World Wildlife Fund
1250 24th St NW
Washington DC 20037
Contact Information
Address 1250 24th St NW
Washington, DC 20037-
Telephone (888) 993-9455 x
Fax 202-495-4387
E-mail legacygifts@wwfus.org
Web and Social Media
Mission
WWF's mission is the conservation of nature. Using the best available scientific knowledge and advancing that knowledge where we can, we work to preserve the diversity and abundance of life on Earth and the health of ecological systems by protecting natural areas and wild populations of plants and animals, including endangered species; promoting sustainable approaches to the use of renewable natural resources; and promoting more efficient use of resources and energy and the maximum reduction of pollution. We are committed to reversing the degradation of our planet's natural environment and to building a future in which human needs are met in harmony with nature. We recognize the critical relevance of human numbers, poverty and consumption patterns to meeting these goals.
At A Glance
Year of Incorporation 1961
Organization's type of tax exempt status Public Supported Charity
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Mr. Carter Roberts
Board Chair Bruce Babbitt
Board Chair Company Affiliation Raintree Ventures
Financial Summary
Revenue vs Expenses Bar Graph - All Years
Statements
Mission WWF's mission is the conservation of nature. Using the best available scientific knowledge and advancing that knowledge where we can, we work to preserve the diversity and abundance of life on Earth and the health of ecological systems by protecting natural areas and wild populations of plants and animals, including endangered species; promoting sustainable approaches to the use of renewable natural resources; and promoting more efficient use of resources and energy and the maximum reduction of pollution. We are committed to reversing the degradation of our planet's natural environment and to building a future in which human needs are met in harmony with nature. We recognize the critical relevance of human numbers, poverty and consumption patterns to meeting these goals.
Impact

By 2020, WWF will conserve many of the world’s most ecologically important regions by working in partnership with others to:

  • Protect and restore species and their habitats
  • Strengthen local communities' ability to conserve the natural resources they depend upon
  • Transform markets and policies to reduce the impact of the production and consumption of commodities
  • Ensure that the value of nature is reflected in decisions made by individuals, communities, governments and businesses
  • Mobilize hundreds of millions of people to support conservation
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Environment /
Areas Served
Internationally
Ansonia
Bethany
Branford
Cheshire
Derby
East Haven
Guilford
Hamden
Lower Naugatuck Valley
Madison
Milford
New Haven
North Branford
North Haven
Orange
Oxford
Seymour
Shelton
Shoreline
State wide
Wallingford
West Haven
Woodbridge
National
Other
International.
Programs
Description WWF works to conserve 19 of the world's most important ecosystems for the benefit of both the species and people who live there. We protect wildlife, preserve habitats and empower people to conserve resources while improving their livelihoods. We do this by partnering with governments, scientists and local communities to establish and manage protected areas, reduce threats such as poaching and habitat conversion, and influence national and local policies to improve biodiversity on the ground.
Population Served General Public/Unspecified / /
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state. Congo Basin: The rain forests and rivers of the Congo Basin are a haven for indigenous peoples and an amazing array of wildlife including elephants and gorillas. These species and their habitats are threatened by a host of destructive forces. Collectively, these threats could result in the loss of up to 70 percent of the Congo rain forest by 2040. WWF?s long-term goals in the Congo respond to this urgent situation and work to secure effective management for at least 20 percent of each of the priority forest and freshwater ecosystems of the Congo Basin and reduce the impact of deforestation and forest degradation. Within the past year, WWF has helped to establish a law blocking further logging in a community hunting zone in the Dzanga-Sangha area; the de facto first step in creating a new indigenous reserve area. WWF has also assisted in obtaining the agreement of donors and the DRC government to engage in a macro land-use exercise aimed at increasing the DRC protected area network from 9 percent to 15 percent of the country.
Description WWF partners with corporations, government agencies, NGOs, universities and research institutes to reduce the impact of the production and trade of commodities that most affect our conservation priorities. Our goal is to measurably reduce the most significant impacts of individual actors as well as entire industries.
Population Served General Public/Unspecified / /
Description WWF educates the American public through our Marketing and Public Relations Departments. We create and implement public relations programs, including events and earned media activities, to support WWF's mission and programs. Our Public Service announcements educate the mass market about our mission through print and broadcast media and we design and distribute communication materials to educate our supporters on overall mission, core programs, and results.
Population Served General Public/Unspecified / /
CEO/Executive Director
Mr. Carter Roberts
Term Start Feb 2005
Email membership@wwfus.org
Experience President and CEO Carter S. Roberts joined of World Wildlife Fund in February 2004 as chief conservation officer and COO. Prior to joining WWF, Roberts was Vice President for Strategic Planning and Global Priorities at The Nature Conservancy. As Vice President for TNC's Central America Division, he opened new offices across the region and oversaw operations in six countries. From 1990 to 1996, he was TNC's State Director for Massachusetts. Earlier in his career, Roberts led marketing and management teams at Procter & Gamble and Gillette. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and graduated with honors from Princeton University. Fluent in Spanish and an avid birder, Roberts is married and has three young children. Under Roberts' leadership, WWF is completing a major strategic review to chart a course for the next decade that integrates the organization's expertise in field-based conservation, policy analysis, and institutional partnerships with the private sector.
Staff
Number of Full Time Staff 439
Number of Part Time Staff 0
Number of Volunteers 119
Senior Staff
Title Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Title Chief Operating Officer
Title Vice President, Markets
Title Senior Vice President, Field Programs
Title Senior Vice President, Development
Board Chair
Bruce Babbitt
Company Affiliation Raintree Ventures
Board of Directors
NameAffiliation
Jared M. Diamond No Affiliation
Marshall Field No Affiliation
Lawrence H. Linden No Affiliation
Carter S. Roberts No Affiliation
Roger W. Sant No Affiliation
 
 
Financials
Fiscal Year Start July 01 2013
Fiscal Year End June 30 2014
Projected Revenue $216,729,000.00
Projected Expenses $212,627,000.00
Documents
IRS Letter of Exemption
IRS Determination Letter
Detailed Financials
Prior Three Years Total Revenue and Expense Totals ChartHelpFinancial data for prior years is entered by foundation staff based on the documents submitted by nonprofit organizations.Foundation staff members enter this information to assure consistency in the presentation of financial data across all organizations.
Fiscal Year201320122011
Total Revenue$229,248,747$208,495,555$182,067,246
Total Expenses$203,731,525$191,549,257$184,039,636
Prior Three Years Revenue Sources ChartHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201320122011
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$166,195,442$152,769,145$126,119,458
Government Contributions$48,219,397$41,213,760$43,807,057
Federal------
State------
Local------
Unspecified$48,219,397$41,213,760$43,807,057
Individual Contributions$1,403,072$1,359,789$1,526,038
------
$568,448$752,916$583,515
Investment Income, Net of Losses$5,493,589$4,276,214$5,437,730
Membership Dues------
Special Events------
Revenue In-Kind------
Other$7,368,799$8,123,731$4,593,448
Prior Three Years Expense Allocations Chart
Fiscal Year201320122011
Program Expense$162,382,096$152,757,780$147,186,280
Administration Expense$13,707,743$12,028,819$11,133,029
Fundraising Expense$27,641,686$26,762,658$25,720,327
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.131.090.99
Program Expense/Total Expenses80%80%80%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue13%14%15%
Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities Chart
Fiscal Year201320122011
Total Assets$450,932,452$412,075,560$400,489,841
Current Assets$172,611,951$162,718,122$138,840,765
Long-Term Liabilities$77,416,116$85,651,172$78,326,721
Current Liabilities$54,697,855$54,729,808$54,169,694
Total Net Assets$318,818,481$271,694,580$267,993,426
Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201320122011
Top Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- -- --
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- -- --
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- -- --
Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201320122011
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities3.162.972.56
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201320122011
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets17%21%20%
Capitial Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Comments
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Address 1250 24th St NW
Washington, DC 20037
Primary Phone 888 993-9455
Contact Email legacygifts@wwfus.org
CEO/Executive Director Mr. Carter Roberts
Board Chair Bruce Babbitt
Board Chair Company Affiliation Raintree Ventures

 

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