Animals : Wildlife Conservation

International Wolf Center

Teaching the world about wolves

four stars

96.70

1396 Highway 169 Ely, MN 55731
tel: (763) 560-7374   Web Site
EIN: 41-1543539

Board Leadership
Nancy jo Tubbs
Chair

CEO
Rob Schultz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.70 four stars
  Financial 95.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The International Wolf Center advances the survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wildlands and the human role in their future. Our science-based wolf information is available through our wolf.org website, social media pages, the International Wolf magazine, special events, K-12 classroom presentations, and the live ambassador wolves at the flagship interpretive center in Ely, Minnesota. As an educational organization, we strive to inform opinions based on facts, not folklore and misinterpretations common in today's culture. We share all sides of the complex issues surrounding wolves in our modern world, trusting individuals to form their own opinions about this keystone predator.

The International Wolf Center advances the survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wildlands and the human role in their future. Our science-based wolf information is available through our wolf.org website, social media pages, the International Wolf magazine, special events, K-12 classroom presentations, and the live ambassador wolves at the flagship interpretive center in Ely, Minnesota. As an educational organization, we strive to inform opinions based on facts, not folklore and misinterpretations common in today's culture. We share all sides of the complex issues surrounding wolves in our modern world, trusting individuals to form their own opinions about this keystone predator.

Financial

four stars

95.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
90.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Wolf Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Wolf Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $646,083
   Federated Campaigns $41,342
   Membership Dues $300,163
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $98,545
Total Contributions $1,086,133
   Program Service Revenue $551,827
Total Primary Revenue $1,637,960
   Other Revenue $129,952
TOTAL REVENUE $1,767,912
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,523,735
   Administrative Expenses $50,597
   Fundraising Expenses $94,781
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,669,113
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $98,799
   
Net Assets $1,747,858

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,408 5.47% Robert Schultz Executive Director

Mission

The International Wolf Center advances the survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wildlands and the human role in their future. Our science-based wolf information is available through our wolf.org website, social media pages, the International Wolf magazine, special events, K-12 classroom presentations, and the live ambassador wolves at the flagship interpretive center in Ely, Minnesota. As an educational organization, we strive to inform opinions based on facts, not folklore and misinterpretations common in today's culture. We share all sides of the complex issues surrounding wolves in our modern world, trusting individuals to form their own opinions about this keystone predator.

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International Wolf Center (MN) 96.70 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

International Wolf Center
1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731
tel: (763) 560-7374
fax: (763) 560-7368
EIN: 41-1543539

Mail donations to:
7100 Northland Circle North
Ste. 205
Minneapolis, MN 55428

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Board Leadership

Nancy jo Tubbs
Chair

CEO

Rob Schultz
Executive Director