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World Resources Institute (WRI)

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

WRI is a natural resource conservation nonprofit based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1982. As of 2018 they had $140 million in revenue and $150 million in assets.

World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being.

World Resources Institute (WRI) makes grants to other organizations, such as $317,792 to Rocky Mountain Institute for "Protect Climate From Greenhouse Gas Emissions"; $289,434 to Wildlife Conservation Society for "Reverse Rapid Degradation of Ecosystems"; $246,700 to The Brookings Institution for "Support Envir and Socially Equitable Decisions"; $244,012 to Missouri Botanical Garden Board of TRUSTEES for "Reverse Rapid Degradation of Ecosystems"; and $159,500 to SDSN Association for "Reverse Rapid Degradation of Ecosystems".

(202) 729-7600
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Form 990s for WRI

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Sep 30, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Aug 3, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Aug 2, 2016990View PDF
2014-09Feb 23, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for WRI

Total grants, contributions, etc.$138,683,021
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$942,805
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$794
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$671,155
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$-63,613
Total revenues$140,234,162

Vendors for WRI

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-03-02
██████████Marketing software2020-03-02
█████ ████████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-07-23
███ ███████████ █████████Consulting$885,3452018-09-01
█████████ ████████████ ███It Support$563,3542018-09-01
██ ███ █████████████Consulting$537,0382018-09-01
██████████ ██████████Consulting$1,379,9362018-09-01
██████ █████████Consulting$1,263,4562018-09-01
...and eight more vendors

Personnel at WRI

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Andrew SteerPresident and Chief Executive Officer$416,554Aug. 28, 2019
Becky MarshallChief of Staff$175,828Aug. 28, 2019
██████ ████Chief Human Resources$125,050Aug. 28, 2019
██ ████Chief Representative, Beijing Representative Office, Wri-Aug. 28, 2019
█████ ██████Vice President and Chief-Aug. 28, 2019
████████ █████████Vice President, Communications$209,219Aug. 28, 2019
█████ ███████████Vice President for Science$231,332Aug. 28, 2019
█████ ██████Vice President$205,161Aug. 28, 2019
█████ █████████Vice President, Climate and Economics$204,924Aug. 28, 2019
█████ ███ ███ ███████Vice President, Wri Europe and Africa-Dec. 17, 2018
...and 35 more key personnel

Peer natural resource conservation organizations

1World Wildlife Fund (WWF)501(c)(3)$256 millionWashington, DC
2World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)501(c)(3)$55 millionKenya,
3Conservation International (CI)501(c)(3)$145 millionArlington, VA
4Nia Tero Foundation501(c)(3)$150 millionSeattle, WA
5Rainforest Alliance501(c)(3)$44 millionNew York, NY
6Center for American Progress (CAP)501(c)(3)$44 millionWashington, DC
7National Geographic Society (NGS)501(c)(3)$130 millionWashington, DC
8Sierra Club501(c)(4)$143 millionOakland, CA
9Urban Institute501(c)(3)$86 millionWashington, DC
10The Aspen Institute501(c)(3)$134 millionWashington, DC
11Associated Universities501(c)(3)$110 millionWashington, DC
12Newseum501(c)(3)$54 millionWashington, DC
13National Democratic Institute for International Affairs501(c)(3)$109 millionWashington, DC
14Share Our Strength501(c)(3)$66 millionWashington, DC
15New America501(c)(3)$36 millionWashington, DC
16American Councils for International Education501(c)(3)$77 millionWashington, DC
17Council of Chief State School Officers501(c)(3)$45 millionWashington, DC
18Amideast (AMIDEAST)501(c)(3)$65 millionWashington, DC
19AARP Foundation501(c)(3)$273 millionWashington, DC
20U S Green Building Council (USGBC)501(c)(3)$39 millionWashington, DC
21National Academy of Sciences501(c)(3)$298 millionWashington, DC
22American Enterprise Institute501(c)(3)$61 millionWashington, DC
23Great Minds501(c)(3)$84 millionWashington, DC
24Oceana501(c)(3)$51 millionWashington, DC
25Meridian International Center501(c)(3)$36 millionWashington, DC