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Wyoming Outdoor Council

Protecting public lands, wildlife, and clean air and water in Wyoming since 1967.

four stars

90.39

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

Board Leadership
Neil Short
President

CEO
Lisa McGee
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.39 four stars
  Financial 92.02 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1967, the Wyoming Outdoor Council is a statewide citizen advocacy group working to protect public lands, wildlife, and clean air and water in Wyoming. Our mission is to protect Wyoming's environment and quality of life now and for future generations. WOC envisions a state with clean air and water, open space, thriving wildlife, wildlands, healthy communities, informed and engaged citizens, and a sustainable economy and quality of life. We use scientific, legal, and policy expertise to advocate the protection of public lands, wildlife, and clean air and water. We hold government agencies, lawmakers, and industries accountable for decisions that threaten these shared resources. We work with diverse interests to find lasting solutions to public land conflicts and environmental quality threats. We provide a steadfast and trusted conservation voice at the legislature. We believe conservation is not a partisan issue.

Founded in 1967, the Wyoming Outdoor Council is a statewide citizen advocacy group working to protect public lands, wildlife, and clean air and water in Wyoming. Our mission is to protect Wyoming's environment and quality of life now and for future generations. WOC envisions a state with clean air and water, open space, thriving wildlife, wildlands, healthy communities, informed and engaged citizens, and a sustainable economy and quality of life. We use scientific, legal, and policy expertise to advocate the protection of public lands, wildlife, and clean air and water. We hold government agencies, lawmakers, and industries accountable for decisions that threaten these shared resources. We work with diverse interests to find lasting solutions to public land conflicts and environmental quality threats. We provide a steadfast and trusted conservation voice at the legislature. We believe conservation is not a partisan issue.

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Financial

four stars

92.02

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.11
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wyoming Outdoor Council (WY) 90.39 four stars
The Climate Reality Project (DC) 87.61 three stars
Property and Environment Research Center (MT) 90.88 four stars
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (DC) 88.22 three stars
Environmental Working Group (DC) 91.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,038,773
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $17,593
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,056,366
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,056,366
   Other Revenue $578,382
TOTAL REVENUE $1,634,748
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $958,123
   Administrative Expenses $138,809
   Fundraising Expenses $135,609
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,232,541
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $402,207
   
Net Assets $4,222,608

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
2017-12 04/01/2019 90.39 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 80.23 three stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$68,971 5.59% Lisa McGee Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wyoming Outdoor Council (WY) 90.39 four stars
Earthjustice (CA) 94.61 four stars
EARTHWORKS (DC) 95.87 four stars
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (OR) 95.34 four stars
1000 Friends of Florida (FL) 87.65 three 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

Neil Short
President

CEO

Lisa McGee
Executive Director

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