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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Tiger Missing Link Foundation

Saving Tigers One by One

one star

57.69

17552 FM 14 Tyler, TX 75706
tel: (903) 858-1008   Web Site
EIN: 34-1827209

Board Leadership
Emily Owen
Chair

CEO
Brian M. Werner
CEO, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 57.69 one star
  Financial 56.42 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 59.00 one star
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1995, Tiger Missing Link Foundation (TMLF) works to advance tiger conservation efforts. TMLF has a three-fold expanded mission of tiger conservation, education, and big cat rescue. The Foundation does so too ensure that tigers continue to exist beyond the participation of individual volunteers, to enable contributions towards tiger conservation and big cat rescue efforts. It also provides a vehicle for limiting abuse or neglect of other big cats including the operation of our sanctuary known as Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge. TMLF conserves genetic diversity and eliminating inbreeding of captive tigers, supporting tiger conservation in-situ, creating public awareness of the tiger's plight, and providing rescue services for big cats who have been abused, neglected, or displaced.

Founded in 1995, Tiger Missing Link Foundation (TMLF) works to advance tiger conservation efforts. TMLF has a three-fold expanded mission of tiger conservation, education, and big cat rescue. The Foundation does so too ensure that tigers continue to exist beyond the participation of individual volunteers, to enable contributions towards tiger conservation and big cat rescue efforts. It also provides a vehicle for limiting abuse or neglect of other big cats including the operation of our sanctuary known as Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge. TMLF conserves genetic diversity and eliminating inbreeding of captive tigers, supporting tiger conservation in-situ, creating public awareness of the tiger's plight, and providing rescue services for big cats who have been abused, neglected, or displaced.

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Financial

one star

56.42

Accountability & Transparency

one star

59.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
53.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 39.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.42
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 70.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tiger Missing Link Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tiger Missing Link Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tiger Missing Link Foundation (TX) 57.69 one star
Polar Bears International (MT) 92.81 four stars
Orangutan Foundation International (CA) 98.58 four stars
New England Wildlife Center (MA) 93.19 four stars
Cheetah Conservation Fund (VA) 94.53 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,563,661
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,563,661
   Program Service Revenue $259,304
Total Primary Revenue $3,822,965
   Other Revenue $27,930
TOTAL REVENUE $3,850,895
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,148,963
   Administrative Expenses $304,091
   Fundraising Expenses $1,352,421
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,805,475
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $45,420
   
Net Assets $1,170,854

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 08/01/2019 57.69 one star
2017-09 09/01/2018 58.05 one star
2016-09 03/01/2018 58.24 one star
2015-09 04/01/2017 54.66 zero star
2014-09 06/01/2016 64.67 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 68.61 one star
2013-09 05/01/2015 66.52 one star
2012-09 12/01/2013 66.64 one star
2011-09 07/01/2012 61.60 one star
2010-09 09/20/2011 58.75 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/22/2010 67.36 one star
2008-09 09/01/2009 62.83 one star
2007-09 02/01/2009 56.53 one star
2006-09 06/01/2007 58.39 one star
2005-09 06/01/2006 74.62 two stars
2004-09 05/01/2005 71.94 two stars
2003-09 03/01/2005 70.98 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 34-1827209
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR RESCUED ANIMALS
NTEE Code D31
NTEE Classification Protection of Endangered Species
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 November, 1997
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, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$59,475 1.56% Emily J. Owen Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$128,500 3.37% Brian Werner Development Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tiger Missing Link Foundation (TX) 57.69 one star
International Wolf Center (MN) 96.15 four stars
International Crane Foundation (WI) 91.72 four stars
Georgia Wildlife Federation (GA) 91.16 four stars
Wildlife Alliance (NY) 87.41 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tiger Missing Link Foundation
17552 FM 14
Tyler, TX 75706
tel: (903) 858-1008
fax: (903) 858-0119
EIN: 34-1827209

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Board Leadership

Emily Owen
Chair

CEO

Brian M. Werner
CEO, Executive Director

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