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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Wild Salmon Center

Protecting globally significant salmon ecosystems

four stars

92.09

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

Board Leadership
William R. Swindells
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Guido Rahr
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.09 four stars
  Financial 88.82 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

88.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.36
  Program Expenses Growth -8.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
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) 92.09 four stars
WildAid (CA) 100.00 four stars
Snow Leopard Trust (WA) 93.60 four stars
Pollinator Partnership (CA) 97.17 four stars
Panthera Corporation (NY) 95.74 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,731,719
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $313,166
Total Contributions $8,044,885
   Program Service Revenue $23,722
Total Primary Revenue $8,068,607
   Other Revenue $26,803
TOTAL REVENUE $8,095,410
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,200,227
   Administrative Expenses $436,300
   Fundraising Expenses $502,441
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,138,968
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,956,442
   
Net Assets $11,863,908

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
Alaska Pebble $1,356,954 42.4%
Western Pacific Programs $736,127 23.0%
Sustainable Fisheries and Markets Program $589,854 18.4%

Ratings History
Wild Salmon Center has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$180,117 4.35% Guido R. Rahr III President, CEO

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wild Salmon Center (OR) 92.09 four stars
American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (NY) 90.70 four stars
Wildlife Habitat Council (MD) 86.57 three stars
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (OR) 93.63 four stars
The Marine Mammal Center (CA) 94.94 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

William R. Swindells
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Guido Rahr
President & CEO

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