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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Carolina Raptor Center

Birds of prey conservation, rehabilitation, and education

three stars

83.17

6000 Sample Road Huntersville, NC 28078
tel: (704) 875-6521   Web Site
EIN: 56-1349170

Board Leadership
Jeff Thomas
Chairperson

CEO
Jim Warren
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.17 three stars
  Financial 76.20 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mission:
Carolina Raptor Center (CRC) is dedicated to the conservation of raptors.

Vision Statement:
1) To promote environmental stewardship through education about our environment, the role raptors play in our ecosystem, and sustainable habitats that support animals and humans alike?

2) To build on CRC's reputation as a leading rehabilitation center to become recognized as a center of excellence for our care of, and success at releasing, injured and orphaned raptors back into the wild and for developing state-of-the-art avian medicine techniques.

3) To leverage a growing database on raptors, and growing networks in the scientific community, into research that advances our knowledge of raptor biology, behavior and treatment, as well as the environmental health of our world in general.

4) To build on CRC's program, fiduciary and governance practices to become broadly recognized as a center of excellence in all of our organizational operations.

Mission:
Carolina Raptor Center (CRC) is dedicated to the conservation of raptors.

Vision Statement:
1) To promote environmental stewardship through education about our environment, the role raptors play in our ecosystem, and sustainable habitats that support animals and humans alike?

2) To build on CRC's reputation as a leading rehabilitation center to become recognized as a center of excellence for our care of, and success at releasing, injured and orphaned raptors back into the wild and for developing state-of-the-art avian medicine techniques.

3) To leverage a growing database on raptors, and growing networks in the scientific community, into research that advances our knowledge of raptor biology, behavior and treatment, as well as the environmental health of our world in general.

4) To build on CRC's program, fiduciary and governance practices to become broadly recognized as a center of excellence in all of our organizational operations.

Financial

two stars

76.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
71.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.87
  Program Expenses Growth -3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Carolina Raptor Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Carolina Raptor Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Carolina Raptor Center (NC) 83.17 three stars
Ocean Alliance (MA) 91.83 four stars
American Bird Conservancy (VA) 93.50 four stars
Snow Leopard Trust (WA) 91.24 four stars
Pollinator Partnership (CA) 86.26 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $805,762
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $805,762
   Program Service Revenue $376,165
Total Primary Revenue $1,181,927
   Other Revenue $105,203
TOTAL REVENUE $1,287,130
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $935,398
   Administrative Expenses $130,160
   Fundraising Expenses $290,003
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,355,561
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-68,431
   
Net Assets $2,524,365

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
Education Programs $365,884 39.1%
Rehabilitate and Release Birds of Prey $354,671 37.9%
Visitor Services $214,843 23.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 83.17 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 85.13 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 87.96 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 90.07 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.62 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.03 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 83.34 three stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 79.46 two stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 80.51 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 77.29 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.07 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 83.42 three stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 92.61 four stars
2008-06 02/01/2009 91.20 four stars
2007-06 02/01/2008 86.77 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 87.40 three stars
2005-06 02/01/2006 86.30 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 92.56 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 56-1349170
Name in IRS Master File CAROLINA RAPTOR CENTER INC
NTEE Code D32
NTEE Classification Bird Sanctuary, Preserve
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$66,914 4.93% Jim Warren Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Carolina Raptor Center (NC) 83.17 three stars
Sea Turtle Conservancy (FL) 92.37 four stars
Wild Salmon Center (OR) 91.00 four stars
International Primate Protection League (SC) 93.74 four stars
EcoHealth Alliance (NY) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Carolina Raptor Center
6000 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
tel: (704) 875-6521
fax: (704) 875-8814
EIN: 56-1349170

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 16443
Charlotte, NC 28297

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Board Leadership

Jeff Thomas
Chairperson

CEO

Jim Warren
Executive Director

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