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Bat Conservation International

CharityWatch report issued
February 2020

Top-Rated Charity
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Bat Conservation International
500 N Capital Texas Hwy
Bldg 1, Suite 175
Austin, TX 78746

Other Names


Tax Status




Stated Mission

To conserve the world's bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/2018

Program Percentage: 75%

The percentage of Bat Conservation International's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $26

How many dollars Bat Conservation International spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

25% to 49%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Bat Conservation International IRS Form 990 74-2553144
Bat Conservation International Audited Financial Statements 74-2553144
Entity: Bat Conservation International
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 74-2553144
Entity: Bat Conservation International
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 74-2553144

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
Bat Conservation International
meets governance benchmarks.
Bat Conservation International
meets transparency benchmarks.
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
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  Name Title Compensation
1 Michael Daulton Executive Director $217,205
2 Dan Sannes Chief Financial & Administrative Officer $143,982
3 Mylea Bayless Senior Director of Network & Partnerships $121,677
Name: Michael Daulton
Title: Executive Director
Compensation: $217,205
Name: Dan Sannes
Title: Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
Compensation: $143,982
Name: Mylea Bayless
Title: Senior Director of Network & Partnerships
Compensation: $121,677

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