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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Delta Waterfowl Foundation

The future of waterfowl and waterfowl hunting

three stars

89.48

1412 Basin Avenue Bismarck, ND 58504
tel: (888) 987-3695   Web Site
EIN: 53-0259796

Board Leadership
Michael H. Mooney
Chairman

CEO
Scott Petrie
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.48 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth 12.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.0%
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) 89.48 three stars
National Deer Association (GA) 93.65 four stars
California Waterfowl Association (CA) 90.17 four stars
National Wild Turkey Federation (SC) 87.00 three stars
Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation (OH) 86.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,030,675
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $779,360
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $910,868
Total Contributions $12,720,903
   Program Service Revenue $362,937
Total Primary Revenue $13,083,840
   Other Revenue $614,110
TOTAL REVENUE $13,697,950
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,762,486
   Administrative Expenses $106,536
   Fundraising Expenses $1,475,322
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,344,344
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,353,606
   
Net Assets $11,732,024

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
Hunter Programs $5,925,526 55.1%
Waterfowl Conservation Programs $4,836,960 44.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-02 05/01/2021 89.48 three stars
2019-02 12/01/2019 88.88 three stars
2018-02 02/01/2019 87.69 three stars
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 D30
NTEE Classification Wildlife Preservation, Protection
NTEE Type Animal-Related
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 2020
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, 2018
  • February, 2017
  • February, 2016
  • February, 2015
  • February, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$255,260 2.06% Scott Petrie CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$180,492 1.46% Frank Rohwer President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Delta Waterfowl Foundation (ND) 89.48 three stars
Boone and Crockett Club (MT) 88.91 three stars
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Trout Unlimited, Inc. (VA) 86.83 three stars
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (DC) 92.27 four stars

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Delta Waterfowl Foundation
1412 Basin Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58504
tel: (888) 987-3695
EIN: 53-0259796

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Board Leadership

Michael H. Mooney
Chairman

CEO

Scott Petrie
Chief Executive Officer

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