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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Wyoming Outdoor Council

Protecting and enhancing Wyoming's environment through education and advocacy

three stars

85.22

262 Lincoln Street Lander, WY 82520
tel: (307) 332-7031   Web Site
EIN: 83-0259411

Board Leadership
Rich Brame
President

CEO
Gary Wilmot
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.22 three stars
  Financial 91.31 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

91.31

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.15
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wyoming Outdoor Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wyoming Outdoor Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wyoming Outdoor Council (WY) 85.22 three stars
Environmental Working Group (DC) 88.06 three stars
Coming Clean (VT) 85.32 three stars
Center for International Environmental Law (DC) 92.19 four stars
Pinelands Preservation Alliance (NJ) 86.83 three stars

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The Wyoming Outdoor Council is Wyoming's oldest independent statewide conservation group. In 1967, Tom Bell, founder of High Country News, came together with other conservation leaders to establish the Wyoming Outdoor Council. Since then, the Wyoming Outdoor Council has grown to a nationally recognized leader in protecting Wyoming's natural heritage. Our role is to protect the state's world-class public lands and wildlife, safeguard our enviably clean air and water, and blaze the trail toward sustainable energy. We influence the actions of a diverse set of decision-makers, including industry and agency officials. We educate and activate citizens, work in alliances with conservation, religious, and labor groups, and when all else fails, we take legal action to meet our mission, which is to protect Wyoming's environment and quality of life for future generations.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $655,139
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $18,917
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $674,056
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $674,056
   Other Revenue $-7,663
TOTAL REVENUE $666,393
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $805,528
   Administrative Expenses $97,260
   Fundraising Expenses $102,504
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,005,292
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-338,899
   
Net Assets $3,614,867

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 85.22 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.07 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.71 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.13 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 82.29 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 87.90 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 91.77 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.29 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 87.47 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 84.84 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 79.74 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 75.53 two stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 90.12 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 98.12 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 83-0259411
Name in IRS Master File WYOMING OUTDOOR COUNCIL
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 January, 1983
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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The Wyoming Outdoor Council is Wyoming's oldest independent statewide conservation group. In 1967, Tom Bell, founder of High Country News, came together with other conservation leaders to establish the Wyoming Outdoor Council. Since then, the Wyoming Outdoor Council has grown to a nationally recognized leader in protecting Wyoming's natural heritage. Our role is to protect the state's world-class public lands and wildlife, safeguard our enviably clean air and water, and blaze the trail toward sustainable energy. We influence the actions of a diverse set of decision-makers, including industry and agency officials. We educate and activate citizens, work in alliances with conservation, religious, and labor groups, and when all else fails, we take legal action to meet our mission, which is to protect Wyoming's environment and quality of life for future generations.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wyoming Outdoor Council (WY) 85.22 three stars
Clean Wisconsin (WI) 88.34 three stars
Union of Concerned Scientists (MA) 88.49 three stars
Pinelands Preservation Alliance (NJ) 86.83 three stars
Center for Biological Diversity (AZ) 94.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Wyoming Outdoor Council
262 Lincoln Street
Lander, WY 82520
tel: (307) 332-7031
fax: (307) 332-6899
EIN: 83-0259411

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Board Leadership

Rich Brame
President

CEO

Gary Wilmot
Executive Director

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