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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

New England Wildlife Center

Preserving New England's wild legacy through caring, curiosity and celebration

three stars

87.04

500 Columbian Street South Weymouth, MA 02190
tel: (781) 682-4878   Web Site
EIN: 04-2907561

Board Leadership
Greg Mertz
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Greg Mertz
CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.04 three stars
  Financial 96.55 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

New England Wildlife Center is a native wildlife preservation and educational organization located in South Weymouth, Massachusetts. We provide rehabilitation animal habitat and environmental protection, affording humane care to native and naturalized wild animals through our wildlife medicine hospital. Our humane wildlife rehabilitation hospital and education center is staffed with licensed veterinarians and certified veterinary technicians who care for sick, injured and orphaned native animals. All activities in the hospital serve an educational function. We care for 225 naturalized and native animal species of New England. Our goal is to provide care for sick, injured and orphaned wild animals to enable them to become healthy, self-reliant members of the native habitat.

New England Wildlife Center is a native wildlife preservation and educational organization located in South Weymouth, Massachusetts. We provide rehabilitation animal habitat and environmental protection, affording humane care to native and naturalized wild animals through our wildlife medicine hospital. Our humane wildlife rehabilitation hospital and education center is staffed with licensed veterinarians and certified veterinary technicians who care for sick, injured and orphaned native animals. All activities in the hospital serve an educational function. We care for 225 naturalized and native animal species of New England. Our goal is to provide care for sick, injured and orphaned wild animals to enable them to become healthy, self-reliant members of the native habitat.

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Financial

four stars

96.55

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.68
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New England Wildlife Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New England Wildlife Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New England Wildlife Center (MA) 87.04 three stars
American Bird Conservancy (VA) 91.33 four stars
Georgia Wildlife Federation (GA) 90.94 four stars
The Peregrine Fund (ID) 94.34 four stars
Save the Manatee Club (FL) 89.14 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $948,199
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $948,199
   Program Service Revenue $395,176
Total Primary Revenue $1,343,375
   Other Revenue $19,186
TOTAL REVENUE $1,362,561
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,128,212
   Administrative Expenses $137,039
   Fundraising Expenses $89,359
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,354,610
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,951
   
Net Assets $5,898,574

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
Animal Care & Teaching Hospital $450,877 40.0%
Public Education & Information $347,357 30.8%
The Odd Pet Vet $329,978 29.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 87.04 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.32 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.49 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.20 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 81.26 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 76.67 two stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 74.34 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 62.21 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 66.09 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 75.60 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 79.61 two stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 84.71 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 83.57 three stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 74.12 two stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 74.47 two stars
2003-12 07/01/2005 63.13 one star
2002-12 04/01/2004 77.21 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 04-2907561
Name in IRS Master File NEW ENGLAND WILDLIFE CENTER
NTEE Code D34
NTEE Classification Wildlife Sanctuary, Refuge
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 April, 1984
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
$154,046 11.37% Gregory Mertz Chairman
Other Salaries of Note
$115,607 8.53% Katrina M. Banagis Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New England Wildlife Center (MA) 87.04 three stars
Georgia Wildlife Federation (GA) 90.94 four stars
Wildlife Conservation Network (CA) 100.00 four stars
American Bird Conservancy (VA) 91.33 four stars
Bat Conservation International (VA) 88.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New England Wildlife Center
500 Columbian Street
South Weymouth, MA 02190
tel: (781) 682-4878
fax: (781) 682-4872
EIN: 04-2907561

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Board Leadership

Greg Mertz
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Greg Mertz
CEO

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