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National Wildlife Federation

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National Wildlife Federation is a wildlife protection organization based in Reston, VA that was founded in 1939. As of 2018 they had $83 million in revenue and $122 million in assets.

National wildlife federation's (nwf) mission is to inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future. Nwf has three strategic programmatic areas: a) iconic landscapes, b) healthy waters and c) vibrant communities. Through education, outr...

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Program areas at National Wildlife Federation

Conservation advocacy:1. A part of the federation's conservation advocacy efforts in 2018 were dedicated to advancing a campaign to build public awareness and support of efforts to reverse the decline of wildlife populations in the united states. Our efforts pulled together diverse groups to understand the wildlife crisis in america and advance solutions to be undertaken by private land owners as well as state, local and federal governments. In addition, the federation worked to protect key environmental programs, regulatory protections and keystone environmental programs from being weakened or dismantled.2. The #savelacougars campaign, being led by the national wildlife federation in collaboration with partners such as the national park service, reached a milestone this past year with the wildlife crossing project entering its final design and engineering phase. This structure will help mountain lions and other wildlife safely cross over one of the busiest freeways in the country. Once completed, it ...

Membership education:1. The federation continued to build the conservation army through outreach and coalition work across the country. A notable example is the federation-organized great lakes business network, which used its considerable muscle to support the decommissioning of the mackinaw straits pipeline. 2. The federation held the second women in conservation leadership summit in march 2018. The summit empowers women's leadership in the conservation movement through building community, developing leadership skills, and intentional inclusion. It was open to participants from beyond the federation family, and drew 350 women representing 125 conservation and environmental organizations, businesses and funders. Additionally, the federation has made significant progress engaging women in the fight for conservation by launching artemis, a women's initiative which empowers sportswomen in conservation.3. The federation produced the wood furniture scorecard which ranks the largest furniture retailers in north america on the sustainability (including impacts on wildlife habitat), of their wood sourcing ...

Education outreach:1. The federation made major strides in our multi-pronged effort to cultivate the next generation of conservationists, reaching 11 million children through our schools work, our partnerships with urban parks, and our publications; expanding our careers-focused eco-leaders program to 2,600 young people; and introducing natural play areas in 31 early-childhood sites in Colorado. We also advanced climate literacy, distributing our noaa-endorsed curricula to 10,000 teachers and helping thwart a heartland institute climate-science disinformation campaign. 2. Our habitat-focused work with communities continues to thrive, with 19 new cities seeking certification as community wildlife habitats; 100 new cities signing the mayors' monarch pledge, 10,000 new homes and businesses certifying their properties as wildlife habitats; and 1,000 new schools adding wildlife habitat to their campuses. The federation also supported the greening of 300 additional college campuses.3. The federation helped secure more than $440 million for restoration efforts in the great lakes, the ...

Form 990s for National Wildlife Federation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-08Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-08May 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-08Aug 22, 2017990View PDF
2015-08Jul 25, 2016990View PDF
2014-08Jul 22, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for National Wildlife Federation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$67,502,584
Program services$6,166,076
Investment income and dividends$769,702
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$928,700
Net rental income$27,511
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,635,408
Net income from fundraising events$-100,829
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$6,400,837
Miscellaneous revenues$523,046
Total revenues$83,853,035

Vendors for National Wildlife Federation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Marcum LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-01-06
█████████Content management system software2019-10-19
████████Fundraising Consultants$188,5452018-08-01
█████████Online Marketing Consulting$455,8792018-08-01
█████████Fundraising Consultants$41,6242018-08-01
█████ ████████ █████ ███Telemarketing$183,0342018-08-01
███ ██████ ███Database Consulting$434,5172018-08-01
███ ██████████Print Procurement Services$1,170,2372018-08-01
...and 22 more vendors

Personnel at National Wildlife Federation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Collin O'MaraPresident and Chief Executive Officer$0July 17, 2019
Amanda McKnightChief of Staff$143,056July 17, 2019
█████ ██████Vice President, Finance$169,148Feb. 11, 2020
███ ████Vice President, Conservation Policy-July 17, 2019
████ ███████Vice President, Philanthropy-July 17, 2019
█████ █████Vice President, Education and Training$181,808July 17, 2019
████ █████████Vice President, One Federation-July 17, 2019
███████ ███████Vice President, International Wildlife Conservation and Corporate Strategies$163,588July 17, 2019
█████ █████Vice President, Strategic Business Operations-July 17, 2019
███████ █ █████Vice President , Strategic Business Operations$147,108Aug. 31, 2017
...and 20 more key personnel

Peer wildlife conservation and protection organizations

1National Wild Turkey Federation501(c)(3)$40 millionEdgefield, SC
2Wildlife Mississippi501(c)(3)$21 millionStoneville, MS
3Trout Unlimited501(c)(3)$53 millionArlington, VA
4Student Conservation Association (SCA)501(c)(3)$41 millionArlington, VA
5Rainforest Trust501(c)(3)$48 millionWarrenton, VA
6Wildlife Conservation Society501(c)(3)$278 millionBronx, NY
7People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)501(c)(3)$52 millionNorfolk, VA
8Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC)501(c)(3)$22 millionAustin, TX
9Rare501(c)(3)$21 millionArlington, VA
10Ducks Unlimited501(c)(3)$192 millionMemphis, TN
11Birdlife International501(c)(3)$30 millionUnited Kingdom,
12African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)501(c)(3)$26 millionWashington, DC
13Archbold Biological Station (ABS)501(c)(3)$30 millionVenus, FL
14Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF)501(c)(3)$53 millionMissoula, MT
15Historic Virginia Land Conservancy501(c)(3)$31 millionWilliamsburg, VA
16Defenders of Wildlife501(c)(3)$39 millionWashington, DC
17Audubon Nature Institute501(c)(3)$34 millionNew Orleans, LA
18National Aquarium501(c)(3)$47 millionBaltimore, MD
19American Rivers501(c)(3)$23 millionWashington, DC
20San Diego Zoo Global501(c)(3)$343 millionSan Diego, CA
21International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)501(c)(3)$26 millionYarmouth Port, MA
22The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals501(c)(3)$267 millionNew York, NY
23National Trust for Scotland (NTS)501(c)(3)$66 millionUnited Kingdom,
24Oceana501(c)(3)$51 millionWashington, DC
25Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society501(c)(3)$23 millionColorado Springs, CO

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