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Defenders of Wildlife

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Defenders of Wildlife is a wildlife sanctuary based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1947. As of 2018 they had $39 million in revenue and $43 million in assets.

Defenders of Wildlife is a national leader in science-based, results-oriented wildlife conservation. We stand out in our commitment to saving imperiled wildlife and championing the Endangered Species Act, the landmark law that protects them.

(202) 682-9400
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Program areas at Defenders of Wildlife

Endangered Species Act (ESA): 10-year benchmark - More than half of the species presently listed under the ESA are stable or improving.

Habitat - 10-year benchmark - Double the acreage of high priority wildlife habitat managed for ecological integrity.

Key Species - 10-year benchmark - 25 vulnerable species are secure in important ecosystems and focal landscapes.

Form 990s for Defenders of Wildlife

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Aug 1, 2017990View PDF
2016-09Jul 26, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Jul 14, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Defenders of Wildlife

Total grants, contributions, etc.$37,758,958
Program services$116,454
Investment income and dividends$315,433
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$802,904
Net rental income$7,568
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$159,995
Net income from fundraising events$-50,100
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$4,916
Total revenues$39,116,128

Vendors for Defenders of Wildlife

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-06-16
█████████Database; CRM software; Marketing software$835,0052019-03-05
█████████ ████████Software2019-03-05
██████ ███ ███████ ████Tax accounting2019-02-14
████ █████████Fulfillment Services$729,8882018-09-01
█████ ████████ █████ ███Telemarketing$35,7002018-09-01
███████ ███Media Rental$86,5032018-09-01
█████████ █████ █████████List Rental$336,7332018-09-01
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at Defenders of Wildlife

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jamie Rappaport ClarkPresident and Chief Executive Officer$435,925May 20, 2020
James StofanChief Operating Officer$243,950Sept. 30, 2018
█████████ ███████Vice President , Finance and Chief Financial Officer$152,840Sept. 30, 2018
█████ ██████Vice President of Communications-Jan. 23, 2018
█████ ██████Vice President , Information Services and C$167,763Sept. 30, 2018
██████ █████Vice President , Gov Relations and External / Vice President for Government Relations$154,854Sept. 30, 2018
████ ████████Vice President , Development$174,349Sept. 30, 2018
████████ ████████Vice President , Integrated Marketing$150,778Sept. 30, 2018
████ █████Vice President , Landscape Conservation$130,539Sept. 30, 2018
█████ ██████Vice President , Field Conservation Programs$125,880Sept. 30, 2018
...and 20 more key personnel

Peer wildlife sanctuaries and refuges

1International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)501(c)(3)$26 millionYarmouth Port, MA
2The Jane Goodall Institute501(c)(3)$20 millionVienna, VA
3Coastal Conservation Association501(c)(3)$15 millionHouston, TX
4The Wild Animal Sanctuary501(c)(3)$20 millionKeenesburg, CO
5The Conservancy of Southwest Florida501(c)(3)$15 millionNaples, FL
6National Wild Turkey Federation501(c)(3)$40 millionEdgefield, SC
7American Rivers501(c)(3)$23 millionWashington, DC
8Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC)501(c)(3)$22 millionAustin, TX
9Philadelphia Zoo501(c)(3)$38 millionPhiladelphia, PA
10Chimp Haven501(c)(3)$17 millionKeithville, LA
11Ecohealth Alliance501(c)(3)$16 millionNew York, NY
12World Wildlife Fund Canada501(c)(3)$18 millionCanada,
13Humane Society International (HSI)501(c)(3)$18 millionWashington, DC
14American Forest Foundation501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC
15African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)501(c)(3)$26 millionWashington, DC
16American Humane - First To Serve501(c)(3)$19 millionWashington, DC
17National Geographic Society (NGS)501(c)(3)$130 millionWashington, DC
18Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies501(c)(3)$22 millionWashington, DC
19Oceana501(c)(3)$51 millionWashington, DC
20Bayorg501(c)(3)$11 millionSan Francisco, CA
21National Wildlife Federation501(c)(3)$83 millionReston, VA
22California Waterfowl Association501(c)(3)$10 millionRoseville, CA
23Student Conservation Association (SCA)501(c)(3)$41 millionArlington, VA
24Caldwell Zoo501(c)(3)$10 millionTyler, TX
25Clearwater Marine Aquarium501(c)(3)$36 millionClearwater, FL