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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

The Jane Goodall Institute

For wildlife research, education and conservation

three stars

84.75

1595 Spring Hill Road Suite 550
Vienna, VA 22182
tel: (703) 682-9220   Web Site
EIN: 94-2474731

Board Leadership
Beth Stevens
Chair

CEO
Carlos Drews
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.75 three stars
  Financial 78.82 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1977, the Jane Goodall Institute advances the power of individuals to take informed and compassionate action to improve the environment of all living things. The objectives of the Institute are to: increase primate habitat conservation; increase awareness of, support for and training in issues related to our relationship with each other, the environment and other animals (leading to behavior change); expand non-invasive research programs on chimpanzees and other primates; and to promote activities that ensure the well-being of chimpanzees, other primates and animal welfare activities in general.

Founded in 1977, the Jane Goodall Institute advances the power of individuals to take informed and compassionate action to improve the environment of all living things. The objectives of the Institute are to: increase primate habitat conservation; increase awareness of, support for and training in issues related to our relationship with each other, the environment and other animals (leading to behavior change); expand non-invasive research programs on chimpanzees and other primates; and to promote activities that ensure the well-being of chimpanzees, other primates and animal welfare activities in general.

Financial

two stars

78.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
76.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Jane Goodall Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Jane Goodall Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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The Jane Goodall Institute (VA) 84.75 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,824,417
   Federated Campaigns $107,458
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,736,874
Total Contributions $11,668,749
   Program Service Revenue $356,104
Total Primary Revenue $12,024,853
   Other Revenue $436,276
TOTAL REVENUE $12,461,129
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $10,562,148
   Administrative Expenses $983,458
   Fundraising Expenses $2,482,940
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,028,546
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,567,417
   
Net Assets $8,829,253

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
Animal Welfare and Conservation $8,722,171 76.0%
Education $2,154,329 18.8%
Communications and Membership $597,891 5.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 84.75 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.12 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.88 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 79.80 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 80.88 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 75.21 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 74.94 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 82.45 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.53 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 88.08 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 85.33 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 90.18 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 94.80 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 86.20 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 88.99 three stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 79.24 two stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 76.92 two stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 81.98 three stars

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

EIN 94-2474731
Name in IRS Master File JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE FOR WILDLIFE RESEARCH EDUCATION & CONSERVATION
NTEE Code D05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (199) Other scientific research activities
(355) Wildlife sanctuary or refuge
(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 Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,401 0.73% Carol Irwin Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$169,909 1.21% Anna Gibson Vice President - Development And Marketing/Communication
$156,925 1.11% Tammy Palmer Vice President - Africa Programs
$143,905 1.02% Chrsitina Fanning Vice President - Finance
$20,821 0.14% Jane Goodall Founder

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Jane Goodall Institute (VA) 84.75 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Jane Goodall Institute
1595 Spring Hill Road
Suite 550
Vienna, VA 22182
tel: (703) 682-9220
fax: (703) 682-9312
EIN: 94-2474731

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Board Leadership

Beth Stevens
Chair

CEO

Carlos Drews
Executive Director

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