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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife Center of Virginia

Teaching the world to care about and care for wildlife and the environment

four stars

94.28

1800 South Delphine Avenue Waynesboro, VA 22980
tel: (540) 942-9453   Web Site
EIN: 54-1215402

Board Leadership
Neysa Simmers
Chair

CEO
Edward Clark, Jr.
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.28 four stars
  Financial 91.92 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

The Wildlife Center of Virginia was formed in 1982 to provide quality health care, often on an emergency basis, to native wildlife. Since its inception, the Wildlife Center has treated more than 47,000 wild animals, representing 200 species of native birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians; shared the lessons learned from these cases with some 1.4 million school-children and adults across Virginia; and trained a corps of wildlife medicine practitioners, including veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and volunteer wildlife rehabilitators. Those who have benefited from the professional training programs offered by the Center may now be found on the cutting-edge of wildlife veterinary medicine around the world.

The Wildlife Center of Virginia was formed in 1982 to provide quality health care, often on an emergency basis, to native wildlife. Since its inception, the Wildlife Center has treated more than 47,000 wild animals, representing 200 species of native birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians; shared the lessons learned from these cases with some 1.4 million school-children and adults across Virginia; and trained a corps of wildlife medicine practitioners, including veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and volunteer wildlife rehabilitators. Those who have benefited from the professional training programs offered by the Center may now be found on the cutting-edge of wildlife veterinary medicine around the world.

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Financial

four stars

91.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.99
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wildlife Center of Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wildlife Center of Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wildlife Center of Virginia (VA) 94.28 four stars
Wildlife Conservation Network (CA) 98.23 four stars
International Crane Foundation (WI) 91.97 four stars
International Primate Protection League (SC) 97.24 four stars
African Wildlife Foundation (DC) 86.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,744,383
   Federated Campaigns $22,894
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,767,277
   Program Service Revenue $68,845
Total Primary Revenue $2,836,122
   Other Revenue $119,617
TOTAL REVENUE $2,955,739
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,520,438
   Administrative Expenses $81,571
   Fundraising Expenses $109,185
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,711,194
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,244,545
   
Net Assets $3,263,146

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
Center Veterinary Treatment $671,884 44.2%
Center Education Programs $471,117 31.0%
Center Training Programs $377,437 24.8%

Ratings History
Wildlife Center of Virginia has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 09/03/2019 94.28 four stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 91.19 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 54-1215402
Name in IRS Master File WILDLIFE CENTER OF VIRGINIA
NTEE Code D34
NTEE Classification Wildlife Sanctuary, Refuge
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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, 1983
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,520 7.45% Edward E. Clark Jr. President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wildlife Center of Virginia (VA) 94.28 four stars
International Rhino Foundation (TX) 93.96 four stars
New England Wildlife Center (MA) 91.78 four stars
Turtle Island Restoration Network (CA) 96.91 four stars
American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (NY) 85.68 three stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • Wildlife Center of Virginia Foundation (54-1843002)

Charity Contact Info

Wildlife Center of Virginia
1800 South Delphine Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980
tel: (540) 942-9453
EIN: 54-1215402

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1557
Waynesboro, VA 22980

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Board Leadership

Neysa Simmers
Chair

CEO

Edward Clark, Jr.
President

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