EIN 27-3943866

Center for Biological Diversity

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
230
City
State
Year formed
2012
Most recent tax filings
2022-12-01
Description
Center for Biological Diversity protects species on the brink of extinction through science, law, creative media and by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Total revenues
$27,585,235
2022
Total expenses
$27,016,649
2022
Total assets
$43,123,216
2022
Num. employees
230
2022

Program areas at Center for Biological Diversity

The Center's endangered species program works to protect and recover imperiled plants and animals and their habitat. This is accomplished through a variety of tools including scientific research, policy and legal advocacy, and grassroots organizing.
The Center's climate program works to reduce u.s. greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution to protect Biological Diversity, the environment and human health. Specific objectives include securing protections for species threatened by the impacts of global warming, ensuring compliance with applicable law in order to reduce greenhouse gas emission, and educating and mobilizing the public on global warming issues.
The Center's public lands program aims to ensure that our public lands and waters are protected, restored and managed for the maximum benefit to our nation's wildlife and ecosystems.
International protect global biodiversity where current u.s. law has the power to do so and by watchdogging u.s. Actions affecting endangered species in other parts of the world. Oceans protect and recover all marine species and ocean habitats subject to u.s. law. Population and sustainability protect species and habitats by raising awareness about runaway human population growth and unsustainable consumption. Urban wildlands the Center's urban wildlands program focuses on private land development, water-supply projects and highway building in the "wildland-urban interface" - the edges of sprawling urban and suburban areas adjacent to wildlands. Environmental health protect biodiversity and human health from toxic substances while promoting a deep understanding of the inextricable connection between the health of humans and all other species.

Grants made by Center for Biological Diversity

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Apache StrongholdSupport of Mission$72,000
United Confederation of Taino PeopleSupport of Mission$60,000
Wolf Conservation CenterSupport of Mission$10,000

Who funds Center for Biological Diversity

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$2,216,066
Sandler FoundationClimate Law Institute and General Support$1,600,000
The Schmidt Family Foundation (TSFF)Encouraging A Just Transition Away From Fossil Fuels$750,000
...and 213 more grants received totalling $13,204,537

Personnel at Center for Biological Diversity

NameTitleCompensation
Michael HudsonChief Operating Officer$236,554
Bill HaskinsChief Information Officer
Heather RauchChief of Staff$170,708
Paula SimmondsChief Development Officer$252,462
Lydia MilletChief Editor, Edits and Writes
...and 33 more key personnel

Financials for Center for Biological Diversity

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$24,181,152
Program services$2,432,457
Investment income and dividends$306,169
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$30,377
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$477,147
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$157,933
Total revenues$27,585,235

Form 990s for Center for Biological Diversity

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-09-20990View PDF
2021-122022-05-02990View PDF
2020-122021-11-12990View PDF
2019-122021-01-27990View PDF
2018-122020-01-10990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Massachusetts Audubon SocietyLincoln, MA$48,886,787
Conservation Law FoundationBoston, MA$16,528,889
The Conservancy of Southwest FloridaNaples, FL$8,937,483
American ForestsWashington, DC$24,269,126
The Land InstituteSalina, KS$9,723,224
Sand County FoundationMadison, WI$9,598,224
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire ForestsConcord, NH$10,419,155
Audubon Society Of PortlandPortland, OR$8,351,062
Data update history
June 14, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 5 new vendors, including , , , , and
May 17, 2024
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Firedoll Foundation
February 4, 2024
Received grants
Identified 90 new grant, including a grant for $1,525,000 from Foundation for the Carolinas
November 9, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
October 26, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsEnvironmental organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Issues
Land and water conservationAnimalsEnvironment
Characteristics
Political advocacyLobbyingTax deductible donationsAccepts online donations
General information
Address
PO Box 710
Tucson, AZ 85702
Metro area
Tucson, AZ
County
Pima County, AZ
Website URL
biologicaldiversity.org/ 
Phone
(520) 623-5252
Facebook page
CenterforBioDiv 
Twitter profile
@centerforbiodiv 
IRS details
EIN
27-3943866
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2012
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
C30: Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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