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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Pheasants Forever

The habitat organization

84.16

1783 Buerkle Circle St. Paul, MN 55110
tel: (877) 773-2070   Web Site
EIN: 41-1429149

Board Leadership
Tim Kessler
Chair

CEO
Howard K. Vincent
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.16
  Financial 77.61
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Pheasants Forever (PF) is dedicated to the conservation of pheasants, quail and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public awareness, education and land management policies and programs. Since its inception in 1982, Pheasants Forever's wildlife habitat projects have benefited more than 5.3 million acres across the continent. Pheasants Forever launched Quail Forever (QF) in August of 2005 to address the continuing loss of habitat suitable for quail and the subsequent quail population decline. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever members are a diversified group of hunters, non-hunters, farmers, ranchers, landowners, conservation enthusiasts and wildlife officials. PF and QF are for those who want to make a difference for wildlife by creating habitat, restoring wetlands and protecting prairies.

Pheasants Forever (PF) is dedicated to the conservation of pheasants, quail and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public awareness, education and land management policies and programs. Since its inception in 1982, Pheasants Forever's wildlife habitat projects have benefited more than 5.3 million acres across the continent. Pheasants Forever launched Quail Forever (QF) in August of 2005 to address the continuing loss of habitat suitable for quail and the subsequent quail population decline. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever members are a diversified group of hunters, non-hunters, farmers, ranchers, landowners, conservation enthusiasts and wildlife officials. PF and QF are for those who want to make a difference for wildlife by creating habitat, restoring wetlands and protecting prairies.

Financial

77.61

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pheasants Forever on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pheasants Forever on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pheasants Forever (MN) 84.16
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (DC) 92.27
Boone and Crockett Club (MT) 95.71
Delta Waterfowl Foundation (ND) 89.48
Ruffed Grouse Society (PA) 97.23

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,871,331
   Federated Campaigns $9,601
   Membership Dues $5,019,375
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $42,055,494
Total Contributions $55,955,801
   Program Service Revenue $2,921,340
Total Primary Revenue $58,877,141
   Other Revenue $8,766,386
TOTAL REVENUE $67,643,527
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $57,347,223
   Administrative Expenses $2,555,545
   Fundraising Expenses $8,102,230
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $68,004,998
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-361,471
   
Net Assets $36,228,874

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
Wildlife Habitat Initiatives $47,224,569 82.3%
Public Awareness, Education, and Outreach $6,356,746 11.1%
Field Operations $2,356,966 4.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 11/01/2021 84.16
2019-06 11/01/2020 84.09
2018-06 09/03/2019 89.39
2017-06 09/01/2018 89.87
2016-06 12/01/2017 91.16
2015-06 10/01/2016 90.19
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.74
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.07
2013-06 11/01/2014 93.38
2012-06 12/20/2013 95.55
2011-06 10/01/2012 95.67
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.03
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 72.47
2008-06 10/01/2009 72.24
2007-06 06/01/2009 78.04
2006-06 12/01/2007 91.22
2005-06 09/01/2006 93.86
2004-06 07/01/2005 94.08
2003-06 09/01/2004 93.97
2002-06 06/09/2003 88.67

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 41-1429149
Name in IRS Master File PHEASANTS FOREVER INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name PHEASANTS FOREVER INC
Ruling Date December, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$349,204 0.51% Howard K. Vincent President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pheasants Forever (MN) 84.16
National Wild Turkey Federation (SC) 87.00
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (DC) 92.27
Delta Waterfowl Foundation (ND) 89.48
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (MT) 94.17

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Charity Contact Info

Pheasants Forever
1783 Buerkle Circle
St. Paul, MN 55110
tel: (877) 773-2070
fax: (651) 773-5500
EIN: 41-1429149

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Board Leadership

Tim Kessler
Chair

CEO

Howard K. Vincent
President, CEO

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