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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Florida Wildlife Federation

Keeping the Wild in Florida since 1936!

two stars

74.51

P.O. Box 6870 Tallahassee, FL 32314
tel: (850) 656-7113   Web Site
EIN: 59-1398265

Board Leadership
Rick Abbott
Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.51 two stars
  Financial 64.08 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Florida Wildlife Federation is a statewide, non-profit citizens' conservation organization composed of thousands of concerned Floridians and other citizens from all walks of life who have a common interest in preserving, managing, and improving Florida's fish, wildlife, soil, water, and plant life. As the State Affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation, FWF has been improving Florida's wildlife since 1936. The goal of the Federation is to be the leader in promoting, through education and political action, the conservation, restoration, sound management, and wise and ethical use of Florida's natural resources, to the end that present and future Floridians may live, work and pursue traditional outdoor activities in an outstanding natural environment.

The Florida Wildlife Federation is a statewide, non-profit citizens' conservation organization composed of thousands of concerned Floridians and other citizens from all walks of life who have a common interest in preserving, managing, and improving Florida's fish, wildlife, soil, water, and plant life. As the State Affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation, FWF has been improving Florida's wildlife since 1936. The goal of the Federation is to be the leader in promoting, through education and political action, the conservation, restoration, sound management, and wise and ethical use of Florida's natural resources, to the end that present and future Floridians may live, work and pursue traditional outdoor activities in an outstanding natural environment.

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Financial

one star

64.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
64.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth -8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Florida Wildlife Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Florida Wildlife Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Florida Wildlife Federation (FL) 74.51 two stars
Wildlife Conservation Network (CA) 98.23 four stars
Global Wildlife Conservation (TX) 96.29 four stars
African Wildlife Foundation (DC) 86.78 three stars
Ocean Alliance (MA) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $920,970
   Federated Campaigns $216
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $127,274
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,048,460
   Program Service Revenue $223,649
Total Primary Revenue $1,272,109
   Other Revenue $11,095
TOTAL REVENUE $1,283,204
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $759,035
   Administrative Expenses $169,938
   Fundraising Expenses $380,577
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,309,550
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-26,346
   
Net Assets $1,138,431

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
Conservation $442,519 58.3%
Southwest Florida Office $122,641 16.2%
Northeast Florida Office $4,224 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 12/20/2019 74.51 two stars
2017-09 05/01/2019 78.11 two stars
2017-09 10/01/2018 77.10 two stars
2016-09 09/01/2017 79.99 two stars
2015-09 07/01/2016 82.09 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 83.36 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 04/01/2016 84.59 three stars
2014-09 10/01/2015 82.17 three stars
2013-09 06/01/2014 82.49 three stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 78.57 two stars
2011-09 05/01/2012 74.39 two 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 59-1398265
Name in IRS Master File FLORIDA WILDLIFE FEDERATION
NTEE Code D01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification 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 July, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,762 7.69% Manley K. Fuller President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Florida Wildlife Federation (FL) 74.51 two stars
Wildlife Center of Virginia (VA) 94.28 four stars
Snow Leopard Trust (WA) 91.24 four stars
Bat Conservation International (TX) 88.49 three stars
Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research (DE) 86.42 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Florida Wildlife Federation
P.O. Box 6870
Tallahassee, FL 32314
tel: (850) 656-7113
fax: (850) 942-4431
EIN: 59-1398265

Mail donations to:
2545 Blairstone Pines Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32301

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Board Leadership

Rick Abbott
Chair

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