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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

WildCare

Advocating for wildlife for a sustainable world

two stars

77.40

76 Albert Park Lane San Rafael, CA 94901
tel: (415) 453-1000   Web Site
EIN: 51-0172331

Board Leadership
Kate Van Gytenbeek
President

CEO
Ellyn Weisel
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.40 two stars
  Financial 69.65 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1974, WildCare is a urban wildlife hospital. WildCare's mission is to advocate for wildlife for a sustainable world, and we actively pursue this mission through nature education, wildlife medicine and community outreach. Through partnerships with schools, collaborations with other organizations, educational programs and activities, internships and volunteer opportunities we make a positive difference in our community. We work to make sure all species can coexist-- not just by treating sick or injured animals (over 4,000 of them a year), but also by teaching people how to live peacefully with wildlife and by advocating for better protection of wildlife and our remaining open spaces.

Founded in 1974, WildCare is a urban wildlife hospital. WildCare's mission is to advocate for wildlife for a sustainable world, and we actively pursue this mission through nature education, wildlife medicine and community outreach. Through partnerships with schools, collaborations with other organizations, educational programs and activities, internships and volunteer opportunities we make a positive difference in our community. We work to make sure all species can coexist-- not just by treating sick or injured animals (over 4,000 of them a year), but also by teaching people how to live peacefully with wildlife and by advocating for better protection of wildlife and our remaining open spaces.

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Financial

one star

69.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
63.3%
  Administrative Expenses 19.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WildCare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WildCare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WildCare (CA) 77.40 two stars
Turtle Island Restoration Network (CA) 96.93 four stars
New England Wildlife Center (MA) 93.19 four stars
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (OR) 91.34 four stars
Turtle Conservancy (CA) 90.42 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,332,290
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $248,232
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,580,522
   Program Service Revenue $197,036
Total Primary Revenue $2,777,558
   Other Revenue $123,479
TOTAL REVENUE $2,901,037
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,088,639
   Administrative Expenses $1,207,163
   Fundraising Expenses $527,131
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,822,933
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-921,896
   
Net Assets $1,479,645

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
2018-09 05/01/2020 77.40 two stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 81.38 three stars
2016-09 09/01/2017 85.16 three stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 82.84 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 80.03 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.00 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 82.64 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 88.70 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 84.02 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.64 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 82.32 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 84.79 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 79.62 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 80.05 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 70.28 two stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 71.55 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 67.74 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 51-0172331
Name in IRS Master File WILDCARE
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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, 1975
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
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,606 3.28% Ellyn Weisel Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$171,218 4.47% Vaughn R Maurice Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WildCare (CA) 77.40 two stars
National Wildlife Federation (VA) 85.58 three stars
International Crane Foundation (WI) 91.72 four stars
Big Life Foundation USA (WA) 96.66 four stars
Save the Manatee Club (FL) 91.77 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

WildCare
76 Albert Park Lane
San Rafael, CA 94901
tel: (415) 453-1000
fax: (415) 456-0594
EIN: 51-0172331

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Board Leadership

Kate Van Gytenbeek
President

CEO

Ellyn Weisel
Executive Director

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