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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation (Fundraising)

Alaska Conservation Foundation

Ensuring that Alaska's unparalleled natural resources are protected for future generations

86.09

911 W 8th Avenue Suite 300
Anchorage, AK 99501
tel: (907) 276-1917   Web Site
EIN: 92-0061466

Board Leadership
Jim D. DeWitt
Chair

CEO
Michael Barber
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.09
  Financial 80.75
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
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

80.75

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

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)
78.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth -8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alaska Conservation Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alaska Conservation Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alaska Conservation Foundation (AK) 86.09
The Adirondack Council (NY) 92.03
Land Stewardship Project (MN) 91.78
Rails-To-Trails Conservancy (DC) 86.63
Rare (VA) 98.23

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Sierra Club Foundation (CA) 94.08
Friends of the Earth (DC) 96.34
Greenpeace Fund (DC) 88.01

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Founded in 1980, the Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF) builds strategic leadership and support for Alaskan efforts to take care of wild lands, waters, and wildlife, which sustain diverse cultures, healthy communities, and prosperous economies. ACF is at the hub of the Alaska environmental network, in touch with both local and national efforts. With a demonstrated capacity for taking a long-term view of Alaska, ACF is working to build broad-based public support for environmental protection and for institutionalizing a sound conservation ethic, through grantmaking to the most effective grassroots conservation organizations in Alaska. Since 1980, ACF has made over $40 million worth of grants to over 200 organizations working to ensure that Alaska's wild lands, waters and wildlife are protected for future generations.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,476,885
   Federated Campaigns $26,485
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,503,370
   Program Service Revenue $6,565
Total Primary Revenue $4,509,935
   Other Revenue $403,882
TOTAL REVENUE $4,913,817
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,812,389
   Administrative Expenses $800,581
   Fundraising Expenses $445,608
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,058,578
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-144,761
   
Net Assets $9,529,120

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
Alaskans for Energy Freedom $1,801,911 47.3%
Tongrass Fish People Place $849,933 22.3%
Alaska Native Fund $338,618 8.9%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.09
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 80.37
2013-06 03/01/2015 83.02
2012-06 02/01/2014 87.87
2012-06 08/01/2013 87.07
2011-06 07/01/2012 94.35
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.46
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 96.50
2009-06 06/01/2010 85.72
2008-06 04/01/2009 68.00
2007-06 04/01/2008 69.44
2006-06 04/01/2007 67.53
2005-06 04/01/2006 85.85
2004-06 04/01/2005 95.98
2003-06 03/01/2004 86.18
2002-06 04/15/2003 98.80
2001-06 10/15/2002 99.01

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

EIN 92-0061466
Name in IRS Master File ALASKA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(354) Preservation of scenic beauty
(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]
Ruling Date June, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011
  • June, 2010

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
$106,455 2.10% Ann Rothe Executive Director

Founded in 1980, the Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF) builds strategic leadership and support for Alaskan efforts to take care of wild lands, waters, and wildlife, which sustain diverse cultures, healthy communities, and prosperous economies. ACF is at the hub of the Alaska environmental network, in touch with both local and national efforts. With a demonstrated capacity for taking a long-term view of Alaska, ACF is working to build broad-based public support for environmental protection and for institutionalizing a sound conservation ethic, through grantmaking to the most effective grassroots conservation organizations in Alaska. Since 1980, ACF has made over $40 million worth of grants to over 200 organizations working to ensure that Alaska's wild lands, waters and wildlife are protected for future generations.

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Alaska Conservation Foundation (AK) 86.09
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Georgia Conservancy (GA) 87.45
The Conservation Foundation (IL) 90.85
Environmental Grantmakers Association (NY) 91.19

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Charity Contact Info

Alaska Conservation Foundation
911 W 8th Avenue
Suite 300
Anchorage, AK 99501
tel: (907) 276-1917
fax: (907) 274-4145
EIN: 92-0061466

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Board Leadership

Jim D. DeWitt
Chair

CEO

Michael Barber
Executive Director

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