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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

three stars

84.33

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

Board Leadership
Marylin Sigman
Chair

CEO
Michael Barber
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.33 three stars
  Financial 77.85 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

77.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth -7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alaska Conservation Foundation (AK) 84.33 three stars
Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (WA) 88.98 three stars
Ecology Center (MI) 98.23 four stars
Sierra Club Foundation (CA) 94.44 four stars
The Conservation Foundation (IL) 90.18 four stars

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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 $3,445,078
   Federated Campaigns $13,127
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,458,205
   Program Service Revenue $7,372
Total Primary Revenue $3,465,577
   Other Revenue $1,137,463
TOTAL REVENUE $4,603,040
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,450,508
   Administrative Expenses $554,348
   Fundraising Expenses $490,442
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,495,298
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $107,742
   
Net Assets $9,365,851

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 $1,238,175 35.9%
Alaska Native Fund $1,019,344 29.5%
Tongrass Fish People Place $753,082 21.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 04/01/2017 84.33 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 84.08 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 80.37 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 83.02 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 87.87 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 87.07 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 94.35 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.46 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 96.50 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 85.72 three stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 68.00 one star
2007-06 04/01/2008 69.44 one star
2006-06 04/01/2007 67.53 one star
2005-06 04/01/2006 85.85 three stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 95.98 four stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 86.18 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 98.80 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 99.01 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 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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$101,480 2.25% 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alaska Conservation Foundation (AK) 84.33 three stars
LightHawk (CO) 92.09 four stars
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (CA) 89.00 three stars
Coastal Conservation League (SC) 89.32 three stars
Green America (DC) 88.56 three stars

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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

Marylin Sigman
Chair

CEO

Michael Barber
Executive Director

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