Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

WildEarth Guardians

A force for nature

four stars

90.97

301 N. Guadalupe St., suite 201 Santa Fe, NM 87501
tel: (505) 988-9126   Web Site
EIN: 85-0406306

Board Leadership
Mimsi Milton
President

CEO
John Horning
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.97 four stars
  Financial 89.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WildEarth Guardians was formed in January of 2008 from the merger of Forest Guardians, Sinapu, and the Sagebrush Sea Campaign. With offices in Boulder, Denver, Phoenix and Santa Fe, WildEarth Guardians brings people, science, and the law together in defense of the American West's rivers, forests, deserts, grasslands, and the delicate web of life to which we are inextricably linked. Our Wildlife Program seeks to prevent extinction and ensure protection of native plants and animals in the West. Our Wild Places program works to protect the West's natural wildness and beauty while restoring previously degraded areas to a more natural state. The Wild Rivers Program works to keep our cleanest water clean, and the Climate & Energy Program works to set the West on a sustainable energy path that will benefit native ecosystems as well as the economy.

WildEarth Guardians was formed in January of 2008 from the merger of Forest Guardians, Sinapu, and the Sagebrush Sea Campaign. With offices in Boulder, Denver, Phoenix and Santa Fe, WildEarth Guardians brings people, science, and the law together in defense of the American West's rivers, forests, deserts, grasslands, and the delicate web of life to which we are inextricably linked. Our Wildlife Program seeks to prevent extinction and ensure protection of native plants and animals in the West. Our Wild Places program works to protect the West's natural wildness and beauty while restoring previously degraded areas to a more natural state. The Wild Rivers Program works to keep our cleanest water clean, and the Climate & Energy Program works to set the West on a sustainable energy path that will benefit native ecosystems as well as the economy.

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Financial

three stars

89.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
84.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WildEarth Guardians on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WildEarth Guardians on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,104,192
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $106,560
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $778,428
Total Contributions $3,989,180
   Program Service Revenue $331,789
Total Primary Revenue $4,320,969
   Other Revenue $73,892
TOTAL REVENUE $4,394,861
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,326,369
   Administrative Expenses $201,464
   Fundraising Expenses $503,688
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,031,521
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $363,340
   
Net Assets $2,852,460

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,000 2.72% John C. Horning Executive Director

Mission

WildEarth Guardians was formed in January of 2008 from the merger of Forest Guardians, Sinapu, and the Sagebrush Sea Campaign. With offices in Boulder, Denver, Phoenix and Santa Fe, WildEarth Guardians brings people, science, and the law together in defense of the American West's rivers, forests, deserts, grasslands, and the delicate web of life to which we are inextricably linked. Our Wildlife Program seeks to prevent extinction and ensure protection of native plants and animals in the West. Our Wild Places program works to protect the West's natural wildness and beauty while restoring previously degraded areas to a more natural state. The Wild Rivers Program works to keep our cleanest water clean, and the Climate & Energy Program works to set the West on a sustainable energy path that will benefit native ecosystems as well as the economy.

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WildEarth Guardians (NM) 90.97 four stars
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Green America (DC) 90.71 four stars
Western North Carolina Alliance (NC) 87.67 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

WildEarth Guardians
301 N. Guadalupe St., suite 201
Santa Fe, NM 87501
tel: (505) 988-9126
fax: (505) 213-1895
EIN: 85-0406306

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Board Leadership

Mimsi Milton
President

CEO

John Horning
Executive Director