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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Save Our Wild Salmon

Restoring wild salmon, creating family-wage jobs, and developing clean energy

two stars

74.75

811 First Avenue Suite 305
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (206) 300-1003   Web Site
EIN: 91-1673170

Board Leadership
Tom Stuart
President

CEO
Joseph Bogaard
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.75 two stars
  Financial 71.88 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1991, Save Our Wild Salmon (SOS) is a nationwide coalition of conservation organizations, commercial and sport fishing associations, businesses, river groups, and taxpayer and clean energy advocates working collectively to restore healthy, sustainable wild salmon to the rivers, streams and oceans of the Pacific Salmon states. We focus our efforts on the Columbia and Snake River Basin, where in the time of Lewis and Clark up to 16 million wild salmon returned each year. Today, as few as ten thousand salmon return home to the Snake River.

Founded in 1991, Save Our Wild Salmon (SOS) is a nationwide coalition of conservation organizations, commercial and sport fishing associations, businesses, river groups, and taxpayer and clean energy advocates working collectively to restore healthy, sustainable wild salmon to the rivers, streams and oceans of the Pacific Salmon states. We focus our efforts on the Columbia and Snake River Basin, where in the time of Lewis and Clark up to 16 million wild salmon returned each year. Today, as few as ten thousand salmon return home to the Snake River.

Financial

two stars

71.88

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
74.1%
  Administrative Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save Our Wild Salmon on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save Our Wild Salmon on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save Our Wild Salmon (WA) 74.75 two stars
EcoHealth Alliance (NY) 92.92 four stars
WILD Foundation (CO) 96.66 four stars
American Bird Conservancy (VA) 91.41 four stars
Global Wildlife Conservation (TX) 95.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $243,016
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $243,016
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $243,016
   Other Revenue $11,509
TOTAL REVENUE $254,525
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $193,532
   Administrative Expenses $19,581
   Fundraising Expenses $20,537
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $233,650
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $20,875
   
Net Assets $55,710

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
Outreach $96,766 50.0%
Policy $67,736 35.0%
Communications $29,030 15.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 74.75 two stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 70.98 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 72.77 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 67.34 one star
2012-12 05/01/2014 72.93 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 69.87 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 69.39 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 75.34 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 72.94 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 75.25 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 93.92 four stars
2005-12 05/01/2007 75.41 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 91-1673170
Name in IRS Master File SAVE OUR WILD SALMON COALITION
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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, 1995
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$48,000 20.54% Joseph Bogaard Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save Our Wild Salmon (WA) 74.75 two stars
Bat Conservation International (VA) 88.68 three stars
American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (NY) 91.16 four stars
Global Wildlife Conservation (TX) 95.98 four stars
Save the Manatee Club (FL) 89.14 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Save Our Wild Salmon
811 First Avenue
Suite 305
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (206) 300-1003
fax: (206) 286-4454
EIN: 91-1673170

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Board Leadership

Tom Stuart
President

CEO

Joseph Bogaard
Executive Director

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