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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife Habitat Council

Conserving and enhancing habitat and biodiversity on private land.

three stars

83.84

8737 Colesville Road Suite 800
Silver Spring, MD 20910
tel: (301) 588-8994   Web Site
EIN: 52-1558579

Board Leadership
William Cobb
Chairman

CEO
Margaret O’Gorman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.84 three stars
  Financial 77.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) promotes and certifies habitat conservation and management on working lands through partnerships and education.

The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) promotes and certifies habitat conservation and management on working lands through partnerships and education.

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Financial

two stars

77.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth -3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wildlife Habitat Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wildlife Habitat Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wildlife Habitat Council (MD) 83.84 three stars
Point Blue Conservation Science (CA) 87.88 three stars
Polar Bears International (MT) 92.81 four stars
Carolina Raptor Center (NC) 85.13 three stars
WildAid (CA) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $851,870
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $840,803
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,692,673
   Program Service Revenue $1,344,629
Total Primary Revenue $3,037,302
   Other Revenue $18,323
TOTAL REVENUE $3,055,625
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,340,144
   Administrative Expenses $459,658
   Fundraising Expenses $25,729
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,825,531
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $230,094
   
Net Assets $634,227

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
Partnership $1,203,821 51.4%
Conservation Program $439,530 18.8%
Conservation Academy Webinar $368,040 15.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 83.84 three stars
2017-03 06/01/2018 80.68 three stars
2016-03 08/01/2017 82.96 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 86.57 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 87.77 three stars
2014-03 08/01/2015 85.30 three stars
2013-03 04/01/2014 90.76 four stars
2012-03 06/01/2013 78.51 two stars
2011-03 05/01/2012 84.78 three stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 82.95 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 77.27 two stars
2009-03 06/01/2010 91.62 four stars
2008-03 05/01/2009 92.56 four stars
2007-03 04/01/2008 84.12 three stars
2006-03 04/01/2007 83.24 three stars
2005-03 04/01/2006 82.02 three stars
2004-03 05/01/2005 90.35 four stars
2003-03 02/01/2004 93.00 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 52-1558579
Name in IRS Master File WILDLIFE HABITAT COUNCIL INC
NTEE Code D30
NTEE Classification Wildlife Preservation, Protection
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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, 1988
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, 2017
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$145,547 5.15% Margaret O'Gorman President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wildlife Habitat Council (MD) 83.84 three stars
Carolina Raptor Center (NC) 85.13 three stars
Polar Bears International (MT) 92.81 four stars
Wolf Conservation Center (NY) 89.56 three stars
Wildlife Conservation Network (CA) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Wildlife Habitat Council
8737 Colesville Road
Suite 800
Silver Spring, MD 20910
tel: (301) 588-8994
fax: (301) 588-4629
EIN: 52-1558579

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Board Leadership

William Cobb
Chairman

CEO

Margaret O’Gorman
President

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