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International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

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IFAW is a wildlife sanctuary based in Yarmouth Port, MA that was founded in 1998. As of 2018 they had $26 million in revenue and $60 million in assets.

IFAW works to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout the world by reducing commercial exploitation of animals, protecting wildlife habitats, and assisting animals in distress.

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Program areas at IFAW

Wildlife Crime: IFAW combats wildlife crime by intervening in key source, transit and consumer countries. tenBoma counters threats to wildlife by applying predictive methodologies to identify wildlife crime events before they occur. In FY18, tenBoma expanded beyond Kenya to include projects and partnerships in Tanzania, Uganda, and India. tenBoma has dramatically increased IFAW's ability to serve as an information / analysis hub by adding five skilled veteran intelligence analyst staff. Other tenBoma achievements include reducing poaching by 93% in Tsavo NP; uncovering seven criminal networks and launching investigations to disrupt and dismantle them; working to strengthen the Horn of Africa Wildlife Enforcement Network (HAWEN); and, through the Horn of Africa Wildlife Crime Project, developing strategies to counter wildlife trafficking at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. IFAW held skills- and network-building DISRUPT trainings for customs, police and wildlife law-enforcement officers in Uganda, Morocco and Oman. Two initiatives moved IFAW closer ...

Marine Conservation Threat: Inadequate protection from human activities for marine species and their habitats. IFAW continued its international leadership of the campaign to end commercial whaling in FY18, undertaking extensive domestic advocacy work in Iceland and discreet efforts in Norway and Japan. IFAW drafted and drove conservation initiatives in the International Whaling Commission and the Convention on Migratory Species encouraging protection of whale species and habitats. IFAW also maintained its leadership role in addressing conservation challenges related to shipping, in the International Maritime Organization and through sustained engagement with shipping companies and maritime industry associations to reduce the threats of ship strikes and ocean noise. IFAW scientists, campaigners and partners helped secure strong whale conservation decisions at the Convention on Migratory Species plenary in October 2017 on Ocean Noise, South Atlantic regional protection, marine by-catch and animal culture, including whales. IFAW scientists and campaigners continued to increase protections for North ...

Landscape Conservation: IFAW continued to implement integrated, long-term approaches to protect wildlife and the places they call home in a few selected landscapes. In the Amboseli-Tsavo-Kilimanjaro landscape, IFAW and partners developed protocols to address human-wildlife conflicts, facilitated the training of 10 more OOGR community rangers, supported major infrastructural developments in the Kitenden Conservancy, and continued to work with OOGR leadership and landowners to help them develop needed governance structures for the Kitenden Community Wildlife Conservancy Company, Ltd. The Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery project continued to grow, with significant progress constructing and staffing the rewilding facility in Panda Masuie Forest Reserve to protect six orphaned elephants as they acclimate to life in the wild. In cooperation with Xishuangbanna Natural Reserve Management Bureau, IFAW China's Yunnan representative office carried out six activities on Asian elephant security and HEC precautions in communities and schools, covering five towns and one city in two counties with ...

Form 990s for IFAW

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Jul 28, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 18, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Mar 10, 2015990View PDF
...and nine more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for IFAW

Total grants, contributions, etc.$24,940,825
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$606,378
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$8,240
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,159,082
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$41,224
Total revenues$26,755,749

Vendors for IFAW

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
RSM Us LLPFinancial Statement Audit Services; Audit accounting$278,8352020-03-06
████ ██████Technology Website Consulting$371,5452018-06-01
█████████ ████████ █████ ███Wildlife Crime Consulting$848,3822018-06-01
██████████ ███Donor Database$1,184,4532018-06-01
████████████ ███Philanthropy Consulting$63,0002018-06-01
████ █ ███ ███F2F Management$46,2332018-06-01
█████████ ███ ███████Strategic and Fundraising Consultant$34,1002018-06-01
███████ ██████ ███████Public Affairs Consulting$27,5002018-06-01
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at IFAW

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Azzedine DownesPresident and Chief Executive Officer$372,946May 21, 2020
Vivek MenonSenior Advisor To the Chief Executive Officer on Strategic Partnerships and Philanthropy-Jan. 8, 2019
████ ████Chief Financial Officer-May 21, 2020
█ █ ████████Vice President - Human Resources and Operations Services / Director - Human Resources$158,166June 30, 2018
█████████ █ ████Executive Vice President$189,948June 30, 2018
███████ █████Director - Information Technology$154,073May 21, 2020
█████ ████████Director of Human Resources$134,098May 21, 2020
████ ███████ ████Landscape Conservation Program Director$257,364Aug. 5, 2019
█████ ████General Counsel$127,040June 30, 2018
█████ ███ ███ ███████Country Director, Netherlands-Jan. 8, 2019
...and 17 more key personnel

Peer wildlife sanctuaries and refuges

1Defenders of Wildlife501(c)(3)$39 millionWashington, DC
2The Wild Animal Sanctuary501(c)(3)$20 millionKeenesburg, CO
3Fossil Rim Wildlife Center501(c)(3)$7.0 millionGlen Rose, TX
4The Wilds501(c)(3)$7.3 millionPowell, OH
5Chimp Haven501(c)(3)$17 millionKeithville, LA
6The Conservancy of Southwest Florida501(c)(3)$15 millionNaples, FL
7The Marine Mammal Center501(c)(3)$9.6 millionSausalito, CA
8Ecohealth Alliance501(c)(3)$16 millionNew York, NY
9Coastal Conservation Association501(c)(3)$15 millionHouston, TX
10The Jane Goodall Institute501(c)(3)$20 millionVienna, VA
11Philadelphia Zoo501(c)(3)$38 millionPhiladelphia, PA
12Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC)501(c)(3)$22 millionAustin, TX
13Birdlife International501(c)(3)$30 millionUnited Kingdom,
14Historic New England501(c)(3)$16 millionBoston, MA
15Commonwealth Zoological Corporation (CZC)501(c)(3)$18 millionBoston, MA
16Sacramento Zoological Society501(c)(3)$8.8 millionSacramento, CA
17Elephant Sanctuary501(c)(3)$10 millionHohenwald, TN
18California Waterfowl Association501(c)(3)$10 millionRoseville, CA
19Caldwell Zoo501(c)(3)$10 millionTyler, TX
20Clearwater Marine Aquarium501(c)(3)$36 millionClearwater, FL
21American Rivers501(c)(3)$23 millionWashington, DC
22Student Conservation Association (SCA)501(c)(3)$41 millionArlington, VA
23National Wild Turkey Federation501(c)(3)$40 millionEdgefield, SC
24Shedd Aquarium501(c)(3)$65 millionChicago, IL
25River Partners501(c)(3)$9.3 millionChico, CA