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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

International Rhino Foundation

Dedicated to the survival of the world's rhino species through conservation and research

three stars

89.39

201 Main Street Suite 2600
Fort Worth, TX 76102
tel: (540) 465-9595   Web Site
EIN: 75-2395006

Board Leadership
John Lukas
President

CEO
Susie Ellis
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
90.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth -0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Rhino Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Rhino Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Rhino Foundation (TX) 89.39 three stars
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (DC) 92.24 four stars
Wildlife Habitat Council (MD) 86.57 three stars
New England Wildlife Center (MA) 90.49 four stars
WILD Foundation (CO) 96.66 four stars

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Founded in 1989, the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) is dedicated to the survival of the world's rhino species through conservation and research. For 24 years, IRF has funded and operated rhino conservation programs in Africa and Asia, focusing expertise and resources in areas where rhinos are most in need of protection, and where conservation efforts will do the most good. Since its founding, IRF has also provided funding for scientific research that enhances the ability to manage rhinoceros populations both in the wild and in captivity. IRF also works with conservation centers and zoos to provide linkages between captive and wild populations of rhinos, with the ultimate objective of helping captive populations become a truly integral part of conservation strategies for rhinos. At the heart of IRF's vision is the belief that these magnificent species should endure for future generations, and that protecting rhinos ensures the survival of many other species, including people.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,259,013
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $97,037
Total Contributions $2,356,050
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,356,050
   Other Revenue $21,797
TOTAL REVENUE $2,377,847
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,804,077
   Administrative Expenses $181,136
   Fundraising Expenses $69,333
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,054,546
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $323,301
   
Net Assets $1,996,767

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
Indonesia Javan Rhino Conservation $266,786 14.8%
Zimbabwe Black Rhino Conservation $266,786 14.8%
Javan Rhino Conservation $247,432 13.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.39 three stars
2014-12 11/01/2016 94.72 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.01 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 95.05 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 89.67 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 94.45 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 91.26 four stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 86.72 three stars
2010-12 09/20/2011 83.97 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 76.20 two stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 82.71 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 83.87 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 89.62 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 90.14 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 85.63 three stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 91.67 four stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 83.14 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 91.42 four 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 75-2395006
Name in IRS Master File THE INTERNATIONAL RHINO FOUNDATION
NTEE Code D31
NTEE Classification Protection of Endangered Species
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification activities
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$145,000 7.05% Susie Ellis Executive Director

Founded in 1989, the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) is dedicated to the survival of the world's rhino species through conservation and research. For 24 years, IRF has funded and operated rhino conservation programs in Africa and Asia, focusing expertise and resources in areas where rhinos are most in need of protection, and where conservation efforts will do the most good. Since its founding, IRF has also provided funding for scientific research that enhances the ability to manage rhinoceros populations both in the wild and in captivity. IRF also works with conservation centers and zoos to provide linkages between captive and wild populations of rhinos, with the ultimate objective of helping captive populations become a truly integral part of conservation strategies for rhinos. At the heart of IRF's vision is the belief that these magnificent species should endure for future generations, and that protecting rhinos ensures the survival of many other species, including people.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Rhino Foundation (TX) 89.39 three stars
Sea Turtle Conservancy (FL) 89.11 three stars
Wildlife Conservation Network (CA) 100.00 four stars
Carolina Raptor Center (NC) 91.62 four stars
Georgia Wildlife Federation (GA) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Rhino Foundation
201 Main Street
Suite 2600
Fort Worth, TX 76102
tel: (540) 465-9595
EIN: 75-2395006

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Board Leadership

John Lukas
President

CEO

Susie Ellis
Executive Director

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