Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Ruffed Grouse Society

Healthy Forests - Abundant Wildlife - Sporting Traditions

97.23

451 McCormick Road Coraopolis, PA 15108
tel: (412) 262-4044   Web Site
EIN: 54-0846925

Board Leadership
Brian W. Smith
Chair

CEO
Benjamin C. Jones
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.23
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is North America's foremost conservation organization dedicated to preserving our sporting traditions by creating healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other wildlife. RGS works with landowners and government agencies to develop critical habitat utilizing scientific management practices.

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is North America's foremost conservation organization dedicated to preserving our sporting traditions by creating healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other wildlife. RGS works with landowners and government agencies to develop critical habitat utilizing scientific management practices.

Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.25
  Program Expenses Growth 13.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ruffed Grouse Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ruffed Grouse Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,904,238
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $649,665
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,553,903
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,553,903
   Other Revenue $2,612,153
TOTAL REVENUE $5,166,056
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,958,710
   Administrative Expenses $453,532
   Fundraising Expenses $183,746
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,595,988
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-429,932
   
Net Assets $6,865,020

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,007 3.03% Ben C. Jones President and CEO

Mission

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is North America's foremost conservation organization dedicated to preserving our sporting traditions by creating healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other wildlife. RGS works with landowners and government agencies to develop critical habitat utilizing scientific management practices.

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Charity Contact Info

Ruffed Grouse Society
451 McCormick Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
tel: (412) 262-4044
fax: (412) 262-9207
EIN: 54-0846925

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Board Leadership

Brian W. Smith
Chair

CEO

Benjamin C. Jones
President and CEO