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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Turtle Conservancy

Save Turtles. Save the Planet.

three stars

82.66

1794 McNell Road Ojai, CA 93023
tel: (212) 353-5060   Web Site
EIN: 20-2899240

Board Leadership
Anders Rhodin
Chair

CEO
Eric Goode
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.66 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 76.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Turtle Conservancy is dedicated to protecting threatened turtles and tortoises and their habitats worldwide. It focuses its work on four strategic program areas: conserving species in their natural habitat, maintaining captive breeding programs, monitoring illegal trade threats, and spreading global awareness. The Turtle Conservancy envisions a world where all species of turtles and tortoises ultimately thrive in the wild.

The Turtle Conservancy is dedicated to protecting threatened turtles and tortoises and their habitats worldwide. It focuses its work on four strategic program areas: conserving species in their natural habitat, maintaining captive breeding programs, monitoring illegal trade threats, and spreading global awareness. The Turtle Conservancy envisions a world where all species of turtles and tortoises ultimately thrive in the wild.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

76.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 61.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Turtle Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Turtle Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,484,075
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $49,555
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,533,630
   Program Service Revenue $137,372
Total Primary Revenue $2,671,002
   Other Revenue $11,766
TOTAL REVENUE $2,682,768
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,977,588
   Administrative Expenses $180,350
   Fundraising Expenses $58,782
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,216,720
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-533,952
   
Net Assets $1,367,652

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Bolson Program $1,211,831 40.7%
Captive Breeding Program $773,566 26.0%
Geometric Tortoise Program $665,157 22.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2019 82.66 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 20-2899240
Name in IRS Master File TURTLE CONSERVANCY
NTEE Code D30
NTEE Classification Wildlife Preservation, Protection
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Eric Goode President & CEO

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Turtle Conservancy (CA) 82.66 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Turtle Conservancy
1794 McNell Road
Ojai, CA 93023
tel: (212) 353-5060
fax: (212) 353-5014
EIN: 20-2899240

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1289
Ojai, CA 93024

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Board Leadership

Anders Rhodin
Chair

CEO

Eric Goode
President & CEO

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