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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Primarily Primates

Housing, protecting, and rehabilitating various non-native animals

three stars

89.48

26099 Dull Knife Trail San Antonio, TX 78255
tel: (830) 755-4616   Web Site
EIN: 74-2164756

Board Leadership
Priscilla Feral
President & Chair

CEO
Brooke Chavez
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.48 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Primarily Primates was founded in 1978. Its current board, structured in 2007 under an agreement with the Attorney General of the State of Texas, includes a long-time sanctuary facilitator with extensive primate experience, and the president of the animal-advocacy group Friends of Animals. Primarily Primates is a sanctuary in Bexar County, Texas that operates to house, protect, and rehabilitate various non-native animals. The private refuge currently houses several hundred nonhuman animals, and, as the name implies, focuses primarily on caring for apes and monkeys.

Primarily Primates was founded in 1978. Its current board, structured in 2007 under an agreement with the Attorney General of the State of Texas, includes a long-time sanctuary facilitator with extensive primate experience, and the president of the animal-advocacy group Friends of Animals. Primarily Primates is a sanctuary in Bexar County, Texas that operates to house, protect, and rehabilitate various non-native animals. The private refuge currently houses several hundred nonhuman animals, and, as the name implies, focuses primarily on caring for apes and monkeys.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
87.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.57
  Program Expenses Growth -3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Primarily Primates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Primarily Primates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Primarily Primates (TX) 89.48 three stars
Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research (DE) 86.42 three stars
International Wolf Center (MN) 96.15 four stars
Global Wildlife Conservation (TX) 96.29 four stars
Pacific Marine Mammal Center (CA) 85.32 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,149,596
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,410
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,154,006
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,154,006
   Other Revenue $3,465
TOTAL REVENUE $1,157,471
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,114,007
   Administrative Expenses $110,337
   Fundraising Expenses $60,842
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,285,186
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-127,715
   
Net Assets $4,687,689

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
Animal Housing and Rehabilitation $1,114,007 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-04 03/01/2020 89.48 three stars
2018-04 05/01/2019 91.36 four stars
2017-04 03/01/2018 83.93 three stars
2016-04 06/01/2017 84.43 three stars
2015-04 12/21/2016 84.41 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 74-2164756
Name in IRS Master File PRIMARILY PRIMATES INC
NTEE Code D30
NTEE Classification Wildlife Preservation, Protection
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (355) Wildlife sanctuary or refuge
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 August, 1981
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, 2019
  • April, 2018
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$42,400 3.29% Brooke Chavez Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Primarily Primates (TX) 89.48 three stars
Orangutan Foundation International (CA) 98.58 four stars
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (OR) 91.34 four stars
Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (FL) 88.40 three stars
The Marine Mammal Center (CA) 94.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Primarily Primates
26099 Dull Knife Trail
San Antonio, TX 78255
tel: (830) 755-4616
fax: (830) 755-4618
EIN: 74-2164756

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Board Leadership

Priscilla Feral
President & Chair

CEO

Brooke Chavez
Executive Director

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