Animals : Wildlife Conservation

American Bird Conservancy

Conserving native wild birds and their habitats throughout the Americas

four stars

94.26

P.O. Box 249 4249 Loudoun Avenue
The Plains, VA 20198
tel: (888) 247-3624   Web Site
EIN: 52-1501259

Board Leadership
Larry Selzer
Chair

CEO
Michael J. Parr
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.26 four stars
  Financial 91.89 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

American Bird Conservancy's (ABC) mission is to conserve wild birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. Founded in 1994, it is the only U.S.-based group exclusively devoted to bird conservation throughout the Americas. ABC acts across the full spectrum of threats to birds to safeguard the rarest bird species, restore habitats, and reduce threats, while unifying and strengthening the bird conservation movement. ABC advances bird conservation through direct action and by finding and engaging the people and groups needed to succeed, regardless of their political, economic, or social point of view. ABC seeks innovative, fair solutions to difficult issues.

American Bird Conservancy's (ABC) mission is to conserve wild birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. Founded in 1994, it is the only U.S.-based group exclusively devoted to bird conservation throughout the Americas. ABC acts across the full spectrum of threats to birds to safeguard the rarest bird species, restore habitats, and reduce threats, while unifying and strengthening the bird conservation movement. ABC advances bird conservation through direct action and by finding and engaging the people and groups needed to succeed, regardless of their political, economic, or social point of view. ABC seeks innovative, fair solutions to difficult issues.

Financial

four stars

91.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.34
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Bird Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Bird Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,807,168
   Federated Campaigns $37,891
   Membership Dues $3,672,002
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,460,054
Total Contributions $20,977,115
   Program Service Revenue $135,104
Total Primary Revenue $21,112,219
   Other Revenue $327,782
TOTAL REVENUE $21,440,001
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,755,246
   Administrative Expenses $1,370,121
   Fundraising Expenses $648,433
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,773,800
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,666,201
   
Net Assets $18,443,078

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$222,372 1.61% Michael J. Parr President

Mission

American Bird Conservancy's (ABC) mission is to conserve wild birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. Founded in 1994, it is the only U.S.-based group exclusively devoted to bird conservation throughout the Americas. ABC acts across the full spectrum of threats to birds to safeguard the rarest bird species, restore habitats, and reduce threats, while unifying and strengthening the bird conservation movement. ABC advances bird conservation through direct action and by finding and engaging the people and groups needed to succeed, regardless of their political, economic, or social point of view. ABC seeks innovative, fair solutions to difficult issues.

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American Bird Conservancy (VA) 94.26 four stars
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Pacific Marine Mammal Center (CA) 85.32 three stars
Orangutan Foundation International (CA) 95.12 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Bird Conservancy
P.O. Box 249
4249 Loudoun Avenue
The Plains, VA 20198
tel: (888) 247-3624
fax: (540) 253-5782
EIN: 52-1501259

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Board Leadership

Larry Selzer
Chair

CEO

Michael J. Parr
President