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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

The Peregrine Fund

Working to conserve birds of prey in nature

four stars

94.34

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

Board Leadership
Steven Thompson
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Dr. Richard T. Watson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.34 four stars
  Financial 93.08 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

93.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.73
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Peregrine Fund (ID) 94.34 four stars
Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research (DE) 85.89 three stars
Wildlife Alliance (NY) 86.04 three stars
Ocean Alliance (MA) 86.72 three stars
International Rhino Foundation (TX) 89.39 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,672,402
   Federated Campaigns $51,437
   Membership Dues $429,925
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $854,338
Total Contributions $7,008,102
   Program Service Revenue $187,679
Total Primary Revenue $7,195,781
   Other Revenue $567,050
TOTAL REVENUE $7,762,831
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $5,231,502
   Administrative Expenses $664,056
   Fundraising Expenses $519,967
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,415,525
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,347,306
   
Net Assets $22,462,433

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
Conservation Programs $2,742,536 52.3%
Education / Information $1,301,506 24.8%
Species Restoration $1,200,285 22.9%

Ratings History
The Peregrine Fund has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2001-09 10/15/2002 93.01 four stars
2000-09 04/15/2002 97.50 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)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$199,685 3.11% J. Peter Jenny President

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.

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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

Steven Thompson
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Dr. Richard T. Watson
President

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