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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Delta Waterfowl Foundation

The future of waterfowl and waterfowl hunting

three stars

87.27

P.O. Box 3128 Bismarck, ND 58502
tel: (888) 987-3695   Web Site
EIN: 53-0259796

Board Leadership
William Yandell III
Chairman

CEO
Scott Petrie
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.27 three stars
  Financial 85.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Delta Waterfowl Foundation works to secure the future of waterfowl and waterfowl hunting. Delta provides knowledge, leaders, and science-based solutions that efficiently conserve waterfowl and secure the future for waterfowl hunting. Its principal work is the funding and supervision of graduate research studies designed to enhance waterfowl populations at Delta. Students have carried out projects that have greatly increased our understanding of waterfowl and their habitat. In addition to conducting high-quality research and training students, the Delta Waterfowl Foundation also communicates results, evaluates new scientific techniques, influences public policy, and preserves and promotes hunting as an integral part of waterfowl management.

The Delta Waterfowl Foundation works to secure the future of waterfowl and waterfowl hunting. Delta provides knowledge, leaders, and science-based solutions that efficiently conserve waterfowl and secure the future for waterfowl hunting. Its principal work is the funding and supervision of graduate research studies designed to enhance waterfowl populations at Delta. Students have carried out projects that have greatly increased our understanding of waterfowl and their habitat. In addition to conducting high-quality research and training students, the Delta Waterfowl Foundation also communicates results, evaluates new scientific techniques, influences public policy, and preserves and promotes hunting as an integral part of waterfowl management.

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Financial

three stars

85.76

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Delta Waterfowl Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Delta Waterfowl Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Delta Waterfowl Foundation (ND) 87.27 three stars
Quality Deer Management Association (GA) 90.48 four stars
Pheasants Forever (MN) 91.16 four stars
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (MT) 94.28 four stars
Ducks Unlimited (TN) 88.38 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,595,017
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $943,713
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $684,687
Total Contributions $8,223,417
   Program Service Revenue $392,814
Total Primary Revenue $8,616,231
   Other Revenue $424,525
TOTAL REVENUE $9,040,756
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,529,015
   Administrative Expenses $89,537
   Fundraising Expenses $1,184,432
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,802,984
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $237,772
   
Net Assets $9,203,022

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
Waterfowl Conservation Programs $4,818,570 64.0%
Hunter Programs $2,710,445 36.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-02 03/01/2018 87.27 three stars
2016-02 02/01/2017 88.11 three stars
2015-02 06/01/2016 87.94 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-02 12/22/2015 85.28 three stars
2014-02 08/01/2015 88.68 three stars
2013-02 02/01/2014 88.49 three stars
2012-02 06/01/2013 85.37 three stars
2011-02 05/01/2012 79.67 two stars
2010-02 09/20/2011 73.29 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-02 05/01/2011 62.59 one star
2009-02 05/01/2010 77.05 two stars
2008-02 07/01/2009 82.20 three stars
2007-02 09/01/2008 84.45 three stars
2006-02 03/01/2008 76.29 two stars
2005-02 03/01/2006 78.86 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 83.84 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 53-0259796
Name in IRS Master File DELTA WATERFOWL FOUNDATION
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 (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 December, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End February
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • February, 2017
  • February, 2016
  • February, 2015
  • February, 2014
  • February, 2013

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
$183,671 2.08% Scott Petrie CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$163,725 1.85% Frank Rohwer President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Delta Waterfowl Foundation (ND) 87.27 three stars
Quality Deer Management Association (GA) 90.48 four stars
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (MT) 94.28 four stars
Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (DC) 85.98 three stars
Pheasants Forever (MN) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Delta Waterfowl Foundation
P.O. Box 3128
Bismarck, ND 58502
tel: (888) 987-3695
EIN: 53-0259796

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Board Leadership

William Yandell III
Chairman

CEO

Scott Petrie
Chief Executive Officer

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