Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Conservation International

People need nature to thrive.

four stars

96.90

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 96.90 four stars
  Financial 95.62 four 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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

95.62

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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.97
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.7%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $93,890,016
   Federated Campaigns $17,673
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $418,035
   Related Organizations $136,162
   Government Grants $27,666,786
Total Contributions $122,128,672
   Program Service Revenue $5,105,514
Total Primary Revenue $127,234,186
   Other Revenue $17,779,654
TOTAL REVENUE $145,013,840
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $128,311,636
   Administrative Expenses $15,209,590
   Fundraising Expenses $11,465,529
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $154,986,755
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-9,972,915
   
Net Assets $311,018,748

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$417,019 0.26% Sanjayan Muttulingam Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$577,884 0.37% Peter Seligmann Former Chief Executive Officer

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Conservation International (VA) 96.90 four stars
Conservation Northwest (WA) 87.29 three stars
Nature and Culture International (CA) 89.03 three stars
Rocky Mountain Conservancy (CO) 96.63 four stars
Appalachian Trail Conservancy (WV) 94.19 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