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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

International Game Fish Association

Committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices

two stars

71.38

300 Gulf Stream Way Dania Beach, FL 33004
tel: (954) 927-2628   Web Site
EIN: 23-7231048

Board Leadership
Charles W. Duncan, III
Chairman

CEO
Nehl Horton
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.38 two stars
  Financial 61.05 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The International Game Fish Association's (IGFA) objectives are founded on the beliefs that game fish species, related food fish, and their habitats are economic, social, recreational, and aesthetic assets which must be maintained, wisely used and perpetuated; and that the sport of angling is an important recreational, economic, and social activity which the public must be educated to pursue in a manner consistent with sound sporting and conservation practices. IGFA maintains and publishes world records for saltwater, freshwater, fly fishing catches, U.S. state freshwater records, and junior angler records. The IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum provides the world's most comprehensive assemblage of sport fishing information, exhibits, educational classes, and more.

The International Game Fish Association's (IGFA) objectives are founded on the beliefs that game fish species, related food fish, and their habitats are economic, social, recreational, and aesthetic assets which must be maintained, wisely used and perpetuated; and that the sport of angling is an important recreational, economic, and social activity which the public must be educated to pursue in a manner consistent with sound sporting and conservation practices. IGFA maintains and publishes world records for saltwater, freshwater, fly fishing catches, U.S. state freshwater records, and junior angler records. The IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum provides the world's most comprehensive assemblage of sport fishing information, exhibits, educational classes, and more.

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Financial

one star

61.05

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
53.7%
  Administrative Expenses 18.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 27.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.40
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.68
  Program Expenses Growth -19.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Game Fish Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Game Fish Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Game Fish Association (FL) 71.38 two stars
California Waterfowl Association (CA) 87.13 three stars
Delta Waterfowl Foundation (ND) 88.88 three stars
Ducks Unlimited (TN) 86.57 three stars
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (MT) 91.19 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,183,809
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $292,099
Total Contributions $2,475,908
   Program Service Revenue $372,420
Total Primary Revenue $2,848,328
   Other Revenue $483,826
TOTAL REVENUE $3,332,154
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,792,708
   Administrative Expenses $894,733
   Fundraising Expenses $1,161,960
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,849,401
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-517,247
   
Net Assets $23,541,776

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
Conservation and World Records $1,390,021 77.5%
Education $402,687 22.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 09/03/2019 71.38 two stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 76.60 two stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 84.86 three stars
2015-09 05/01/2017 84.84 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 82.39 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 84.55 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 80.31 three stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 84.79 three stars
2012-09 07/01/2013 80.55 three stars
2011-09 05/01/2012 70.69 two stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 76.87 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 81.53 three stars
2009-09 09/01/2010 89.69 three stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 78.94 two stars
2007-09 02/01/2009 71.10 two stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 66.29 one star
2004-09 07/01/2006 56.33 one star
2003-09 10/01/2004 73.87 two stars
2002-09 11/01/2003 67.84 one star

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

EIN 23-7231048
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL GAME FISH ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code A56
NTEE Classification Natural History, Natural Science Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (199) Other scientific research 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 February, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,706 2.35% Nehl Horton President
Other Salaries of Note
$151,900 3.94% Robert Kramer Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Game Fish Association (FL) 71.38 two stars
Quality Deer Management Association (GA) 92.92 four stars
Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation (OH) 89.30 three stars
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (MT) 91.19 four stars
California Waterfowl Association (CA) 87.13 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Game Fish Association
300 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach, FL 33004
tel: (954) 927-2628
fax: (954) 924-4299
EIN: 23-7231048

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Board Leadership

Charles W. Duncan, III
Chairman

CEO

Nehl Horton
President

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