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WORLD WILDLIFE FUND INC

1250 24TH ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20037-1124 | Tax-exempt since Aug. 1991
  • EIN: 52-1693387
  • Classification (NTEE)
    Natural Resources Conservation and Protection (Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification )
  • Nonprofit Tax Code Designation: 501(c)(3)
    Defined as: Organizations for any of the following purposes: religious, educational, charitable, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition (as long as it doesn’t provide athletic facilities or equipment), or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.
  • Donations to this organization are tax deductible.
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Tax Filings and Audits by Year

The IRS Form 990 is an annual information return that most organizations claiming federal tax-exempt status must file yearly. Read the IRS instructions for 990 forms.

If this organization has filed an amended return, it may not be reflected in the data below. Duplicated download links may be due to resubmissions or amendments to an organization's original return.

If you would like to download Form 990 document PDFs in bulk, the Internet Archive operates a mirror of the original bulk data.

Nonprofit organizations that spend $750,000 or more in Federal grant money in a fiscal year are required to submit an audit covering their finances and compliance. Some of these are program specific, while others, called “single audits,” look at the entire organization. Nonprofit Explorer has PDFs of these audits for some nonprofits for fiscal year 2016 and later. They’re provided by the Federal Audit Clearinghouse.

Fiscal year ending

June 2018

Fiscal year ending June

2018

PDF

990
990-T
Audit

Full Text

990 (filed on July 5, 2019)

Full Filing

Raw XML

990

Form 990 and audit documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 and audit documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2017

Fiscal year ending June

2017

PDF

990
990-T
Audit

Full Text

990 (filed on Jan. 10, 2018)

Full Filing

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$226,396,387

Total Functional Expenses $247,189,949
Net income -$20,793,562
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $213,838,919 94.5%
Program services $94,033 0.0%
Investment income $2,098,753 0.9%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $5,308,848 2.3%
Rental property income -$895,907
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $5,749,590 2.5%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $202,151 0.1%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $4,207,051 1.7%
Professional fundraising fees $1,751,225 0.7%
Other salaries and wages $57,503,790 23.3%
Other
Total Assets $488,571,414
Total Liabilities $140,402,662
Net Assets $348,168,752
Fiscal year ending

June 2016

Fiscal year ending June

2016

PDF

990
990
990
990-T
990-T
Audit

Full Text

990 (filed on March 29, 2017)

Full Filing

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$248,630,952

Total Functional Expenses $230,955,849
Net income $17,675,103
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $225,837,994 90.8%
Program services $868,592 0.3%
Investment income $2,284,735 0.9%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $11,085,268 4.5%
Rental property income $533,601 0.2%
Net fundraising -$47,408
Sales of assets $7,734,229 3.1%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $333,941 0.1%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $3,929,512 1.7%
Professional fundraising fees $756,295 0.3%
Other salaries and wages $54,166,540 23.5%
Other
Total Assets $481,710,624
Total Liabilities $145,153,698
Net Assets $336,556,926
Fiscal year ending

June 2015

Fiscal year ending June

2015

PDF

990
990-T

Full Text

990 (filed on April 6, 2016)

Full Filing

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$218,083,765

Total Functional Expenses $225,035,121
Net income -$6,951,356
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $204,312,607 93.7%
Program services $1,307,731 0.6%
Investment income $1,682,359 0.8%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $3,690,098 1.7%
Rental property income $211,101 0.1%
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $6,594,824 3.0%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $285,045 0.1%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $4,524,424 2.0%
Professional fundraising fees $818,540 0.4%
Other salaries and wages $51,415,285 22.8%
Other
Total Assets $471,481,440
Total Liabilities $134,447,867
Net Assets $337,033,573
Fiscal year ending

June 2014

Fiscal year ending June

2014

PDF

990
990-T

Full Text

990 (filed on Dec. 29, 2014)

Full Filing

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$227,675,082

Total Functional Expenses $220,790,782
Net income $6,884,300
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $217,482,602 95.5%
Program services $810,369 0.4%
Investment income $1,428,645 0.6%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $4,425,244 1.9%
Rental property income $248,444 0.1%
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $3,059,031 1.3%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $220,747 0.1%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $4,171,652 1.9%
Professional fundraising fees $1,363,186 0.6%
Other salaries and wages $52,002,831 23.6%
Other
Total Assets $491,558,242
Total Liabilities $133,704,323
Net Assets $357,853,919
Fiscal year ending

June 2013

Fiscal year ending June

2013

PDF

990
990-T

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$229,248,747

Total Functional Expenses $203,731,525
Net income $25,517,222
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $215,817,911 94.1%
Program services $568,448 0.2%
Investment income $1,883,265 0.8%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $5,955,760 2.6%
Rental property income $1,158,213 0.5%
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $3,610,324 1.6%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $254,826 0.1%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $4,104,754 2.0%
Professional fundraising fees $947,703 0.5%
Other salaries and wages $47,179,003 23.2%
Other
Total Assets $450,932,452
Total Liabilities $132,113,971
Net Assets $318,818,481
Fiscal year ending

June 2012

Fiscal year ending June

2012

PDF

990
990-T

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$208,495,555

Total Functional Expenses $191,549,257
Net income $16,946,298
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $195,342,694 93.7%
Program services $752,916 0.4%
Investment income $2,692,203 1.3%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $7,730,599 3.7%
Rental property income $27,939 0.0%
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $1,584,011 0.8%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $365,193 0.2%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $3,704,209 1.9%
Professional fundraising fees $1,301,714 0.7%
Other salaries and wages $43,113,552 22.5%
Other
Total Assets $412,075,560
Total Liabilities $140,380,980
Net Assets $271,694,580
Fiscal year ending

June 2011

Fiscal year ending June

2011

PDF

990
990-T

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$182,067,246

Total Functional Expenses $184,039,636
Net income -$1,972,390
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $171,452,553 94.2%
Program services $583,515 0.3%
Investment income $3,014,345 1.7%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $4,167,833 2.3%
Rental property income $160,443 0.1%
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $2,423,385 1.3%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $265,172 0.1%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $3,650,764 2.0%
Professional fundraising fees $1,255,316 0.7%
Other salaries and wages $38,517,299 20.9%
Other
Total Assets $400,489,841
Total Liabilities $132,496,415
Net Assets $267,993,426
Fiscal year ending

June 2010

Fiscal year ending June

2010

PDF

990
990-T

Raw XML

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2009

Fiscal year ending June

2009

PDF

990
990-T

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2008

Fiscal year ending June

2008

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2007

Fiscal year ending June

2007

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2006

Fiscal year ending June

2006

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2005

Fiscal year ending June

2005

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2004

Fiscal year ending June

2004

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2003

Fiscal year ending June

2003

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2002

Fiscal year ending June

2002

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2001

Fiscal year ending June

2001

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

About This Data

Nonprofit Explorer includes summary data for nonprofit tax returns and full Form 990 documents, in both PDF and digital formats.

The summary data contains information processed by the IRS during the 2012-2018 calendar years; this generally consists of filings for the 2011-2017 fiscal years, but may include older records. This data release includes only a subset of what can be found in the full Form 990s.

In addition to the raw summary data, we link to PDFs and digital copies of full Form 990 documents wherever possible. This consists of separate releases by the IRS of Form 990 documents processed by the agency, which we update regularly.

We also link to copies of audits nonprofit organizations that spent $750,000 or more in Federal grant money in a single fiscal year since 2016. These audits are copied from the Federal Audit Clearinghouse.

Which Organizations Are Here?

Every organization that has been recognized as tax exempt by the IRS has to file Form 990 every year, unless they make less than $200,000 in revenue and have less than $500,000 in assets, in which case they have to file form 990-EZ. Organizations making less than $50,000 don’t have to file either form but do have to let the IRS they’re still in business via a Form 990N "e-Postcard."

Nonprofit Explorer has organizations claiming tax exemption in each of the 27 subsections of the 501(c) section of the tax code, and which have filed a Form 990, Form 990EZ or Form 990PF. Taxable trusts and private foundations that are required to file a form 990PF are also included. Small organizations filing a Form 990N "e-Postcard" are not included in this data.

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For those interested in acquiring the original data from the source, here’s where our data comes from:

  • Raw filing data. Includes EINs and summary financials as structured data.
  • Exempt Organization profiles. Includes organization names, addresses, etc. You can merge this with the raw filing data using EIN numbers.
  • Form 990 documents requested and processed by Public.Resource.Org and ProPublica. We post bulk downloads of these documents at the Internet Archive.
  • Form 990 documents as XML files. Includes complete filing data (financial details, names of officers, tax schedules, etc.) in machine-readable format. Only available for electronically filed documents.
  • Audits. PDFs of single or program-specific audits for nonprofit organizations that spent $750,000 or more in Federal grant money in a single fiscal year. Available for 2016 and later.