 four stars
  Financial 93.07 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania has been connecting people to birds and nature since 1916. They have three public properties: Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve (Fox Chapel), Succop Nature Park (Butler), and Todd Nature Reserve (Sarver) and offer programs for people of all ages and encourage our visitors to connect with nature in a way that will motivate them to become active and engaged in our natural world.

The Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania has been connecting people to birds and nature since 1916. They have three public properties: Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve (Fox Chapel), Succop Nature Park (Butler), and Todd Nature Reserve (Sarver) and offer programs for people of all ages and encourage our visitors to connect with nature in a way that will motivate them to become active and engaged in our natural world.

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Financial

four stars

93.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.44
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 94.34 four stars
Connecticut Audubon Society (CT) 98.62 four stars
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (WI) 90.84 four stars
New Jersey Audubon Society (NJ) 87.66 three stars
Massachusetts Audubon Society (MA) 93.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,042,836
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $33,434
Total Contributions $1,076,270
   Program Service Revenue $198,474
Total Primary Revenue $1,274,744
   Other Revenue $364,270
TOTAL REVENUE $1,639,014
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,308,976
   Administrative Expenses $114,334
   Fundraising Expenses $158,118
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,581,428
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $57,586
   
Net Assets $9,459,112

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
Environmental Education $992,803 75.8%
Succop Conservancy $184,430 14.1%
Nature Store $131,743 10.1%

Ratings History
Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 94.34 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 92.20 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 87.48 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 25-1324559
Name in IRS Master File AUDUBON SOCIETY OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA INC
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (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 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 March, 1966
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,542 7.93% James Bonner Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 94.34 four stars
Connecticut Audubon Society (CT) 98.62 four stars
Massachusetts Audubon Society (MA) 93.83 four stars
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (WI) 90.84 four stars
New Jersey Audubon Society (NJ) 87.66 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania
614 Dorseyville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
tel: (412) 963-6100
fax: (412) 963-6761
EIN: 25-1324559

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Board Leadership

Robin Zacherl
President

CEO

Jim Bonner
Executive Director

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