Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

National Audubon Society

Protecting our great natural heritage

92.88

225 Varick Street 7th Floor
New York, NY 10014
tel: (844) 428-3826   Web Site
EIN: 13-1624102

Board Leadership
Susan Bell
Chair

CEO
Elizabeth Gray
Acting Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.88
  Financial 90.40
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the Earth's biological diversity. Our national network of community-based nature centers and chapters, scientific and educational programs, and advocacy on behalf of areas sustaining important bird populations engage millions of people of all ages and backgrounds in positive conservation experiences. Audubon is making progress protecting habitat on-the-ground, while its public policy office in Washington, D.C. connects Audubon with Congress, the executive branch, courts, and mass media to ensure our great natural heritage endures for generations.

The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the Earth's biological diversity. Our national network of community-based nature centers and chapters, scientific and educational programs, and advocacy on behalf of areas sustaining important bird populations engage millions of people of all ages and backgrounds in positive conservation experiences. Audubon is making progress protecting habitat on-the-ground, while its public policy office in Washington, D.C. connects Audubon with Congress, the executive branch, courts, and mass media to ensure our great natural heritage endures for generations.

Financial

90.40

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
81.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.47
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Audubon Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Audubon Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $100,885,698
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,967,744
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,109,523
Total Contributions $115,962,965
   Program Service Revenue $5,953,212
Total Primary Revenue $121,916,177
   Other Revenue $18,808,213
TOTAL REVENUE $140,724,390
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $95,881,810
   Administrative Expenses $5,957,876
   Fundraising Expenses $16,323,463
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $118,163,149
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $22,561,241
   
Net Assets $493,300,469

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$652,421 0.55% David M. Yarnold President and CEO

Mission

The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the Earth's biological diversity. Our national network of community-based nature centers and chapters, scientific and educational programs, and advocacy on behalf of areas sustaining important bird populations engage millions of people of all ages and backgrounds in positive conservation experiences. Audubon is making progress protecting habitat on-the-ground, while its public policy office in Washington, D.C. connects Audubon with Congress, the executive branch, courts, and mass media to ensure our great natural heritage endures for generations.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Audubon Society (NY) 92.88
Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 93.04
Massachusetts Audubon Society (MA) 93.12
Maine Audubon (ME) 85.64
New Hampshire Audubon (NH) 85.62

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Charity Contact Info

National Audubon Society
225 Varick Street
7th Floor
New York, NY 10014
tel: (844) 428-3826
EIN: 13-1624102

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Board Leadership

Susan Bell
Chair

CEO

Elizabeth Gray
Acting Chief Executive Officer