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BBB Charity Review for
Mississippi Wildlife Federation

A BBB Accredited Charity since 10/7/2010

 

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Charity Contact & Profile

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Business Name:
Business Address: 517 Cobblestone Court, Suite 2
Madison, MS 39110
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Type of Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: 1946 in MS
Principal:
Brad Young, Executive Director
Phone Number:
(601) 605-1790
Type of Business:
CHARITY - LOCAL
Primary Email: byoung@mswf.org
Website Address:

Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated in relation to the 20 Better Business Bureau Standards for Charitable Accountability. This organization meets all those standards.

Mission

The Mississippi Wildlife Federation's mission is to conserve Mississippi's natural resources and protect our wildlife legacy. The purpose of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation is to further and advance the cause of conservation and environmental protection, and to perpetuate, conserve and enhance fish, wildlife, mineral, soil, water, air and forest resources of the state; to promote and encourage responsible management and use of all natural resources so that this generation and posterity will receive the maximum benefit from them.

Programs

Yearly Programs and Activities include the Youth Squirrel Hunt, Adopt-A-Stream (monthly events all year), Outdoor Photography Workshop, Katfishin' Kids, Wildlife Extravaganza, Outdoorama on the Rez, Magnolia Records Program, Partnerships with Mississippi Chapter of NWTF, Publications, Legislative Agenda and Conservation Concerns.

Governance

Board Size:57
Paid Staff:4

Fundraising Methods

The Mississippi Wildlife Federation uses Corporate donations, Christmas donations, Memorial Gifts, Grants, Sponsors, Special Events and Membership Dues to help support the organization.

Financial Summary

According to the Audited Financials for the Fiscal Year ended 12/31/2011:

Total Income $471,169.00
Total Expenses $571,823.00
Gain/Loss for the Year ($100,654.00)

Expense Breakdown
Item Amount % of Expenses
Programs $385,759.00 67.46%
Fund Raising $1.00 0.00%
Administrative $186,063.00 32.54%
Miscellaneous $0.00 0.00%

Income Breakdown
Item Amount % of Income
Contributions $18,505.00 3.93%
Program Service Revenue $240,039.00 50.95%
Special Events $211,433.00 44.87%
Dividends $1,192.00 0.25%

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Customer Complaint History

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BBB has processed no customer complaints on this charity in its three year reporting period.

Government Action(s)

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BBB has no information regarding government actions at this time.

Advertising Review

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BBB has no information regarding advertising review at this time.

Additional Information

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The Mississippi Wildlife Federation uses Corporate donations, Christmas donations, Memorial Gifts, Grants, Sponsors, Special Events and Membership Dues to help support the organization.

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Report as of: 8/30/2014
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