Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Ruffed Grouse Society

Healthy Forests - Abundant Wildlife - Sporting Traditions

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four stars

97.23

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

Board Leadership
David Moore
Chair

CEO
Benjamin C. Jones
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.62
  Program Expenses Growth 24.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.6%
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 $2,306,364
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $601,250
   Fundraising Events $50,622
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,958,236
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,958,236
   Other Revenue $2,829,761
TOTAL REVENUE $5,787,997
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,801,872
   Administrative Expenses $492,872
   Fundraising Expenses $202,047
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,496,791
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $291,206
   
Net Assets $7,300,029

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$189,750 3.45% John B Eichinger 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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Ruffed Grouse Society (PA) 97.23 four stars
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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (MT) 88.07 three stars

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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

David Moore
Chair

CEO

Benjamin C. Jones
President & CEO