Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation (Grantmaking)

Alaska Conservation Foundation

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

three stars

84.03

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 84.03 three stars
  Financial 77.42 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

two stars

77.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
76.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.93
  Program Expenses Growth -10.1%
  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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,662,055
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,032
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,665,087
   Program Service Revenue $50,011
Total Primary Revenue $3,715,098
   Other Revenue $545,387
TOTAL REVENUE $4,260,485
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,860,710
   Administrative Expenses $594,135
   Fundraising Expenses $305,952
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,760,797
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $499,688
   
Net Assets $9,867,152

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,288 2.93% Ann Rothe CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$86,399 2.29% Michael Barber CEO

Mission

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) 84.03 three stars
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The Conservation Alliance (OR) 85.92 three stars
Northern Plains Resource Council (MT) 91.51 four stars
Climate Central (NJ) 85.73 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