Animals : Zoos and Aquariums (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Oregon Zoo Foundation

Amplifying the Oregon Zoo's accomplishments in conservation, education and animal welfare.

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four stars

94.75

4001 Southwest Canyon Road Portland, OR 97221
tel: (503) 220-5770   Web Site
EIN: 93-0718337

Board Leadership
Raimund Grube
Chair

CEO
Julie Fitzgerald
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.75 four stars
  Financial 93.22 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Oregon Zoo Foundation (OZF) is to foster community pride and involvement in the Oregon Zoo and to secure financial support for the zoo's conservation, education and animal welfare programs. By amplifying the zoo's accomplishments, OZF ignites interest and investment in creating a better future for wildlife. OZF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization led by a volunteer Board of Trustees comprising Oregon business and community leaders. Under the coordination of the OZF Director, income generating activities include fundraising, grant writing, sponsorship and the administration and cultivation of more than 45,000 member households. Since 1997, OZF has contributed over $71.5M to the Oregon Zoo.

The mission of the Oregon Zoo Foundation (OZF) is to foster community pride and involvement in the Oregon Zoo and to secure financial support for the zoo's conservation, education and animal welfare programs. By amplifying the zoo's accomplishments, OZF ignites interest and investment in creating a better future for wildlife. OZF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization led by a volunteer Board of Trustees comprising Oregon business and community leaders. Under the coordination of the OZF Director, income generating activities include fundraising, grant writing, sponsorship and the administration and cultivation of more than 45,000 member households. Since 1997, OZF has contributed over $71.5M to the Oregon Zoo.

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Financial

four stars

93.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.05
  Program Expenses Growth 29.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oregon Zoo Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oregon Zoo Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,073,111
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $5,300,210
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,373,321
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,373,321
   Other Revenue $274,698
TOTAL REVENUE $7,648,019
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,545,604
   Administrative Expenses $472,408
   Fundraising Expenses $952,506
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,970,518
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-322,499
   
Net Assets $13,935,282

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,239 1.73% Julie Fitzgerald Director

Mission

The mission of the Oregon Zoo Foundation (OZF) is to foster community pride and involvement in the Oregon Zoo and to secure financial support for the zoo's conservation, education and animal welfare programs. By amplifying the zoo's accomplishments, OZF ignites interest and investment in creating a better future for wildlife. OZF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization led by a volunteer Board of Trustees comprising Oregon business and community leaders. Under the coordination of the OZF Director, income generating activities include fundraising, grant writing, sponsorship and the administration and cultivation of more than 45,000 member households. Since 1997, OZF has contributed over $71.5M to the Oregon Zoo.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oregon Zoo Foundation (OR) 94.75 four stars
Santa Barbara Zoo (CA) 91.98 four stars
Reid Park Zoological Society (AZ) 91.16 four stars
Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park (NY) 85.81 three stars
Zoo Miami Foundation (FL) 93.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Oregon Zoo Foundation
4001 Southwest Canyon Road
Portland, OR 97221
tel: (503) 220-5770
fax: (503) 223-9323
EIN: 93-0718337

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Board Leadership

Raimund Grube
Chair

CEO

Julie Fitzgerald
Executive Director