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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

American Wind Wildlife Institute

Solving Wind-Wildlife Challenges for a Sustainable Energy Future

three stars

89.34

1990 K Street NW Suite 620
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 656-3303   Web Site
EIN: 26-1587829

Board Leadership
Garry George
Chair

CEO
Abby Arnold
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.34 three stars
  Financial 89.70 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) is a groundbreaking independent nonprofit working to solve wind-wildlife challenges through sound science and collaboration. AWWI's mission is to facilitate timely and responsible development of wind energy while protecting wildlife and wildlife habitat. AWWI conducts and supports scientific research to better understand wind energy's risks to wildlife and develop solutions to avoid, minimize, and offset those impacts. Built on a strong partnership of leaders, AWWI works collaboratively with the wind industry, conservation and science organizations, and wildlife management agencies to ensure that wind energy and wildlife both thrive.

American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) is a groundbreaking independent nonprofit working to solve wind-wildlife challenges through sound science and collaboration. AWWI's mission is to facilitate timely and responsible development of wind energy while protecting wildlife and wildlife habitat. AWWI conducts and supports scientific research to better understand wind energy's risks to wildlife and develop solutions to avoid, minimize, and offset those impacts. Built on a strong partnership of leaders, AWWI works collaboratively with the wind industry, conservation and science organizations, and wildlife management agencies to ensure that wind energy and wildlife both thrive.

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Financial

three stars

89.70

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.32
  Program Expenses Growth 23.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Wind Wildlife Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Wind Wildlife Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Wind Wildlife Institute (DC) 89.34 three stars
Trees, Water & People (CO) 96.30 four stars
Student Conservation Association (VA) 86.85 three stars
The Wilderness Society (DC) 87.11 three stars
Coalition for Clean Air (CA) 92.76 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,400,789
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,400,789
   Program Service Revenue $1,037,023
Total Primary Revenue $2,437,812
   Other Revenue $32,664
TOTAL REVENUE $2,470,476
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,645,713
   Administrative Expenses $367,824
   Fundraising Expenses $89,865
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,103,402
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $367,074
   
Net Assets $2,331,498

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
Enabling Application $235,540 14.3%
Developing Solutions $659,592 40.1%
Assessing Risk $235,540 14.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 89.34 three stars
2017-12 12/20/2019 87.45 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 26-1587829
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN WIND WILDLIFE INSTITUTE INC
NTEE Code C35
NTEE Classification Energy Resources Conservation and Development
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational 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 March, 2009
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Abby Arnold Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$169,614 8.06% Taber Allison Director of Research
$129,282 6.14% Lauren Flinn Director of Programs and Operations
$118,373 5.62% Stuart Webster Senior Manager, Tech Innovation & Research

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Wind Wildlife Institute (DC) 89.34 three stars
The Wilderness Society (DC) 87.11 three stars
Oregon Natural Desert Association (OR) 91.44 four stars
Alaska Conservation Foundation (AK) 87.04 three stars
Trees, Water & People (CO) 96.30 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Wind Wildlife Institute
1990 K Street NW
Suite 620
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 656-3303
EIN: 26-1587829

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Board Leadership

Garry George
Chair

CEO

Abby Arnold
Executive Director

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