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Orangutan Foundation International

97% of our DNA...100% of Our Commitment! Supporting Conservation and Understanding of Orangutans

four stars

91.71

824 South Wellesley Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90049
tel: (800) 672-6488   Web Site
EIN: 95-4112467

Board Leadership
Biruté Mary Galdikas
President

CEO
Biruté Mary Galdikas
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.71 four stars
  Financial 95.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

95.97

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.07
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orangutan Foundation International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orangutan Foundation International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orangutan Foundation International (CA) 91.71 four stars
Wildlife Alliance (NY) 86.04 three stars
WILD Foundation (CO) 96.66 four stars
International Crane Foundation (WI) 92.48 four stars
New England Wildlife Center (MA) 86.32 three stars

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Established in 1986 by Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas, OFI supports the conservation, protection, and understanding of orangutans and their rainforest habitat in Borneo, while caring for and rehabilitating ex-captive orangutans for release back into the wild. Our work includes: orangutan rescue, rehabilitation, and repatriation; habitat protection, acquisition, and restoration; and conservation outreach, education, and scientific research. We have protected 1.5 million acres of rainforest habitat, and saved hundreds of captive and orphaned orangutans from death or a dire life in captivity-giving them a second in the wild.

OFI works in cooperation with the Indonesian government and communities in Borneo to expand national parks, establish reserves, buy and safeguard land, and replant degraded forest areas to create permanently-protected orangutan habitat. We raise awareness about the plight of orangutans and other wildlife species through local and global outreach and education programs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,514,872
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,514,872
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,514,872
   Other Revenue $7,314
TOTAL REVENUE $1,522,186
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,250,010
   Administrative Expenses $120,442
   Fundraising Expenses $38,931
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,409,383
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $112,803
   
Net Assets $2,997,265

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
Rescue, Repatriation, and Rehabilitation of Orangutans $1,182,604 94.6%
Research & Analysis $36,262 2.9%
Education $31,144 2.5%

Ratings History
Orangutan Foundation International has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 91.71 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.10 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 90.05 four stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 92.17 four stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 92.16 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 96.81 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2012 89.16 three stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 88.80 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 83.17 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 79.01 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.21 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 85.00 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 76.56 two stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 82.72 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 80.91 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 93.68 four stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 91.33 four stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 86.14 three stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 82.44 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 95-4112467
Name in IRS Master File ORANGUTAN FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 January, 1996
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, 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
$53,000 3.76% Birute Galdikas President

Established in 1986 by Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas, OFI supports the conservation, protection, and understanding of orangutans and their rainforest habitat in Borneo, while caring for and rehabilitating ex-captive orangutans for release back into the wild. Our work includes: orangutan rescue, rehabilitation, and repatriation; habitat protection, acquisition, and restoration; and conservation outreach, education, and scientific research. We have protected 1.5 million acres of rainforest habitat, and saved hundreds of captive and orphaned orangutans from death or a dire life in captivity-giving them a second in the wild.

OFI works in cooperation with the Indonesian government and communities in Borneo to expand national parks, establish reserves, buy and safeguard land, and replant degraded forest areas to create permanently-protected orangutan habitat. We raise awareness about the plight of orangutans and other wildlife species through local and global outreach and education programs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orangutan Foundation International (CA) 91.71 four stars
HawkWatch International (UT) 98.89 four stars
Wildlife Habitat Council (MD) 86.57 three stars
Wildlife Center of Virginia (VA) 91.76 four stars
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (GA) 92.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Orangutan Foundation International
824 South Wellesley Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90049
tel: (800) 672-6488
fax: (310) 820-4962
EIN: 95-4112467

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Board Leadership

Biruté Mary Galdikas
President

CEO

Biruté Mary Galdikas
President

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