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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Gulf Restoration Network

United for a healthy Gulf

three stars

86.51

PO Box 2245
New Orleans, LA 70176
tel: (504) 525-1528   Web Site
EIN: 72-1447742

Board Leadership
Aaron Viles
Chair

CEO
Cyn Sarthou
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.51 three stars
  Financial 84.42 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Gulf Restoration Network (GRN) is committed to uniting and empowering people to protect and restore the natural resources of the Gulf Region. The Gulf of Mexico will continue to be a natural, economic, and recreational resource that is central to the culture and heritage of five states and several nations. The people of the region will be stewards of this vital but imperiled treasure, and assume the responsibility of returning the Gulf to its previous splendor. Within this vision, we see the mission of the GRN as one of uniting and empowering people to protect and restore the resources of the Gulf Region for future generations. To this end, the GRN works to provide technical support and mentoring to grassroots groups, to connect our members to developments on national and regional issues of importance to their work, and to provide coordination, when needed, of member activities across the region.

The Gulf Restoration Network (GRN) is committed to uniting and empowering people to protect and restore the natural resources of the Gulf Region. The Gulf of Mexico will continue to be a natural, economic, and recreational resource that is central to the culture and heritage of five states and several nations. The people of the region will be stewards of this vital but imperiled treasure, and assume the responsibility of returning the Gulf to its previous splendor. Within this vision, we see the mission of the GRN as one of uniting and empowering people to protect and restore the resources of the Gulf Region for future generations. To this end, the GRN works to provide technical support and mentoring to grassroots groups, to connect our members to developments on national and regional issues of importance to their work, and to provide coordination, when needed, of member activities across the region.

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Financial

three stars

84.42

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth -3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gulf Restoration Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gulf Restoration Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gulf Restoration Network (LA) 86.51 three stars
Orange County Coastkeeper (CA) 87.14 three stars
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast (FL) 100.00 four stars
Oceana (DC) 88.47 three stars
Chesapeake Bay Trust (MD) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $559,723
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $94,768
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $654,491
   Program Service Revenue $54,642
Total Primary Revenue $709,133
   Other Revenue $91,921
TOTAL REVENUE $801,054
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $922,472
   Administrative Expenses $63,745
   Fundraising Expenses $130,260
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,116,477
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-315,423
   
Net Assets $1,702,887

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
Clean & Healthy Water Resources $315,722 34.2%
Gulf Restoration Campaign $199,602 21.6%
Sustaining Coastal Communities $180,708 19.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 86.51 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 90.31 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.06 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.02 three stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 85.44 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 83.74 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 94.74 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 88.10 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 72-1447742
Name in IRS Master File GULF RESTORATION NETWORK
NTEE Code C01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational 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 July, 1999
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$107,500 9.62% Cynthia M. Sarthou Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gulf Restoration Network (LA) 86.51 three stars
Orange County Coastkeeper (CA) 87.14 three stars
Clean Ocean Action (NJ) 92.60 four stars
Oceana (DC) 88.47 three stars
Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance (MA) 88.26 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Gulf Restoration Network
PO Box 2245

New Orleans, LA 70176
tel: (504) 525-1528
fax: (504) 525-0833
EIN: 72-1447742

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Board Leadership

Aaron Viles
Chair

CEO

Cyn Sarthou
Executive Director

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