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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Foundations $1,161,426
Government Grants$749,999
Interest Income46,523
Total 2018 Revenue$3,951,814


African Rhino Conservation$939,975
Zimbabwe Black Rhino Conservation$429,999
Zimbabwe Black Rhino Special Projects$205,835
Southern Black Rhino Sustainability Program$2,506
Operation: Stop Poaching Now$296,635
Uganda Rhino Conservation$5,000
Indian Rhino Conservation$113,128
Sumatran & Javan Rhino Conservation$1,072,631
Sumatran Rhino Conservation$851,611
Javan Rhino Conservation$221,020
Conservation Research$38,850
Technical Advisors$108,550
Administration & Funding$291,573
Total 2018 Expenses$2,806,864

Please take a minute to review our financial statements for more detail. Click here to see IRF's 2018 990 form and 2018 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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