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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Conservation International

People need nature to thrive.

90.81

2011 Crystal Drive Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (800) 406-2306   Web Site
EIN: 52-1497470

Board Leadership
Peter Seligmann
Chair

CEO
Peter Seligmann
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.81
  Financial 87.01
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

87.01

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.83
  Program Expenses Growth -5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Conservation International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Conservation International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Conservation International (VA) 90.81
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (MT) 91.08
Appalachian Trail Conservancy (WV) 94.81
Seacology (CA) 89.11
Rocky Mountain Conservancy (CO) 91.84

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Conservation International (CI) applies innovations in science, economics, policy and community participation to protect the Earth's richest regions of plant and animal diversity and demonstrate that human societies can live harmoniously with nature. Founded in 1987, CI works in more than 40 countries on four continents to help people find economic alternatives without harming their natural environments. Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for the well-being of humanity. Conservation International is committed to helping societies adopt a more sustainable approach to development - one that considers and values nature at every turn.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $141,964,430
   Federated Campaigns $24,890
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $431,720
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,524,488
Total Contributions $154,945,528
   Program Service Revenue $4,176,520
Total Primary Revenue $159,122,048
   Other Revenue $3,139,168
TOTAL REVENUE $162,261,216
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $100,210,661
   Administrative Expenses $13,665,099
   Fundraising Expenses $9,213,307
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $123,089,067
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $39,172,149
   
Net Assets $255,986,009

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
Country & Regional Conservation Programs $53,648,613 53.5%
Ecosystem Finance + Markets $15,319,407 15.3%
Betty & Gordon Moore Center for Science and Oceans $10,470,952 10.4%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 90.81
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.90
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 92.28
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.78
2013-06 12/22/2014 87.39
2012-06 11/01/2013 92.32
2011-06 08/01/2012 91.55
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.19
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 92.61
2008-06 09/01/2009 94.20
2007-06 03/01/2009 96.58
2006-06 05/01/2008 98.48
2005-06 09/01/2006 97.85
2004-06 08/01/2005 88.54
2003-06 06/01/2004 88.55
2002-06 08/01/2003 98.37
2001-06 02/05/2003 98.27

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1497470
Name in IRS Master File CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification 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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$547,250 0.44% Peter Seligmann Chair, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$110,193 0.08% Gary Edson President

Conservation International (CI) applies innovations in science, economics, policy and community participation to protect the Earth's richest regions of plant and animal diversity and demonstrate that human societies can live harmoniously with nature. Founded in 1987, CI works in more than 40 countries on four continents to help people find economic alternatives without harming their natural environments. Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for the well-being of humanity. Conservation International is committed to helping societies adopt a more sustainable approach to development - one that considers and values nature at every turn.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Conservation International (VA) 90.81
Fairmount Park Conservancy (PA) 85.79
Seacology (CA) 89.11
Appalachian Trail Conservancy (WV) 94.81
Rocky Mountain Conservancy (CO) 91.84

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Charity Contact Info

Conservation International
2011 Crystal Drive
Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (800) 406-2306
fax: (703) 892-1862
EIN: 52-1497470

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Board Leadership

Peter Seligmann
Chair

CEO

Peter Seligmann
Chief Executive Officer

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