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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation

Protecting and defending America's wildlife conservation programs

three stars

89.90

801 Kingsmill Parkway Columbus, OH 43229
tel: (614) 888-4868   Web Site
EIN: 31-0941103

Board Leadership
Orrin H. Ingram II
Chairman

CEO
Evan Heusinkveld
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.90 three stars
  Financial 85.72 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

85.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
87.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation (OH) 89.90 three stars
Delta Waterfowl Foundation (ND) 88.11 three stars
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (MT) 94.28 four stars
Safari Club International Foundation (AZ) 94.71 four stars
Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (DC) 85.98 three stars

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The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation protects and defends America's wildlife conservation programs and the pursuits -- hunting, fishing and trapping -- which generate the money to pay for them. The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation is responsible for public education, legal defense and research. Its mission is accomplished through several distinct programs, coordinated to provide the most complete defense capability possible. Since 1978, the U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance and its Foundation have been working to defend hunting, fishing, trapping and scientific wildlife management against lawsuits, legislation and ballot issues initiated by anti-hunters.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,048,883
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $17,775
   Related Organizations $15,890
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,082,548
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,082,548
   Other Revenue $72,729
TOTAL REVENUE $2,155,277
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,819,998
   Administrative Expenses $92,920
   Fundraising Expenses $164,269
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,077,187
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $78,090
   
Net Assets $3,695,450

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
Education & Information $1,046,841 57.5%
Conservation Research $242,657 13.3%
Membership Services $224,918 12.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 89.90 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 88.75 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 87.23 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 90.06 four stars
2012-12 12/22/2014 90.38 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 90.09 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2013 79.05 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 78.47 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.45 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.99 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 75.39 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 92.69 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 86.39 three stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 83.02 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 92.58 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 96.07 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 96.07 four stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 94.73 four stars
2001-12 06/09/2003 84.93 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 31-0941103
Name in IRS Master File UNITED STATES SPORTSMENS ALLIANCE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code D01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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 October, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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 Compensation from Affiliates
$42,342 2.03% Evan Heusinkveld President, CEO $50,676
Other Salaries of Note
$199,203 9.59% Nicholas J. Pinizzotto Former President and Chief Executive Officer $65,836
$86,150 4.14% Walter P. Pidgeon Jr. Former President, CEO $42,509

The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation protects and defends America's wildlife conservation programs and the pursuits -- hunting, fishing and trapping -- which generate the money to pay for them. The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation is responsible for public education, legal defense and research. Its mission is accomplished through several distinct programs, coordinated to provide the most complete defense capability possible. Since 1978, the U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance and its Foundation have been working to defend hunting, fishing, trapping and scientific wildlife management against lawsuits, legislation and ballot issues initiated by anti-hunters.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation (OH) 89.90 three stars
Quality Deer Management Association (GA) 90.48 four stars
Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (DC) 85.98 three stars
Trout Unlimited, National Office (VA) 92.38 four stars
Safari Club International Foundation (AZ) 94.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation
801 Kingsmill Parkway
Columbus, OH 43229
tel: (614) 888-4868
fax: (614) 888-0326
EIN: 31-0941103

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Board Leadership

Orrin H. Ingram II
Chairman

CEO

Evan Heusinkveld
President and CEO

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