Animals : Wildlife Conservation

African Wildlife Foundation

Ensuring the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever

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three stars

88.17

1100 New Jersey Avenue SE Suite 900
Washington, DC 20003
tel: (888) 494-5354   Web Site
EIN: 52-0781390

Board Leadership
Heather Haaga
Board Chair

CEO
Kaddu Sebunya
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.17 three stars
  Financial 83.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1961, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), together with the people of Africa, works to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever. AWF is the leading international conservation organization focused solely on Africa. We believe that protecting Africa's wildlife and wild landscapes is the key to the future prosperity of Africa and its people - and for over 45 years we have made it our work to help ensure that Africa's wild resources endure. At AWF we approach all of our work at the landscape level - that is to say, we look at large landscapes (we have identified eight of these areas to date). Within these landscapes, we implement a variety of efforts that conserve land, protect species and empower people.

Founded in 1961, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), together with the people of Africa, works to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever. AWF is the leading international conservation organization focused solely on Africa. We believe that protecting Africa's wildlife and wild landscapes is the key to the future prosperity of Africa and its people - and for over 45 years we have made it our work to help ensure that Africa's wild resources endure. At AWF we approach all of our work at the landscape level - that is to say, we look at large landscapes (we have identified eight of these areas to date). Within these landscapes, we implement a variety of efforts that conserve land, protect species and empower people.

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Financial

three stars

83.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.45
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by African Wildlife Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by African Wildlife Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,584,811
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,600,341
Total Contributions $24,185,152
   Program Service Revenue $469,035
Total Primary Revenue $24,654,187
   Other Revenue $-377,778
TOTAL REVENUE $24,276,409
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $20,458,197
   Administrative Expenses $1,096,871
   Fundraising Expenses $3,219,793
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,774,861
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-498,452
   
Net Assets $41,555,075

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$294,551 1.18% Patrick J. Bergin Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Founded in 1961, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), together with the people of Africa, works to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever. AWF is the leading international conservation organization focused solely on Africa. We believe that protecting Africa's wildlife and wild landscapes is the key to the future prosperity of Africa and its people - and for over 45 years we have made it our work to help ensure that Africa's wild resources endure. At AWF we approach all of our work at the landscape level - that is to say, we look at large landscapes (we have identified eight of these areas to date). Within these landscapes, we implement a variety of efforts that conserve land, protect species and empower people.

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Charity Contact Info

African Wildlife Foundation
1100 New Jersey Avenue SE
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20003
tel: (888) 494-5354
fax: (202) 939-3332
EIN: 52-0781390

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Board Leadership

Heather Haaga
Board Chair

CEO

Kaddu Sebunya
Chief Executive Officer