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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Maine Audubon

Conserving Maine's wildlife. For everyone.

three stars

87.16

20 Gilsland Farm Road Falmouth, ME 04105
tel: (207) 781-2330   Web Site
EIN: 01-0248780

Board Leadership
Stacy O. Stitham
President

CEO
Andrew Beahm
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.16 three stars
  Financial 81.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Maine Audubon works to conserve Maine's wildlife and wildlife habitat by engaging people of all ages in education, conservation and action. Maine Audubon's achievements include stemming the population declines of endangered least terns and piping plovers; strengthening the state endangered species act; developing Maine's first timber harvesting standards; researching ecological, recreational, timber, cultural, and economic resources in Maine's 15 million acre Northern Forest; and promoting public awareness of lake-ecology issues. Maine Audubon also provides hands-on, experiential nature programs especially designed to excite curiosity and introduce the concept of stewardship to over 8,000 students a year.

Maine Audubon works to conserve Maine's wildlife and wildlife habitat by engaging people of all ages in education, conservation and action. Maine Audubon's achievements include stemming the population declines of endangered least terns and piping plovers; strengthening the state endangered species act; developing Maine's first timber harvesting standards; researching ecological, recreational, timber, cultural, and economic resources in Maine's 15 million acre Northern Forest; and promoting public awareness of lake-ecology issues. Maine Audubon also provides hands-on, experiential nature programs especially designed to excite curiosity and introduce the concept of stewardship to over 8,000 students a year.

Financial

three stars

81.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
67.0%
  Administrative Expenses 23.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.76
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Maine Audubon on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Maine Audubon on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Maine Audubon (ME) 87.16 three stars
Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 92.20 four stars
Connecticut Audubon Society (CT) 94.19 four stars
Massachusetts Audubon Society (MA) 95.33 four stars
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (WI) 90.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $970,375
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $292,878
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,263,253
   Program Service Revenue $215,462
Total Primary Revenue $1,478,715
   Other Revenue $515,678
TOTAL REVENUE $1,994,393
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,566,009
   Administrative Expenses $635,631
   Fundraising Expenses $213,772
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,415,412
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-421,019
   
Net Assets $14,774,975

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
Visitor Centers and Wildlife Sanctuaries $1,125,570 71.9%
Conservation $366,965 23.4%
Advocacy $73,474 4.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-04 05/01/2018 87.16 three stars
2016-04 12/01/2017 82.23 three stars
2015-04 10/01/2017 82.93 three stars
2015-04 08/01/2017 82.69 three stars
2015-04 11/01/2016 82.17 three stars
2014-04 08/01/2016 84.54 three stars
2014-04 06/01/2016 84.29 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 10/01/2015 74.37 two stars
2013-04 04/01/2015 76.96 two stars
2013-04 10/01/2014 76.19 two stars
2012-04 05/01/2013 82.10 three stars
2011-04 06/01/2012 78.07 two stars
2010-04 09/20/2011 79.70 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-04 05/01/2011 72.16 two stars
2009-04 06/01/2010 71.60 two stars
2008-04 05/01/2009 77.45 two stars
2007-04 03/01/2008 80.44 three stars
2006-04 03/01/2007 77.22 two stars
2005-04 04/01/2006 85.02 three stars
2004-04 03/01/2005 89.35 three 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 01-0248780
Name in IRS Master File MAINE AUDUBON SOCIETY
NTEE Code C27
NTEE Classification Recycling Programs
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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 June, 1940
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
  • April, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$14,636 0.60% Andrew Beahm Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$97,519 4.03% Ole Amundsen Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Maine Audubon (ME) 87.16 three stars
Connecticut Audubon Society (CT) 94.19 four stars
Audubon Society of Portland (OR) 97.00 four stars
Seattle Audubon Society (WA) 86.75 three stars
New Jersey Audubon Society (NJ) 94.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Maine Audubon
20 Gilsland Farm Road
Falmouth, ME 04105
tel: (207) 781-2330
fax: (207) 781-0974
EIN: 01-0248780

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Board Leadership

Stacy O. Stitham
President

CEO

Andrew Beahm
Executive Director

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