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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

WILDCOAST

Conserving coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife in California, Mexico and Cuba

four stars

92.56

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

Board Leadership
Emily Welborn
President

CEO
Serge Dedina
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.56 four stars
  Financial 89.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WILDCOAST is an international conservation team that conserves coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife. Since 2000, WILDCOAST has successfully helped to protect and manage more than 30 million acres of globally significant coastal and marine ecosystems in North America and the Caribbean. More recently, WILDCOAST has partnered with government agencies and the United National Development Programme to preserve coastal and marine ecosystems that sequester carbon and whose conservation is critical to addressing the climate crisis.

WILDCOAST is an international conservation team that conserves coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife. Since 2000, WILDCOAST has successfully helped to protect and manage more than 30 million acres of globally significant coastal and marine ecosystems in North America and the Caribbean. More recently, WILDCOAST has partnered with government agencies and the United National Development Programme to preserve coastal and marine ecosystems that sequester carbon and whose conservation is critical to addressing the climate crisis.

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Financial

three stars

89.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.67
  Program Expenses Growth -2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
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) 92.56 four stars
The Garden Conservancy (NY) 91.90 four stars
Pacific Crest Trail Association (CA) 85.87 three stars
Walden Woods Project (MA) 94.47 four stars
Ecology Center (MI) 94.39 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,579,383
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $31,800
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,611,183
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,611,183
   Other Revenue $84,765
TOTAL REVENUE $2,695,948
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,838,128
   Administrative Expenses $218,651
   Fundraising Expenses $63,273
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,120,052
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $575,896
   
Net Assets $3,145,949

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 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 92.56 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.06 four stars
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)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,601 5.54% Serge Dedina Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WILDCOAST (CA) 92.56 four stars
North Cascades Institute (WA) 95.46 four stars
Sierra Club Foundation (CA) 95.21 four stars
Bioneers (NM) 85.37 three stars
Yosemite Conservancy (CA) 88.46 three 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

Emily Welborn
President

CEO

Serge Dedina
Executive Director

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