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Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers (Grantmaking)

Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Providing financial support to enhance, preserve and protect Grand Teton National Park

four stars

98.23

115 E. Pearl Ave Suite 201
Jackson, WY 83001
tel: (307) 732-0629   Web Site
EIN: 83-0322668

Board Leadership
Hugh O'Halloran

CEO
Leslie A. Mattson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Grand Teton National Park Foundation provides private financial support for special projects that enhance and protect Grand Teton National Park's treasured resources. Since 1997, our organization has raised more than $65 million for capital projects, work-and-learn programs that connect youth to nature, trail renewal, cultural initiatives, and wildlife research and protection. By funding initiatives that go beyond what the National Park Service could accomplish on its own, Foundation friends solve park challenges and create a solid future for Grand Teton.

Grand Teton National Park Foundation provides private financial support for special projects that enhance and protect Grand Teton National Park's treasured resources. Since 1997, our organization has raised more than $65 million for capital projects, work-and-learn programs that connect youth to nature, trail renewal, cultural initiatives, and wildlife research and protection. By funding initiatives that go beyond what the National Park Service could accomplish on its own, Foundation friends solve park challenges and create a solid future for Grand Teton.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth 106.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Teton National Park Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Teton National Park Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Teton National Park Foundation (WY) 98.23 four stars
Planting Fields Foundation (NY) 87.56 three stars
Yellowstone Forever (WY) 88.67 three stars
National Park Foundation (DC) 91.52 four stars
Friends of Acadia (ME) 96.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,448,953
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,448,953
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $11,448,953
   Other Revenue $72,489
TOTAL REVENUE $11,521,442
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,386,987
   Administrative Expenses $522,909
   Fundraising Expenses $660,821
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,570,717
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-8,049,275
   
Net Assets $9,907,533

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
Jenny Lake Restoration Campaign $2,845,138 15.5%
Antelope Flats Land Purchase $14,761,721 80.3%
Youth Programs $398,543 2.2%

Ratings History
Grand Teton National Park Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 09/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2016-09 11/01/2017 95.65 four stars
2015-09 04/01/2017 92.83 four stars
2015-09 08/01/2016 92.29 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 94.54 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 94.54 four stars
2013-09 03/01/2015 91.14 four stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 89.49 three stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 95.02 four stars
2011-09 09/01/2012 79.64 two stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 79.45 two stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 89.10 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 83.84 three stars
2009-09 09/01/2010 75.24 two stars
2008-09 02/01/2010 87.10 three stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 80.41 three stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 80.43 three stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 94.26 four stars
2004-09 11/01/2005 37.50 zero star
2003-09 07/01/2005 92.06 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 83-0322668
Name in IRS Master File GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
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 December, 1998
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, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$235,256 1.20% Leslie Mattson President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Teton National Park Foundation (WY) 98.23 four stars
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy (CA) 90.38 four stars
National Park Foundation (DC) 91.52 four stars
Friends of Acadia (ME) 96.92 four stars
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (OH) 88.91 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Grand Teton National Park Foundation
115 E. Pearl Ave
Suite 201
Jackson, WY 83001
tel: (307) 732-0629
fax: (307) 732-0639
EIN: 83-0322668

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 249
Moose, WY 83012

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Board Leadership

Hugh O'Halloran

CEO

Leslie A. Mattson
President

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