Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation

Keeping Texas Wild

four stars

97.17

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

Board Leadership
Mike Greene
Chair

CEO
Susan Houston
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.17 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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 $190 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.

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 $190 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.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
97.0%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.98
  Program Expenses Growth 19.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,365,622
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,469,050
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,834,672
   Program Service Revenue $248,635
Total Primary Revenue $9,083,307
   Other Revenue $232,255
TOTAL REVENUE $9,315,562
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,249,358
   Administrative Expenses $548,846
   Fundraising Expenses $129,209
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,927,413
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,611,851
   
Net Assets $62,421,605

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$172,107 1.57% Susan Houston Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$85,182 0.77% Anne Brown Former Executive Director

Mission

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 $190 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.

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TX) 97.17 four stars
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Resource Central (CO) 90.11 four stars

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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

Mike Greene
Chair

CEO

Susan Houston
Executive Director