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    Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay

    Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    ...100 SAVE THE BAY DR
    Providence RI 02905-5606


    Providence RI | IRS ruling year: 1971 | EIN: 05-0343046  


    Founded in 1970, Save The Bay's history is one of accomplishment for the Bay. Once choked by raw sewage and dying a slow death from industrial toxins, the Bay is making a comeback, but there is still room for improvement, and our continued efforts ensure that more people than ever are able to swim, fish, sail and enjoy the waters of Narragansett Bay. However, there are three inexorable forces that our putting our progress at risk - Population pressures, climate change, and constrained government.

    As an organization we will:
    ~Advocate for waters that are swimmable, fishable, healthy and accessible.
    ~Expand and enrich our Bay education and outreach to people of all ages.
    ~Develop and implement strategic communications campaigns in support of Save The Bay's programmatic and organizational goals.
    ~Put in place the human resources and physical infrastructure necessary to fulfill our mission.
    ~Create a multi-sourced financial model for present and future


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 92%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 80% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

    Beacon Weights
    Historical Ratings
     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Accountability & Finance


    Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay has earned a 90% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2020, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 6.40% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 2.70 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.18 - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 6.60% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 19.90% - 5/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 73.30% - 6.65/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 7.34% - 7.34/10 pts

    Unscored Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available
    Pandemic Response - Data Available

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