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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

The Peregrine Fund

Working to conserve birds of prey in nature

four stars

91.17

5668 West Flying Hawk Lane Boise, ID 83709
tel: (208) 362-3716   Web Site
EIN: 23-1969973

Board Leadership
Carter R. Montgomery
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Dr. Richard T. Watson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.17 four stars
  Financial 87.52 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1970, The Peregrine Fund works nationally and internationally to conserve birds of prey in nature. We conserve nature by achieving results - results restoring species in jeopardy, conserving habitat, educating students, training conservationists, providing factual information to the public, and by accomplishing good science. We succeed through cooperation and hard-work, using common sense, being hands-on and non-political, and by emphasizing solutions. At our world headquarters, the World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, Idaho, we propagate birds of prey for release to the wild and house about 200 falcons and condors for breeding.

Established in 1970, The Peregrine Fund works nationally and internationally to conserve birds of prey in nature. We conserve nature by achieving results - results restoring species in jeopardy, conserving habitat, educating students, training conservationists, providing factual information to the public, and by accomplishing good science. We succeed through cooperation and hard-work, using common sense, being hands-on and non-political, and by emphasizing solutions. At our world headquarters, the World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, Idaho, we propagate birds of prey for release to the wild and house about 200 falcons and condors for breeding.

Financial

three stars

87.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.35
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Peregrine Fund 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 Peregrine Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Case management notes, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, It is difficult to get honest feedback from our clients
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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Peregrine Fund (ID) 91.17 four stars
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Sea Turtle Conservancy (FL) 92.37 four stars
Orangutan Foundation International (CA) 98.58 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,748,693
   Federated Campaigns $21,569
   Membership Dues $545,014
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $952,930
Total Contributions $7,268,206
   Program Service Revenue $376,224
Total Primary Revenue $7,644,430
   Other Revenue $1,115,245
TOTAL REVENUE $8,759,675
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $5,762,932
   Administrative Expenses $450,108
   Fundraising Expenses $794,262
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,007,302
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,752,373
   
Net Assets $22,155,775

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
Peregrine Fund $3,378,021 58.5%
California Condors $1,256,200 21.8%
Madagascar $589,107 10.2%
Education Program $551,866 9.6%

Ratings History
The Peregrine Fund has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 91.17 four stars
2018-09 08/01/2019 92.29 four stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 94.97 four stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 94.23 four stars
2016-09 10/01/2017 94.34 four stars
2015-09 07/01/2016 92.08 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.10 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 09/01/2015 85.54 three stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 88.60 three stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 85.34 three stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 83.92 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 82.03 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 08/01/2010 82.49 three stars
2008-09 08/01/2009 78.93 two stars
2007-09 09/01/2008 80.71 three stars
2006-09 05/01/2007 89.95 three stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 86.75 three stars
2004-09 06/01/2005 88.60 three stars
2003-09 07/01/2004 92.07 four stars
2002-09 06/09/2003 94.81 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 23-1969973
Name in IRS Master File PEREGRINE FUND INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Scientific Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (199) Other scientific research activities
(379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification activities
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,847 2.50% Richard Watson President, CEO

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Charity Contact Info

The Peregrine Fund
5668 West Flying Hawk Lane
Boise, ID 83709
tel: (208) 362-3716
fax: (208) 362-2376
EIN: 23-1969973

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Board Leadership

Carter R. Montgomery
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Dr. Richard T. Watson
President

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