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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$184,888 3.92% Guido R. Rahr III President, CEO

Mission

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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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