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Conservation International (CI)

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CI is a natural resource conservation nonprofit based in Arlington, VA that was founded in 1987. As of 2018 they had $145 million in revenue and $360 million in assets.

People need nature, and for 30+ years, Conservation International has worked to protect it. Through cutting-edge science, innovative pol icy and global reach, we empower people to protect the nature that we rely on for food, fresh water and livelihoods.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Conservation International Foundation.

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Program areas at CI

Country and regional programs:every person deserves to live in a healthy and prosperous world. Ci implements country and regional programs that demonstrate how conserving and valuing nature results in positive impacts for people. These programs provide insights, lessons and successes that are scaledup and amplified through innovative policies, new economic activities, capacity building and communications. Ci conducts these on-the-ground demonstrations in africa, asia and the americas. Our core message is that conserving the nature and ecosystems that benefit humanwell-being over the long-term depends on our ability to develop has an active presence in 52.49 million hectares across 127 terrestrial protected areas globally. Ci also has an active presence in 411.30 million hectares throughout 163 marine protected areas.

The betty and gordon moore center for science:science is the cornerstone of everything we do. It helps us identify where to work and where every dollar spent will have the maximumimpact. Our priorities are to use science to identfy and value the most important areas of nature for people, monitor and evaluate nature-people linkages, assess nature-based solutions to climate change, and generate global insights about the relationships between nature and people. During the year, 35 peer-reviewed articles were published including in top-ranked scientific journals.

Grantmaking division:ci's grantmaking division is made up of four programs: critical ecosystem partnership fund(cepf), conservation finance division (cfd), global environment facility (gef) agency, and green climate fund (gcf) agency.cepf is a global program that provides grants to nongovernmental organizations and other private sector partners to protect critical ecosystems. Cepf's grants are guided by regional investment strategies developed with stakeholders; target biodiversity hotspots in developing and transitional countries; go directly to civil society groups to build this vital constituency for conservation alongside governmental partners; create strategic working alliances among diverse groups, combining unique capacities and eliminating duplication of efforts; and achieve results through an ever-expanding network of partners working toward shared offers financial mechanisms to support field-level conservation and ensure economic benefits to local communicites. Cfd creates alliances with large-scale donors and corporations to make entrepreneurship a tool in building the conservation strategies of tomorrow. Cfd pioneers ways for indigenous ...

Form 990s for CI

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 1, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 27, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jul 7, 2015990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for CI

Total grants, contributions, etc.$122,128,672
Program services$5,105,514
Investment income and dividends$4,044,696
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$5,705
Net rental income$-52,682
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$13,480,640
Net income from fundraising events$-507,611
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$60,986
Miscellaneous revenues$747,920
Total revenues$145,013,840

Vendors for CI

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
BlackbaudFundraising software2020-06-26
███ ██ ███Audit accounting; Tax accounting; Audit and Tax Services; Accounting (including auditing)$472,8502020-01-24
████ █████ ██████████ ███Fundraising Services; Direct Marketing Consultant$628,5692018-06-01
███ ██████ █ █████████████Event Production$387,7402018-06-01
██████ ██████████████Fundraising Campaign Consultant$19,7002018-06-01
█████ ███Video Production$275,0002018-06-01
████ ███ █████Fundraising Campaign Support$9,8132018-06-01
███████ ██████ ███Video Production$478,6352018-06-01
...and 12 more vendors

Personnel at CI

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Georgina GoodwinChief Executive Officer-April 27, 2020
M. SanjayanChief Executive Officer / Executive Vice President , Senior Scientist-April 27, 2020
████████ ███████Chief Development Officer-April 27, 2020
███ ███████Chief People Officer-April 27, 2020
█████ █████████Chief Scientist-April 27, 2020
█████ ██████ █████████Vice President , Media Relations-April 27, 2020
███████ ████Vice President , Asia Policy and Managing Director , Conservation International - Japan / Vice President , Asia Policy and Managing Director , Japan-April 27, 2020
█████████ ██████Executive Vice President of Programs$397,963April 27, 2020
███████ ███████Senior Vice President-April 27, 2020
█████ ██████Vice President , European Private Partnerships / Senior Vice President - Asia Pacific$401,957April 27, 2020
...and 20 more key personnel

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4World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)501(c)(3)$55 millionKenya,
5World Resources Institute (WRI)501(c)(3)$140 millionWashington, DC
6Sierra Club501(c)(4)$143 millionOakland, CA
7Rainforest Alliance501(c)(3)$44 millionNew York, NY
8National Geographic Society (NGS)501(c)(3)$130 millionWashington, DC
9Internet Society501(c)(3)$56 millionReston, VA
10Ashoka501(c)(3)$40 millionArlington, VA
11Counterpart International501(c)(3)$62 millionArlington, VA
12Anser501(c)(3)$65 millionFalls Church, VA
13National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)501(c)(3)$51 millionAlexandria, VA
14National Center for State Courts (NCSC)501(c)(3)$73 millionWilliamsburg, VA
15Communities In Schools501(c)(3)$65 millionArlington, VA
16Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)501(c)(3)$260 millionAlexandria, VA
17Cna Corporation501(c)(3)$123 millionArlington, VA
18American Diabetes Association (ADA)501(c)(3)$158 millionArlington, VA
19Noblis501(c)(3)$322 millionReston, VA
20Project HOPE501(c)(3)$89 millionMillwood, VA
21Charles Koch Institute (CKI)501(c)(3)$60 millionArlington, VA
22In-Q-Tel501(c)(3)$116 millionArlington, VA
23Ocean Conservancy501(c)(3)$37 millionWashington, DC
24Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)501(c)(3)$95 millionAlexandria, VA
25TechnoServe501(c)(3)$87 millionArlington, VA