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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Re:wild (fka Global Wildlife Conservation)

We don't need to reinvent the planet. We just need to rewild it-for all wildkind.

four stars

97.13

P.O. Box 129 Austin, TX 78767
tel: (512) 868-6062   Web Site
EIN: 26-2887967

Board Leadership
Daniel Richards
Chair

CEO
Weston Sechrest
CEO, Chief Scientist

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.13 four stars
  Financial 99.37 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Re:wild protects and restores the wild. We have a singular and powerful focus: the wild as the most effective solution to the interconnected climate, biodiversity and pandemic crises. Founded by a group of renowned conservation scientists together with Leonardo DiCaprio, Re:wild is a force multiplier that brings together Indigenous peoples, local communities, influential leaders, nongovernmental organizations, governments, companies and the public to protect and rewild at the scale and speed we need. Re:wild launched in 2021 combining more than three decades of conservation impact of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and Global Wildlife Conservation, leveraging expertise, partnerships and platforms under one unified brand, bringing new attention, energy and voices together. Our vital work has protected and conserved over 12 million acres benefitting more than 16,000 species in the world's most irreplaceable places for biodiversity.

Re:wild protects and restores the wild. We have a singular and powerful focus: the wild as the most effective solution to the interconnected climate, biodiversity and pandemic crises. Founded by a group of renowned conservation scientists together with Leonardo DiCaprio, Re:wild is a force multiplier that brings together Indigenous peoples, local communities, influential leaders, nongovernmental organizations, governments, companies and the public to protect and rewild at the scale and speed we need. Re:wild launched in 2021 combining more than three decades of conservation impact of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and Global Wildlife Conservation, leveraging expertise, partnerships and platforms under one unified brand, bringing new attention, energy and voices together. Our vital work has protected and conserved over 12 million acres benefitting more than 16,000 species in the world's most irreplaceable places for biodiversity.

Financial

four stars

99.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.8%
  Administrative Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.82
  Program Expenses Growth 73.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Re:wild (fka Global Wildlife Conservation) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Re:wild (fka Global Wildlife Conservation) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Re:wild (fka Global Wildlife Conservation) (TX) 97.13 four stars
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (OR) 92.91 four stars
Snow Leopard Trust (WA) 91.24 four stars
Wildlife Alliance (NY) 89.03 three stars
Cheetah Conservation Fund (VA) 96.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,219,066
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,775,903
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $20,994,969
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $20,994,969
   Other Revenue $914,284
TOTAL REVENUE $21,909,253
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,095,835
   Administrative Expenses $1,643,521
   Fundraising Expenses $383,303
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,122,659
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,786,594
   
Net Assets $43,152,562

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
Protecting Wildlife $6,651,915 65.9%
Safeguarding Wildlands and Habitats $3,202,113 31.7%
Support of Conservation Guardians $241,807 2.4%

Ratings History
Re:wild (fka Global Wildlife Conservation) has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 97.13 four stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 96.29 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 95.98 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 97.00 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 26-2887967
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
NTEE Code D30
NTEE Classification Wildlife Preservation, Protection
NTEE Type Animal-Related
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 February, 2009
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
$180,000 1.48% Weston Sechrest CEO, Chief Scientist
Other Salaries of Note
$195,000 1.60% Russell Mittermeier Chief Conservation Officer
$180,000 1.48% Don Church President, Secretary

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Re:wild (fka Global Wildlife Conservation) (TX) 97.13 four stars
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (DC) 89.88 three stars
Turtle Conservancy (CA) 90.42 four stars
International Rhino Foundation (TX) 94.28 four stars
EcoHealth Alliance (NY) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Re:wild (fka Global Wildlife Conservation)
P.O. Box 129
Austin, TX 78767
tel: (512) 868-6062
EIN: 26-2887967

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Board Leadership

Daniel Richards
Chair

CEO

Weston Sechrest
CEO, Chief Scientist

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