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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Delta Waterfowl Foundation

The future of waterfowl and waterfowl hunting

three stars

88.88

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 88.88 three stars
  Financial 88.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2019, 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

88.78

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.6%
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) 88.88 three stars
Quality Deer Management Association (GA) 92.92 four stars
California Waterfowl Association (CA) 87.13 three stars
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (MT) 92.24 four stars
Pheasants Forever (MN) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,550,003
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $825,741
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $559,198
Total Contributions $10,934,942
   Program Service Revenue $347,231
Total Primary Revenue $11,282,173
   Other Revenue $718,483
TOTAL REVENUE $12,000,656
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,479,692
   Administrative Expenses $96,473
   Fundraising Expenses $1,330,542
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,906,707
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,093,949
   
Net Assets $10,638,908

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 $5,220,565 55.1%
Hunter Programs $4,259,127 44.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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 [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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • February, 2018
  • February, 2017
  • February, 2016
  • February, 2015
  • February, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$247,123 2.26% Scott Petrie CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$171,563 1.57% Frank Rohwer President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Delta Waterfowl Foundation (ND) 88.88 three stars
Pheasants Forever (MN) 89.39 three stars
National Wild Turkey Federation (SC) 87.30 three stars
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (MT) 92.24 four stars
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (DC) 92.27 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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