Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Native Seeds/SEARCH

Regional Seed Solution Model

three stars

85.73

3584 East River Road Tucson, AZ 85718
tel: (520) 622-0830   Web Site
EIN: 94-2899356

Board Leadership
Janos Wilder
Chair

CEO
Laura Jones
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.73 three stars
  Financial 80.23 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

80.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
76.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.07
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Native Seeds/SEARCH on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Native Seeds/SEARCH on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $419,627
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $142,952
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $562,579
   Program Service Revenue $9,613
Total Primary Revenue $572,192
   Other Revenue $417,784
TOTAL REVENUE $989,976
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $784,751
   Administrative Expenses $113,224
   Fundraising Expenses $147,223
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,045,198
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-55,222
   
Net Assets $1,149,234

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$29,967 2.86% Laura Jones Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$56,943 5.44% Chris Schmidt Interim Executive Director
$6,250 0.59% Larrie Warren Former Executive Director

Mission

For 25 years, Native Seeds/SEARCH (NS/S) has endeavored to conserve the rich legacy of agro-biodiversity in the arid Southwest because of its genetic potential and cultural importance. NS/S conserves, distributes, and documents the adapted and diverse varieties of agricultural seeds, their wild relatives and the role these seeds play in cultures of the American Southwest and Northwest Mexico. We envision the Greater Southwest as a place where farms and gardens, kitchens and tables, stores and restaurants are brimming with the full diversity of arid lands-adapted heirloom crops; people are keeping the unique seeds and agricultural heritage alive; and the crops, in turn, are nourishing humankind.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Native Seeds/SEARCH (AZ) 85.73 three stars
The Garden Conservancy (NY) 88.50 three stars
Environmental Defense Fund (NY) 94.81 four stars
LightHawk (CO) 92.09 four stars
Friends of the Arava Institute (MA) 85.47 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Native Seeds/SEARCH
3584 East River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718
tel: (520) 622-0830
fax: (520) 622-0829
EIN: 94-2899356

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Board Leadership

Janos Wilder
Chair

CEO

Laura Jones
Interim Executive Director