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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

National Wild Turkey Federation

Conserve. Hunt. Share.

three stars

89.52

770 Augusta Road Edgefield, SC 29824
tel: (800) 843-6983   Web Site
EIN: 57-0564993

Board Leadership
Sam Mars III
Chairman

CEO
George C. Thornton
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.52 three stars
  Financial 85.74 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

85.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
89.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Wild Turkey Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Wild Turkey Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Wild Turkey Federation (SC) 89.52 three stars
Ruffed Grouse Society (PA) 91.40 four stars
Pheasants Forever (MN) 90.19 four stars
Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (DC) 85.98 three stars
Trout Unlimited, National Office (VA) 92.38 four stars

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Established in 1973, the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is a national conservation and hunting organization that, along with its volunteers, partners and sponsors, has worked for the conservation of the wild turkey and preservation of the hunting tradition. While wild turkey restoration is nearing completion, the NWTF still has much work to do. Across North America, supporters are working to enhance habitat for wild turkeys and other wildlife while providing hunters with more opportunities and access to public and private land. In addition, NWTF volunteers and partners are introducing youth, women and people with disabilities to the outdoors through special educational events.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,525,839
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $11,771,695
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $39,297,534
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $39,297,534
   Other Revenue $1,828,355
TOTAL REVENUE $41,125,889
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $34,946,543
   Administrative Expenses $3,291,923
   Fundraising Expenses $842,954
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $39,081,420
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,044,469
   
Net Assets $26,791,012

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
Membership $15,672,055 44.8%
Restoring Wild Turkeys $15,624,863 44.7%
Education on the Value of Hunting to Conservation $3,649,625 10.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 07/01/2016 89.52 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 88.14 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 84.57 three stars
2013-08 12/01/2014 86.41 three stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 83.26 three stars
2011-08 09/01/2012 82.58 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 82.62 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 11/01/2010 74.17 two stars
2008-08 10/01/2009 74.21 two stars
2007-08 04/01/2009 94.39 four stars
2006-08 08/01/2007 94.41 four stars
2005-08 10/01/2006 91.90 four stars
2004-08 08/01/2005 83.38 three stars
2003-08 09/01/2004 87.94 three stars
2002-08 08/01/2003 94.26 four stars
2001-08 10/15/2002 91.51 four stars
2000-08 04/15/2002 94.14 four 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 57-0564993
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION INC
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION INC
Ruling Date February, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 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
$376,851 0.96% George Thornton Chief Executive Officer

Established in 1973, the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is a national conservation and hunting organization that, along with its volunteers, partners and sponsors, has worked for the conservation of the wild turkey and preservation of the hunting tradition. While wild turkey restoration is nearing completion, the NWTF still has much work to do. Across North America, supporters are working to enhance habitat for wild turkeys and other wildlife while providing hunters with more opportunities and access to public and private land. In addition, NWTF volunteers and partners are introducing youth, women and people with disabilities to the outdoors through special educational events.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Wild Turkey Federation (SC) 89.52 three stars
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (MT) 94.28 four stars
California Waterfowl Association (CA) 100.00 four stars
Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation (OH) 89.90 three stars
Trout Unlimited, National Office (VA) 92.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Wild Turkey Federation
770 Augusta Road
Edgefield, SC 29824
tel: (800) 843-6983
EIN: 57-0564993

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 530
Edgefield, SC 29824

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Board Leadership

Sam Mars III
Chairman

CEO

George C. Thornton
Chief Executive Officer

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