Animals : Wildlife Conservation

California Waterfowl Association

Conserving California's waterfowl, wetlands, and outdoor heritage

three stars

87.13

1346 Blue Oaks Blvd Roseville, CA 95678
tel: (916) 648-1406   Web Site
EIN: 94-1149574

Board Leadership
Rob Plath
Board Chair

CEO
John D. Carlson, Jr.
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.13 three stars
  Financial 81.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

California Waterfowl is an award-winning 501(C)(3) nonprofit, conservation organization with a mission to conserve the state's waterfowl, wetlands, and hunting heritage. In the last 20+ years, we have completed more than 1,240 individual projects to protect, restore, and enhance more than 454,000 acres, providing habitat for millions of birds and animals. Our Wood Duck Program has hatched more than 686,000 ducklings, while our Banding Program has marked nearly 242,000 waterfowl. Our Youth and Education Programs have reached more than 300,000 children, young adults, and families to help to create a better understanding of biology, conservation, and outdoor heritage. All efforts are supported largely by donations and the work of over 1,500 dedicated and tireless volunteers.

California Waterfowl is an award-winning 501(C)(3) nonprofit, conservation organization with a mission to conserve the state's waterfowl, wetlands, and hunting heritage. In the last 20+ years, we have completed more than 1,240 individual projects to protect, restore, and enhance more than 454,000 acres, providing habitat for millions of birds and animals. Our Wood Duck Program has hatched more than 686,000 ducklings, while our Banding Program has marked nearly 242,000 waterfowl. Our Youth and Education Programs have reached more than 300,000 children, young adults, and families to help to create a better understanding of biology, conservation, and outdoor heritage. All efforts are supported largely by donations and the work of over 1,500 dedicated and tireless volunteers.

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Financial

three stars

81.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.30
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Waterfowl Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Waterfowl Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,380,360
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $84,889
   Fundraising Events $3,438,853
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,904,102
   Program Service Revenue $5,228,253
Total Primary Revenue $11,132,355
   Other Revenue $-1,052,189
TOTAL REVENUE $10,080,166
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,614,464
   Administrative Expenses $514,788
   Fundraising Expenses $1,431,071
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,560,323
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-480,157
   
Net Assets $24,744,418

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$247,671 2.34% John D. Carlson Jr. President

Mission

California Waterfowl is an award-winning 501(C)(3) nonprofit, conservation organization with a mission to conserve the state's waterfowl, wetlands, and hunting heritage. In the last 20+ years, we have completed more than 1,240 individual projects to protect, restore, and enhance more than 454,000 acres, providing habitat for millions of birds and animals. Our Wood Duck Program has hatched more than 686,000 ducklings, while our Banding Program has marked nearly 242,000 waterfowl. Our Youth and Education Programs have reached more than 300,000 children, young adults, and families to help to create a better understanding of biology, conservation, and outdoor heritage. All efforts are supported largely by donations and the work of over 1,500 dedicated and tireless volunteers.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
California Waterfowl Association (CA) 87.13 three stars
Delta Waterfowl Foundation (ND) 87.69 three stars
National Wild Turkey Federation (SC) 87.30 three stars
Ruffed Grouse Society (PA) 97.23 four stars
Ducks Unlimited (TN) 86.57 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

California Waterfowl Association
1346 Blue Oaks Blvd
Roseville, CA 95678
tel: (916) 648-1406
fax: (916) 648-1665
EIN: 94-1149574

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Board Leadership

Rob Plath
Board Chair

CEO

John D. Carlson, Jr.
President