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Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

World Forestry Center

Promoting sustainable forests

three stars

87.55

4033 Southwest Canyon Road Portland, OR 97221
tel: (503) 228-1367   Web Site
EIN: 93-6034757

Board Leadership
Jeff Nuss
Chair

CEO
Joseph Furia
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.55 three stars
  Financial 82.40 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Creating and Inspiring Champions of Sustainable Forestry
Since 1966 the World Forestry Center has worked to create and inspire champions of sustainable forestry. We are focused on shaping a society that values and takes action to support the economic, ecological, and social benefits of forests. As a trusted resource in the forestry space, the World Forestry Center has a strong foundation upon which to build a healthier forestry future.

Creating and Inspiring Champions of Sustainable Forestry
Since 1966 the World Forestry Center has worked to create and inspire champions of sustainable forestry. We are focused on shaping a society that values and takes action to support the economic, ecological, and social benefits of forests. As a trusted resource in the forestry space, the World Forestry Center has a strong foundation upon which to build a healthier forestry future.

Financial

three stars

82.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
75.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.64
  Program Expenses Growth -3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Forestry Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Forestry Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Forestry Center (OR) 87.55 three stars
Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance (IL) 86.87 three stars
Blandford Nature Center (MI) 91.40 four stars
Audubon Naturalist Society (MD) 95.47 four stars
Riveredge Nature Center (WI) 91.90 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $440,242
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $8,490
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $448,732
   Program Service Revenue $658,816
Total Primary Revenue $1,107,548
   Other Revenue $613,809
TOTAL REVENUE $1,721,357
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,850,391
   Administrative Expenses $201,342
   Fundraising Expenses $224,289
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,276,022
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-554,665
   
Net Assets $19,687,642

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
World Forest Institute $954,880 51.6%
Washington Park Discovery Museum $895,511 48.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 87.55 three stars
2018-12 04/01/2020 87.32 three stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 89.70 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.24 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 91.01 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 81.11 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 85.00 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 94.04 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 89.45 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 89.02 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 80.39 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 73.45 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 80.05 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 82.99 three stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 98.09 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 95.40 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 82.87 three stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 79.16 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 82.44 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 93-6034757
Name in IRS Master File WORLD FORESTRY CENTER INC
NTEE Code C36
NTEE Classification Forest Conservation
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
(59) Other school related 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]
Ruling Date May, 1966
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,429 7.61% Joseph Furia Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Forestry Center (OR) 87.55 three stars
Audubon Canyon Ranch (CA) 87.92 three stars
ODC Network (MI) 94.56 four stars
Delaware Nature Society (DE) 89.68 three stars
This Is The Place Foundation (UT) 88.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Forestry Center
4033 Southwest Canyon Road
Portland, OR 97221
tel: (503) 228-1367
EIN: 93-6034757

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Board Leadership

Jeff Nuss
Chair

CEO

Joseph Furia
Executive Director

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