IDA is committed to financial transparency. We know our members and supporters want to make the biggest difference possible, so we diligently work to ensure your hard-earned money is put to work addressing the big issues. Your dollars translate into increased protections of the night sky, ecosystems, wildlife, and the planet.
IDA’s Financial Summary January through December 2015
IDA thanks our members, donors, corporate sponsors, and foundations for their generous support in 2015. We couldn’t protect the night skies without you!
Explanation of IDA’s 2015 Financials
IDA made significant financial progress in 2015, with an eight percent increase in revenues and a seven percent decrease in expenses. Thanks to the tremendous generosity of supporters like you, IDA’s income from Memberships and donations – fully 80 percent of our 2015 revenues – increased by nearly 16 percent. We are so incredibly grateful for your philanthropic spirit, which allowed us to end 2015 “in the black”!
IDA’s 2015 program income saw a significant decline from 2014, due primarily to our sea turtle protection work with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission being put on hold until 2016. There was also a temporary hiatus in IDA’s Fixture Seal of Approval Program that was necessary to update and revise the Guidelines and certification standards.
|Membership and Donations||$442,031|
IDA 2015 Expenses
|Education & Outreach||$167,642|
For more financial information, read our Annual Reports.