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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Wild Salmon Center

Protecting globally significant salmon ecosystems

three stars

87.82

721 Northwest Ninth Avenue Suite 300
Portland, OR 97209
tel: (503) 222-1804   Web Site
EIN: 94-3166095

Board Leadership
David Welles
Chairperson

CEO
Guido Rahr
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.82 three stars
  Financial 82.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Wild Salmon Center is an international science-based organization whose mission is to identify, understand and protect the best wild salmon ecosystems of the North Pacific. We are committed to conserving for future generations the productivity, abundance, and biological diversity of wild salmon runs, and the healthy freshwater and coastal systems that sustain them. We envision a future where people throughout the North Pacific work together as stewards to sustain wild salmon and the immense benefits they provide people, rivers, and their watersheds.

The Wild Salmon Center is an international science-based organization whose mission is to identify, understand and protect the best wild salmon ecosystems of the North Pacific. We are committed to conserving for future generations the productivity, abundance, and biological diversity of wild salmon runs, and the healthy freshwater and coastal systems that sustain them. We envision a future where people throughout the North Pacific work together as stewards to sustain wild salmon and the immense benefits they provide people, rivers, and their watersheds.

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Financial

three stars

82.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.36
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wild Salmon Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wild Salmon Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wild Salmon Center (OR) 87.82 three stars
Wildlife Center of Virginia (VA) 94.28 four stars
Turtle Island Restoration Network (CA) 96.93 four stars
Orangutan Foundation International (CA) 85.43 three stars
WILD Foundation (CO) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,696,320
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $412,500
   Government Grants $421,022
Total Contributions $4,529,842
   Program Service Revenue $23,905
Total Primary Revenue $4,553,747
   Other Revenue $45,497
TOTAL REVENUE $4,599,244
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,573,588
   Administrative Expenses $376,540
   Fundraising Expenses $759,029
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,709,157
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-109,913
   
Net Assets $5,647,427

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
North America Program $2,564,110 71.8%
Western Pacific Programs $458,108 12.8%
Communications $348,774 9.8%
Science Network $202,596 5.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 87.82 three stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 83.48 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 89.86 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 92.09 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 91.78 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 80.94 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 82.44 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 81.77 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 89.44 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 88.69 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 87.37 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.67 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 91.46 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 95.97 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 80.27 three stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 95.58 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 93.41 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 93.27 four stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 90.52 four 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 94-3166095
Name in IRS Master File WILD SALMON CENTER
NTEE Code D33
NTEE Classification Fisheries Resources
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 October, 1992
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$184,888 3.92% Guido R. Rahr III President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wild Salmon Center (OR) 87.82 three stars
Polar Bears International (MT) 86.52 three stars
Panthera Corporation (NY) 93.26 four stars
International Primate Protection League (SC) 97.24 four stars
Primarily Primates (TX) 91.36 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Wild Salmon Center
721 Northwest Ninth Avenue
Suite 300
Portland, OR 97209
tel: (503) 222-1804
fax: (503) 222-1805
EIN: 94-3166095

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Board Leadership

David Welles
Chairperson

CEO

Guido Rahr
President & CEO

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