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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation

Keeping Texas Wild

96.57

2914 Swiss Ave Dallas, TX 75204
tel: (214) 720-1478   Web Site
EIN: 74-2602504

Board Leadership
Kelly R. Thompson
Chair

CEO
Anne Brown
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.57
  Financial 95.16
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

95.16

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
89.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 12.91
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TX) 96.57
Oregon Natural Desert Association (OR) 95.05
Yosemite Conservancy (CA) 88.52
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics (CO) 91.18
PATH Foundation (GA) 94.34

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Founded in 1991, Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation's mission is to provide private support to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to ensure that all Texans, today and in the future, can enjoy the wild things and wild places of Texas. TPWF funds projects supported by sound science with measurable results and meaningful impact. Private funding, secured by TPWF through gifts and grants, addresses critical conservation needs; improves and expands natural areas, state parks, and wildlife management areas; and enhances opportunities to enjoy and appreciate the abundance of natural beauty throughout Texas. Since its inception, TPWF has raised over $150 million to ensure every Texan, today and in the future, can enjoy, explore, and be inspired by the incredible wild things and wild places in Texas.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $34,834,037
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $34,834,037
   Program Service Revenue $89,286
Total Primary Revenue $34,923,323
   Other Revenue $2,836,135
TOTAL REVENUE $37,759,458
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,215,686
   Administrative Expenses $167,070
   Fundraising Expenses $270,549
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,653,305
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $34,106,153
   
Net Assets $48,981,638

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
Fundraising and Distribution $3,215,686 100.0%

Ratings History
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.57
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 95.72
2013-12 03/01/2015 91.51
2012-08 12/01/2013 96.85
2011-08 03/01/2013 97.25
2011-08 02/01/2013 96.05
2011-08 08/01/2012 89.04
2010-08 09/20/2011 83.20
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 89.44
2008-08 10/01/2009 98.72
2007-08 10/01/2008 82.43
2006-08 10/01/2007 75.27
2005-08 07/01/2006 92.59
2003-08 10/01/2004 98.84
2002-08 10/01/2003 98.74
2001-08 02/05/2003 79.83

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 74-2602504
Name in IRS Master File PARKS AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION OF TEXAS INC
NTEE Code D12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
Foundation Status Organizations operated solely for the benefit of and in conjunction with organizations described in 10 through 16 above.  509(a)(3)
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 December, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,232 3.94% Anne Brown Executive Director

Founded in 1991, Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation's mission is to provide private support to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to ensure that all Texans, today and in the future, can enjoy the wild things and wild places of Texas. TPWF funds projects supported by sound science with measurable results and meaningful impact. Private funding, secured by TPWF through gifts and grants, addresses critical conservation needs; improves and expands natural areas, state parks, and wildlife management areas; and enhances opportunities to enjoy and appreciate the abundance of natural beauty throughout Texas. Since its inception, TPWF has raised over $150 million to ensure every Texan, today and in the future, can enjoy, explore, and be inspired by the incredible wild things and wild places in Texas.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TX) 96.57
The Conservation Foundation (IL) 90.18
PATH Foundation (GA) 94.34
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics (CO) 91.18
North Cascades Institute (WA) 95.16

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Charity Contact Info

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation
2914 Swiss Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
tel: (214) 720-1478
fax: (214) 720-3864
EIN: 74-2602504

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Board Leadership

Kelly R. Thompson
Chair

CEO

Anne Brown
Executive Director

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