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 81% of our funds go directly to on-the-ground rhino conservation programs in Africa and Asia.

2018 Annual Report

From its inception 28 years ago, IRF has focused on areas where rhinos are in the most need of attention and where precious conservation resources will have the most impact. New challenges in rhino conservation appear almost every day and ongoing threats to rhinos persist; yet our resolve to secure a bright future for rhinos is stronger than ever as we continue to make significant strides this year.
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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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