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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Seattle Audubon Society

For birds and nature

three stars

86.75

8050 35th Avenue, NE Seattle, WA 98115
tel: (206) 523-4483   Web Site
EIN: 91-6009716

Board Leadership
Rod Brown
President

CEO
John Brosnan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.75 three stars
  Financial 81.70 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Seattle Audubon Society leads a local community in appreciating, understanding, and protecting birds and their natural habitats. Since 1916, Seattle Audubon members and volunteers have helped protect millions of acres of wild spaces across the Pacific Northwest. Through our environmental education, conservation advocacy, citizen science, and community engagement programs, Seattle Audubon helps connect people with birds and nature. Whether defending greenways in our urban neighborhoods or protecting vulnerable bird populations in Puget Sound, we are on the front lines of conservation.

Seattle Audubon Society leads a local community in appreciating, understanding, and protecting birds and their natural habitats. Since 1916, Seattle Audubon members and volunteers have helped protect millions of acres of wild spaces across the Pacific Northwest. Through our environmental education, conservation advocacy, citizen science, and community engagement programs, Seattle Audubon helps connect people with birds and nature. Whether defending greenways in our urban neighborhoods or protecting vulnerable bird populations in Puget Sound, we are on the front lines of conservation.

Financial

three stars

81.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
64.7%
  Administrative Expenses 17.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.34
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.49
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Seattle Audubon Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Seattle Audubon Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Seattle Audubon Society (WA) 86.75 three stars
Connecticut Audubon Society (CT) 94.19 four stars
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (WI) 90.69 four stars
Audubon Society of Portland (OR) 97.00 four stars
Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 92.20 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $305,985
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $92,827
   Fundraising Events $68,615
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $467,427
   Program Service Revenue $158,330
Total Primary Revenue $625,757
   Other Revenue $267,021
TOTAL REVENUE $892,778
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $639,371
   Administrative Expenses $224,884
   Fundraising Expenses $203,850
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,068,105
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-175,327
   
Net Assets $3,474,433

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
Environmental Education $241,960 37.8%
Membership/Nature Shop $225,807 35.3%
Conservation $171,604 26.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 86.75 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 80.24 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 82.35 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.20 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 75.85 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 77.87 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 81.95 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 86.66 three stars
2010-06 02/01/2012 79.66 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 74.72 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 03/01/2011 75.47 two stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 86.70 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 94.16 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 82.68 three stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 92.16 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 86.52 three stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 86.86 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 91-6009716
Name in IRS Master File SEATTLE AUDUBON SOCIETY
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(120) Publishing activities
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 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
$51,710 4.84% John Brosnan Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$26,925 2.52% Daniel Bridge Interim Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Seattle Audubon Society (WA) 86.75 three stars
New Jersey Audubon Society (NJ) 94.64 four stars
Massachusetts Audubon Society (MA) 95.33 four stars
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (WI) 90.69 four stars
Audubon Society of Portland (OR) 97.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Seattle Audubon Society
8050 35th Avenue, NE
Seattle, WA 98115
tel: (206) 523-4483
EIN: 91-6009716

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Board Leadership

Rod Brown
President

CEO

John Brosnan
Executive Director

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