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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Georgia Wildlife Federation

Promoting the wise use of Georgia's natural resources

four stars

90.94

11600 Hazelbrand Road Covington, GA 30014
tel: (770) 787-7887   Web Site
EIN: 58-0676737

Board Leadership
Randy Young
Chair

CEO
Mike Worley
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.94 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 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)
93.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.52
  Program Expenses Growth -5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Georgia Wildlife Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Georgia Wildlife Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Georgia Wildlife Federation (GA) 90.94 four stars
African Wildlife Foundation (DC) 94.94 four stars
Bat Conservation International (VA) 87.49 three stars
Wildlife Center of Virginia (VA) 91.76 four stars
New England Wildlife Center (MA) 86.32 three stars

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Georgia Wildlife Federation (GWF) began as a sportsman's organization in 1936 and since then we've grown to become Georgia's oldest and largest conservation organization. Today, our members include bird watchers, hunters, anglers, educators, gardeners, hikers - a diverse group of individuals united by our concern and compassion for the environment. As an organization, GWF takes stands on issues based on ecological and wildlife principles. GWF utilizes our members' diverse interests to work together and move toward a common goal - protecting Georgia's tremendous natural beauty and diversity.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $360,908
   Federated Campaigns $8,671
   Membership Dues $36,120
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $405,699
   Program Service Revenue $224,635
Total Primary Revenue $630,334
   Other Revenue $72,217
TOTAL REVENUE $702,551
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $774,070
   Administrative Expenses $42,794
   Fundraising Expenses $25,409
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $842,273
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-139,722
   
Net Assets $3,167,979

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
Educational/Informational Outreach $774,070 100.0%

Ratings History
Georgia Wildlife Federation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 09/01/2017 90.94 four stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 92.22 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 87.27 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 09/01/2015 84.23 three stars
2013-09 08/01/2014 84.99 three stars
2012-09 05/01/2013 68.14 one star
2011-09 07/01/2012 71.36 two stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 56.43 one star
2009-09 09/20/2011 70.64 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 08/01/2010 76.17 two stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 68.89 one star
2007-09 08/01/2008 81.09 three stars
2006-09 05/01/2007 90.25 four stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 84.70 three stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 83.77 three stars
2003-09 08/01/2004 91.85 four stars
2002-09 09/01/2003 73.72 two 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 58-0676737
Name in IRS Master File GEORGIA WILDLIFE FEDERATION
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 (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 May, 1961
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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
$70,000 8.31% Michael G. Worley President & CEO

Georgia Wildlife Federation (GWF) began as a sportsman's organization in 1936 and since then we've grown to become Georgia's oldest and largest conservation organization. Today, our members include bird watchers, hunters, anglers, educators, gardeners, hikers - a diverse group of individuals united by our concern and compassion for the environment. As an organization, GWF takes stands on issues based on ecological and wildlife principles. GWF utilizes our members' diverse interests to work together and move toward a common goal - protecting Georgia's tremendous natural beauty and diversity.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Georgia Wildlife Federation (GA) 90.94 four stars
International Rhino Foundation (TX) 89.39 three stars
Point Blue Conservation Science (CA) 93.77 four stars
Wildlife Conservation Network (CA) 100.00 four stars
The Jane Goodall Institute (VA) 86.12 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Georgia Wildlife Federation
11600 Hazelbrand Road
Covington, GA 30014
tel: (770) 787-7887
fax: (770) 787-9229
EIN: 58-0676737

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Board Leadership

Randy Young
Chair

CEO

Mike Worley
President and CEO

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