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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife Habitat Council

Conserving and enhancing habitat and biodiversity on private land.

79.88

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 79.88
  Financial 71.84
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

71.84

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth -3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.1%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wildlife Habitat Council (MD) 79.88
Point Blue Conservation Science (CA) 86.53
Defenders of Wildlife (DC) 86.97
International Animal Rescue (MA) 90.67
Polar Bears International (MT) 94.62

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $434,035
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $846,843
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,280,878
   Program Service Revenue $1,300,610
Total Primary Revenue $2,581,488
   Other Revenue $7,162
TOTAL REVENUE $2,588,650
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,167,572
   Administrative Expenses $408,242
   Fundraising Expenses $45,166
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,620,980
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-32,330
   
Net Assets $648,493

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
Customized Conservation Services to Members and Partners $1,116,640 51.5%
Webinars to Provide Conservation Expertise $378,999 17.5%
Conservation Certification Program $257,830 11.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 79.88
2018-12 02/01/2020 83.84
2017-03 06/01/2018 80.68
2016-03 08/01/2017 82.96
2015-03 06/01/2016 86.57
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 87.77
2014-03 08/01/2015 85.30
2013-03 04/01/2014 90.76
2012-03 06/01/2013 78.51
2011-03 05/01/2012 84.78
2010-03 09/20/2011 82.95
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 77.27
2009-03 06/01/2010 91.62
2008-03 05/01/2009 92.56
2007-03 04/01/2008 84.12
2006-03 04/01/2007 83.24
2005-03 04/01/2006 82.02
2004-03 05/01/2005 90.35
2003-03 02/01/2004 93.00

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$158,762 6.05% Margaret O'Gorman President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wildlife Habitat Council (MD) 79.88
International Wolf Center (MN) 92.38
Loggerhead Marinelife Center (FL) 93.60
Sea Turtle Conservancy (FL) 94.56
National Wildlife Federation (VA) 85.58

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

William Cobb
Chairman

CEO

Margaret O’Gorman
President

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