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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation (Grantmaking)

Galapagos Conservancy

Advocating for the lasting protection of the Galapagos Islands

four stars

90.93

11150 Fairfax Boulevard Suite 408
Fairfax, VA 22030
tel: (703) 383-0077   Web Site
EIN: 13-3281486

Board Leadership
Wendy Rayner
President

CEO
Johannah Barry
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.93 four stars
  Financial 87.82 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

87.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 15.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Galapagos Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Galapagos Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Galapagos Conservancy (VA) 90.93 four stars
Environmental Initiative (MN) 90.63 four stars
Northern Plains Resource Council (MT) 94.34 four stars
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TX) 100.00 four stars
Appalachian Mountain Club (MA) 95.78 four stars

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Formed in 1986, the Galapagos Conservancy (GC) has its roots in two organizations that merged in 2002: the Darwin Scientific Foundation, an organization which managed an endowment for research in Galapagos, and Charles Darwin Foundation, Inc., an organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for Galapagos conservation. GC is dedicated exclusively to the long-term protection of the Galapagos Islands. This single focus allows us to maximize the impact of the financial investments of our members, who include individuals and institutions that care deeply about the Galapagos Islands and understand the scientific importance of preserving this extraordinary ecosystem. We advocate through programs of constituency building, education, and fundraising in North America.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,046,432
   Federated Campaigns $8,044
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,054,476
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,054,476
   Other Revenue $-54,577
TOTAL REVENUE $2,999,899
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,958,953
   Administrative Expenses $262,982
   Fundraising Expenses $411,127
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,633,062
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-633,163
   
Net Assets $5,186,257

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
Strategic Partnership $1,295,748 43.8%
Sustainable Society $776,754 26.3%
Ecosystem Restoration $710,094 24.0%

Ratings History
Galapagos Conservancy has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 05/01/2017 90.93 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 91.93 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 90.67 four stars
2014-03 10/01/2015 90.72 four stars
2013-03 02/01/2014 87.26 three stars
2013-03 12/01/2013 85.58 three stars
2012-03 12/20/2012 75.83 two stars
2010-12 09/20/2011 77.94 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 67.70 one star
2008-12 04/01/2010 81.63 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 90.12 four stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 92.92 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 87.34 three 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 13-3281486
Name in IRS Master File GALAPAGOS CONSERVANCY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (922) Endowment fund or financial services
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(355) Wildlife sanctuary or refuge
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 October, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012

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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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,457 2.84% Johannah Barry President
Other Salaries of Note
$103,910 2.86% Richard Knab Director of Strategic Partnerships

Formed in 1986, the Galapagos Conservancy (GC) has its roots in two organizations that merged in 2002: the Darwin Scientific Foundation, an organization which managed an endowment for research in Galapagos, and Charles Darwin Foundation, Inc., an organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for Galapagos conservation. GC is dedicated exclusively to the long-term protection of the Galapagos Islands. This single focus allows us to maximize the impact of the financial investments of our members, who include individuals and institutions that care deeply about the Galapagos Islands and understand the scientific importance of preserving this extraordinary ecosystem. We advocate through programs of constituency building, education, and fundraising in North America.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Galapagos Conservancy (VA) 90.93 four stars
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (FL) 89.90 three stars
Yosemite Conservancy (CA) 88.52 three stars
Washington Trails Association (WA) 96.05 four stars
Communities for a Better Environment (CA) 85.03 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Galapagos Conservancy
11150 Fairfax Boulevard
Suite 408
Fairfax, VA 22030
tel: (703) 383-0077
fax: (703) 383-1177
EIN: 13-3281486

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Board Leadership

Wendy Rayner
President

CEO

Johannah Barry
President

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