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Animals : Wildlife Conservation (Fundraising)

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Protecting and restoring our nation's fish, wildlife, and habitats.

four stars

92.24

1133 Fifteenth Street, N.W. Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 857-0166   Web Site
EIN: 52-1384139

Board Leadership
John V. Faraci, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Jeff Trandahl
Executive Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.24 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
95.0%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.16
  Program Expenses Growth 31.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 85.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Fish and Wildlife Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Fish and Wildlife Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (DC) 92.24 four stars
African Wildlife Foundation (DC) 94.94 four stars
WILD Foundation (CO) 96.66 four stars
Bat Conservation International (VA) 90.86 four stars
Save the Manatee Club (FL) 87.46 three stars

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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation was created by Congress in 1984 to protect and restore our nation's fish, wildlife, and habitats by investing federal dollars in the most pressing conservation needs and matching those dollars with private funds. The Foundation has proudly awarded 10,800 grants to 3,700 organizations and leveraged $680 million into $1.6 billion for conservation on the ground.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,332,103
   Federated Campaigns $32,688
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,462,333
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $80,505,567
Total Contributions $116,332,691
   Program Service Revenue $98,910,107
Total Primary Revenue $215,242,798
   Other Revenue $4,940,233
TOTAL REVENUE $220,183,031
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $199,325,871
   Administrative Expenses $4,810,514
   Fundraising Expenses $4,383,414
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $208,519,799
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $11,663,232
   
Net Assets $188,532,594

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 92.24 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.24 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 94.33 four stars
2013-09 03/01/2015 94.32 four stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 91.89 four stars
2011-09 10/01/2012 96.42 four stars
2010-09 12/01/2011 96.43 four stars
2010-09 11/01/2011 94.59 four stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 94.77 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 11/24/2010 89.71 three stars
2008-09 05/01/2010 98.17 four stars
2007-09 12/01/2008 85.04 three stars
2006-09 05/01/2008 87.87 three stars
2005-09 02/01/2007 92.96 four stars
2004-09 01/01/2006 88.76 three stars
2003-09 10/01/2004 97.13 four stars
2002-09 01/01/2004 96.89 four stars
2001-09 10/15/2002 84.29 three stars
2000-09 04/15/2002 89.59 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 52-1384139
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL FISH AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code D30
NTEE Classification Wildlife Preservation, Protection
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (254) Corporation organized under an Act of Congress (see also use (904)
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$748,933 0.35% Jeffrey Trandahl Executive Director

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation was created by Congress in 1984 to protect and restore our nation's fish, wildlife, and habitats by investing federal dollars in the most pressing conservation needs and matching those dollars with private funds. The Foundation has proudly awarded 10,800 grants to 3,700 organizations and leveraged $680 million into $1.6 billion for conservation on the ground.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (DC) 92.24 four stars
American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (NY) 90.70 four stars
International Rhino Foundation (TX) 89.39 three stars
Turtle Island Restoration Network (CA) 90.61 four stars
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (GA) 89.00 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
1133 Fifteenth Street, N.W.
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 857-0166
fax: (202) 857-0162
EIN: 52-1384139

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Board Leadership

John V. Faraci, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Jeff Trandahl
Executive Director, CEO

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