Annual Report & Financials

The International Rhino Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Donations to IRF are tax-deductible. More than 93% of our funds go directly to on-the-ground rhino conservation programs in Africa and Asia.

2017 Annual Report

The year behind us has been one of high hopes, hard work, and ups and downs - another year filled with challenges in the ever-changing world of rhino conservation. Despite difficulties, our belief that together we can do great things was consistently reinforced by like-minded individuals and organizations sharing our vision and work ethic. We continue to be humbled by the generous support provided by people like you, which allows us to continue to carry out impactful work in rhino range countries.
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Individuals $1,055,053
Foundations & Nonprofits $767,402
Corporations $120,757
Zoos $705,807
Government Grants $749,998
Merchandise $15,183
Total 2017 Revenue $3,399,017


African Rhino Conservation $786,630
Zimbabwe Black Rhino Conservation $456,014
Zimbabwe Black Rhino Special Projects $57,202
Botswana Black Rhino Translocations $74,818
Southern Black Rhino Sustainability Program $4,185
Operation: Stop Poaching Now $194,411
Indian Rhino Conservation $77,860
Indian Rhino Vision 2020 $77,860
Sumatran & Javan Rhino Conservation $1,660,469
Sumatran Rhino Conservation $1,441,893
Javan Rhino Conservation $218,576
Conservation Research $8,432
Technical Advisors $50,892
Scholarships $39,014
Administration & Funding $166,505
Professional Services $25,594
Total 2017 Expenses $2,815,396
Please take a minute to review our financial statements for more detail. Click here to see IRF's 2017 990 Form and 2017 Audited Financial Statement  
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  Guidestar IRF's financial and administrative performance receives a Silver rating from Guidestar. Click here to see what they have to say about us.
Charity Navigator IRF's strong performance is recognized by Charity Navigator, on par with many larger non-profits. Click here to see our scores on transparency and financial efficiency.
Independent Charities of America The Independent Charities Seal of Excellence is awarded to charities that have, upon rigorous independent review, been able to certify, document, and demonstrate on an annual basis that they meet the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness.
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