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World Wildlife Fund
1250 24th Street, NW
P.O. Box 97180
Washington, DC 20090
tel: (800) 960-0993
EIN: 52-1693387

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Board Leadership

Neville Isdell
Chairman

CEO

Carter Roberts
President & CEO


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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

World Wildlife Fund

Protecting the future of nature

 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.04 3 stars
  Financial 80.68 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 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 Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
74.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.35
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Wildlife Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2015)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $154,460,022
   Federated Campaigns $1,392,872
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $48,459,713
Total Contributions $204,312,607
   Program Service Revenue $1,307,731
Total Primary Revenue $205,620,338
   Other Revenue $12,463,427
TOTAL REVENUE $218,083,765
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $167,998,187
   Administrative Expenses $13,627,024
   Fundraising Expenses $43,409,910
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $225,035,121
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-6,951,356
   
Net Assets $337,033,573

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2015)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$677,607 0.30% Carter S. Roberts President, CEO

Mission

Founded in 1961, World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) mission is the conservation of nature. Using the best available scientific knowledge and advancing that knowledge where we can, we work to preserve the diversity and abundance of life on Earth and the health of ecological systems by: protecting natural areas and wild populations of plants and animals, including endangered species; promoting sustainable approaches to the use of renewable natural resources; and promoting more efficient use of resources and energy and the maximum reduction of pollution. We are committed to reversing the degradation of our planet's natural environment and to building a future in which human needs are met in harmony with nature. We recognize the critical relevance of human numbers, poverty and consumption patterns to meeting these goals.

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