EIN 13-1740011

Wildlife Conservation Society

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
2,796
City
Year formed
1895
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
The Wildlife Conservation Society (wcs) saves Wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, Conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature.

Program areas at Wildlife Conservation Society

GLOBAL CONSERVATION AND HEALTH PROGRAMS ARE FUNDED primarily BY RESTRICTED GIFTS, GRANTS AND CONTRACTS FROM PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS, FOUNDATIONS, FEDERAL AGENCIES AND OTHER SOURCES. ACCOMPLISHMENTS continued on schedule o.
City zoos: central park/prospect park and queens zoos; central park zoo (cpz) attendance 568,767; prospect park zoo (ppz) attendance 169,975; queens zoo attendance 128,533. Accomplishments continued on schedule o.
Bronx zoo and new york aquarium: total attendance at all five wcs facilities was 2,318,936. At the bronx zoo attendance totaled 1,056,288 and at the new york aquarium attendance totaled 395,373. Accomplishments continued schedule o.

Form 990s for Wildlife Conservation Society

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-20990View PDF
2019-062021-01-27990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-06-14990View PDF
2016-062017-09-27990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

Who funds Wildlife Conservation Society

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Gordon E and Betty I Moore FoundationTo Consolidate 17 Conservation Units (Protected Areas and Indigenous Lands) in Three Mosaics in Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador Totaling Over 11 Million Hectares.$2,100,000
 View purchase optionsTo Support Progress Toward Achieving the Consolidation Targets for Protected Areas and Indigenous Lands in Two High Biodiversity Mosaics in Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador (6.8 Million Hectares).$2,011,439
 View purchase optionsGeneral$1,961,812
...and 255 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Homeland SecurityDISASTER GRANTS - PUBLIC ASSISTANCE (PRESIDENTIALLY DECLARED DISASTERS)$35,437,638
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...and 40 more federal grants / contracts

Grants made by Wildlife Conservation Society

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
World Wildlife Fund (WWF)Conservation$909,440
The Nature ConservancyConservation$480,139
Woods Hole Research CenterConservation$426,498
 View purchase optionsConservation$319,157
 View purchase optionsConservation$311,568
...and 24 more grants made

Financials for Wildlife Conservation Society

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$193,870,983
Program services$51,406,470
Investment income and dividends$2,096,892
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$244,064
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,715,551
Net income from fundraising events$2,376
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$3,386,431
Miscellaneous revenues$1,860,925
Total revenues$255,583,692

Personnel at Wildlife Conservation Society

NameTitleCompensation
Cristian SamperPresident and Chief Executive Officer$942,777
Robert G. MenziExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer / Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer$492,127
Laura StolzenthalerSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$310,207
 View purchase optionsSenior Vice President for Communications / Senior Vice President Communications$253,362
 View purchase optionsExecutive Vice President for Public Affairs / Executive Vice President Public Affairs$382,546
...and 15 more key personnel

Organizations like Wildlife Conservation Society

OrganizationLocationRevenue
National Wildlife FederationReston, VA$82,468,942
Ducks UnlimitedMemphis, TN$185,369,449
The Nature ConservancyArlington, VA$1,137,390,674
Pheasants Forever IncorporatedSaint Paul, MN$67,643,527
National Audubon SocietyNew York, NY$157,358,989
The Humane Society of the United StatesWashington, DC$159,191,532
Chicago Zoological SocietyBrookfield, IL$70,997,747
Columbus Zoological Park AssociationPowell, OH$84,038,749
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To AnimalsNew York, NY$279,048,974
San Diego Zoo GlobalSan Diego, CA$422,092,199
Natural Resources Defense CouncilNew York, NY$197,585,835
World Wildlife Fund (WWF)Washington, DC$286,350,088
Best Friends Animal SocietyKanab, UT$102,896,740
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium'sOmaha, NE$72,462,794
Houston ZooHouston, TX$73,932,331
Central Park ConservancyNew York, NY$64,665,936
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)New York, NY$185,639,721
Conservation International (CI)Arlington, VA$159,498,081
Boys and Girls Clubs of AmericaAtlanta, GA$137,980,026
Tides CenterSan Francisco, CA$200,415,091
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA-Angell)Boston, MA$81,756,044
Golden Gate National Parks ConservancySan Francisco, CA$67,544,820
Baylor University (BU)Waco, TX$1,252,666,839
SAE InternationalWarrendale, PA$81,947,175
Robert W Woodruff Arts CenterAtlanta, GA$83,449,735
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$255,583,692
2020
Yearly growth
-3.1%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$298,619,522
2020
Yearly growth
1.2%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$1,109,496,534
2020
Yearly growth
0.6%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
2,796
2020
Yearly growth
-1.5%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10460
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
County
Bronx County, NY
Website URL
wcs.org/ 
Phone
(718) 220-5100
Facebook page
TheWCS 
Twitter profile
@thewcs 
IRS details
EIN
13-1740011
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1895
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
D30: Wildlife Preservation, Protection
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization