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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

WiLDCOAST

Protecting and preserving coastal ecosystems and wildlife in the Californias and Latin America

four stars

92.92

925 Seacoast Drive Imperial Beach, CA 91932
tel: (619) 423-8665   Web Site
EIN: 77-0536297

Board Leadership
Scott Borden
President

CEO
Serge Dedina
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth -8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WiLDCOAST on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WiLDCOAST on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WiLDCOAST (CA) 92.92 four stars
North Cascades Institute (WA) 95.16 four stars
Ecology Center (MI) 98.23 four stars
As You Sow (CA) 93.98 four stars
Buffalo Bayou Partnership (TX) 94.69 four stars

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WiLDCOAST protects and preserves coastal ecosystems and wildlife in the Californias and Latin America by building grassroots support, conducting media campaigns and establishing protected areas. WiLDCOAST was founded in 2000 in order to protect some of the most ecologically important coastal wildlands, islands and marine areas that remain in California and Baja California. Since its inception, WiLDCOAST has successfully protected more than one million acres of coastal wildlands and halted the development plans of illegal mega-resorts throughout the Baja California Peninsula and the Sea of Cortez. Through its innovative conservation campaigns, WiLDCOAST has brought critical attention to pressing environmental issues in the Californias.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,348,720
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $43,850
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,392,570
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,392,570
   Other Revenue $23,076
TOTAL REVENUE $2,415,646
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,618,883
   Administrative Expenses $283,129
   Fundraising Expenses $55,505
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,957,517
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $458,129
   
Net Assets $2,501,840

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
WiLDCOAST has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.65 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 96.86 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 94.67 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 91.09 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 91.76 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.85 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 96.56 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 81.79 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 95.43 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2007 95.39 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 95.37 four stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 92.86 four 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 77-0536297
Name in IRS Master File WILDCOAST
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
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 June, 2000
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,654 5.49% Serge Dedina Executive Director

WiLDCOAST protects and preserves coastal ecosystems and wildlife in the Californias and Latin America by building grassroots support, conducting media campaigns and establishing protected areas. WiLDCOAST was founded in 2000 in order to protect some of the most ecologically important coastal wildlands, islands and marine areas that remain in California and Baja California. Since its inception, WiLDCOAST has successfully protected more than one million acres of coastal wildlands and halted the development plans of illegal mega-resorts throughout the Baja California Peninsula and the Sea of Cortez. Through its innovative conservation campaigns, WiLDCOAST has brought critical attention to pressing environmental issues in the Californias.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WiLDCOAST (CA) 92.92 four stars
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics (CO) 91.18 four stars
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TX) 100.00 four stars
Beyond Pesticides (DC) 93.36 four stars
Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment (CA) 91.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

WiLDCOAST
925 Seacoast Drive
Imperial Beach, CA 91932
tel: (619) 423-8665
fax: (619) 423-8488
EIN: 77-0536297

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Board Leadership

Scott Borden
President

CEO

Serge Dedina
Executive Director

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