Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Conservation International

People need nature to thrive.

four stars

91.64

2011 Crystal Drive Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (800) 429-5660   Web Site
EIN: 52-1497470

Board Leadership
Peter Seligmann
Chair

CEO
M. Sanjayan
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.64 four stars
  Financial 88.19 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

88.19

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.26
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.3%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $179,133,831
   Federated Campaigns $30,884
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $57,709
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,894,089
Total Contributions $190,116,513
   Program Service Revenue $13,546,320
Total Primary Revenue $203,662,833
   Other Revenue $3,993,081
TOTAL REVENUE $207,655,914
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $123,479,821
   Administrative Expenses $15,214,469
   Fundraising Expenses $9,603,735
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $148,298,025
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $59,357,889
   
Net Assets $316,863,047

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$565,022 0.38% Peter Seligmann Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$538,266 0.36% Gary Edson President

Mission

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.

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Conservation International (VA) 91.64 four stars
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Rocky Mountain Conservancy (CO) 96.51 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Conservation International
2011 Crystal Drive
Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (800) 429-5660
fax: (703) 892-1862
EIN: 52-1497470

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Board Leadership

Peter Seligmann
Chair

CEO

M. Sanjayan
Chief Executive Officer